Travel rumblings

Umbrellas and worry beads

Apr 3rd, 2021 | By

What do you think people returning from the UK have taken home as a souvenir?



Vaccination roll-outs and travel

Mar 16th, 2021 | By

Regardless of what some are saying, the ability to show that you have been vaccinated looks like the key to international travel.



Why are there crowds at Heathrow?

Mar 11th, 2021 | By

Judging by the noise on social media, lots of other people would like to knowwhy Heathrow has crowdsl.



Declaration to Travel

Mar 7th, 2021 | By
an airport queue at Gatwick

But why didn’t the devolved governments dovetail their agreement? Unless they weren’t told of this move or don’t agree.



The Pontin blacklist

Mar 5th, 2021 | By

A spokesperson of the company owning Pontins and which the EHRC quotes on its website doesn’t apologise.



Calling in the receivers

Mar 1st, 2021 | By

On St David’s Day of all days, one of Wales’s heritage railways – Llangollen Railway –have had to appoint receivers.



Google, star ratings and confusion

Feb 23rd, 2021 | By
hotel room

May be it is time our Competition and Markets Authority looked at whether there is confusion in the UK?



Fines for breaking travel rules

Feb 22nd, 2021 | By
cartoon of angry suitcase

In addition a few well-chosen fines or prosecutions would remind the industry that travel for holiday purposes is still banned.



Three days is a long time in the COVID- 19 war

Feb 10th, 2021 | By

One single world-wide accepted solution is what the travel industry, airlines, and governments should want.



Why are you leaving?

Feb 5th, 2021 | By
cartoon of angry suitcase

This edict has come about because a minority are making a mockery of the rules that the rest of us have to be abide by.



Holidaying in Kent

Feb 3rd, 2021 | By

Tourist officials in Kent are going to hate Matt’s cartoon in the Telegraph this morning.



What about travellers?

Jan 31st, 2021 | By
cartoon of angry suitcase

Why is a travel trade body of interest to holidaymakers, travellers and readers of Just about Travel?



Far to early to know

Jan 29th, 2021 | By

The view of UK governments has generally been that the prospect of summer holidays is too far away to be considered.



It flies again

Jan 27th, 2021 | By

In the US there have been stories about people refusing to fly on the MAX and others querying what plane they are flying on. Will the same happen here?



Blue Monday

Jan 18th, 2021 | By
family running on beach

The Sunday Telegraph reported yesterday that all adults over 18 could be vaccinated by the end of June which means summer holidays could be back on for all of us.



Don’t discriminate against the unvaccinated

Jan 13th, 2021 | By

The more that are vaccinated the more countries are likely to open their borders to those vaccinated and the more quickly tourism and travel can return.



It isn’t our fault, it is the fault of two employees

Jan 10th, 2021 | By

That seems to be the attitude of Boeing to the terrible consequences of the quality control failures of the development of the 737-MAX.



Not what we want to hear

Jan 8th, 2021 | By

Therefore this poll answer is not what the industry or the public would want to hear. They want to know it will be safe to travel.



European Year of Rail

Jan 4th, 2021 | By

I remember travelling on many grubby trains. I and many other regular train travellers would like to know how clean they really are



A present for the staff

Dec 24th, 2020 | By

An Airbus A320 owned by Eurowings has been re-painted to say thanks to the “best team in the world” in both German and English.



Allowing unfit planes to fly

Dec 20th, 2020 | By

The FAA “…repeatedly permitted Southwest Airlines to continue operating dozens of aircraft in an unknown airworthiness condition for several years…”



Deserved? No.

Dec 16th, 2020 | By

I can’t say that I am cheering from the rafters about On the Beach being named Best Online Travel Company.



Looking after number one

Dec 5th, 2020 | By
the harbour at Mandraki

Ccountries moved to protect their own tourism businesses rather than to join together and protect the EU’s as a whole.



What is fair?

Nov 30th, 2020 | By

The gist of the story is that heritage railways in Wales have received less funding during the pandemic from the Welsh government



Germany wants ski resorts closed

Nov 28th, 2020 | By

ngela Merkel has called on the EU to close all ski resorts this winter. The Italian prime minister has asked Italians not to head to the slopes



Want a BA Club World mug?

Nov 23rd, 2020 | By
tal fins of British Airways planes

Much as the rest of us clear our garages out and send stuff off to charity shops or the tip, BA has decided to flog off some of its stuff to raise a bit of cash



A Christmas strike

Nov 19th, 2020 | By
panoramic view of Heathrow

At first sight, who will have any sympathy for people planning to strike over Christmas at Heathrow?



Could the EU move any slower?

Nov 7th, 2020 | By

I could be an old man before a common policy is in operation!