Monthly Archives: January 2015

30 Jan

Free Flight app promises to save travellers money

Free app claims to identify the cheapest days to fly Holidaymakers looking to save travel money can now get a free app which claims to identify the cheapest days to fly. Passengers can save a typical 40% on journeys abroad, according to Hopper, which launched in on Thursday January 29. The app works by studying

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29 Jan

Dubai named busiest international airport

Dubai International Airport wins top spot Heathrow has lost its crown  to Dubai as the busiest international airport in the world. Dubai International Airport is now at the top spot when it comes to the amount of international travellers passing through its terminals. The Gulf city is undergoing a period of rapid expansion and is

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28 Jan

Qantas latest to scrap fuel surcharge

Dropping oil prices lead to a scrap in fuel surcharge Holidaymakers could benefit after Qantas became the latest airline to scrap fuel surcharges in the wake of dropping oil prices. The move by the Australian airline comes after Chancellor George Osborne said families should now expect lower air fares, giving them more money left over

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27 Jan

Dying dog taken on dream adventure round America

Terminally ill dog completes her Bucket list A terminally ill dog that had been given just a few months to live was treated to a dream adventure round America by her heartbroken owner. New York PR worker Lauren Watt was devastated to be told that her beloved English Mastiff Gizelle had bone cancer but she

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26 Jan

Brits urged to take a dream holiday abroad

A quarter of Britons plan to get away at least four times during 2015 Travel experts are encouraging Brits to be more spontaneous with their foreign holidays this year. That’s because more than two-thirds of them have yet to have their fantasy holiday abroad, according to The travel website’s poll equates to 34 million

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23 Jan

Holidaymakers demand gadgets on tap

Are gadgets a priority when booking a holiday? Britons love their gadgets and when they go away on holiday are willing to pay hundreds of pounds extra to ensure they’re on tap, the findings of a new study suggest. The survey carried out by uGuest shows that UK holidaymakers are prepared to pay up to

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22 Jan

Ryanair announces new London Stansted destinations

New air routes for London Stansted Holidaymakers in the south of England will have more choice this summer after Ryanair announced plans to fly to four new European destinations from London Stansted   The budget airline, celebrating its 30th birthday this year, will operate services to French resorts Clermont and Deauville, German city Cologne and

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Walking people in Bangkok airport. Blurred motion
21 Jan

Gatwick plans to speed up airport processes

Gatwick plans will ‘eliminate queues’ There’s nothing more likely to dampen the excitement surrounding a family holiday abroad than ending up stuck in long queues at the airport… But now Gatwick Airport is hoping to consign airport queues to the history books and make boarding times quicker, giving passengers more free time to get their

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adventurous couple cross river on hike
20 Jan

Travel report shows Brits are adventurous

Brits’ adventurous side revealed in holiday poll A new survey has suggested that Britons are more adventurous about their dream holiday destinations than package holiday stereotypes would have you believe   2 in 5 of British people questioned in the poll, about where they would most like to go, responded with the Great Wall of

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holiday party
19 Jan

What lengths we’d go for a holiday

Brits reveal lengths they’d go to for more holidays Holiday-loving Brits have revealed the lengths they would go to in order to have more holidays abroad in a new survey   Half of those who took part in the holiday poll said that they would happily forego junk food such as chocolate and crisps in

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