Searches for UK-based holidays increased following the news that people who attempt to travel abroad without a valid reason will be fined £5,000.
Under England’s lockdown rules, people can only leave the country for essential trips, such as for work or compassionate reasons.
News of the fine came as Covid-19 cases continued to rise in parts of Europe, with Boris Johnson warning the effects could also be felt in the UK.
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International travel will not be allowed until at least 17 May under England’s lockdown roadmap.
But domestic getaways will be back on the cards sooner. Here are the rules for each of the devolved nations.
Under England’s lockdown roadmap, limited domestic holidays are likely to be allowed from 12 April, as part of the second stage of reopening.
Residents will be allowed to travel in their household or support bubble, for overnight stays in self-contained accommodation such as holiday cottages and campsites where facilities are not shared.
Hotels and B&Bs are likely to reopen from 17 May, under the third step of the…