Latest travel advice for Brits going to these 10 popular holiday destinations
IF you are planning on jetting away to a foreign country for a break this summer, then you need to be aware of the latest travel advice.
The government, through the foreign office, has issued a number of warnings for British citizens taking trips to popular destinations like Greece, Spain and even America. Here's what you need to know:
Brits are warned to exercise caution if in the vicinity of protests in Barcelona and Catalonia. While visitors are being reminded to not take any unnecessary risks near balconies following a number of deaths of tourists.
If you are travelling to the states of Florida and Texas there is a risk of contracting the Zika virus. Tourists are also advised to check forecasts for any weather warnings for extreme weather like tornadoes.
If you are visiting Dubai or the UAE, Brits are reminded that laws and customs are very different to home. You should respect local traditions, laws and religions at all times and that there are serious penalties for breaking them.
For any Brits who are travelling to France and Paris especially, you are being warned that protests linked to the yellow vest movement continue and that they have led to violence and extensive damage to properties.