Tamara Ecclestone has jetted to her sixth nation because the begin of the Covid lockdown, after flying to Beverly Hills to have a good time Easter along with her household.
The heiress, 36, just lately took to Instagram to share a slew of snaps along with her husband Jay Rutland and their two daughters of the celebration, having beforehand insisted she hadn’t damaged journey restrictions as she’d been residing in Gstaad, the place her father Bernie owns a property.
Because the begin of the pandemic, Tamara, who hasn’t damaged Covid restrictions, has journeyed to a number of international locations together with The Maldives, Dubai, Croatia and Switzerland, after asserting in December she has ‘no plans’ to return to London.
Her sister Petra beforehand defended her determination to journey to seven totally different international locations in the course of the Covid disaster, insisting that as a germaphobe she was making an attempt to ‘escape’ the lethal virus.
One other break? Tamara Ecclestone has jetted to her sixth nation because the begin of the Covid lockdown, after flying to Beverly Hills to have a good time Easter along with her household
One of many snaps from their household break confirmed Tamara and Jay beaming with their daughters Sophia, seven, and Serena, six months, with the desk lined in Easter decorations.
The snap was shared on each of the couple’s Instagram accounts, although it was Jay who tagged the placement as Beverley Hills in California.
In response to the LA County Division of Public Well being, any residents travelling into Los Angeles should quarantine for seven full days after getting a unfavorable Covid check upon arrival. It’s unclear when Tamara and Jay flew to the US.
MailOnline has contacted representatives for Tamara Ecclestone for remark.
Tamara additionally posted a picture along with her child daughter outdoors the Candy Rose Creamery, which is positioned in Santa Monica.
Household: The heiress shared a slew of snaps on Instagram over the weekend of her husband Jay Rutland and their daughters Sophia, seven, and Serena, six months after flying to LA
Off they go! That is the sixth nation that Tamara and Jay have travelled to because the begin of the Covid pandemic, having first travelled to Croatia in June
Household: They then journeyed to Gstaad in Switzerland in August 2020, to remain within the luxurious sky resort, so Tamara might go to her father Bernie
Merry Christmas! In December, following the information of a heist at their west London dwelling, Tamara briefly returned to the UK over the Christmas interval
Blissful: In January, because the UK was plunged into its third lockdown which means worldwide journey can be banned, Tamara and Jay flew to Dubai
Respite: In March in addition they flew to The Maldives for a brief break to have a good time Jay’s fortieth birthday
Jay was clearly thrilled to be again in California as he found it was dwelling to one among his favorite pizza eating places, writing: ‘My favorite pizza joint @psp_nyc solely went and opened in LA.’
That is the sixth nation that Tamara and Jay have travelled to because the begin of the Covid pandemic, having first travelled to Croatia along with her sister Petra to vacation on their father Bernie’s £28 million yacht in June.
Through the journey Tamara hit again at criticism for flying overseas on the top of the Covid disaster, writing on Instagram: ‘Clearly this virus hasn’t modified some individuals for the higher which is a little bit of a disgrace.
‘For these of you which are confused or simply bitter. I did not depart the home in any respect throughout lockdown…
‘I did not even go to the park or train. I’m half-Croatian so determined it will be finest, most secure to come back right here, which isn’t forbidden and I’m now following the principles in Croatia. As for the house faculty questions, a return to high school was choice…
‘We selected to proceed to dwelling faculty Fifi she is doing higher than ever and has gone up two studying bands. If I’m not mistaken nobody is obliged to observe me so you already know what to do.’
In June, Krunoslav Capak, the director of Croatia’s Institute of Public Well being, stated there can be ‘no bans, simply precautions’ on the nation’s seashores.
The household then journeyed to Gstaad in Switzerland in August 2020, to remain within the luxurious sky resort, so Tamara might go to her father Bernie, 90, after he welcomed his child son Ace with spouse Fabiana Flosi.
Away once more? Each Tamara and Jay shared the identical snap of their household celebrating Easter, with the businessman tagging their location as Beverly Hills
UK nationals who maintain a residence or cross-border allow for Switzerland could enter the nation, however should current a unfavorable COVID-19 check consequence upon arrival.
In September Tamara and Jay additionally welcomed their second baby collectively, child Serena. The tot was born at a hospital close to Bern in Switzerland.
In December, following the information of a heist at their west London dwelling, Tamara briefly returned to the UK over the Christmas interval, and shared a snap of her daughter Sophia visiting Santa in Hamleys toy store.
On the time UK residents might return to England, although new tier restrictions launched later in December banned worldwide journey, barring exceptions reminiscent of ‘important work.’
It had been said that anybody returning to the UK from a rustic that wasn’t listed on the federal government’s ‘journey hall’ checklist, solely wanted to isolate for 5 days in the event that they supplied proof of a unfavorable Covid check.
January noticed Tamara and her household journey to Dubai simply because the UK was as soon as once more plunged into lockdown, which means all worldwide journey was banned, and briefly flew to The Maldives in March to have a good time Jay’s fortieth birthday.
Tamara had beforehand stated she has no plans to return to London following the dramatic safety lapse that led to a multi-million pound jewel heist at her West London dwelling.
Her husband Jay Rutland admitted issues over his household’s security was one motive that they had not been again extra because the begin of the pandemic.
One other nation? Tamara additionally shared a picture of her child daughter Serena on Tuesday as they paid a go to to an ice cream store in Santa Monica
Jurors at a latest trial associated to the housebreaking heard the house was so big that safety employees didn’t discover the thieves breaking in by way of the again backyard or plundering a number of rooms of the home in the course of the hour-long raid.
