Transport Secretary: Public can start to think about summer holidays

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the public can “start to think” about foreign holidays this summer.

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GRANT SHAPPS: It's probably the first time that I can come on and say I'm not advising people not to book-- to go away this summer. Instead, I'm saying to people, in two or three weeks, you're going to have that list of green list countries, amber and red. So people will be able to take some of their own decisions on this.

And they should obviously look carefully at their-- their travel policies and refunds. But things like that have improved a lot since last year. I noticed the airlines are, for example-- they have much better policies in place for refunds than they did a year ago. So people will be able to take more informed choices, and that's what this framework really gives them.