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How sheep, seaweed and the shore in Ireland helped me bond with my father

How sheep, seaweed and the shore in Ireland helped me bond...

Despite their differences, a first trip together along the wild Irish west coast...

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Rail: Labour promises fares reform and billions of pounds of savings for taxpayers

Rail: Labour promises fares reform and billions of pounds...

The Man Who Pays His Way: Lies, damned lies and party promises about the railways

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The 50 ages of travel: Our ultimate guide to the rules and restrictions

The 50 ages of travel: Our ultimate guide to the rules...

Your age (and sometimes your height) governs the travelling you can do, from minus...

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Influencer fined £1,500 for trespassing on forbidden pink beach in Sardinia

Influencer fined £1,500 for trespassing on forbidden pink...

Instagram post lands influencer in hot water after reel spotted by local authorities

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Overland from Margate to Marrakech: An art-filled journey across France and Spain

Overland from Margate to Marrakech: An art-filled journey...

A flight-free adventure between the UK and North Africa offers the romance of slow...

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The Napa Valley Wine Train Announces “Grape Stomp at Grgich Hills”

The Napa Valley Wine Train Announces “Grape Stomp at Grgich...

The Napa Valley Wine Train Announces “Grape Stomp at Grgich Hills” gaurav.banerji...

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Tradewind Aviation Launches New Routes to the Bahamas

Tradewind Aviation Launches New Routes to the Bahamas

Tradewind Aviation Launches New Routes to the Bahamas gaurav.banerji Fri, 06/14/2024...

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Greece warned to make urgent change if it wants to keep tourists

Greece warned to make urgent change if it wants to keep...

‘In Santorini, even tourists complain about the great number of tourists’

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Greece heatwave: Warning for tourists after four dead and more missing in record temperatures

Greece heatwave: Warning for tourists after four dead and...

The earliest recorded heatwave could be a taste of what is to come for the country...

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Here’s the safety reason why airlines don’t allow pilots to have beards

Here’s the safety reason why airlines don’t allow pilots...

Some airlines have strict rules on facial hair due to safety requirements

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Flight delays: What rights do you have to compensation if your plane is late?

Flight delays: What rights do you have to compensation...

As new figures reveal widespread delays, what obligations does the airline have...

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Best pubs, bars and outdoor places to watch Euro 2024 games in the UK

Best pubs, bars and outdoor places to watch Euro 2024 games...

If you can’t make it to Germany to watch the games live, you can still enjoy a great...

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Fares to Paris for Olympics now tumbling as visitors shun the Games

Fares to Paris for Olympics now tumbling as visitors shun...

Exclusive: Eurostar tickets are now below £100, with Ryanair flights as cheap as...

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Medical Wellness Concept Launched at Anantara Layan Phuket Resort

Medical Wellness Concept Launched at Anantara Layan Phuket...

Medical Wellness Concept Launched at Anantara Layan Phuket Resort gaurav.banerji...

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Editor's Letter: Savor the Gratitude You Deserve

Editor's Letter: Savor the Gratitude You Deserve

Editor's Letter: Savor the Gratitude You Deserve gaurav.banerji Wed, 06/12/2024...

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Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor Unveils New Electric Tuk-Tuks

Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor Unveils New Electric Tuk-Tuks

Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor Unveils New Electric Tuk-Tuks gaurav.banerji Thu, 06/13/2024...

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Cyprus and Greece extreme heat: What the wildfires and high temperatures could mean for your holiday

Cyprus and Greece extreme heat: What the wildfires and...

Exclusive: Temperatures of 43C and above are forecast for Cyprus and parts of Greece...

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I drove across Saudi Arabia as a solo woman – and what I discovered may surprise you

I drove across Saudi Arabia as a solo woman – and what...

Faced with long stretches of desert and camel-lined roads – and with some apprehension...

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Inside the luxury Puglia hotel where world leaders will stay for the G7 summit

Inside the luxury Puglia hotel where world leaders will...

The family-owned Borgo Egnazia hotel is modelled on a traditional Puglian village...

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Qatar Airways passengers stuck in plane on runway for three hours with no cooling in Athens heatwave

Qatar Airways passengers stuck in plane on runway for three...

Passengers suffer nose bleed and breathing difficulty as captain refuses to let...

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A private plane vanished 53 years ago with 5 men onboard. Divers may have finally discovered its fate

A private plane vanished 53 years ago with 5 men onboard....

