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Lockdown question

Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:33am
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cjoncamp

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We are due to fly back to the UK on the 31st of March. I know the lockdown starts on the 16th for fifteen days which takes us to the day before we fly out, what I am wondering is is there a possibility for the lockdown to be extended?

I was thinking of moving our flights back a week but unsure what to do. 

Hobnob

Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:16am

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Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:16am

Hi Cjohncamp,

I do not know the answer to your question as I think anything is possible at the moment. I have a similar problem. We are due to fly out on 5th April and we are worried that we will not be able to fly out. Also, would we be silly to fly out with all this going on? The situation is the same in the UK so my thinking is, I might as well be in Spain as in the UK. Any advice or thoughts very welcome. x 

Jamesking

Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 2:48pm

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Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 2:48pm

Hobnob wrote on Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:16am:

Hi Cjohncamp,

I do not know the answer to your question as I think anything is possible at the moment. I have a similar problem. We are due to fly out on 5th April and we are worried that we will not be able to fly out. Also, would we be silly to fly out with all this going on? The situation is the same in the...

... UK so my thinking is, I might as well be in Spain as in the UK. Any advice or thoughts very welcome. x 

I am thinking of going back to England 

I can’t Be cooped up for two weeks 

At least there is no curfew there

Only I am concerned if the situation here gets worse I may not be able Ret

8928bob

Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:11pm

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Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:11pm

cjoncamp wrote on Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:33am:

We are due to fly back to the UK on the 31st of March. I know the lockdown starts on the 16th for fifteen days which takes us to the day before we fly out, what I am wondering is is there a possibility for the lockdown to be extended?

I was thinking of moving our flights back a week but unsure what to do. ...

...

My guess would be that the lock down will be extended & travel will be severely restricted all over the world. For all our sakes we need to limit our exposure & is exposing others to this the elderly or the sick won’t get a second chance.

8928bob

Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:13pm

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Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:13pm

Jamesking wrote on Sun Mar 15, 2020 2:48pm:

I am thinking of going back to England 

I can’t Be cooped up for two weeks 

At least there is no curfew there

Only I am concerned if the situation here gets worse I may not be able Ret

It will happen in UK  you will only delay the inevitable.

Hobnob

Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 5:27pm

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Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 5:27pm

Jamesking wrote on Sun Mar 15, 2020 2:48pm:

I am thinking of going back to England 

I can’t Be cooped up for two weeks 

At least there is no curfew there

Only I am concerned if the situation here gets worse I may not be able Ret

I would rather be cooped up in Spain than in England. 

AndyP

Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:17am

AndyP

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Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:17am

Jamesking wrote on Sun Mar 15, 2020 2:48pm:

I am thinking of going back to England 

I can’t Be cooped up for two weeks 

At least there is no curfew there

Only I am concerned if the situation here gets worse I may not be able Ret

The situation is changing daily and will almost certainly be the same or similar in the UK soon. Stay put if you can. If being house or apartment bound is the worst that you have to endure then you're probably getting off quite lightly.

marrissel

Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:16am

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Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:16am

Jamesking wrote on Sun Mar 15, 2020 2:48pm:

I am thinking of going back to England 

I can’t Be cooped up for two weeks 

At least there is no curfew there

Only I am concerned if the situation here gets worse I may not be able Ret

I am in the UK and in 4 weeks or less we may also be on lockdown. I know a lot of older people are self isolating

Jamesking

Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2020 6:53pm

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Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2020 6:53pm

marrissel wrote on Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:16am:

I am in the UK and in 4 weeks or less we may also be on lockdown. I know a lot of older people are self isolating

Yeah 

I’m concerned if I go to London it might not be possible to get back

No easy answer 

Thc

marrissel

Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:00pm

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Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:00pm

Jamesking wrote on Mon Mar 16, 2020 6:53pm:

Yeah 

I’m concerned if I go to London it might not be possible to get back

No easy answer 

Thc

London is the worst hit in UK

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