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.

Travel Insurance Explained research maps out travel insurance knowledge gaps across the UK

Research conducted for a new campaign, Travel Insurance Explained has found that there are varying levels of understanding of travel insurance across the UK…

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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..

US Snow Storm cancels flights

At least 2,700 flights have been affected by the snow storm that swept through America yesterday, with many cancelled and others being forced to turn back to the UK just hours after they left the runway.

Planning for Fashion Week?

Fashion week is the perfect excuse to show off the best your wardrobe has to offer, drown yourself in accessories and perfect that cat-eye flick – but with so much to plan…

Storm Eleanor batters Britain

Thousands of Brits have been left without power and many journeys disrupted as Storm Eleanor causes chaos across the country. The QEII Bridge at the Dartford Crossing was closed Tuesday…

Major Delays at Bristol Airport

Passengers flying from Bristol Airport are warned of delays after a plane left the runway while taxing this morning. The flight landing into Bristol from Frankfurt was carrying 25 people…

The Blue Passport is Back…

Burgundy passports will soon be a thing of the past, from March 19th 2019 the passport as we know it today will be phased out and replaced with the traditional blue and gold colours.

An accident on holiday after one too many drinks could leave you with more than a hangover.

The study highlights how most (73%) Brits admit to indulging in, on average, seven glasses of beer or wine on a typical night out on holiday – compared to an average of four glasses…

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Power outage causes major delays

A power cut in the world’s largest airport, Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, has caused major delays for over a thousand flights. Passengers were left stranded in the dark…

Ryanair to strike days before Christmas?

Ireland’s budget airline, Ryanair, has not had the best year following a major error during its busiest time of year where too many pilots where granted annual leave.