Fears over the cost of a summer holiday.

Fears over the cost of a holiday.


First uncertainty and now cost. Mallorca-lovers are having a real battle to get to their favourite holiday island this summer with Prime Minister Boris Johnson urging Britons not to book their summer holidays and now new research has shown that Covid testing could add another 330 pounds per person to the price of a holiday.

According to consumer group Which? you may need four tests to take a holiday in Spain costing an estimated 330 pounds.

The British travel industry has slammed the prices and has urged the government to find cheaper alternatives.

Johnson has said that he hopes that foreign travel will re-start on May 17.


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Stuart Mead / Hace 10 months

In the UK from Friday we are getting free lateral flow tests for everyone. Hopefully these can be used for these instances even if you take them unopened to the airport and take the test there.


Lisa / Hace 10 months

So the extra cost of a holiday, £1200 for a family of four.

Tourists will not come.

They have to get the population here vaccinated. Then provide free, or seriously cheap testing at the airport.

Most important thing is the politicians need to start doing something!!! Waiting for direction from Spain and the EU is NOT working. Seriously, they don’t appear to care!!!!


Frank / Hace 10 months

To be honest this is great for us expats living here. We wont get the beer swilling yobbo tattoed crowd just the high spending up market types. 👍


Alan / Hace 10 months

No tourists here until we're all vaccinated please. Time for not-so-common sense to prevail instead of money, money, money. Getting this wrong once again will finish the island for years to come...