The corporate jet disappeared shortly after departing the Burlington airport for...

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Maria Sharapova Launches Retreat Experience At Amanzoe, Greece

Maria Sharapova Launches Retreat Experience At Amanzoe,...

Maria Sharapova Launches Retreat Experience At Amanzoe, Greece gaurav.banerji Tue,...

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Mandarin Oriental, Boston Unveils Summer Experiences

Mandarin Oriental, Boston Unveils Summer Experiences

Mandarin Oriental, Boston Unveils Summer Experiences gaurav.banerji Tue, 06/11/2024...

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A&K Announces Raja Ampat and Spice Islands Itinerary for 2025

A&K Announces Raja Ampat and Spice Islands Itinerary for...

A&K Announces Raja Ampat and Spice Islands Itinerary for 2025 gaurav.banerji Wed,...

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‘I decided screw it, let’s give it a go’: Richard Branson says airlines were ‘abysmal’ when he started Virgin

‘I decided screw it, let’s give it a go’: Richard Branson...

Exclusive: In 1984, the Virgin Atlantic founder wondered: ‘will we last more than...

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How to island hop around the Caribbean like a pro

How to island hop around the Caribbean like a pro

In this episode of Travel Smart, join The Independent’s travel experts Simon Calder...

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Passenger gets banned from flight for using viral packing trick

Passenger gets banned from flight for using viral packing...

‘Stop letting these social media sites give you tips and tricks because sometimes...

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The Best of Bali Nightlife

The Best of Bali Nightlife

One of the many reasons why travellers visit Bali is to temporarily escape the woes...

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British Airways plane on nine-hour ‘flight to nowhere’ after technical issue forces turnaround

British Airways plane on nine-hour ‘flight to nowhere’...

The Houston-bound plane had just crossed the Canadian border before backtracking

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Where is Bridgerton filmed? The real life locations to visit for a tour of ‘the ton’

Where is Bridgerton filmed? The real life locations to...

Here are the palaces, parks and stately homes behind Netflix’s Regency high society...

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Boeing only received orders for four new planes in May as it continues to deal with safety concerns blowback

Boeing only received orders for four new planes in May...

The plane manufacturer has a backlog of 5,600 orders that have yet to be filled

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Omni Hotels & Resorts Launches "The Ultimate Arizona Getaway"

Omni Hotels & Resorts Launches "The Ultimate Arizona Getaway"

Omni Hotels & Resorts Launches "The Ultimate Arizona Getaway" gaurav.banerji Mon,...

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Pennsylvania’s Nemacolin Resort Unveils Renovated Hotel, The Chateau

Pennsylvania’s Nemacolin Resort Unveils Renovated Hotel,...

Pennsylvania’s Nemacolin Resort Unveils Renovated Hotel, The Chateau gaurav.banerji...

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Nobu Hotel Santorini Offering “Holistic Astrology Retreat”

Nobu Hotel Santorini Offering “Holistic Astrology Retreat”

Nobu Hotel Santorini Offering “Holistic Astrology Retreat” gaurav.banerji Tue, 06/11/2024...

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Ryanair flies British couple to the wrong country after ‘unbelievable’ airport mistake

Ryanair flies British couple to the wrong country after...

Exclusive: Andrew and Victoria Gore were part of a 12-strong family trip to Spain’s...

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Vatican employee accused of stealing priceless Bernini manuscript from archives and trying to sell it for $130k

Vatican employee accused of stealing priceless Bernini...

Vatican authorities reportedly arrested the man in a sting operation

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Techno, punk and opera – a weekend exploring Berlin’s music scene

Techno, punk and opera – a weekend exploring Berlin’s music...

As the German capital’s techno scene gains Unesco cultural heritage status, Robyn...

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Austrian plane suffers severe damage to nose and windshield flying through hailstorm

Austrian plane suffers severe damage to nose and windshield...

There were 173 passengers and six crew onboard when flight hit turbulence

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Exploring South Africa’s Vibrant Food Scene

Exploring South Africa’s Vibrant Food Scene

South Africa’s vibrant food scene is a feast for the senses. From renowned five-star...

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15 Reasons Why Vietnam is a Digital Nomad’s Dream Destination

15 Reasons Why Vietnam is a Digital Nomad’s Dream Destination

Let’s talk about why Vietnam is a digital nomad’s dream destination. I’ve spent...

