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10 Jan 2014
 Strength of sterling good news for holidaymakers
After a difficult few years, sterling's renewed strength against a variety of international currencies is great news for those book...
6 Jan 2014
Travel update: US snow storms
Passengers catching cheap flights to and from the USA should check with their airline before they travel, as the Midwest of the country...
2 Jan 2014
Holiday planning tips revealed
With January having begun, people can now start looking forward to booking their summer holidays. To help them, consumer group Whi...
Centenary of first commercial flight
This week marks 100 years since the first ever commercial flight took off from St Petersburg in Florida to Tampa. The 23-minute jo...
27 Dec 2013
Travel trends revealed
World Cup hosts Brazil are among the countries that have been identified as 'Destinations to Watch' next year. In its newl...
16 Dec 2013
Single-trip cover can work out cheaper
Holidaymakers might find it cheaper to buy multiple single-trip travel insurance policies instead of an annual one, according to new re...
13 Dec 2013
New FCO IT system operational
The secretary of state William Hague has announced that the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's (FCO) new IT system, the Crisis Hub, ...
11 Dec 2013
Crackers not permitted, warns airport
Passengers catching flights this Christmas have been advised to consult their airline before they travel to check what festive products...
10 Dec 2013
Holiday & Travel Show coming to London in February
Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show will take place at Earl's Court in London between 6 and 9 February. Designed to in...
4 Dec 2013
Study proves worth of ski helmets
New data from the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) should settle the issue of whether it's worth wearing a ski helmet on the slo...