During the lockdown, MOST guests can not book and stay at our properties as they would in normal times. When booking our properties please ensure that you fit the criteria as laid out in the current regulations below. If you have keyworker status or work for the NHS you can book with us or if you fit any of the criteria below:
6.—(1) No person may, without REASONABLE excuse, stay overnight at any place other than the place where they are living.
(2) For the purposes of paragraph (1), the circumstances in which a person (“P”) has a reasonable excuses include cases where:
(a)P needs to stay elsewhere to attend a funeral, as—
(i)a member of the deceased person’s household,
(ii)a close family member of the deceased person, or
(iii)if no-one within paragraph (i) or (ii) is attending, a friend of the deceased person;
(b)P is an elite athlete, a coach of an elite athlete, or (in the case of an elite athlete who is under the age of 18), a parent of the elite athlete, and needs to stay elsewhere for the purposes of training or competition;
(c)P needs to stay elsewhere while moving house;
(d)it is reasonably necessary for P to stay elsewhere—
(i)for work purposes, or for the provision of voluntary or charitable services;
(ii)to provide care or assistance to a vulnerable person, including relevant personal care within the meaning of paragraph 7(3B) of Schedule 4 to the Safeguarding of Vulnerable Groups Act 2006(3);
(iii)to provide emergency assistance;
(iv)to avoid injury or illness, or to escape a risk of harm;
(v)to obtain medical assistance;
(e)P needs to stay elsewhere to fulfil a legal obligation or participate in legal proceedings;
(f)P is a child that does not live in the same household as their parents, or one of their parents, and the overnight stay is necessary to continue existing arrangements for access to, and contact between, parents and children;
(g)P is unable to return to the place where P lives, because—
(i)it is not safe for P to live there,
(ii)P may not lawfully travel there, or is required by law to stay in another place, or
(iii)the place where P is living is not available to P for any other reason.
(3) Paragraph (1) does not apply to any person who is homeless.
(4) For the purposes of paragraph (1), the place where a person is living includes the premises where they live together with any garden, yard, passage, stair, garage, outhouse or other appurtenance of such premises.”.
(i)is unable to return to their main residence;
(ii)uses that accommodation as their main residence;
(iii)needs accommodation while moving house;
(iv)needs an accommodation to attend a funeral;
(b)to provide accommodation or support services for the homeless,
(c)to host blood donation sessions, or
(d)for any purpose requested by the Secretary of State, or local authority.
For the avoidance of doubt, we can not accept bookings for holidaymakers or tourists during the lockdown, so please do not try to book with us, as your booking will be cancelled.
The Brighton Getaways Team