Travel Questions

Would it be wise to book a spring trip to Turkey now?

Simon Calder answers your questions on booking future holidays, buying chocolate and getting refunds on first-class seats

Saturday 16 January 2021 00:00
<p>Tourist attraction: the church of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul</p>

Tourist attraction: the church of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul

Q Is it a bad idea to book a holiday to Turkey right now for 26 March–2 April this year?

Nik T

A I am afraid it is. The dramatic UK government announcement, in which travel to and from Portugal was abruptly terminated, shows how fragile any recovery in the travel industry might be.

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