Royal Caribbean: Harmony of the Seas

Brits don’t tip on cruises says Royal Caribbean cruise line

Royal Caribbean cruise line is evaluating on-board tipping arrangements because British passengers are put off by having to pay gratuities to staff.
Bruges, Belgium

City break to Bruges, Belgium – an indulgent short-break escape

With its cobbled windy streets, majestic squares, flowery canals and gabled roofs, beer and chocolates, Bruges offers an indulgent city-break escape.

Jane Austen Festival in Bath

The Jane Austen Festival will be making its annual return to the city of Bath this September to celebrate the popular author’s writing, life in Bath and all things Regency.
British Airways tails

World Travel & Tourism Council: APD should be scrapped

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) says the revised UK Airport Departure Tax will discourage long-haul travel.

Low-cost airlines are revolting against the ‘unfair’ Air Passenger Duty

Low-cost airlines are revolting against the 'unfair' Air Passenger Duty - a so called Green Tax - claiming that it makes routes uneconomical.
two electric guitars

10 weird and wonderful British and Irish festivals

With many of them free to attend and offering activities ranging from catching a wild-goat to the more traditional British beer festival, these offer the perfect way to spend your summer without breaking the bank!
China Southern Airlines

Airline Protection (ATOL) levy to rise to £2.50

APC (ATOL Protection Contribution) rises from £1 to £2.50 per passenger.
British Airways tails

Air Passenger Duty: What it means for fliers

APD doubled in February 2007 and is set to rise in November 2009 and again in November 2010. So exactly how much will you be paying the government to fly?
Michael O’Leary, CEO, Ryanair

Ryanair: Scrap Airline Passenger Duty or we freeze UK growth

Ryanair is to freeze all growth in the UK until the government scraps the Airport Passenger Duty (APD) and speeds up the break up of BAA.
EHIC European Health Insurance Card

Risky to travel without the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)

New figures reveal only 50% of Britons hold a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).

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