Worried About Brexit?

If you’ve already booked your next getaway, or you’re just thinking about your next backpacking adventure, you’re probably wondering what effect Brexit will have on your trip. Whether you’re wanting to travel to Europe after Brexit or planning your next visit to the UK  – we’ve got you covered!

Will Brexit affect my holiday?

Unless your trip is after 2021, then you haven’t got much to worry about. The majority of changes due to Brexit will only take effect after the two year transition period starting on the 31st of October 2019.

Visiting the UK after Brexit

There’s a lot of speculation floating around about what might happen after Brexit – here’s what we do know…

  • If the UK leaves the EU with a deal, what you’ll need to enter the UK will not change until 2021
  • EU, EEA and Swiss citizens will be able to enter the UK as they do now after 31 October 2019
  • What you need to show at the UK border will not change immediately if the UK leaves the EU without a deal
  • EU, EEA and Swiss citizens will also be able to live, work and study in the UK as they do now until 31 December 2020
  • Upon entry to the UK, you’ll need to show a valid passport or national identity card if you’re a citizen of either an EU country, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland


Visiting Europe after Brexit

  • After Brexit your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) card may not be valid
  • Flights, ferries, cruises, the Eurostar, the Eurotunnel, bus and coach services will be able to run as before Brexit
  • On your chosen day of travel you’ll need your passport to have at least 6 months left and be less than 10 years old
  • After Brexit, the guarantee of free mobile phone roaming throughout the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway will end


There you have it, some super useful info on travel after Brexit. Head back over to our groups page to find out more about our rates and best deals.