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British Airways tails

Q&A: Can I get a refund if Easyjet or BA cancel my flight?

These are frustrating times for travellers. Thousands have had their travel plans dashed, and the airlines are struggling to keep up with customer complaints...
Cala Macarella, Balearics

Q&A: Is it safe to travel to the Balearic Islands: Ibiza, Menorca, Mallorca – UPDATE

UPDATE: 14 March 2020 Jet2.com have cancelled all flights to mainland Spain, the Canary Islands and the Balearic Islands. ---- The Spanish holiday islands are a...
Travel after Brexit

Q&A: Is my British passport still valid after Brexit?

It’s happening; the UK is leaving the EU on January 31 2020. So pay attention to the status of your passport.
the bill and the tip

Top Tips about tipping around the world

To get better service in the USA, tipping is essential, but not so in Singapore where tipping is not allowed. But what do you tip on a cruise?

Travel Advice: How will travel be affected after Brexit?

With less than a month before the United Kingdom leaves the European Union we answer your travel questions: Will I need a visa? What will I need to drive abroad? What about mobile roaming charges?
Glastonbury Festival

Q&A: Glastonbury tickets – how can I get hold of one?

Glastonbury tickets are infamously tricky to get hold of. Follow our tips to improve your chances of nabbing a ticket in 2020.
airport

Q&A: My flight was cancelled. Can I make a claim for compensation?

You can receive flight delay compensation of up to £520/person for a cancellation or delay that happened within the last three years.

Q&A: Which credit cards offer Avios and other frequent flyer points?

Airline Credit Cards. How to earn points for flights and upgrades
Can you use your cellphone on a flight?

Q&A: Why can’t I use my phone during take-off and landing?

There was a time when we had to turn our phones off and store them when flying but now we can keep them on as long as we turn on Airplane Mode.
Inca trail train

Q&A: Is there a train service from the centre of Cusco City to Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail?

Up to now it has been problematic when travelling to Machu Picchu. On a busy touring itinerary around Peru, lots of long days of...

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