Coronavirus: EU to close borders as travel bans are put in place

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COVID-19 has been the cause of mass uncertainty, and tensions have risen, as several countries plan to close their borders.

Coronavirus concerns? Here’s what you need to know!

Over the last couple of weeks, consumers have understandably become more concerned about their travel arrangements due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.

British Airways Cancels Flights to Italy Amid Coronavirus Crisis

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases has risen to 7,375 in Italy since Sunday 8th March 2020, and the death toll currently stands at 366.

Tennessee Tornadoes death toll at 25 and 44,000 without electricity

On Tuesday 3rd March 2020, two tornadoes caused significant damage to hundreds of buildings and an airport in central Tennessee.

Luxembourg: The First European Country with Free Public Transport

The government has abolished fares in an attempt to ‘ease traffic congestion’ as commuters will no longer need a ticket for busses, trams or trains.

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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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Everything you need to know about Travel Insurance and Coronavirus

There are now 81,000 coronavirus cases worldwide and although the death toll currently stands at 2,800, it is likely to increase as the virus has now spread

Category: International Travel, Medical
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200 Tui passengers faced a 5-day flight delay

A sandstorm in Gran Canaria caused several flight delays and cancellations on Saturday 22nd February 2020, leaving passengers stranded at airports.

Category: Hotel & Airlines, International Travel
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Coronavirus in Italy causes concerns for holidaymakers

Passengers are experiencing frustration after being told their flights to Italy will not be refunded after more than 300 cases of coronavirus …

Category: Hotel & Airlines, International Travel
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British nationals will no longer need a visa for travel to Turkey

As of Monday 2nd March 2020, British tourists will no longer need a visa to travel to Turkey. The decision was made to increase tourism…

Category: International Travel

Thousands of holidaymakers stranded following Canary Island sandstorms

Heavy sandstorms have hit the Canary Islands, causing severe travel disruption for thousands of British holidaymakers. 17 flights due to land…

Category: Hotel & Airlines, International Travel

Coronavirus: Travel restrictions for UK holidaymakers

The Department of Health has implemented new measures in the UK giving police officers authority to handcuff and force people into quarantine…

Category: International Travel, UK Travel
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Flights cancelled due to rough landing in Istanbul leaving 3 dead

On February 5th 2020, a Pegasus Airline aircraft broke into three pieces during a rough landing at Istanbul Sabiha airport.

Category: Hotel & Airlines, International Travel
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Coronavirus cases hit 24,000 and holidays have been brought to a halt

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is now advising all UK citizens to leave China if they can, amid growing concerns of the coronavirus spreading.

Category: International Travel, Medical

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Over the past week, it has been announced that 213 people have died due to the coronavirus outbreak in China, whilst thousands more have contractacted…

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Your Weekly News Roundup

Over the past week, it has been announced that 213 people have died due to the coronavirus outbreak in China, whilst thousands more have contractacted…

Category: International Travel

Storm Gloria kills 13 people and leaves four missing

Parts of Spain have been left in ruins by a catastrophic storm that has claimed the lives of at least 13 people. It is believed four people are missing.

Category: International Travel

Alicante Airport: Fire causes severe delays and cancellations

A fire broke out on the roof of a terminal in Alicante airport, Spain, at around 2:30pm on 15 January 2020. More than 2,000 passengers were evacuated.

Category: International Travel

Fears of Eruption as Taal Volcano Spews Lava

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) are advising holidaymakers of flight disruptions at Manila International Airport after the second most active…

Category: International Travel

Nationwide French Strikes cause more travel disruptions

Continued general strikes taking place in France are causing major travel disruptions to flights, ferries and Eurostar services to and from France.

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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.