Martin Lewis shares refund warning for Britons faced with holiday quarantine

MARTIN LEWIS has shared a crucial warning for Britons whose holiday dreams are now shattered in the wake of new quarantine requirements. Can holidaymakers get their money back?

PUBLISHED: 08:46, Fri, Sep 11, 2020 | UPDATED: 08:46, Fri, Sep 11, 2020

Amid ever-changing travel corridors, thousands of Britons are now faced with ruined holiday plans. Some of the latest regions to face the chop from England’s travel corridor list are Portugal and Greece.

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Holidaymakers who choose to go ahead with their plans will be required to quarantine for 14 days on their return back to the UK.

What’s more, many countries around the world are also requiring British travellers to quarantine on arrival due to coronavirus rates here in the UK.

For those who booked travel plans way in advance, this could be a cause for concern and poses the risk of spending their entire trip in isolation.

The bad news is, according to Martin Lewis and the Money Saving Expert team, quarantine regulations might not be enough to refund your money.

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Martin Lewis issues quarantine warningMartin Lewis: The Money Saving Expert issued a warning for holidaymakers (Image: Getty Images / ITV)

Quarantine rules abroadHoliday quarantine: Some destinations require Britons to quarantine on arrival (Image: Getty Images)

Instead, whether travellers are entitled to a refund or not largely depends on whether the holiday operator or accommodation provider is still offering the service.

For Britons jetting off to a nation which has now been eliminated from the travel corridor, choosing not to travel due to the new quarantine could be seen as a “disinclination to travel” if flights are still on.

In its weekly newsletter, Money Saving Expert explains: “We've been asked by several users if they'll legally be able to get a refund on travel abroad if they were unable or unwilling to quarantine for two weeks on their return, and therefore were unable to take the trip.

“The short answer is no, as the company

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