Category Archives: Travel News

Flights: British Airways plane lurches in extreme winds over Gibraltar in shocking video | Travel News | Travel

British Airways passengers have called a flight to Gibraltar a “near-death experience” after extreme winds resulted in the aircraft being tossed and turned in the air. The terrifying incident was filmed from inside the cabin and captures the screams of

No deal Brexit could see Britons queueing for hours at EU airport passport checks | Travel News | Travel

Brexit could see British holidaymakers to popular European destinations facing huge airport queues if the UK crashes out of the EU with no deal. The delays would be the results of extra border checks required by Brussels in the event

Cruises: Cruise ship built for ‘some of the most extreme waters on the planet’ revealed | Cruise | Travel

A cruise ship built to journey across perilous waters will soon be ready for completion. Hurtigruten’s MS Roald Amundsen is also the world’s first hybrid-powered cruise ship. The ship completed its first sea trials in the fjords along the western

Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP ‘edges up’ ahead of Theresa May’s crunch Brexit vote | Travel News | Travel

The pound was beaten by the euro today following the release of the Eurozone’s latest GDP figures. Today sees Prime Minister Theresa May in the House of Commons facing a Brexit debate on her strategy as well as a vote on a number of amendments

Google Maps Street View: Creepy photo captures very weird-looking man in shocking glitch | Travel News | Travel

Google Maps Street View: Creepy photo captures very weird-looking man – what happened? (Image: Google Maps) Google Maps Street View has captured a stunning shot of scenery in West Virginia, USA. The photo shows top scenic attraction Seneca Rocks in

Ryanair flights: Passengers have 48 hours to amend bookings for free plus other perks | Travel News | Travel

Ryanair flights: Passengers have 48 hours to amend bookings for free plus other perks (Image: Getty Images) Ryanair flights are set to improve as the budget Irish airline reveals how it is making customer care even better, the carrier has

World War 3: UK’s nuclear bunkers revealed as Donald Trump & Kim Jong Un prepare to meet | Travel News | Travel

World War 3: UK’s nuclear bunkers revealed as Donald Trump & Kim Jong Un prepare to meet (Image: Getty Images) Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un are meeting this week for the second time but despite improving relationships between the

Google Maps: Street View team under threat – what is happening? | Travel News | Travel

Google Maps: Street View team comes under threat (Image: Google) Google Maps’ Street View team are quite often spotted patrolling the streets and the skies. The huge cameras, mounted onto backpacks, the top of cars or aerial devices can often

Brexit news: Can travellers protect themselves against Brexit? | Travel News | Travel

Brexit will have significant implications for travellers. Without a firm deal or no deal scenario in place, it is not yet clear what this will be. Potential for a no deal Brexit has, to date, sent the pound to euro

Dubai laws: Doing this everyday thing can see you fined in the UAE | Travel News | Travel

A simple, everyday activity undertaken by many people in the UK could see Britons jailed in Dubai for doing the exact same thing. Traditional rules and customs forbid this particular everyday activity in any public area. For tourists on the

Royal Travel: Prince Philip’s cheeky remark about the Queen’s two birthdays | Travel News | Travel

Queen Elizabeth II is renowned for having two birthdays, hence double the celebrations. The UK monarch’s official birthday falls on April 21. Meanwhile her ceremonial celebrations always happen on the second Saturday of June. The double birthday tradition was started

Brexit news: Will holidaymakers face new mobile phone roaming charges? | Travel News | Travel

What is Brexit? Brexit is the process of the UK separating from the EU, which will happen on March 29, 2019. Prime Minster Theresa May was in Brussels last week with European Commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, in an attempt to thrash

Pound euro exchange rate: GBP ‘surges’ in 14-month high thanks to Brexit optimism | Travel News | Travel

The pound has climbed against the euro as the chances of a no-deal Brexit being avoided have increased. Investors’ optimism came as Prime Minister Theresa May offered MPs the chance to delay Brexit if her deal is rejected in March.

India and Pakistan holidays: Is travel safe as threat of war rises? Latest travel advice | Travel News | Travel

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office offers travel advice for both India and PakistanTensions escalated following an Indian air strikePakistan has now completely shut down its airspace to commercial flights India and Pakistan have both cancelled flights after two Indian jets were shot

Beach holidays: Top 10 best beaches in the UK revealed – is there one near you? | Travel News | Travel

Beach holidays: From Cornwall to Scotland, the best beaches can be found up and down the country (Image: Getty Images) Beach holidays could be closer to you than you think as TripAdvisor unveils the top 10 best beaches in the

Flights: Woman’s fight with trolley at Sydney Airport goes viral in funny Facebook video | Travel News | Travel

A flight was made hugely frustrating for one female passenger as she became locked in a battle with an uncooperative luggage trolley. A hilarious viral video shared on Facebook and filmed at Sydney Airport in Australia captured the woman’s desperate

Holiday at home: Trips with a Brit of a difference | Short & City breaks | Travel

The coast of Pembrokeshire (Image: Getty Images)COAST ALONG The coast of Pembrokeshire undulates from six to 570ft above sea level along the edge of southwest Wales, winding around coves and inlets crimped by the elements over millions of years. The

Seaham Hall & Serenity spa hotel review: Stunning luxury near Durham | Short & City breaks | Travel

Seaham Hall: The grand and imposing building was once home to Lord Byron (Image: Seaham Hall) Seaham Hall is the perfect place to visit for a romantic weekend away, relaxing spa break with friends, or even some solo R&R. Extravagant

World’s finest train stations: Inside track on dramatic departures | Short & City breaks | Travel

MOVIE ICON: New York’s Grand Central Station is now known around the world (Image: Getty Images)NEW YORK GRAND CENTRAL, USA No railway station has appeared in more movies – for example Superman, The Fisher King and The Taking Of Pelham

Venice tourist tax: Anger at holiday charge – ‘City is being made a SLAVE!’ | Travel News | Travel

The city of Venice is to introduce its a controversial “access fee” from this May (Image: Getty Images) Campaigners the council has made the city “a slave of mass tourism” and the three euro charge is simply another way of

Brexit news: No deal Brexit will not affect Eurostar service from London | Travel News | Travel

Brexit in a no deal form – where the UK would leave the EU with no specific plans in place of how to go forward – will not impact Eurostar services, it has been announced. French bosses of the transport

Singapore Airlines passenger discovers 'human tooth' in food on flight | Travel News | Travel

Singapore Airlines passenger Bradley Button got a lot more than he bargained for with his in-flight meal. Travellers often plump for a meal to eat during their journey, in dishes heated and served up by air stewards. Yet the Australian,

Google Maps: Cameras spot important forgotten item – what is happening? | Travel News | Travel

Google Maps: Cameras spot important forgotten item (Image: GOOGLE) Google Maps Street View team picked up on a potentially massive holiday blunder during their travels. The cameras ventured to Belize, and the stunning Caribbean island of Caye Caulker. As they

Queen Elizabeth II Royal Travel: The Queen is left ‘terrified’ by this on tours | Travel News | Travel

The Queen, often accompanied by husband Prince Philip, has globetrotted in the name of promoting the crown. Queen Elizabeth II, 92, has undertaken her royal excursion duties since the age of 21. Prince Charles’ mother, the UK’s longest-serving monarch, is