Customers of tour operator Sunweb can travel to orange areas again from Wednesday 4 August.

The company has so far had a policy of not offering travel to areas with the corona code orange, but at the request of customers it will be possible again soon.

For areas that have been given an orange color code, it is advised to only go there if it is urgently necessary.

Several regions in Europe have recently been given the orange color code, including Portugal, Cyprus and the Spanish islands.

Sunweb has therefore stopped making trips there for several weeks.

That will change on August 4.

"We noticed last week that our customers really want to leave to enjoy their well-deserved holiday. That is why we want to leave the choice to go on holiday with our customers from now on", Sunweb CEO Mattijs van den Brink explains.

According to him, half of the customers still wanted to go on holiday, despite the changed color codes.

Customers who do not want to travel to orange areas, but who have already booked, can cancel their holiday free of charge up to two weeks before their departure.

They will then receive their money back within fourteen days.

They can also decide to rebook the trip.

If the travelers do go on holiday, Sunweb promises to arrange for possible repatriation.

"If our customers test positive at their destination, we will take care of it," says Van den Brink.

"We will arrange the quarantine and bear the costs of the longer stay and the flight back home."