A hotel employers' association in Spain has slammed 'chaos' at passport control in Tenerife South Airport following Brexit. Some arrivals have claimed that 'queues are miles long' for UK passport control, while EU passport holders 'sail through'.
Brits going on holiday to Tenerife are being warned of "chaos" at the south airport partly caused by Brexit.
Kirsty still has seven months left on her red passport but was told it was out of date at the airport and lost her £1,000 dream TUI holiday - with no refund./ Before Brexit, Brits could travel up to and including the expiry date on their passports But EU regulations now mean a UK passport holder wanting to visit Europe needs a passport which was issued within the previous 10 years.
Travel expert appeared on ITV show Lorraine to reveal border officials could snatch cheese or ham sandwiches at airports.
Waiting times could even triple with the UK’s ‘third-country nationals’ no longer in the EU.
The British seasonnaire – a fixture of the European holiday scene from the mountains to the seas – is under threat. And it’s more than just a tragedy for perky young Brits looking to combine a lengthy holiday with a bit of paid work. It’s battering British firms which used to rely on UK staff to provide a home away from home for their guests.
UK expatriates have expressed regret at no longer being able to live in their houses in Europe after failing to obtain residency visas. None more so than those who voted for Brexit.
A little-known post-Brexit passport rule change is leaving Brits unable to attend family weddings and holidaymakers out of pocket to the tune of hundreds - and sometimes thousands - of pounds.
Date that Brits will need to pay £6 visa fee to enter EU countries under post-Brexit travel rules revealed 25/07/2023
British tourists to European Union will need to get specific approval to travel for their holidays from next year. / New rules for the bloc mean foreigners will need more than just a passport to get into the continent. Tourists will need to apply to "Etias" from 2024 - a new system that authorises travel for countries that are visa-exempt, which includes the UK.
Brexit ETIAS: Date UK holidaymakers must pay visa fee to enter countries including Italy & Spain 22/07/2023
The travel permit is designed to keep track of visitors who don’t need a visa to enter the Schengen Zone but also do not have freedom of movement around Europe - soon to include Brits.
The Kent port issued the alert ahead of many schools in England and Wales breaking up for summer on Friday. / Holidaymakers sailing from the Port of Dover are being warned to expect two-and-a-half hour delays this week.
France’s public sector spending watchdog also raised concerns about new residents and school trips.
A holidaymaker claims she could not fly with TUI because her passport was due to expire in nine months time. Despite checking in online and filling in her passport details without any red flags, Dene Jeffery was given the devastating news she could not take the flight due to her passport's expiry in November 2023.
There are new entry requirements for Brits travelling to Spain since Brexit.
Brits travelling to an EU country or Switzerland post-Brexit should have either a UK Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).
Ahead of the busy summer season for European departures, ABTA – The Travel Association is reminding members and the wider industry of the new post-Brexit passport rules to share with their customers so they can check that their passport will be valid for their travel dates.
Long delays at passport control among most unpopular fallouts from Brexit and could be solved by using EU e-gates.
Belmond’s Venice Simplon-Orient-Express UK services will be cut next year, while Eurostar’s London–Disneyland Paris route will end in June.
The BBC’s Analysis Editor Ros Atkins examines whether post-Brexit border checks were to blame for disruption at the Port of Dover at the weekend and to what extent.
Brexit played role in Dover chaos, No 10 admits after Braverman blames bad weather and Easter 03/04/2023
‘Obviously we recognise there are new processes in place,’ says Downing Street. / No 10 has admitted that “new processes” brought in after Brexit has contributed to several days of travel chaos at the Port of Dover.
Brexit is to blame for the Dover travel misery blighting Britons’ Easter holiday trips to the Continent, a senior Tory MP said on Monday.
'I don't blame the French, I blame the UK government': Readers discuss port of Dover chaos and Brexit blame 03/04/2023
Brexit is to blame for Dover delays 03/04/2023
Why won’t the Tories and Labour admit that it has become harder for UK citizens to travel to Europe?
Port of Dover officials have hit back at claims by the home secretary that long queues at the port are not a result of Brexit.
'Post-Brexit reality': Dover delays were 'predictable', says travel journalist Simon Calder [3 mins] 02/04/2023
Travel expert Simon Calder told Andrew Castle the continued delays at Dover port are a result of Brexit.