Travel News > October 2010

29/10/2010 -

Air Passenger Duty set to soar from next week

Air Passenger Duty increases next week. For some destinations, there will be a 50% rise in APD.
28/10/2010 -

Airport scanners for biometric passports experience technical issues

Airport scanners have been malfunctioning after a man was able to get through immigration using his sisters passport.
27/10/2010 -

BA chairman suggests airport security checks are excessive

The chairman of British Airways, Martin Broughton, has insisted that certain airport security checks are unnecessary and should be scrapped.
26/10/2010 -

Foreign Office advises tourist to secure holiday cash

A survey has revealed that 42% of British travellers carry all their cash with them whilst they are abroad.
25/10/2010 -

Castellammare di Stabia in Italy to ban miniskirts

Castellammare di Stabia is to issue a ban on miniskirts, low-cut jeans and other revealing clothing in order to combat anti-social behaviour.
22/10/2010 -

Fake TripAdvisor reviewers must remove reviews or face legal action

21/10/2010 -

Some airport parking companies have been mistreating customer cars

20/10/2010 -

Budget airlines charge for flight cancellations

19/10/2010 -

Sixth day of protests in France causes travel chaos

18/10/2010 -

Circleville Pumpkin Show in Ohio takes place on 20-23 October

15/10/2010 -

TUI Travel recognised as one of the top companies for carbon disclosure

14/10/2010 -

TripAdvisor could face legal action over alleged false hotel reviews

13/10/2010 -

British travellers enjoy more holidays without visas

12/10/2010 -

Strikes in France cause air travel chaos today

11/10/2010 -

Passengers at Gatwick Airport hit by erroneous baggage allowance charges

08/10/2010 -

Tourists flock to full moon party at the Great Wall of China

07/10/2010 -

Number of gorilla trekking permits increases in Rwanda

06/10/2010 -

South Africa's Garden Route attracts ecotourism

05/10/2010 -

Survey suggest airlines impose rip-off credit card charges

05/10/2010 -

Take part in the Dionysos Olive Harvest in Turkey this October

04/10/2010 -

Foreign Office updates travel advice for France and Germany

01/10/2010 -

FCO advises against sailing in parts of the Seychelles due to piracy

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