Sickness bugs and how to avoid them on holiday

The most common cause for food poisoning amongst British tourists is undercooked poultry contributing to 244,000** cases a year. This is closely followed by beef…

Tourists evacuated following Indonesian earthquake

At least 91 people are thought to have died, with the death toll expected to rise, following an earthquake that hit the Indonesian Island of Lombok, near Bali.

Warnings for UK tourists using mopeds and quadbikes abroad

Mopeds and quadbikes are widely available to British tourists especially in Greece, Turkey and Thailand but the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) is warning holidaymakers.

Is the heatwave set to stay in the UK?

As temperatures hit record highs in the UK, Africa, Canada and Japan everyone is now asking how long will this hot weather last?

Prolonged heatwave triggers wildfires in Greece

Wildfires in Greece continue to blaze engulfing cars and homes in what’s said to be the worst wildfire in decades. Over 50 people are dead …

Category: Disasters

Is there a new cure for Malaria?

Recurring malaria is the most common type of malaria outside of sub-Saharan Africa affecting 8.5 million people each year. Once bitten by a mosquito carrying the disease…

GBP to Euro exchange rate drops to lowest in years

There was hope the pound sterling to euro exchange rate would increase this summer to give holidaymakers a better deal, however it’s taken a turn in the other direction.

Category: Lifestyle

BA failure at Heathrow causes severe delays

Dozens of British Airways flights were halted at Heathrow yesterday due to an IT system failure. The systems went down yesterday afternoon…

What does travel insurance cover you for?

Yesterday, Travel Insurance Explained held a live Q&A across Twitter to give some much-needed advice to holidaymakers about their travel insurance needs

Category: Lifestyle

Could this mean more leg room for economy?

This year’s Farnborough International Air Show has been hit with all your favourite airlines rushing to get their hands on new aircraft for their fleet.

Is there a sun cream ban on the way?

Hawaii is the first country to pass a legislation to ban certain sun creams in a bid to protect their coral reefs from damage. Research has shown that damage to coral reefs…

TIE supports Parliamentary Drop-in

Shadow Minister for Public Health, Sharon Hodgson MP held a travel insurance Parliamentary Drop-in on Wednesday 11th July 2018 at Portcullis House.

Category: Lifestyle

Rail strikes cause chaos for race-goers

Those planning to attend Royal Ascot this year would have received an email warning of rail delays and disruption. Just one day before Royal Ascot 2018…

Category: Lifestyle, UK Travel

Several dead and hundreds injured in Japan Earthquake

More than 200 hundred people have been injured and three people have died following an earthquake in Osaka, Japan on Monday 18th June 2018. The earthquake, which hit a magnitude of 6.1…

First Overseas Tour for the Royal Couple

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will make their first official royal tour this Autumn. Prince Harry and Meghan have been invited to visit both Australia and New Zealand…

Category: Lifestyle

Will North Korea be a surfers paradise?

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have been at the front of the media for some time now, but after their latest meeting, and the pair finally shaking hands, it would appear to…

Stansted closes its doors

London Stansted Airport will be closing all departure terminals between 12.00am and 02.00am in an attempt to prevent passengers sleeping in the airport.

England set off for the FIFA World Cup

With less than a week to go before their opening fixture, the England team are all packed and ready to go. They are departing from Birmingham Airport on Tuesday 12th June 2018…