Chaos for those travelling to Gatwick

Bad news for those looking to travel to Gatwick via the railways over the next three Sundays. Due to engineering work on the 25th February, 4th March and 11th March trains between London and..

Is it safe to travel to Tunisia?

For the first time in three years British tourists are travelling to Tunisia with tour operator, Thomas Cook. The company is the first to offer package holidays to the destination…

London City Airport closed

Has your flight been affected today by the closure of London City Airport? All flights to and from London City Airport have been cancelled after to an unexploded…

Eurostar’s London-Amsterdam launch

City breaks to Amsterdam just got a whole lot easier… Eurostar have announced that they will launch their first direct service between London and Amsterdam on the 4th April 2018.

Earthquake hits Taiwan, are you covered?

Four people have died and a further 200 are injured after an earthquake hit the popular tourist city of Hualien, Taiwan on Wednesday 7th February 2018. Infrastructure has been badly damaged.

Paris is brought to a standstill

More bad news for those looking to travel to Paris; for the past few weeks the capital has been battling the River Siene floods and last night it was hit by 7inches of snow fall bringing Paris to a standstill.

Trouble in the Maldives

With its white sand and turquoise blue water, it’s not hard to understand why people want to head to the Maldives, but holidaymakers are, rightly, concerned after hearing of protests in the capital.

Do you have the right travel insurance cover?

How many of us actually take the time to read our travel insurance policy wording? According to our research, 25% of holidaymakers do not read their policy…

Should you be drinking alcohol abroad?

A holiday is the perfect time to relax, put your feet up and forget about the ‘real world’. For some this will mean enjoying a drink or two on the beach, for others…

Don’t rely on ‘key facts’ when buying travel insurance…

…Is the advice given by Travel Insurance Explained’s, Fiona Macrae. Speaking with Radio 4’s You and Yours, Fiona gave some much needed advice to holidaymakers…

The Duke and Duchess Visit Sweden

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have begun their two-day tour of Sweden. The royal couple will attend events in the country’s capital, Stockholm, before heading to Norway.

Seine river reaches peak in flood-hit Paris

Early Monday morning the River Seine in the French capital, Paris, peaked at more than four meters above its normal level. It rose to 5.84m (19.2ft) and is not expected…

Winter Olympics countdown begins…

Who’s getting excited for the Winter Olympics which is now just weeks away?
The opening ceremony will commence on Friday 9th February 2018 with the games taking place over..

Mount Mayon has erupted.

The Philippine’s most active volcano, which has been spewing ash and lava since early last week, has erupted. A mushroom-shaped cloud can be seen above Mount Mayon.

‘Code red’ storm halts Dutch trains and flights

On the 18th January at 11.30am Dutch authorities suspended all flights to and from Amsterdam Schiphol airport due to a storm arising with winds of 140km/h (90mph) across the..

Ryanair’s new cabin baggage policy

From 15th January 2018 Ryanair’s new baggage policy has come into force. Europe’s biggest budget airline will still allow you to take two pieces of hand luggage…

Heavy snowfall leaves thousands stranded

Villages across Switzerland, France and Italy have been cut off by heavy snow and high winds in the Alps. Thousands of tourists have been left stranded…

Pre-flight tipples could be a thing of the past

This isn’t the first-time alcohol at airports has hit the news, in September 2016 there were several calls from airlines to restrict the sale of alcohol in airport bars, pubs and restaurants and on-board..