At The Big Journey Company, your wellbeing is always our primary concern. You can be assured that - together with our travel partners around the world – we are closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19)* situation and the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) current guidance on foreign travel.
Some destinations have announced increased screening and/or travel restrictions for those who have recently visited countries with a higher incidence of COVID-19. All travellers should regularly check the FCO travel advice pages or speak to us at The Big Journey Company.
Everyone should be aware that health screening procedures have been put in place on arrival in many countries. The FCO advises that if you are travelling, you should comply with the measures in place.
To date, The Big Journey Company have either postponed or cancelled a number of tours March - May 2020. We are continuously reviewing the travel advisories and will have notified all passengers by email/phone if your tour is postponed or cancelled. For up to date information on your travel destination and to sign up to receive email alerts for the country you’re visiting click here. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your travel arrangements, please contact us on the contact details below.
Updated: 16 March, 2020.
* A coronavirus is a type of virus. As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world. Typical symptoms of coronavirus include fever and a cough that may progress to severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. Generally, coronavirus can cause more severe symptoms in people with weakened immune systems, older people, and those with long-term conditions like diabetes, cancer and chronic lung disease. Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new strain of coronavirus first identified in Wuhan City, China.