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Expert tips and travel advice to help you prepare for your journey, make the most out of it and avoid common pitfalls.

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3 skiers test this season’s best ski wear

We sent our three skiers to test this year’s best ski wear, from helmets and goggles, to jackets, base layers, and more.
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Best ski gear for beginner skiers

From skis and boots to gloves and goggles, choosing the right ski gear can be a difficult and a costly choice, especially for beginner skiers.
Airport - flight delay

Q&A: My flight was delayed by over three hours – can I claim compensation?

You may be able to claim compensation between €250 to €600 but there are stipulations.
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Avoiding internet scams

Booking travel online is so easy. Scammers think so too.
EHIC European Health Insurance Card

Everything you need to know about EHIC (European Health Insurance Card)

EHIC stands for European Health Insurance Card and gives entitlement to free or discounted medical treatment across the European Union.
Boots Meal Deal

Readers’ Travel Tips: Buy a meal deal before boarding the airplane

Oonagh from London says she saved £3.20 by buying her meal deal at the airport instead of on board the aircraft.
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8 tips to dealing with money when travelling in a group

When you’re travelling as a group, money can be the cause of tension. Here are 8 budgeting tips so you can enjoy the holiday and not worry about finances.
Brett

Q&A: Brexit – what it means for holiday makers

United Kingdom voted to exit the European Union (called Brexit). Sharron Livingston answers readers' questions about how this will affect holiday makers.
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Will currency fluctuations affect British holidaymakers?

How will GBP fluctuations versus USD and EUR affect consumers’ travel decisions? Jo Chipchase investigates.
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Top five tips for a worry free Gap Year

Taking a gap year? Stay safe with these easy to follow tips.

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