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Lotte New York Palace Offers Yankees-Themed Packages

Lotte New York Palace Offers Yankees-Themed Packages

Lotte New York Palace Offers Yankees-Themed Packages gaurav.banerji Fri, 06/07/2024...

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Sofitel New York Announces Renovation Plans

Sofitel New York Announces Renovation Plans

Sofitel New York Announces Renovation Plans gaurav.banerji Fri, 06/07/2024 - 17:45...

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The Ritz-Carlton to Enter Mexico’s Caribbean Coast

The Ritz-Carlton to Enter Mexico’s Caribbean Coast

The Ritz-Carlton to Enter Mexico’s Caribbean Coast gaurav.banerji Mon, 06/10/2024...

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Haute cuisine, street eats and supper clubs under the stars: why Barbados is the Caribbean’s Culinary Capital

Haute cuisine, street eats and supper clubs under the stars:...

From Michelin-starred restaurants to beach BBQs, discover the best in Bajan food...

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The Dominican Republic: beautiful beaches and urban adventures in the Caribbean

The Dominican Republic: beautiful beaches and urban adventures...

In this episode of Travel Smart The Independent’s travel experts Simon Calder and...

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Richard Branson says getting rid of bars on his planes was ‘dreadful mistake’ and will bring them back

Richard Branson says getting rid of bars on his planes...

Bar services were stopped in 2019 in favour of a ‘loft’ area

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6 of the best Thailand holiday destinations for luxury retreats and budget breaks

6 of the best Thailand holiday destinations for luxury...

Experience the ‘Land of Smiles’ in all its authentic glory, from jungle rafts to...

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Passenger describes ‘crying and screaming’ during Southwest Airlines emergency landing after tire failure

Passenger describes ‘crying and screaming’ during Southwest...

Flight attendants were preparing passengers to use emergency doors and slides, she...

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6 best Bali holiday destinations and where to stay for a tropical getaway

6 best Bali holiday destinations and where to stay for...

With rainforests, golden beaches and towering hills, this Indonesian island hotspot...

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Experts reveal the best plane seats to avoid turbulence

Experts reveal the best plane seats to avoid turbulence

‘The ride while sitting near the wings may feel less turbulent,’ an American Airlines...

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Experts share tips on protecting pets during flight emergencies

Experts share tips on protecting pets during flight emergencies

Experts suggest keeping pets inside a hard-shelled carrying case for in-flight emergencies...

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Teenager leaves family behind on island after they miss cruise departure

Teenager leaves family behind on island after they miss...

‘You would never have been able to prevent the cruise ship from leaving. They have...

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Airport security U-turn: passengers face 100ml liquids rule again over equipment concerns

Airport security U-turn: passengers face 100ml liquids...

Exclusive: Farce for travellers as carry-on rules ordered to revert ahead of busy...

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Has the shadow of Covid finally departed for travel?

Has the shadow of Covid finally departed for travel?

The Man Who Pays His Way: The last Cathay Pacific plane to seek sanctuary in the...

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10 best luxury holiday destinations around the world for 2024

10 best luxury holiday destinations around the world for...

From Lake Como to the Seychelles, here’s our pick of the world’s most decadent destinations...

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Italy’s Palazzo di Varignana Opens New Luxury Villas

Italy’s Palazzo di Varignana Opens New Luxury Villas

Italy’s Palazzo di Varignana Opens New Luxury Villas gaurav.banerji Thu, 06/06/2024...

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The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection Unveils Dining Outlets Aboard Ilma

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection Unveils Dining Outlets...

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection Unveils Dining Outlets Aboard Ilma gaurav.banerji...

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Disaster narrowly avoided as plane clears Bristol Airport runway with just seconds to spare

Disaster narrowly avoided as plane clears Bristol Airport...

Boeing aircraft, operated by TUI, departed for Las Palmas, Gran Canaria with 163...

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Holidaymakers asked to pay twice for hotels following collapse of German travel firm

Holidaymakers asked to pay twice for hotels following collapse...

‘We are aware of situations where guests are being asked to pay for their accommodation...

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Natural Habitat Adventures Launches New Kenya Safari for 2025

Natural Habitat Adventures Launches New Kenya Safari for...

Natural Habitat Adventures Launches New Kenya Safari for 2025 gaurav.banerji Fri,...

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70 passengers on luxury Celebrity Cruises voyage to Alaska fall sick with norovirus

70 passengers on luxury Celebrity Cruises voyage to Alaska...

