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What you need to know
Coronavirus update 17 July 2020
We are delighted to announce that we are now open across all our bases and that you can book holidays for this summer and autumn.
You can book your holiday online or call us on 01527 575115 but please bear in mind that our phone lines are very busy at the moment. Alternatively you can email us at email@example.com and we will come back to you as soon as possible.
Preparing for your arrival
We are working with British Marine and the Canal & River Trust to establish safe working practices for our guests. These new practices will be communicated to all guests holidaying with us before their arrival at our bases plus you can read more about our new procedures here.
There is currently a 14 day quarantine / self – isolation restriction for people arriving in the UK from abroad. However the UK Government has set up ‘travel corridors’ where certain countries are exempt from this quarantine.
You can find the full list of countries that have the travel corridor and CAN travel to the UK here:
Unfortunately boat hire holidays are currently excluded from the reduction in VAT incentive that was on offer within the hospitality and travel sector. We are working with British Marine to petition the government for a change on this.
Finally, on behalf of my team, I’d like to say a big thank you to everyone who is on the front line in the nation’s battle against the coronavirus – whether that’s as part of the NHS or emergency services, or other kinds of essential work that keeps our country going. We are very grateful.
Leighton Jones, Operations Manager
& The Black Prince Team
The GOV.UK website for the most up-to-date information: