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Which way, Australia?

Dec 30th, 2019 | By

Headlines like “South coast holidaymakers may be trapped” have resulted in a smaller number of Aussies travelling this holiday time in Australia.



Cruise trends in 2020

Dec 29th, 2019 | By

Cruise passengers are very loyal with 82% of them saying that they will book another cruise.



ABTA’s holiday forecasts for 2020

Dec 28th, 2019 | By

ABTA says that staycations will continue to perform well and that Europe will continue to be host to the main destinations.



Barbados booms

Dec 27th, 2019 | By

Today Britons still make up the largest group of visitors and tourists to the island so the tourist authority will be working hard to persuade more of us to holiday there.



Today, the pressure begins

Dec 26th, 2019 | By
llansteffan beach

Enthusiastically launched will be the travel industry’s saturated and relentless pressure to drive us to book summer holidays with them



More protection for air passengers

Dec 23rd, 2019 | By
passenger flight delay compensation

The government has decided that if an airline goes bust those airline passengers trapped abroad will be repatriated to the UK in the same manner that those who were ATOL bonded have been.



Are BA and Ryanair that bad?

Dec 22nd, 2019 | By

Readers should respect the results as being indicative of Which? readers but treat it as being biased in reflecting the passenger flying public as a whole.



Watching our backs

Dec 21st, 2019 | By

The CAA is concerned that the airport might move the burden for paying for this cost by charging passengers



Would an £80,000 fine deter you?

Dec 20th, 2019 | By
Bottle shaped One Too Many campaign

Nobody wants to put up with or even encounter such an idiotic prat who decides it would be “fun” to get pie-eyed at the airport or on the flight.



A Christmas present from Edinburgh Airport

Dec 19th, 2019 | By

Will Edinburgh Airport have a change of heart? Of course not, we will just have to live with it.



The Christmas getaway

Dec 19th, 2019 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

ABTA says that five million of us will be travelling abroad over the Christmas holiday period.



The top places to re-visit

Dec 17th, 2019 | By

I am surprised at some of the names on this list. Some might be thought to be once in a lifetime breaks.



Take the Celtic route

Dec 16th, 2019 | By

The Celtic Routes were developed to promote the natural, cultural and heritage assets common to each of the counties to increase visitor numbers



Where are the holiday trains?

Dec 15th, 2019 | By

The model for railway infrastructure is in dire need of modernisation so that holidaymakers, day-trippers, those taking short breaks as well as commuters can have a twenty-first century service.



Why the same place for a holiday?

Dec 14th, 2019 | By
Time for a trip to Tenerife?

Some reasons for holidaying in the same place more than once might surprise a few destinations which think that local charms should be enough to lure us there!



Light shows and tourism

Dec 13th, 2019 | By

Today there are any number of light shows that you can visit during the darker nights of autumn and winter.



Is the FAA fit for purpose?

Dec 12th, 2019 | By

If the FAA has been slipshod in its monitoring of the Max, can we really trust it on other planes that it certifies?



Talking to the animals

Dec 11th, 2019 | By

Legend has it in Lithuania that you can hear farm animals speak on the night before Christmas.



Tourist safety

Dec 10th, 2019 | By

Should tour operators deliver tours to live volcanoes?. If yes, at what point do operators decide that there should err on the side of caution and stop tours?



Leaving your garden

Dec 9th, 2019 | By
The Lost Gardens

It seems that some people are unwilling to go on holiday because their fear that their gardens will become overgrown and unmanageable.



Is easyJet Tunisia’s white knight?

Dec 8th, 2019 | By

The collapse of Thomas Cook has hit Tunisia badly. It needs another airline to fly passengers into the country to fill the gap.



Where will you book?

Dec 7th, 2019 | By
cartoon of a traveller

the travel industry just doesn’t know what those previous Thomas Cook holiday bookers will do now they no longer have their favourite brand.



easyJet Holidays

Dec 6th, 2019 | By
easyjet

Can easyJet move quickly enough to sign hotels, attractions and excursions so that it can capture a chunk of those who are looking for a holiday in 2020?



Buy holiday money now or after the election?

Dec 5th, 2019 | By
purse with money

For those planning on a Christmas break the issue is whether you buy your currency now or wait and get a better deal after the election is over.



French strikes tomorrow

Dec 4th, 2019 | By

From tomorrow morning there will be a strike which will cover all means of transport to and within France.



Beware the Christmas pud

Dec 3rd, 2019 | By

I suppose people do really carry puddings and crackers on board planes but why?



Why an all-inclusive holiday?

Dec 2nd, 2019 | By
All inclusive holidays

All-inclusives may be loved by tour operators and liked by holidaymakers but destinations aren’t fond of them.



It’s not just commuters

Dec 1st, 2019 | By

Since holidaymakers and day trippers travel outside these times so they may face higher fares than those covered by the 2.7% rise.