Symptoms reported by passengers and crew aboard the Celebrity Summit cruise ship...

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Taylor Swift fan headed to Lyon for Eras Tour is turned away from overbooked British Airways flight

Taylor Swift fan headed to Lyon for Eras Tour is turned...

Exclusive: BA offered Megan Ridout a later flight that arrived 90 minutes after...

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Why do airlines overbook flights and what happens if you are offloaded?

Why do airlines overbook flights and what happens if you...

Selling more tickets than there are seats available makes good sense – as long as...

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Crystal Relocates North American Trade Reservations Team to Miami HQ

Crystal Relocates North American Trade Reservations Team...

Crystal Relocates North American Trade Reservations Team to Miami HQ gaurav.banerji...

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Signature Travel Network Acquires Non-Profit Pack for a Purpose

Signature Travel Network Acquires Non-Profit Pack for a...

Signature Travel Network Acquires Non-Profit Pack for a Purpose gaurav.banerji Wed,...

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Journey through Trogir, Salona and the Klis Fortress

Journey through Trogir, Salona and the Klis Fortress

Discover the history-drenched southern coast of Croatia and soak in Game of Thrones...

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Best luxury UK hotels 2024: Where to stay for great food, family adventures and spa retreats

Best luxury UK hotels 2024: Where to stay for great food,...

From rural country houses to grand dames in the city, here’s our pick of decadent...

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Here’s why Croatia’s Makarska Riviera is all about the drama

Here’s why Croatia’s Makarska Riviera is all about the...

Historical architecture, high altitude nature parks and imposing canyons – this...

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France’s Althoff Villa Belrose Reopens With Restyled Rooms

France’s Althoff Villa Belrose Reopens With Restyled Rooms

France’s Althoff Villa Belrose Reopens With Restyled Rooms gaurav.banerji Tue, 06/04/2024...

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A&K Expands “Luxury Expedition Cruises” Portfolio for 2025

A&K Expands “Luxury Expedition Cruises” Portfolio for 2025

A&K Expands “Luxury Expedition Cruises” Portfolio for 2025 gaurav.banerji Wed, 06/05/2024...

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Mandarin Oriental Opens Second London Property

Mandarin Oriental Opens Second London Property

Mandarin Oriental Opens Second London Property gaurav.banerji Tue, 06/04/2024 -...

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Brits are seeking out this picturesque Montenegro town as an alternative to Croatia

Brits are seeking out this picturesque Montenegro town...

Searches for flights to Tivat have jumped in the past 12 months

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Second Japan town blocks view of Mount Fuji in battle with problem tourists

Second Japan town blocks view of Mount Fuji in battle with...

Influencers blamed as unruly visitors disrupt community in their search for the...

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The best UK theme parks and when to visit

The best UK theme parks and when to visit

From exhilarating rollercoasters to dinosaurs and Lego, Britain offers myriad options...

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This paradise island has got its mojo back – cheaper than Bali and without the crowds

This paradise island has got its mojo back – cheaper than...

Indonesia’s islands still conjure up alluring far-flung escapism, but with that...

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This Mallorca village has become one of the most exclusive spots in the Balearics – yet retains its boho charm

This Mallorca village has become one of the most exclusive...

Tucked between the mountains and sea, the village of Deia is a favourite of the...

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The Beaumont Appoints Stuart Procter as Chief Executive

The Beaumont Appoints Stuart Procter as Chief Executive

The Beaumont Appoints Stuart Procter as Chief Executive gaurav.banerji Mon, 06/03/2024...

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Marriott Announces Conversion of Three U.S. Properties to Bonvoy Brands

Marriott Announces Conversion of Three U.S. Properties...

Marriott Announces Conversion of Three U.S. Properties to Bonvoy Brands gaurav.banerji...

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Across France for £1.35 per day: A new deal for young rail travellers

Across France for £1.35 per day: A new deal for young rail...

Train Talk: Summer promotion emulates Germany’s post-pandemic transport offer –...

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Huge Ibiza inferno delays flights with smoke plumes seen across the island

Huge Ibiza inferno delays flights with smoke plumes seen...

Around 20 flights were delayed this afternoon

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30 cruise ship passengers fall ill on Boeing plane flying home to Texas

30 cruise ship passengers fall ill on Boeing plane flying...

