Category Archives: Travel News

Brexit news: What is the impact of latest amendment vote on travel? | Travel News | Travel

What is the current Brexit situation after Wednesday’s vote? A series of amendments to Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit divorce deal, with the UK scheduled to leave the EU on March 29, 2019, were tabled on Wednesday. Of the most significant

WW3: Safest countries in the world to escape to in event of a disaster | Travel News | Travel

World War Three fears have grown after the Vietnam summit with US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un had to be cut short with no agreement reached. Tensions also continue to surge between India and Pakistan after two

Flights cancelled across Asia as India & Pakistan war threat remains – travellers stranded | Travel News | Travel

Flights suspended by numerous airlines to Pakistan with other Europe routes also affectedHundreds of travellers have been left stranded in Thailand by the flight cancellationsPakistan closed its airspace following tensions with neighbouring India and military conflict Flights have been cancelled leaving hundreds

Google Maps Street View: Mysterious photo leaves viewers baffled – do you get it? | Travel News | Travel

Google Maps Street View USA: Mysterious sight spotted – do you understand the photo? (Image: Google Maps) Google Maps Street View has left viewers scratching their heads at a photograph from Detroit in the USA. In many ways it seems at

Pound to euro exchange rate: GBP ‘storms’ to 21-month high thanks to Brexit deal optimism | Travel News | Travel

The pound to euro exchange rate could be set to continue its “run of good fortune” today thanks to the latest Brexit developments. Prime Minister Theresa May has renewed confidence that a no-deal Brexit could be avoided. GBP has increasingly

Treasure Island perfect to the naked eye | Beach Holidays | Travel

The beautiful island of Halkidiki (Image: Getty) We had been intrigued by the story of Drenia, where goats who were considered beyond any use to humans and too old to eat were taken to die – with just a single

Flights: Do this one thing on a Ryanair plane to make your journey more comfortable | Travel News | Travel

Ryanair flights can be really improved if passengers manage to get comfortable during their plane journey. This can be helped by being savvy with your choice of seat. With Ryanair, you will have to pay for this luxury, but it

Queen Elizabeth II made this controversial joke with Prince Philip in Solomon Islands | Travel News | Travel

Queen Elizabeth II made this controversial joke with Prince Philip in Solomon Islands (Image: Getty Images) Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip visited the Solomon Island in 1982. The islands are a Pacific archipelago of 900 islands east of Papua New

Best places to go on holiday in March: Last minute deals to Mexico, Iceland & the UK | Travel News | Travel

Where is best to go on holiday in March? Reigo Eljas, Country Director for lastminute.com, advises travellers to try Stratford-Upon-Avon, Iceland, and Mexico for a break and great last minute deal. Stratford-Upon-Avon If you were going to describe a quintessential

Pound to euro exchange: GBP slips as Brexit optimism settles following deal hope | Travel News | Travel

Brexit optimism served to buoy the pound this week as a no deal Brexit looked less likelyPound to euro exchange rate hit a 21-month thanks to investors’ surge in confidenceThe rate has now fallen slightly as the optimism settles, but

Cruises: MSC Bellisima cruise ship launches – what's on board? Inside pictures revealed | Cruise | Travel

Cruise: MSC Bellisima launches with world’s first virtual personal cruise assistant (Image: MSC)MSC Bellisima is MSC Cruises’ newest cruise ship and boasts cutting edge technologyParticularly noteworthy is the world’s first virtual personal cruise assistant which has been addedThere is a huge range

Google Maps Street View: Man photographed making strange life choice in viral photo | Travel News | Travel

Google Maps Street View New York: Funny photo captures man in very weird pose (Image: Google Maps) Google Maps Street View has snapped a man in New York, USA making a very strange life decision. It shows him outside a

March events: What’s on near me this month in the UK? The best things to do this Spring | Travel News | Travel

March events: Spring has kicked off with a bang – there is plenty to keep busy this month (Image: Getty Images) What’s on in the UK during March? James McLachlan, UK Editor for Culture Trip, recommends festivals and events in

Brexit TRAVEL: Holidaymakers no-deal Brexit travel questions ANSWERED | Travel News | Travel

BBC Radio 4’s Today programme answered this question this morning, featuring a range of experts on the travel and tourism industries. They dutifully removed the mysticism surrounding topics like passports and health insurance. Below are the answers to any no-deal

Lake District: What are holidays to this beautiful part of the UK like in winter? | Activity Holidays | Travel

Lake District: What are holidays to this beautiful part of the UK like in winter? (Image: Getty Images) The Lake District in winter may not be an obvious destination for a getaway. It doesn’t have the guaranteed sun of Dubai

Holiday destinations 2019: Leave idyllic Bali on a high | Activity Holidays | Travel

OASIS OF COOL… The pool at the secluded Alila Ubud hotel overlooks the forest (Image: getty) All I had to do was let the warm tide carry me to an empty beach on one of the many tiny paradise islands

Treasure island just perfect to the naked eye | Activity Holidays | Travel

The first 20 minutes of my maiden voyage as skipper of a brand new 15ft rental motorboat with my wife, 13-year-old son and 12-year-old daughter across the Aegean Sea to the island of Drenia, in this north eastern region of

Ryanair flights: Britons paying EXTRA due to airline’s ‘terrible’ currency conversion | Travel News | Travel

Ryanair flights from abroad to the UK are proving to be pricier for British passengers. Flights are advertised in euros but then converted into pounds at the end of the booking journey. Which? Travel, which investigated the “rip off,” have

Flights: Hand luggage should always include this one thing just in case | Travel News | Travel

Flights tend to go smoothly but sometimes hiccups can prove highly frustrating for passengers. For instance, your hold luggage could get lost en route to your destination or your flight could be cancelled or delayed. In these unfortunate scenarios, canny

Wizz Air flights: Luton Airport strike latest – is your flight affected | Travel News | Travel

What is the situation with Wizz Air flights at Luton Airport? Wizz Air flights could have beem severely “disrupted” as baggage handlers and check in staff planned go on strike at the airport. Industrial action was been planned by GH

The Queen Royal Travel: Queen Elizabeth’s trick to manage hectic royal tour demands | Travel News | Travel

The Queen often embarks on royal excursions across the globe, many of which boast jam-packed agendas and little time to relax. After her husband, Prince Philip, retired from official royal duties in 2017, she has travelled on some tours alone.

Brexit news: Are there any advantages to Brexit for travellers? | Travel News | Travel

Brexit, especially with regard to the prospect of a no deal exit from the EU, has often been shrouded in negativity. Potential for the UK’s departure from the political-geographical state, with no set detail or plan of how to go

China Raffles City Chongqing: The Crystal to be tallest skyscraper ever | Travel News | Travel

Travellers to China will soon be able to step inside a stunning horizontal skyscraper hailed an “engineering marvel”. The eye-catching building, dubbed The Crystal, is part of the long-awaited Raffles City Chongqing project in Chongqing City. It is designed into

Stansted Airport: ALL flights suspended due to aborted aircraft on runway | Travel News | Travel

What is the situation at Stansted Airport? Stansted Airport travellers face huge disruptions tonight after all flights were cancelled. The London transport hub took to its Twitter page to confirm the cancellations after an aircraft was said to have “caught