Travel News > March 2011

29/03/2011 -

When in Rome... Local customs to look out for

Whether youre exploring the world, or relaxing on the beach its important to research local customs, so as not to inadvertently offend and make sure you enjoy your holiday to the full
29/03/2011 -

BA strike-will they or won't they?

Unite, the trade union for British Airways, has announced that its strike ballot has closed in favour of strike action.
24/03/2011 -

Japan radiation fears force BA flight change

With fears about the radiation levels in Tokyo growing, British Airways is giving passengers with tickets to Tokyo the option of cancelling or altering their flights
22/03/2011 -

Flight delay league table published, how did your airline perform?

The latest league table showing airline punctuality has just been published. What are your rights if your flight is delayed.
14/03/2011 -

Japan Earthquake - Information for UK travellers

Following the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan on 11 March, and the continuing risk of aftershocks and further tsunamis, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) are advising against all non-essential travel to Tokyo and the North East of Japa
09/03/2011 -

Strikes by Spanish airport workers likely to disrupt flights during peak holiday season

Are British holiday makers in for another spring and summer of transport chaos? I’m afraid the answer could be ‘yes’. A series of strikes has been announced by Spanish Airport workers.
02/03/2011 -

Rising oil prices cause the unwelcome comeback of fuel surcharges

In further blow to cash strapped UK holiday makers, fuel surcharges are making a comeback in 2011, as the cost of crude oil passed 5 a barrel. This comes hot on the heels of the airport departure tax increase, which saw a 50% increase on some long haul d
02/03/2011 -

Civil unrest can affect your travel insurance, get the latest advice before you travel

With civil unrest continuing to spread across North Africa and the Middle East, it is vital to get the latest advice from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) before you travel. If the FCO advise against travel it will affect your worldwide travel i

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