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Margaret Canning

Book a holiday abroad if you must... but be prepared to enter quarantine

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'It's possible that we will have to allow for an extra two weeks off work when we come back because the UK is likely to enforce a quarantine - and that's without mentioning a possible quarantine when we arrive at a destination.' (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

'It's possible that we will have to allow for an extra two weeks off work when we come back because the UK is likely to enforce a quarantine - and that's without mentioning a possible quarantine when we arrive at a destination.' (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

Dr Michael McKenna

Dr Michael McKenna

'It's possible that we will have to allow for an extra two weeks off work when we come back because the UK is likely to enforce a quarantine - and that's without mentioning a possible quarantine when we arrive at a destination.' (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

After months of lockdown, most of us have tired of home schooling, home working and home cooking. For many, a holiday in the sun is just what's needed.

As airlines and holiday firms such as easyJet and Ryanair start planning their return to the skies, it seems we will have options.

It just depends on whether we are brave enough to embrace the new world of flying with the risk of coronavirus - and to defy the advice from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to only travel abroad if it's essential.