Holiday and flight bookings surge after lockdown exit plans revealed

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s road map for easing coronavirus restrictions states that hotels can reopen and foreign travel will be permitted from May 17 at the earliest.

Mr Johnson said this will “give people time to make their plans for the summer”.

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Tui reported that they had had their best day of bookings in more than a month ahead of the summer, with strong interest in Greece, Spain and Turkey.

Thomas Cook told the BBC that bookings were “flooding in” for countries like the Dominican Republic, Greece, Cyprus and Mexico.

EasyJet also reported a 337 per cent surge in flight bookings, according to the broadcaster.

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