Travel tips & opinions

Caronavirus: what the holidaymaker should know

Feb 26th, 2020 | By

If you go on holiday and are subject to restrictions because of coronavirus and miss your return flight through no fault of your own you airline has a duty of care



Have teabag, will travel

Feb 24th, 2020 | By

I used to take one teabag for each day I was away. This survey doesn’t say how much tea people were taking with them



Top 10 fun ideas

Feb 15th, 2020 | By

Take your kids on an amazing adventure to these inventive ideas, and brainstorm your own offbeat activities…



Family travel quiz

Feb 14th, 2020 | By

Not sure where to start your planning? Take our family traveller quiz to figure out the type of trip that’s right for you.



The changing landscape of family travel

Feb 13th, 2020 | By

Travel has never been so child-friendly. Long gone are the days when in-flight entertainment was limited to one communal screen, museums hid all their fascinating wares behind glass, and dining out at fancy restaurants was an adults-only affair. Now you can fly wherever you want to (and often for reasonable fares), there’s a huge range of accommodation options for travelling families, and many more sights and attractions are geared towards entertaining small people. And that’s without even mentioning the benefits of technology. Digital maps, translation
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Travellling in 2021?

Feb 12th, 2020 | By
UK passport

Although most arrangements are still unknown, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office have issued advice to travellers to the EU from 1st of January 2021.



Spain on the decline?

Feb 4th, 2020 | By

Spain is only the choice of 13.6% of people aged 25-34.



If they had only painted these

Feb 2nd, 2020 | By

An art supplies company in Bolton has had a think and created ten travel posters as if they were designed by famous artists from past and present.



What’s hot: February 2020

Feb 1st, 2020 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world right now…



If I had £500 million

Jan 29th, 2020 | By
poster for Borders railways

Not wishing to look a gift horse in the mouth, for the tourist and visitor there are some things that would help tourism and make it easier for people to visit parts of our countries



It will be just the same

Jan 28th, 2020 | By

Fear not readers, ferry travel will be exactly the same as before.



Will we fly less?

Jan 24th, 2020 | By
passenger flight delay compensation

What people wish to do and what they actually do makes me think there will still be an increase in the number of those flying when 2020 figures become available.



The Travelex conundrum

Jan 22nd, 2020 | By

If I don’t use Travelex again have I not partially succumbed to the wiles of the hackers?



What’s hot: January 2020

Jan 1st, 2020 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world right now



Is this what we want?

Dec 31st, 2019 | By

Now if I had been asked, I think my choice would have been more flights to places I want to go from my local airport



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.



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.



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.



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?



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.



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.



What’s hot: December: 2019

Dec 1st, 2019 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now



Travelling on a carbon diet

Nov 29th, 2019 | By

It’s a challenge to travel anywhere without leaving a carbon footprint, but by adding more planet-healthy choices to your travel diet, you can help to keep yours to an absolute minimum. Here’s how…



Yes, airport retailers do charge more

Nov 24th, 2019 | By

The advice to air passengers must bedon’t buy at the airport but on the high street and keep your remaining cash for next time or donate it to one of the charities.



Proclaiming customer satisfaction

Nov 22nd, 2019 | By

If you want to encourage passengers to genuinely provide feedback you should put satisfaction forms somewhere obvious and well frequented.