Want to travel this holiday season? These are the 8 best places to go and 6 to avoid, according to experts.

The beach at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort in Aruba.

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  • If you’re planning 2021 holiday travel, experts say to book right away for the best deals.

  • Many international borders are open to vaccinated Americans and policies are lenient.

  • Here’s where travel experts say you should go, where to avoid, and what to know before booking.

If you’re considering holiday travel, don’t wait any longer to book airfare, hotels, and vacations. Experts say right now is the best time to score the best deals.

There are many options for American travelers – including destinations abroad –

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How to get travel insurance for amber list holiday destinations

One of the biggest frustrations of the way the government has defined the ‘amber zone‘ is the effect it is having on travel insurance policies. Travel to a few destinations within the zone and nearly all policies will cover you. Travel to all the rest and your policy is almost certainly to be invalidated – and you may not even realise it. Confused? Here are your key questions answered.

What is causing the confusion?

The confusion arises because, while the Department for Transport decides on the colour of the traffic light, the Foreign Office (FCDO) is responsible for

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Travel rules for amber and green list countries including where you can go on holiday

Thousands of sun-starved Brits have flocked to Spain today as flights resumed from the UK – despite the fact that the country is currently on the UK government’s amber list.

That means that anyone returning from Spain will need to self-isolate at home for 10 days, and take multiple PCR tests when back in the UK. Meanwhile, the government continues to tell Brits not to travel to amber or red destinations unless it’s for essential reasons (a holiday doesn’t count).

Travelling to amber list destinations also incurs other risks such as your travel insurance being invalidated, or a higher risk

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TUI, Jet2, easyJet and Ryanair’s rules if you want to change your holiday

The uncertainty around travel restrictions during the pandemic has led to travel firms launching new flexible booking policies, including the likes of TUI, Jet2, easyJet and more.

After all, there are heaps of factors that come into play as to why you may no longer wish to travel – a travel ban means you can’t, quarantine rules mean the trip no longer appeals, and of course plenty of Covid-related reasons including if you or someone you’re travelling with need to self-isolate.

The UK government is expected to announce details on a restart of holidays abroad in the coming weeks, which

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