What to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel

Travel safety is very important to us. We are monitoring the coronavirus situation closely to provide you with information and resources (below) that will help you make the best decision regarding your travel plans.

With the situation constantly evolving, information changes quickly, so it’s important to stay informed on the latest advisories and updates as you manage your upcoming travel plans.

If you are planning a trip or are considering whether or not to take an already-booked trip…

Find the most up-to-date information on official travel advisory from the ECDC, British Department of Health and Social Care and World Health Organization.

For those destinations that may have current travel warnings issued by certain authorities, we’re including alerts on our site when you search.

Restrictions relating to US travels specifically

If you’d like to know what the European travel ban means for citizens of the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Schengen Area, you can learn more here.

If you have a trip booked and are considering cancelling your plans preemptively…

Airlines and travel providers are continually updating their policies and will be the best go-to resource for up-to-date information regarding your upcoming travel plans. Please contact them directly for the latest information.

If you booked with a provider other than an airline, please reach out to them directly for your options.



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About the author

Oonagh ShielContent Manager at Cheapflights whose travel life can be best summed up as BC (before children) and PC (post children). We only travel during the school holidays so short-haul trips and staycations are our specialities!

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