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Simon Calder’s expert answers to 24 of your most burning 2021 travel questions

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Holidays – remember them? They are now legal in England, Wales and Scotland, although only domestic for the time being.

But with international travel to some destinations possible from 17 May, it’s rational to start dreaming of foreign trips once more.

Many hurdles stand between you and that beach, mountain or exotic city; many travellers are understandably cautious about booking a break.

From passengers’ rights to quarantine rules, flexible bookings to bagging a bargain, each week I answer reader questions via an ‘Ask Me Anything’ on The Independent, or in The Independent’s Daily Edition app.

Here are

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Holidays 2021: Travel insurance expert warns Brits ‘take huge’ risk by ignoring FCO advice | Travel News | Travel

Holidays have been a contentious topic throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Although the government has long warned against travel, many Britons have decided to jet-set anyway. By travelling when the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office advises against it is a risky business indeed.

Analysis of the Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) November International Air Passenger Traffic data has revealed a whopping 1,439,268 travellers may have travelled abroad uninsured during the UK’s second national lockdown in November 2020.

If one looks at July, August and September, too, over three million Britons may have been uninsured during November and these summer months, according to

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