Travel rumblings

Is Trivago still deceptive?

Jan 21st, 2020 | By

The Court also found that, until at least 2 July 2018, Trivago misled consumers to believe that the Trivago website “provided an impartial, objective and transparent price comparison for hotel room rates.”



Airline magazines

Jan 18th, 2020 | By

They are important revenue earners for airlines. If they weren’t then airlines would get rid of them



Bill in the Dom Rep

Jan 11th, 2020 | By

The problem with such a high profile figure is that he would be escorted everywhere and his secret service detail probably kept him well away from any dodgy areas



Saving £1,000 in 23 weeks

Jan 8th, 2020 | By

This is the amount of money that it is suggested could be saved by giving up drinking over a twenty-three week period.



Opening up Iran?

Jan 4th, 2020 | By

Part of the world has become a little less inviting for tourists but then, wasn’t it ever so?



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.



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



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.



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.



Beware the Christmas pud

Dec 3rd, 2019 | By

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



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.



Where are the travel companies?

Nov 21st, 2019 | By

Are travel companies not telling us of the innovations and customer satisfaction claims or are they being outperformed by other companies?



Speaking French

Nov 18th, 2019 | By

Research commissioned by Jetcost reveals that the French believe that foreigners visiting their country should be able to speak French.



It’s a thing of the past

Nov 17th, 2019 | By

Travelodge found in its nostalgia trip that 38% of families today don’t play I-Spy and 36% have never sung Ten Green Bottles.



Forget the orange juice

Nov 6th, 2019 | By
image of castle at Disney World

TUI’s action is akin to Ryanair flying to Frankfurt Hahn instead of Frankfurt proper and we all know how comedians and critics have made fun of the airline for doing that.



Sunshine ends

Oct 28th, 2019 | By

No, there will be no Indian summer. Tesco has decreed it to be so.



What does it prove?

Oct 20th, 2019 | By

How useful was the flight for us passengers to know whether we would sign up for flights of that length of time?



It is the government’s fault

Oct 15th, 2019 | By

That seemed to be what the former chairman of Thomas Cook, Frank Meysman, told the Select Committee on Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy this morning.



Better 66 than 65

Oct 13th, 2019 | By
harridan

So far I have contacted fourteen different insurance companies and only one was below £150 with one being over £300!



A public service or dis-service?

Oct 11th, 2019 | By

If governments feel that urgency is required in cutting emissions, PSO’s need looking at again.



Don’t stop travelling

Sep 30th, 2019 | By

The low-down on how to mix work and travel



Taxing frequent flyers

Sep 29th, 2019 | By

At what number of flights does someone become a frequent flyer? Is it two return flights, six or a dozen? Should such a tax occur when there is no alternative to a flight?



After just four months!

Sep 12th, 2019 | By

When oh when will we get a minister who knows something of tourism and iwho will stay in the job for a couple of years so that they become of use to the tourism industry?



Nessie and hotel reviews

Sep 7th, 2019 | By
Loch Ness monster

No, this isn’t a story about the Loch Ness monster recommending a TripAdvisor rating but you are close.



Flying is dangerous

Sep 4th, 2019 | By

For those who say that the organisation is just being humorous, potentially scaring people about flying is not humorous



BA and a brewery story

Aug 26th, 2019 | By
tal fins of British Airways planes

If there was a customer service award for the most cocked-up bit of business then BA would surely walk away it!



Airports are off their trolleys

Aug 17th, 2019 | By

my biggest bug bear is reserved for airport trolleys. If you ask me, Every self respecting airport should offer an array of trolleys but alas trying to find one can prove as elusive as a taxi on New Year’s Eve.