By Tony Winterburn • 08 August 2020 • 19:54
Unrestricted travel: Only 5 countries allow unrestricted travel to Spain
As airlines cancel flights to Spain so British Holidaymakers turn towards turkey for their summer break.
Thousands of British holidaymakers who had their flights cancelled due to the quarantine restriction on travellers from Spain to the UK recently have re-booked for Turkey- costing businesses on the Costa del Sol and the Costa Blanca millions of euros in lost revenue.
Travel agents in the UK are working all the hours they can to change bookings for Spain to Turkey at the last minute as Jet2 and Tui drop Spain and offer refunds or the chance to rebook later on the year. This has caused Turkeys economics to rise by 60% and Spain’s dip by 85%- a situation the Spanish government is trying hard to reverse.
A Turkish tour operator hands out free sanitiser kits to all tourists. image: Twitter
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I thought all those people were trying to except form Turkey on rubber dinghies to Greece.
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