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British air travellers admit to cheating to get an upgrade

One in six British travellers admitted that they have cheated to get an upgrade on a flight or at a hotel, according to a survey by travel website, TripAdvisor. The survey, covering over 8,000 Britons, revealed that nearly 17 percent […]

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UK weathermen could face legal action from angry tourism operators

Weather forecasters in the UK are in the firing line after their inaccurate predictions were blamed for sluggish attendance at tourist attractions over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. One


PayPal offers price-matching, free return shipping services for holiday period

E-commerce firm, PayPal has announced an offer that is available to customers that use its service to pay for goods during the holiday period. For the offer period, if

Top sun-kissed destinations for family holidays

Are you aching to get away from the drizzle of the UK and feel the sun on the back of your neck? With plenty of sun-kissed destinations perfectly

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Holiday Buyers Told to Beware of Scams

Holiday buyers are being told to beware of scams that are coming to light as buyer trust in the travel industry is on a high. A poll carried out


British Overseas Travellers Spending Millions on Card Charges

Travellers intending to use their prepaid credit or debit cards while on holiday abroad this summer are being advised to make sure that they understand what charges apply. Bitish


PM Attracts Criticism for Holiday Choice

The Prime Minister of the UK, David Cameron, has attracted criticism over his choice of summer holiday destination this year. During a speech to foreign business leaders at the


British Travellers Can Save Money by Switching Destinations

While British holidaymakers may book their holidays in Spain and Turkey, in the belief that those destinations offer the best value for money, a recent survey suggests that

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More Financial Troubles Ahead for Thomas Cook?

Thomas Cook Group plc, a UK-based travel company, may be in more financial difficulty following reports that France-based credit insurance company, Euler Hermes, has withdrawn credit insurance cover

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Summer Cruises May Be Restricted as Drought Affects Britain’s Waterways

Britain's holidaymakers may have to alter their summer itineraries, as British Waterways, a UK government navigation authority for England, Scotland and Wales, may restrict the use of certain