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Where to go this August bank holiday?

It's the last one of the year - at least until Christmas rolls around all too quickly. Bank holidays are the perfect excuse to book a little getaway with your partner, friends or family (before the kids go back to school). August 25 is a great time to have one, too. The sun is still shining, the fi... Read more

Holiday deals this August bank holiday

Remember looking for cheap holiday deals on Teletext? As comedian Peter Kay reminded us, after an hour of looking you'd finally see one that you liked - only for the scrolling list to move on to the next deal before you could figure out how to pause it.  Luckily, holiday hunting now is far easier, ... Read more

12 Of the most unusual holidays in the world - Part 1

Yes, we all know Christmas, New Year and Easter aside, but are you aware of the weird and wonderful holidays that take place around the world each year? The majority of us celebrate the holidays above, which came about to celebrate a person or a significant time in history, but there are loads more... Read more

Dealing with one of the busiest holiday weekends of the year

The summer holidays are in full swing and as we approach the tail-end of July and August, you and the kids may well be flocking to your nearest airport to head abroad for a week or two.ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents) estimates that 2 million UK travellers will head overseas on the last w... Read more

Sterling Takes a Pounding

STERLING TAKES A POUNDING The pound has enjoyed a strong currency for many years, but the falling pound in recent months has left British holidaymakers lighter in the pocket. Brits heading to Europe, the US and Australia in particular will feel the pinch of less favourable exchange rates. We h... Read more

Foreign Travel Insurance: Caution and Common Sense for Holidays in Portugal

There’s a freedom in Portugal that infiltrates your senses and gives you tingles. Strolling from Unesco world heritage sites, challenging hiking trails, some of Europe’s finest beaches, medieval houses, Roman temples, through Moorish alleys, Portugal has it all bathed in year-round sunshine. What is... Read more

6 holiday destinations to visit during Oktoberfest

It is known for being the biggest beer festival in the world, and each year it turns Munich into one of the most popular tourist destinations in September and October. The annual event is based around Bavarian culture and has a history that dates back over 100 years with millions of litres of beer ... Read more

The 10 best LGBT destinations in Europe

If you're on the hunt for a brilliant LBGT destination in Europe, relax - we've found ten of the best. Amsterdam With a long-standing reputation as one of the world's most liberal cities, Amsterdam is a welcoming place for LGBT travellers, with a host of gay-friendly establishments just waiting to... Read more

How to avoid delay dismay at the airport

Our latest research shows British holiday-makers spent up to 28 million hours waiting for delayed flights last year as travel disruption, strikes and airline administrations wreaked havoc on the holiday plans of millions.  For many, a holiday from hell starts in the airport – long delays inevitably... Read more

Flights to Greece face delays and cancellations due to strikes

Holidaymakers are facing more misery this week as flights to Greece are hit by delays and cancellations from 2pm this afternoon. Air traffic controllers at Greek airports have announced they will be striking today and are threatening to strike again on August 14 and 15. The planned strikes are pai... Read more

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