Scottish agency Stewart Travel is to reopen all 13 of its retail stores, starting this week.

The agency will limit customer numbers to two per desk, offer hand sanitiser to those entering the store, and enforce two-metre social distancing measures.

Screens will be installed at each desk and customers will be encouraged to pay by contactless or credit or debit card.

Director of retail Linda Boyd said: “We are delighted to be re-opening all of our stores and be able to provide our customers with the same great quality and affordable holidays they love from Stewart Travel”.

“While it might take a little longer to get into store, once inside, customers will be able to discuss their holiday needs with our friendly and knowledgeable travel experts as usual”.

“We are also asking customers to respect the measures we have put in place to allow for social distancing and to help ensure that the in-store experience at Stewart Travel is an enjoyable, and safe one for everyone.”

The miniple’s Ayr, Glasgow Renfield Street, Inverurie, Irvine, Kilmarnock, Paisley, and Troon stores are now open, while the rest will open this week and next.

The independent agency also has branches in Belfast (Northern Ireland), Bishopbriggs, Edinburgh, Glasgow (Forge), Helensburgh,  and Prestwick.

Stores not currently open can still be contacted over the telephone or email.