Travel tips & opinions

We will fly again. Part two

Apr 18th, 2020 | By

Airlines may not survive if they have to wait for an effective vaccine to be introduced before they can allow 180 to 500 people to sit in a metal tube for hours on end.



We will fly again. But how?

Apr 17th, 2020 | By

Yesterday easyJet announced that, as a temporary measure, they would leave the middle seat empty on the planes so that some form of social distancing was possible.



Will all our airports re-open?

Apr 15th, 2020 | By

Airport owners will all be crystal-ball gazing at what the future will bring.



Don’t holiday on the continent

Apr 14th, 2020 | By
Time for a trip to Tenerife?

Many people, I suspect, will be cautious this year and that applies to wherever you live in the world.



When will we travel again?

Apr 6th, 2020 | By

The new advice is that any travel is advised against for an indeterminate time.



The economic impact of the shutdown

Mar 25th, 2020 | By

The closure of so many attractions and events will have a severe economic impact on destinations, local economies and people.



On day one of the lockdown

Mar 24th, 2020 | By

Could it be that Italy has seen the peak? If so ours might be just thirteen days away.



Gold winners from Visit England

Mar 20th, 2020 | By
aerial view of Waddesdon Manor

Whilst some of these places have open-air facilities, not all are open due to coronavirus so check if you are planning a visit in the next few weeks.



Don’t travel abroad

Mar 17th, 2020 | By

What this means is that if you do travel, your insurance policy will almost certainly be invalid and you will not be able to claim on it.



Who’d work for an airline?

Mar 13th, 2020 | By
tal fins of British Airways planes

Matt’s cartoon on the front page of today’s Telegraph, as one might expect of a master of comic commentary, juxtaposes the current coronavirus crisis with the other crisis of our times – climate change.



Coronavirus: tips for self isolation

Mar 10th, 2020 | By

How to self isolate successfully



Going solo

Mar 8th, 2020 | By

On International Women’s Day, Kaye Holland says that every woman should travel alone at least once



Jan Morris is “Thinking Again”

Mar 5th, 2020 | By

Today is World Book Day and one of our most-well-known travel writers, Jan Morris, has a new book out



What’s hot: March 2020

Mar 1st, 2020 | By

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



Decisions, decisions, decisions.

Feb 29th, 2020 | By

All in all, it isn’t a good time if you are in the travel industry. But it isn’t a good time for holidaymakers and travellers



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



Where to holiday?

Feb 25th, 2020 | By

The travel industry would dearly love to know if the coronavirus is affecting your holiday thinking. afternoon!



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.