Coronavirus Update

Will my tour/workshop go ahead? 

Urban Nature Photo Workshops - this workshop will restart from 10th April 2021, following Government protocol.

Abruzzo Adventures 2021 - this is running as planned, and we do not anticipate making a final decision until the next Government announcement on 12th April. If you are booked for this tour, please do not send in your final balance until you have been advised that the tour is going ahead. 

Tours will be cancelled where quarantine is either required upon arrival at our destination or at a hotel in the UK. 

Will I get a refund if my tour/workshop is cancelled because of Covid-19? 

  • If we have to cancel due to National Lockdown in the UK or Foreign Office Travel Advice, you will be offered a full cash refund or the option to transfer to a different tour date.

  • If you cancel your tour before we officially cancel, booking terms and conditions apply. 

  • If you or your travel companion is diagnosed with Covid-19 prior to travel, or are prevented from travelling, please at the first instance contact your personal travel insurer. If your claim is unsuccessful, we will offer you a full cash refund excluding any non-recoverable (namely hotel deposits). 

  • Urban Nature Photo Workshops are fully refundable for any of these reasons up to and including the day of the workshop. 

What safety measures are there on my tour/workshop? 

Government guidelines and Foreign Office Travel Advice will be closely monitored, and this policy will be updated accordingly. 

Urban Nature Photo Workshops

  • This workshop is conducted in large open spaces and away from crowds. 

  • The customer must arrange their own travel to/from the workshop destination - personal car or overground train is recommended.

  • Please bring your own snacks, plenty of water, and a hot drink is recommended on cooler mornings. 

  • Please bring your own hand sanitiser and face mask (not compulsory in the open air, but may be necessary for public toilets) and use precaution and common sense when using public facilities. 

  • Social distancing will be respected (currently 2 metres where possible). 

  • We will limit the shared handling of camera equipment; where necessary, please bring lens-cleaning solution and cloth.  

Abruzzo Adventure 2021

  • This tour is conducted in large open spaces and away from tourist crowds. After we have left Rome airport, there should be minimal close interaction with other people.  

  • Ground transportation will be limited - apart from airport pickup/drop-off, all journeys will be short distance and, where possible, undertaken on foot. A maximum of 5 people in the car with windows open at all times will allow space and clean air ventilation. You may be required to wear a face mask during car travel. 

  • If you are prefer and are able to use your own vehicle, this is recommended. 

  • We will prepare packed lunches. Where meals are taken in restaurants, we will eat outside or ensure there is sufficient space to eat indoors.  

  • Please bring your own hand sanitiser and face mask (not compulsory in the open air); we will also provide hand sanitiser. Please use precaution and common sense when using public facilities, and regularly practise hand-washing. 

  • Social distancing will be respected (currently 2 metres where possible). 

  • We will limit the shared handling of camera equipment; where necessary, please bring lens-cleaning solution and cloth.  

What happens prior to travel? 

We will update you with any specific travel or health requirements, such as necessary Covid-19 negative tests. 

10 days prior to departure - If you, or someone that you have been in close contact with, is displaying symptoms of Covid-19, or if you receive an alert from NHS Track and Trace, you MUST NOT TRAVEL UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.

The main symptoms of Covid-19 are: 

  • A high temperature - this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back 

  • A new, continuous cough - this means coughing for more than an hour, or at least 3 coughing episodes in 24 hours

  • A loss or change to your sense of smell or taste 

What happens after the tour/workshop? 

 

If you have a Covid-19 test within 14 days of your tour/workshop, please let us know the result immediately. If your result is positive, we will need to notify the other members of the group so that they can self-isolate.

Thank you for your support and understanding.