Travel consultant Emma Savage offers advice for the 2022 holidays
Thinking back to 2021, what a year of ups and downs it has been; never before have I changed so many reservations! My role throughout this pandemic has been a steady hand, guiding my clients through the rules, ensuring their journey is as stress-free as possible, writes travel consultant Emma Savage. I’m delighted to have managed to keep many holidaymakers away in 2021 – including most recently a New Year’s ski trip to Whistler and a host of magical bookings in Lapland, so many children were able to meet Santa after a difficult year. I even managed to bring a few clients back to Australia to reunite with their families, which was so rewarding! My family and I vacationed in Cyprus and Crete in 2021 and we also finalized our vacation for 2022. The trip was possible, if you are prepared and follow the rules. So what will happen to travel in 2022?
I have already made many bookings for 2022 so that means I have a busy year ahead of me but I think it will get busier as the latest government announcement has seen a relaxation of the rules for entering in the UK from overseas, if fully vaccinated. Vacationers no longer need to pass a lateral flow test to return home. This is great news for travel; and it has sparked the interest of families, couples and honeymooners who all want to get away from it all, without fear of testing positive at the resort and being stuck there.
I’ve been pretty busy since then; it was only today that i received two more honeymoon requests as well as confirmation of a luxury family holiday in Crete for the month of august. The demand is there. People who haven’t been able to get away for a few years definitely have cabin fever now. And they want the reassurance of a trusted expert at their fingertips (let me know!)