Not Knowing These Rules Could Leave You Stranded or Facing Hefty Fines in Spain

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Since the UK left the European Union, the rules for travelling abroad have changed and British tourists who are not aware of the new entry rules could face fines of up to £8,000.

Ireland’s Most Romantic Places You Should Visit This Leap Year

2024 is a leap year, which means we are treated to 366 days as opposed to 365, with the additional day being February 29th.

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Planes grounded as Storm Jocelyn batters the UK – what are your rights?

With many planes grounded and diverted, over the last few weeks, due to the extreme weather, what are your rights?

2023 Travel Trends and What Could Be In Store for 2024

Figures are showing a substantial rise in travel throughout 2023 compared to previous years as it becomes evident that we are now coming out the other side of COVID.

Five Top UK Christmas Markets 2023

With the majority of Christmas Markets opening this month we have found the top five Christmas Markets in the UK for 2023.

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5 holiday scams and how to avoid them

Summer is upon us; despite the dismal weather we appear to have been graced with recently. With the UK expecting yet more rainfall over the next few days…

  

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Is it safe to travel to Egypt as the Palestinian-Israeli conflict continues?

Egypt has been a popular winter-sun holiday destination for many years, but with the Palestinian-Israeli conflict intensifying daily holidaymakers are concerned.

Category: Disasters, Hotel & Airlines, International Travel, UK Travel
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How will the fires at Luton airport impact my travel insurance?

Luton airports terminal 2 car park has partially collapsed after catching fire. The fire broke out on Tuesday the 10th of October around 9pm, engulfing the car park.

Category: Disasters, Hotel & Airlines, International Travel, UK Travel

Motorcycle Accidents Abroad: What Will Your Travel Insurance Cover?

Travel insurance, which offers protection from financial loss while abroad, has strict policies when it comes to riding motorcycles on holiday.

Category: International Travel, Medical

Hurricane Nigel is set to bring havoc to the UK this weekend

The Met Office has issued a warning as Hurricane Nigel is set to cause havoc across the UK in the coming days. Will travel be affected?

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Is it safe to travel to Marrakesh?

Almost 3,000 people have lost their lives following the earthquake that hit Morocco on Friday 8th September, but is it safe to travel?

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Passports stolen abroad: what should you do?

A mum of two has been left with no option but to raise money through a Go Fund Me page after the family’s passports and mobile phones were stolen leaving them stranded in Madeira

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What does the delay of the €7 visa-waiver mean for you?

The introduction of a €7 visa-waiver fee has been pushed back, again, meaning British travellers will not have to pay an additional charge to travel to the EU until at least 2024.

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Should you bank on your travel insurance?

The convenience of a travel insurance policy rolled into a package bank account, where the payment comes out automatically on a monthly basis may be appealing for many.

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As temperatures soar, Mediterranean wildfires are spreading at an alarming rate

The UK is set to have its hottest day on record today with temperatures predicted to reach 41oC. The surging temperatures have caused catastrophe across most of Europe. Wildfires are spreading rapidly along the Mediterranean with France, Spain, Croatia, Greece and Portugal being worst affected.

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As temperatures soar, Mediterranean wildfires are spreading at an alarming rate

The UK is set to have its hottest day on record today with temperatures predicted to reach 41oC. The surging temperatures have caused catastrophe across most of Europe. Wildfires are spreading rapidly along the Mediterranean with France, Spain, Croatia, Greece and Portugal being worst affected.

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Holidaymakers warned to check their travel insurance for this crucial cover

Consumer awareness campaign, Which?, has found 4 in ten travel insurance policies do not cover holidaymakers if their travel plans are affected by airport or airline staff strikes.

Category: Hotel & Airlines, International Travel

Why you should always declare your medical conditions to your travel insurer

It’s certainly not new news that holidaymakers can be left to foot hefty medical bills due to their travel insurer refusing to cover costs, but it is easily prevented.

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Would you pay £10 now to save yourself £10,000 later?

The cost of an air ambulance from Europe to the United Kingdom is approximately €20,000. From the States, the cost of medical repatriation is significantly higher and is in the region of $100,000.

Category: International Travel

Airline giant, British Airways, cancels more than 100 flights

British Airways has not had the best of starts since borders reopened following the pandemic. Following a chaotic Easter Bank Holiday, the airline giant has now cancelled over 100 flights.

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Parents advised children must have MMR injection before travelling to Europe

Following an outbreak of measles in Europe, parents are being advised by Public Health England to ensure children are up to date with their MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccination before travelling.