Apr 10, 2014

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Take our Travel Taste Maker quiz!

Take our Travel Taste Maker quiz!

Do you consider yourself a well-travelled trend-setter or do you spend your...

Mar 28, 2014

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Brits abroad: Do we still stand out?

Brits abroad: Do we still stand out?

As a nation, we typically don’t have the best reputation as holidaymakers....

Mar 11, 2014

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Easy ways to cut the cost of train t...

Easy ways to cut the cost of train travel

For the first time in 30 years, a new national railcard has been launched on...

Feb 6, 2014

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Beat the school holiday price hikes

Beat the school holiday price hikes

When Paul Cookson posted a ‘rant’ on Facebook about being ‘sick to death’ of...

Jan 4, 2014

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Sense of summer

Sense of summer

We get it. It’s your first Monday back in the office; your work clothes seem...

Nov 27, 2013

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Michael Palin: ‘Travel is not a spec...

Michael Palin: ‘Travel is not a spectator sport’

Michael Palin has, in recent years, reached national treasure status. The...

Nov 20, 2013

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Is it safe to travel to Egypt?

Is it safe to travel to Egypt?

If you’ve been pondering whether to take a holiday to Egypt in recent months,...

Oct 4, 2013

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Get organised for your Christmas tra...

Get organised for your Christmas travel

With the big Christmas getaway only 11 weeks away, the race is on to book the...

Sep 17, 2013

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Is free checked-in luggage a thing o...

Is free checked-in luggage a thing of the past?

With companies such as Ryanair, easyJet, Monarch and many of the holiday...

Aug 27, 2013

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Holiday argument predictor

Holiday argument predictor

Were you surprised by your holiday argument predictor result? Let us know in...

Aug 21, 2013

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Flight delays: Are you entitled to c...

Flight delays: Are you entitled to compensation?

The last thing you’ll want when you’re on holiday is for your outward or...

Aug 15, 2013

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Should I travel to Egypt?

Should I travel to Egypt?

Scenes of protests and news of political unrest in Egypt have been hitting...

Jul 25, 2013

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5 traditional and 5 unusual days out...

5 traditional and 5 unusual days out this summer

Now that the school holidays are here, parents up and down the country will...

Jul 23, 2013

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Don’t get caught out by sky-high inf...

Don’t get caught out by sky-high inflight catering prices

After scouring the internet for the cheapest flight and accommodation prices,...

Jul 23, 2013

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Will baby Cambridge be the best trav...

Will baby Cambridge be the best travelled royal yet?

News of the arrival of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s first child, His...

Jul 4, 2013

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How to avoid high mobile charges on ...

How to avoid high mobile charges on holiday

Earlier this week, lower charges were introduced in the EU for those using...

Jun 20, 2013

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Introducing our world photography ma...

Introducing our world photography map

In the summer of 2012 we ran a competition called Capture the Colour. It...

Jun 13, 2013

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Holiday mimes and translations

Holiday mimes and translations

When travelling in a non-English speaking country do you struggle to tackle...

Jun 12, 2013

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Should I go to Turkey?

Should I go to Turkey?

Over the last couple of weeks, you may have seen headlines relating to unrest...

May 22, 2013

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Have you inherited your holiday habi...

Have you inherited your holiday habits?

I inherited my love of travel from my mum, and now I’m expecting a child of...

May 2, 2013

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Don’t get stung by airline extras

Don’t get stung by airline extras

You’ve chosen your holiday destination and spotted a great deal on a flight....

May 2, 2013

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Extras, extras, read all about it!

-        Airline fees increase by up to 66 per cent, 24 times the rate of...

Apr 4, 2013

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Make the most of your next Bank Holi...

Make the most of your next Bank Holiday

If the four-day Easter weekend snuck up on you this year and you spent it at...

Mar 22, 2013

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Fly down a zip wire in Wales!

Fly down a zip wire in Wales!

An exciting new attraction, Zip World, opens tomorrow in North Wales and we...

Mar 22, 2013

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Don’t let winter travel delays...

Don’t let winter travel delays ruin your trip

Over the last couple of years, British travellers have experienced several...

Mar 14, 2013

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Where to go for spring sun

Where to go for spring sun

So far this month we’ve had snow, ice, and temperatures dropping below...

Feb 28, 2013

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Annual leave – use it or lose it!

Annual leave – use it or lose it!

If your annual leave year runs until the end of March, you now have a month...

Feb 7, 2013

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Am I entitled to compensation for a ...

Am I entitled to compensation for a delayed flight?

Two court cases at the end of January have helped to clarify the rights of...

Oct 11, 2012

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Save more than £400 on your October ...

Save more than £400 on your October half-term extras

Following the dismal summer weather, and with many of us choosing to stay at...

Oct 3, 2012

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Does your holiday destination have t...

Does your holiday destination have the X Factor?

Have you ever booked a holiday after seeing snaps of your favourite celebrity...

Sep 27, 2012

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ATOL certificates make holiday prote...

ATOL certificates make holiday protection clearer

In October 2012, changes to the ATOL scheme were made meaning that, now,...

Aug 30, 2012

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Beware the inflight catering rip off

Beware the inflight catering rip off

You’ve shopped around for a great deal on a flight with a low-cost airline,...

Aug 29, 2012

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APD: A pilot’s view

APD: A pilot’s view

By Captain Mark Searle, BALPA chairman As Chairman of the British Airline...

Aug 8, 2012

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What should I do over the August Ban...

What should I do over the August Bank Holiday weekend?

The Summer Bank Holiday weekend is now just two weeks away, and August 27 is...

Aug 1, 2012

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Is APD a fair tax on flying?

Is APD a fair tax on flying?

A campaign calling for a reduction in Air Passenger Duty (APD) has been...

May 24, 2012

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Should I go to Greece this year?

Should I go to Greece this year?

Greece has hit the headlines in recent weeks due to the possibility that it...

May 17, 2012

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Five reasons to visit the Maldives

Five reasons to visit the Maldives

Last week, as part of his latest BBC series Indian Ocean, Simon Reeve took...

Apr 26, 2012

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Greater ATOL protection for holidaym...

Greater ATOL protection for holidaymakers

On April 30, changes were made to the CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) ATOL...

Apr 24, 2012

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Bob Atkinson boards the Boeing 787 D...

Bob Atkinson boards the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Having been fortunate enough to fly on Concorde and the super jumbo Airbus...