With effect from 2nd August 2021, UK motorists are no longer required to carry a green card when driving in the EU, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Serbia or Switzerland. Full details can be found on the gov.uk website - https://www.gov.uk/vehicle-insurance/driving-abroad
From 29th March 2021, as long as there are no changes to the government roadmap, international travel for students travelling from England will be permitted on the basis of the following exemption: Education From 29 March, if you are enrolled in a course of study at an educational institution outside [...]
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) now advises against all travel to Hubei Province due to the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak. Their advice is that if you are in this area and able to leave, you should do so - https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/china
Since the turn of the year, there have been several cases of Novel Coronavirus confirmed in China and these have now spread to other nearby countries, including Japan, Thailand and South Korea. At the time of writing, there have been over 200 confirmed cases, and at least 4 deaths.
Events in Hong Kong have escalated in the last few days, particularly in and around local University campuses, resulting in a number of local institutions where our Members have students placed, closing.
In response to the recent clashes around universities in Hong Kong, UMAL’s security and travel assistance provider, Drum Cussac, have published an update to their University Protests Situation Report.
As detailed in your renewal pack in July, UMAL Members now have access to improved travel services with subscription to an enhanced risk assessment tool provided by Drum Cussac - RiskMonitor Pro, and the option to subscribe to the PeopleMonitor service at a substantially reduced cost, offering a service unique to our Members....