People are taking advantage of the four day delay before the national lockdown comes in to take flights out of Heathrow Airport.
From Thursday, international flights out of the UK for holiday purposes will be banned as part of a drive to bring down the coronavirus infection rates.
Pictures today show long queues at the airport’s Terminal 5.
From November 5 to December 2, foreign holidays and overnight stays anywhere in the UK will not be allowed.
Package holidays are supposed to refund customers if you’re unable to travel due to the lockdown, according to ABTA. But some holiday firms have previously refused to refund customers where flights to destinations still go ahead.