A HOT holiday is the only thing getting many people through the current UK lockdown, which is expected to last until March.
So we’ve rounded up the best places you can book a holiday to in April where temperatures will all be above 20C.
Dubai has seen a bumper year of travel thanks to it being an air bridge destinationCredit: Alamy
While you can visit each of the following places when lockdown lifts, according to the latest advice, some still require negative coronavirus tests to enter, or a quarantine back in the UK.
New rules mean all Brits returning from abroad from next week will all need a negative coronavirus test as well.
Travel advice can also change at the last minute so holidaymakers are advised to book travel insurance which covers coronavirus cancellations.
Kos – 20C
The Greek island is one of the hottest options in the country, hitting 20 degrees in April.
It is also one of the few islands which remained open to Brits last winter, while the rest of Greece was put onto the quarantine list.
The current restrictions mean you will need to have a negative coronavirus test and a Passenger Locator Form, and will have to quarantine back in the UK.
- Kos holidays in April from £357pp – book here
Lanzarote – 22C
The Spanish island is one of the most popular destinations for Brits, thanks to its balmy temperatures even in spring.
Temperatures hit up to 22C in April, making it much warmer than the UK’s 12C in spring.
The current restrictions mean you will have to have a negative coronavirus test, and quarantine back in the UK – flights have been restricted between the UK and Spain until January 19.
- Lanzarote holidays in April from £279pp – book here
Lanzarote’s balmy temperatures make it a hit with BritsCredit: Getty – Contributor
Maldives – 28C
One of the destinations to have seen a surge in popularity, the Maldives remains near 28C in April.
Celebs and couples alike have flocked to the holiday islands, being one of the few destinations without a UK quarantine when returning home.
Travellers will need a negative coronavirus test to enter, however.
- Maldives holidays in April from £1,576pp – book here
Cancun – 30C
Cancun, a popular holiday destination in Mexico, has kept its borders open to Brits.
Temperatures can hit 30C in the resort city, with prices cheap when on holiday there.
Travellers will have to quarantine when back in the UK.
- Cancun holidays in April from £1,352pp – book here
Dubai – 33C
Dubai has had a bumper year with British families and celebrities thanks to it being an air bridge destination, as well as having cheap deals.
The city remains hot most of the year, but in April hits temperatures around 33C.
The current restrictions require a negative coronavirus test or a test on arrival.
- Dubai holidays in April from £761pp – book here
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