Severe delays for road and rail users following heavy rainfall

Overnight much of the UK was subjected to heavy downpours which have caused major disruption on roads and railways this morning.

Delays and disruption expected on the tubes over FA Cup Final weekend

Underground maintenance and engineering staff are planning a three-day strike from Friday 17th May to Monday 20th May causing disruption for those travelling to the FA Cup Final.

Category: UK Travel

Commuters should expect long delays as Easter Holidays begin

With MPs now voting to extend Brexit and no understanding of what is going to happen it’s no wonder families are opting to stay in the UK for the Easter holidays. But with a rise in staycations comes a rise in congestion.

Category: UK Travel

London Euston closure over Easter and May bank holidays

National Rail have told travellers to prepare for disruption due to the closure of London Euston throughout the Easter and early May Bank Holiday weekends.

Category: UK Travel

Travel chaos and rising fares, this week’s roundup

Parts of the UK have been battered by stormy weather this week with high winds and torrential downpours causing havoc for commuters particularly those travelling by rail.

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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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2018’s Black Friday Travel Deals

You may have noticed the shops are already promoting Black Friday deals ahead of this Friday 23rd November 2018 and it’s not just limited to televisions and shoes.

Category: Hotel & Airlines, International Travel, Lifestyle, UK Travel

South Western Rail Strike: What are your rights?

Passengers travelling by South Western Railway this Saturday 17th November face major delays and disruption as staff members plan to go on strike.

Category: Lifestyle, UK Travel

190 Ryanair flights cancelled, what are your rights?

Irish airline, Ryanair has cancelled 190 of the 2,400 flights set to take off on Friday 28th September 2018 due to cabin crew strikes across six countries.

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Travel chaos for just about everyone this bank holiday

The August bank holiday is set to be a dreary one with predicted travel delays for holidaymakers adding to the gloom.

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Why buy travel insurance early?

We’ve noticed in some consumer forum’s people are unsure of when to buy their travel insurance – last minute or as soon as they book their holiday? So, we thought it would be useful…

Category: International Travel, Lifestyle, UK Travel

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?

Category: International Travel, Medical, UK Travel

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
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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.

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Are Brits paying double for their staycations

Nowadays Brits are opting to spend their summer break in the UK rather than searching for sun abroad, but did you know the cost of staying at a UK resort could be almost double…

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Are Brits paying double for their staycations

Nowadays Brits are opting to spend their summer break in the UK rather than searching for sun abroad, but did you know the cost of staying at a UK resort could be almost double…

Category: UK Travel

Departure Delay – Explained

Since the Ryanair chaos in 2017, holidaymakers have had a bad run of events with transport links, from system failures to extreme weather. This has left passengers feeling frustrated…

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Delays, Disruption and Disappointment

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has rescheduled all trains within Southern, Thameslink and Great Northern services causing severe travel delays and disruption yesterday, which has continued…

Category: International Travel, UK Travel

Travelling with a Mental Health Condition

For many, going on holiday is the perfect way to de-stress and escape the 9 to 5. Day to day life can be stressful for everyone but those struggling with their mental health…

Category: International Travel, Medical, UK Travel

Do you know the hand luggage laws?

Many airlines offer ‘hand luggage only’ tickets for those that are looking to travel lighter. The tickets, usually called Economy Light or Basic Fare, are lower in price…

Category: International Travel, UK Travel

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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.