Thailand is making travel insurance compulsory

Travel insurance is often seen as a grudge purchase as it is not a compulsory travel document. That said, it could be the only thing to save you…

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.

Heatwaves hit Europe

The UK has been experiencing drizzle and gloom for a number of weeks now, but it’s been a different story for Europe. With some European countries already in the midst of a heatwave.

The FCO warns of extra insurance cover needed in Austria

Famed for its picturesque ski resorts, Austria has been a firm favourite for British holidaymakers seeking an activity-filled break. But, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)…

Greece prepares for another outbreak of West Nile virus

With the summer holiday season just around the corner, British holidaymakers travelling to Greece are being warned of a potential West Nile virus outbreak.

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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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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…

Category: International Travel

Holidaymakers’ warned to take extreme care in Mexico this summer

As summer approaches, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has issued warnings of violence in the popular tourist destination, Mexico.

Category: International Travel

How to Brexit-proof your summer holiday

With summer holiday season just around the corner, Theresa May due to resign as Prime Minister on the 7th June 2019 and another Brexit negotiation…

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Tornadoes rip through the US and more are expected

Eight US states including Ohio, Illinois and Indiana have been hit by suspected tornadoes and twisters.

Category: International Travel

Sri Lanka Travel Advice – what are my options?

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is currently advising against all but essential travel to Sri Lanka. More than 250 people were killed in the Easter Sunday bombings carried out by the Islamic State.

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Popular Spanish Resort Bans Mobility Scooters

Every year sun-seekers, families and party animals flock to the Spanish seaside resort of Benidorm, but the decision to ban mobility scooters could have a detrimental impact for many.

Category: International Travel

Holiday bookings to Turkey soar amid Brexit uncertainty

Although Brexit may have disappeared from our headlines, negotiations are still taking place in parliament and the uncertainty remains.

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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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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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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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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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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.