Posts Tagged ‘ EU ’

Holidays in the EU will cost us €7 every three years

Dec 17th, 2018 | By

British citizens wanting to travel to EU countries will have to apply for something called an ETIAS which will cost €7 every three years.



What’s hot: August 2018

Jul 31st, 2018 | By

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



Airbnb should be more transparent

Jul 18th, 2018 | By

Why is it that it took the EU so long to realise that Airbnb was not conforming to the law since the rest of the travel industry was brought into line many years ago?



Brexit and being European Capital of Culture 2023

Nov 23rd, 2017 | By

Brexit means we leave the EU in 2019. So why did five UK cities think that they could enter the European Capital of Culture 2023 competition?



APD is a revenue raising tax

Oct 26th, 2017 | By
Gatwick

Apd is a revenue tax and not a green tax designed to deter us from flying and reduce emissions! Isn’t it nice to know!



Banning personal electric devices in hand baggage

May 16th, 2017 | By

Update: 18 May 2017: At a meeting between the EU and USA officials it was decided NOT to introduce a ban on carrying PED’s as hand language. However other measures may be considered.



Travelling in the EU after Brexit

Jul 7th, 2016 | By

I hope that civil servants and ministers in the Department of Culture etc have the idea of Common Travel Areas on the blocks and ready to negotiate as and when Article 50 is triggered so that travellers and holidaymakers don’t have to face a bureaucratic nightmare when Brexit occurs.



What’s hot: April 2016

Apr 2nd, 2016 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world right now



Should the travel industry comment?

Mar 31st, 2016 | By

Don’t be swayed by what industry says about leaving or staying in the EU. They don’t know what the effect might be any more than you do.



What’s hot: July 2013

Jun 30th, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world right now



What’s hot: February 2013

Feb 2nd, 2013 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month, The Shard and Sri Lanka are hitting the headlines for all the right reasons, but trips to Thailand are in trouble



Christmas getaways to cost Brits a fortune – and that’s just for data

Nov 12th, 2012 | By

Sky-high roaming charges levied by the UK’s mobile operators could cost Brits taking Christmas holidays abroad, a small fortune



What’s hot: July 2012

Jul 1st, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month, it’s good news for motorists and mobile phone users in Europe but anyone heading to a malarial country should take extra special care



Egyptian cabinet announces unprecedented visa changes

Jun 4th, 2012 | By

The Egyptian Prime Minister Kamal Ganzouri, Ministers of Tourism, International Corporation, Foreign Affairs and Interior have announced for the first time ever, changes to obtaining tourist visas on arrival to all Egyptian Ports for a variety of tourist nationalities



What’s hot: June 2012

May 30th, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Kenya and Kazakhstan are both back on the map for all the right reasons, but it’s bad news for BMI Baby and Barbados’ Almond Village Resort



Measures to boost cruise tourism in the Med

Jan 22nd, 2012 | By

In the aftermath of the Costa Concordia cruise ship tragedy on January 13, the announcements by government ministers from Turkey and Greece that they are introducing measures to give cruising in the Mediterranean a boost couldn’t have come at a better time.



Ryanair does it again

Jan 13th, 2012 | By

Expect to pay more from next Tuesday when you book a Ryanair flight. There is a new levy/surcharge/fee to cover what it calls “the EU’s new eco-looney ETS tax.”



Serene Switzerland

Nov 16th, 2011 | By

Switzerland has been awarded the ‘Favourite European Country’ title at The Guardian’s Travel Awards 2011. Lonely Planet’s Kerry Christiani is seduced by Switzerland’s chocolate box beauty



Crazy about Croatia

Nov 7th, 2011 | By

The Office of National Statistics recently revealed that more than a half million Britons are sacrificing foreign holidays because, given the economic doom and gloom, they just don’t have the budget to travel abroad. Except that is, if your name’s Croatia.