Eco-activists target Heathrow Airport this bank holiday weekend

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After a week of disruption, including road blocks in central London and protesters gluing themselves to trains in Canary Wharf, eco-activists have now threatened to shut down Heathrow Airport on Good Friday.

No fuel for flights from Portugal this Easter

With the Easter holidays nearing an end the last-minute holiday rush begins, but those who have chosen to travel to Portugal are facing severe disruption.

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Worldwide devastation as Notre Dame burns

One of the world’s most famous landmarks, Notre Dame Cathedral, was engulfed in flames last night as a devastating fire destroyed parts of the building.

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Troubled airline, Jet Airways, cancels all flights

Jet Airways is the latest airline in a string of companies to declare financial difficulties this year. The Indian carrier has announced that it is in millions of pounds of debt.

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Will Brexit affect your travel plans? Your questions answered

With Brexit negotiations still in a state of flux after MPs rejected Theresa May’s fourth Brexit proposal, UK travellers are no closer to understanding how the conflicting messages will disrupt their Easter and summer holidays.

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BA Check-in-crisis – What compensation can you get?

British Airways (BA) suffered another serious systems failure when a technical fault caused flight delays and the BA online check-in system malfunctioned causing chaos…

  

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Will we lose the EHIC this Friday?

The Department of Health and Social Care tweeted yesterday: ‘European Health Insurance Cards (EHIC) will no longer be valid if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

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Holiday prices to Spain fall amid Brexit uncertainty

If you are looking to book your summer holiday, and still want to visit Europe, you’re in luck. Comparison website, Travel Supermarket has compared one million package holidays.

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Commuters should expect long delays as Easter Holidays begin

With MPs now voting to extend Brexit and no understanding of what is going to happen it’s no wonder families are opting to stay in the UK for the Easter holidays. But with a rise in staycations comes a rise in congestion.

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Flybe passengers left stranded as flights are cancelled

Budget airline, Flybe has hit the headlines again following the decision to cancel more than 20 of its scheduled flights today.

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London Euston closure over Easter and May bank holidays

National Rail have told travellers to prepare for disruption due to the closure of London Euston throughout the Easter and early May Bank Holiday weekends.

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Does your travel insurance cover you for airline failure?

UK travellers venturing overseas for the Easter holiday season are being advised by insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 to make sure their travel insurance covers airline failure.

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Will Brexit spoil the Easter getaway?

All the signs are that Brexit will now be moved from 29th March to 12th April, at the earliest, right in the middle of the school Easter holidays.

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Holidaymakers who ignore Thailand’s alcohol ban will face prison sentences

Holidaymakers looking to travel to Thailand this week will need to adhere to an alcohol ban. Thailand’s election is due to take place this weekend.

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Passengers told not to travel as Brexit causes Eurostar staff to strike

Passengers due to travel from Paris to London has been advised not to do so unless it is necessary. French customs officers have gone on strike causing long delays.

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Passengers told not to travel as Brexit causes Eurostar staff to strike

Passengers due to travel from Paris to London has been advised not to do so unless it is necessary. French customs officers have gone on strike causing long delays.

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Is Instagram ruining your holiday?

All you have to do is scroll through Instagram and you will see picture after picture of people in well thought out outfits posing in front of pretty pastel houses, fields of flowers or iconic tourist spots.

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Cardiff Airport gets a tech makeover

Cardiff Airport opened its new passport e-gates yesterday. The e-gates are part of the airports no-deal Brexit plan and will allow passengers with biometric (chipped) passports…

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Stormy weather causes chaos across the world

Storm Freya has caused chaos across the UK with thousands of residents left without power and many roads forced to close due to winds of over 74mph and flooding.

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Conflict between India and Pakistan continue: is it safe to travel?

Rising tensions between India and Pakistan have reached new heights after two Indian warplanes were shot down over Kashmir. The Kashmir conflict has now caused air strikes.

Category: International Travel

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Bali Volcano – Are you covered?

Thousands of tourists are stranded on the Indonesian island of Bali as the airport remains closed for a second day. The popular tourist destination saw the volcano dispensing smoke…