Easter lockdown travel rules: Can I go away over the bank holiday weekend?

BORIS Johnson has announced that holidays will be able to go ahead later this year in yesterday's announcement.

Here is what you need to know about going away during the Easter holidays.

Can I go on holiday during the Easter weekend?

No, holidays are not able to go ahead until April 12, with the Easter bank holiday running from April 2 to April 5 this year.

This means that the lockdown rules will remain in place until then, so no non-essential travel.

Can I go away for the day during the Easter weekend?

No – day trip are also still banned until April 12.

When can I go on holiday?

UK holidays can resume from April 12, if it is at a self-catered accomdation rental.

Only two households can go away together, with no restrictions on numbers, of up to six people from more than two households.

Day trips can also go ahead as a household from April 12, which includes outdoor attractions such as theme parks and zoos.

More travel restrictions ease from May 17 – hotels will open and three households can go away together.

From June 21, all travel restrictions will be lifted.

Brits won't find out until April 12 when holidays abroad will resume either.

The Prime Minister announced that the government would not make any decision until April – and that trips abroad will definitely be no earlier than May 17.

They may restart from June 21, when UK travel restrictions hope to be lifted.

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