Flight prices to Portugal rocket SIXFOLD just hours after country is taken off quarantine list

Flight prices from the UK to Portugal have gone up SIXFOLD just hours after the government announced it was bringing in an air bridge with the popular holiday destination.Average fare prices to Faro – the airport used by holidaymakers heading to the Algarve – rocketed from just £35 to £190 in the hours after the announcement was made by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps today.One website showed a BA flight fare from London to Faro had jumped from £90 to £580 – with a claim it had been reduced from £594 – in a day.Google searches by MailOnline also showed one BA round trip from London to Faro, leaving this Saturday – the day the quarantine rule is lifted for Portugal – and returning next Saturday – costing £1,069.Prices from London to Faro have also spiked for travel this Sunday, while flights to Lisbon, another popular city break destination, have also rocketed since the announcement, from around £55 to £185, according to Google.One exasperated holiday-hopeful said on Twitter: ‘And instantly the holidays prices go up to Portugal!’  Flight prices from the UK to Portugal have gone up SIXFOLD just hours after the government announced it was bringing in an air bridge with the popular holiday destination Average fare prices to Faro – the airport used by holidaymakers heading to the Algarve – rocketed from just £35 to £190 in the hours after the announcement was made by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps today. Pictured: A Google price chart showing how prices on flights to Faro on Sunday have rocketed today One website showed a BA flight fare from London to Faro had jumped from £90 to £580 – with a claim it had been reduced from £594 – in a day. Pictured: A Google price chart showing how prices on flights to Faro on Saturday have rocketed today Flights from London to Lisbon on Saturday have also rocketed today, from around £50 to £181 The cheapest round trip flights from London to Faro are currently around £195 with easyJet, with one stop One British Airways round trip from London to Faro going from this weekend and returning next weekend is priced at £1,069It comes as Mr Shapps today warned holidaymakers to ‘only travel if you content to unexpectedly quaranti
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