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Coronavirus: Extra Help - Hotel Quarantine Payments



Coronavirus - Hotel Quarantine Payments

Where someone coming back to the UK from abroad has to pay for Covid quarantine in a hotel, there is no help available from welfare benefits, but the government have a hardship loan available for those who would face significant financial hardship if thy had to pay it in a lump sum.
This is from  House of Commons BRIEFING PAPER Number CBP 9203, 25 May 2021 Coronavirus: International Travel FAQ


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14.5 Financial hardship

If you are concerned about your personal financial matters, or your ability to pay for your stay you can seek advice from:

  • DWP Income Support: 0800 328 5644
  • Citizens Advice Bureau: 0800 144 8848
  • Money Advice Service: 0800 138 7777

If you are concerned about your ability to pay for your stay here, we may be able to offer you a deferred payment plan. Please call the CTM helpline on +44 (0)20 7429 9983.

If someone is stuck abroad they could contact their travel insurer and/or the British Embassy or Consulate in the country they are stuck in for advice

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