Friday Commentary: Safe travel

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Staying safe whilst on the move isn’t always easy   Events in recent months and years have turned once safe and popular holiday destinations, such as Cairo in Egypt, Bangkok in Thailand and Ukraine, into virtual no-go areas. Egypt has seen a decline of 28.9% in January with visitor numbers down to half their 2011 height of 1,147,962. Whilst the …

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Friday commentary: Would you take a budget flight to the USA?

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Budget airlines. Love them or hate them, over the last decade they have enabled millions of us to afford to fly to Europe for a summer getaway. From city breaks to a week by the beach, they transport more of us from the UK than any other carrier; in fact Easyjet is the UK’s largest airline by passenger numbers. Way …

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Friday commentary: the cost of breaks during school holidays

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Is it fair for travel companies to charge more during school holidays? It is a debate which has come to the fore in the past few weeks, since Paul Cookson posted on Facebook that he was “sick to death” of being “ripped off” by holiday companies who raise and lower prices between school holidays and term time. His post, intended …

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Smartphone apps that will enhance your holiday

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If you’re planning a sunshine break, the odds are you’ll be taking your phone with you. After all, the average Brit can’t so much as visit the bathroom without fitting in a game of Candy Crush; a fortnight abroad sans smartphone is almost unthinkable. When we’re abroad, most of us use our phone to keep in touch with friends and …

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The 10 must-read travel bloggers for 2014

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As travel blogs have exploded across the web detailing holidays and travel to just about every corner of the earth they have grown into an excellent resource for any traveller. Today’s travel blogs are well written and extremely professional: they include in depth destination guides, travel advice and tips for getting from A to B and what to do when there. …

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