UK transport secretary Grant Shapps to return from Spain amid quarantine row – as it happened

UK transport secretary Grant Shapps to return from Spain amid quarantine row – as it happened

However, Jet2, whose parent company Dart Group is based in Leeds, said that flights would continue from the UK to the Balearic and Canary islands, including popular holiday destinations such as Mallorca, Ibiza and Tenerife.

Pets on planes: What are your rights before and after Brexit?

Pets on planes: What are your rights before and after Brexit?

Certificates costing £55 a pop will have to be purchased by owners whose animals have had a blood test showing they have been successfully vaccinated against rabies; these tests must be carried out three months before the date of travel.

Airlines and cruise ships crack down on emotional support animals

Airlines and cruise ships crack down on emotional support animals

Federal regulations allow some disabled passengers to fly with their service animals, and the Air Carrier Service Act allows for those with mental-health issues to travel with an ESA free of charge if it helps alleviate anxiety.

EasyJet launches pet house-sitting service for holidaymakers

EasyJet launches pet house-sitting service for holidaymakers

Partnering with house-sitting service TrustedHousesitters, the airline will match pet owners with verified members of its online community to look after their home, while travellers will be able to find unique accommodation where they can look after everything from "chickens and pigs to goats and llamas", with diverse options including French chateaux and apartments in Paris.

Pets on planes: What are your rights and is it safe?

Pets on planes: What are your rights and is it safe?

For those flying with airlines that do carry pets up to a certain size in the cabin, they should be secured in a carrier and put under the seat – the earlier-mentioned story of a passenger forced to put their dog in the overhead bin is not standard practice by any stretch.

Travel Safety Tips

Travel Safety Tips

Prior to your trip, tape a small pouch of dried food outside the crate so airline personnel will be able to feed your pet in case he or she gets hungry during a layover.