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Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

*** Updated 17th March 12pm ***

Following Government advice on non-essential travel we are sorry to inform you that we will not be running any of our planned day trips or holidays up until the end of March.

As expected our advisors are experiencing a high volume of calls. We will be updating you all individually if you are affected by any of these cancellations in due course. During the call we will be able to advise you of any refunds, transfers or rearrangements.
Please do bear with us at this unprecedented time and rest assured that our advisors in the office are working tirelessly on your behalf.

Your patience is appreciated and we will be contacting you are soon as we are able to. The health and safety of our customers and staff is our number one priority.

Best wishes to you all
Margaret, John, Sam, Jennie and the Holidays Team


We understand the concerns of our customers regarding the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus. Therefore, we want to assure you that here at Roberts Travel Group we are operating business as usual as much as possible.

We are of course, monitoring the situation daily whilst acting on the guidance provided by Public Health England and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Where restrictions affect any element of your travel we will be in touch and where possible we will offer every assistance we can.

In addition, we have taken several measures to increase the hygiene efforts already undertaken.

• Every coach is sanitised after each trip and handwashing facilities are provided on all touring coaches
• We are issuing guidance on effective handwashing techniques to our customers wherever possible
• We are monitoring the situation daily and taking advice / guidance from Public Health England, WHO and FCO
• Our staff are trained in handling the ever-changing situation and are updated daily
• We are encouraging all customers to wash their hands upon arrival to our departure lounge
• We are committed to reduce the risk to our customers at every possible opportunity

Should restrictions be placed by the Government upon a destination we feature, your day trip or tour would be cancelled and your option would be to obtain a full refund or transfer free of charge to a different tour or day trip, any difference in cost would of course be payable or refunded.

The current situation is unprecedented, but we assure you we will work with you as best we can in these uncertain times. If you are worried about booking or cancelling your trip, then please call us on 01530 816425 and we can advise you of the current situation.

It’s important that in these times we all try to keep everything running as normal. We are committed to this and we hope that you are too. Therefore, to assist we have implemented some temporary changes. These are: -
• During March we will waive our admin charge when amending any holiday
• We will, wherever possible transfer deposits or hold credits providing we haven’t ourselves incurred any costs

We always strongly recommend that our customers have adequate travel insurance and we would ask you to check if coronavirus is covered under your current travel policy. Should you be ill and unable to travel then the cancellation charges detailed in your booking conditions will apply and a claim should be made against your travel policy.

Should you need any further advice on the coronavirus we recommend you visit the following sites: -

We are confident that we can work together through these challenging times and we thank you for your cooperation. We will continue to remain positive and are determined that all trips will be going ahead with any extra measures in place. Should anything change we will let you know.

The health and safety of our customers and staff is paramount to us and you can rest assured that you will still be able to enjoy the holiday you deserve.

Jonathan Hunt

Comments (7)

Jenny Cowdroyon 11th March 2020 20:06

Thank you for your email it was very reassuring. I will be booking some holidays just as soon as my husbands health improves. You are such a caring company thank you.

P Tayloron 24th March 2020 10:34

Hi, as the schools have now closed will you no longer be taking a monthly payment out my account for my sons bus to school?
He is on purple route to tmbs.

Marilyn Beazeleyon 8th April 2020 21:39

I was due to travel on April 6th on Vintage Railways of Snowdonia and have not heard from you yet.

Marilyn Beazeleyon 12th April 2020 16:52

I was booked to go to Wales on Monday 6th April I haven't had any communication from you at all . I usually go with Mrs Woolley who had to cancel because of I'll health.. My Name is Marilyn Beazeley and I live at
15 Tilton Drive Oadby  Leicester please contact me

M Jordanon 17th April 2020 06:15

When are you going to update your Corona virus  information as it is well out of date.

Joan Konig-Nevilleon 17th April 2020 07:48

Hi I hope you and your staff are staying safe and keeping well.
We are booked on the Tutumkaman day trip in May. Do you think the exhibition may be able to stay longer as given lockdown is continuing and some passengers may have to shield  I can see that this will be cancelled and would be great if they extend its stay or allow it to come over again then.
Kind regards Joan

Marilyn Beazeley on 22nd April 2020 08:33

I am supposed to be going on holiday to Scotland in May but have not heard from you

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