The UK has some of the strictest travel rules in the world. Vacationers are expected to follow the Government’s regulations on always wearing personal protective equipment. Some of these regulations, like the one for wearing face masks while travelling outside the UK, may seem quite strange or even banal to those of us who have traveled before.
One of these is the requirement that a traveller wear a face mask while travelling outside the United Kingdom. This sounds reasonable, until you look at it in a different light. A face mask does not just stop the air coming into your nose and mouth. It also protects the nose and mouth from objects that could cause a bad reaction. A good traveller will always carry a face mask wherever he or she travels.
Another interesting piece of UK law is the requirement that passengers travelling by coach must be seated in an upright position, with both legs on seats that are fully extended. This is meant to protect the passengers from ‘upright contact’ with the coach’s seat belt. So, is this rule necessary? How far would an upholstered coach touch someone sitting in front of it? These are questions that only a first-hand experience of travelling on a conveyance can answer.
As well as the strange requirements for wearing a face mask, there are other odd rules that apply to the food that you eat while travelling. Some of them are rather dodgy, but I’m sure you’ve had a good laugh at the office of the railway ferry clerk who tried to serve you chocolate on a stick while on holiday! And there’s another set of rules that applies to all kinds of food, not just on the road. While we’re about food, why should travellers be expected to eat food off the floor?
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