Talking from Dubai about their plans, Jay informed MailOnline: ‘We don’t intend to return to the UK from Dubai.
‘There are a bunch of explanation why we aren’t going again to London any time quickly and safety is one among them. The reality is we’re taking part in it month by month and watching how the state of affairs develops.’
Jay denied that he and Tamara, 36, had damaged journey restrictions as that they had not returned to the UK since leaving the nation in June 2020.
‘We now have not damaged the lockdown guidelines to come back Dubai, that isn’t what we’ve got executed,’ he informed MailOnline. ‘Initially of the outbreak final yr we actually caught to the principles.
Cute: One picture confirmed Tamara’s daughter Serena after the household had flown to California from Dubai, having travelled to the UAE forward of the UK’s third lockdown
‘From March to Might we locked down and didn’t depart the home [in London]. We went to Croatia in [June in] the summer season, however that was solely after the principles modified and everybody was allowed to journey.
‘From there we went to Switzerland and we stayed there till Christmas after we got here right here to Dubai. There are a bunch of explanation why aren’t planning to return to London any time quickly.
‘Safety is one among them however definitely not the one motive. There’s not a strict plan about when we’re going to return to the UK or to Switzerland. Switzerland is in lockdown as nicely.
‘Due to this fact, my gallery is closed and I can do any work I must do remotely. We’re right here on an prolonged vacation whereas all these items is occurring.’
Tamara’s ‘Sickness-phobic’ billionaire sister Petra has additionally beforehand defended travelling to seven international locations in lockdown to ‘escape coronavirus’, claiming that ‘others would if they may’.
The heiress has travelled along with her fiancé Sam Palmer, 37, and 4 youngsters from London to Croatia to LA, then Switzerland, Monaco and France, then again to LA and Monaco, then The Maldives and again to Monaco since March final yr.
Scrumptious: Jay was thrilled to be in California after discovering it was dwelling to one among his favorite pizza eating places
Speaking to the Instances’ T2, Petra asserted she hasn’t damaged guidelines and stated: ‘We’re at present in Monaco. For now. Undecided the place we’ll be subsequent week . . . We’re very Covid-conscious. We have flown fully world wide to attempt to miss it. What I believe we have realised now’s you possibly can’t run from coronavirus.’
The couple returned to London from their dwelling in LA simply because the pandemic hit final yr they usually hardly left the home at this level.
They then flew to Croatia to remain on her System One boss dad Bernie’s yacht for one month in the summertime.
However as a result of her sister Tamara, 36, and her father Bernie, 90, have been each in Switzerland with their households, they determined to go there so their youngsters might partake in out of doors actions as a substitute of being cooped up at dwelling.
Hitting again: Tamara’s ‘Sickness-phobic’ billionaire sister Petra has additionally beforehand defended travelling to seven international locations in lockdown to ‘escape coronavirus’ (pictured in Croatia final yr)
Because the virus grew, the household travelled to Monaco after two months as a result of ‘it has executed very nicely for coronavirus,’ Sam famous.
Regardless of colleges being open there, the couple have been home-schooling their youngsters however their nanny-housekeeper contracted coronavirus and they also’ve been doing the whole lot themselves.
Acknowledging how troublesome single moms can be discovering this example, homeschooling in an condo, Sam stated, ‘we will not actually complain.’
Petra regards herself as being illness-phobic resulting from a near-death expertise with meningitis when she was aged 14.
She famous: ‘I am an enormous hypochondriac. I hate germs and something that I am not in 100 per cent management over provides me nervousness. So this complete virus… it scares me and it is not nice for my nervousness. ‘
Petra’s father Bernie is value $3.2billion and Petra famously bought her LA dwelling for £97 million in 2019 – Essex born Sam who was new to this life-style seen methods to chop prices and launched a staffing company to the super-rich in consequence.
Whereas the couple, who’ve been collectively since 2017, know they get to stay a privileged life-style, they’re unapologetic for the advantages this has given them, notably in lockdown.
He added: ‘Lots of people get blinded by the wealth. We’re mother and father with 4 youngsters. I believe individuals suppose that we sit round consuming lobster and bathing in champagne. It could not be farther from the reality and that is actually why we did this [P.S Say Cheese] podcast, to point out we’re very regular individuals.’
The couple additionally contact upon their vacation final month within the Maldives and have been requested if they’re anxious about being judged in these coronavirus occasions as envious Brits again dwelling stay banned for non-essential journey.
Noting that, ‘we’re residing in a rustic the place you are in a position to journey’, Sam asserted that there’s all the time going to be a wealth divide.
He stated: ‘Precoronavirus there have been individuals ravenous on the planet. Everybody was nonetheless posting footage of meals… It is just like the world has to fake there is not wealth any extra. There’s nonetheless the identical issues systematically. And I believe most likely lots of it they’ve turned on to different individuals.’
And whereas Petra, who was beforehand married to bullion seller James Stunt from 2011-2017, acknowledges that the actual fact she will get to journey is ‘unfair’ however stated that ‘if others had the chance, they’d go on vacation too.’
Her sister Tamara was criticised for residing it up in G’Staad after which travelling to Dubai, however she maintains she travelled from Switzerland and never the UK, not breaking laws.
Envious: The couple weren’t afraid to share footage from the Waldorf Astoria on their luxurious journey, whereas Brits are pressured to remain at dwelling – however they have not damaged the principles