Officials from the fire department noted that the passengers were exhibiting flu-like...

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Hotel Byblos Saint-Tropez Unveils Four Suites Designed by Laura Gonzalez

Hotel Byblos Saint-Tropez Unveils Four Suites Designed...

Hotel Byblos Saint-Tropez Unveils Four Suites Designed by Laura Gonzalez gaurav.banerji...

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Carnival drops popular Australia cruise brand after more than 90 years

Carnival drops popular Australia cruise brand after more...

Carnival Corporation will absorb P&O Cruises Australia in 2025

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Airline boss brands Heathrow a ‘Second World War’ terminal that’s ‘not good enough’ for customer experience

Airline boss brands Heathrow a ‘Second World War’ terminal...

Head of Emirates says that parts of the UK’s busiest airport are ‘seriously lagging...

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Seabourn Introduces New Zero-Proof Cocktail Experience

Seabourn Introduces New Zero-Proof Cocktail Experience

Seabourn Introduces New Zero-Proof Cocktail Experience gaurav.banerji Fri, 05/31/2024...

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Taste life like the locals: discover the natural and cultural highlights of Tobago

Taste life like the locals: discover the natural and cultural...

In this episode ofTravel Smart, The Independent’s travel experts Simon Calder and...

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Eight-hour flight diverts to Dublin after disruptive passenger and medical case both cause chaos onboard

Eight-hour flight diverts to Dublin after disruptive passenger...

An ambulance and police officers met the aircraft after the unexpected landing

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Mexico Digital Nomad Visa: Requirements & How to Apply

Mexico Digital Nomad Visa: Requirements & How to Apply

One of the many things I love about Mexico is how easy it is to visit and stay for...

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises Unveils Enhanced All-Inclusive Fares

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Unveils Enhanced All-Inclusive...

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Unveils Enhanced All-Inclusive Fares gaurav.banerji Thu,...

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AmaWaterways Announces Two New River Ships for 2026

AmaWaterways Announces Two New River Ships for 2026

AmaWaterways Announces Two New River Ships for 2026 gaurav.banerji Fri, 05/31/2024...

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Africa’s largest country is one of world tourism’s undiscovered gems. For now

Africa’s largest country is one of world tourism’s undiscovered...

Algeria wants to lure more visitors to the cultural and scenic treasures of Africa’s...

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Tourist arrested after defacing Roman villa that survived Mount Vesuvius eruption

Tourist arrested after defacing Roman villa that survived...

Italy is getting tougher on those who damage monuments and cultural sites after...

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Venice bans loudspeakers and caps tour group numbers in latest move against overtourism

Venice bans loudspeakers and caps tour group numbers in...

Tourists in groups of over 25 people can no longer sightsee in the Italian city

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Time for easyJet to reflect on how it deals with passengers

Time for easyJet to reflect on how it deals with passengers

The Man Who Pays His Way: What easyJet should learn from its latest passport foul-up...

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The best LGBT-friendly holiday destinations around the world, from honeymoons to partying

The best LGBT-friendly holiday destinations around the...

These are some of the top places to go for a safe, welcoming and memorable break...

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Airport security liquids rule – what is changing?

Airport security liquids rule – what is changing?

Some UK airports are now using advanced CT scanners, meaning liquids and laptops...

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Le Pavillon de la Reine hotel review

Le Pavillon de la Reine hotel review

Jacob Stolworthy checks in

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Here’s why St Lucia is becoming the hiking hotspot of the Caribbean

Here’s why St Lucia is becoming the hiking hotspot of the...

In this episode of Travel Smart, The Independent’s travel experts Simon Calder and...

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The 10 best holiday destinations in August for summer sun

The 10 best holiday destinations in August for summer sun

From Spain to Sri Lanka, these are the places to go if you want to get out and about...

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The ultimate foodie escape: unearth Grenada’s rich spices and tasty chocolate

The ultimate foodie escape: unearth Grenada’s rich spices...

In this episode of Travel Smart, The Independent’s travel experts Simon Calder and...

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17 Rand-Friendly Overseas Destinations

17 Rand-Friendly Overseas Destinations

If you’ve given up all hope of finding cheap international holiday destinations,...

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The Leading Hotels of the World Unveils Summer Collection

The Leading Hotels of the World Unveils Summer Collection

The Leading Hotels of the World Unveils Summer Collection gaurav.banerji Fri, 05/31/2024...

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Safrans du Monde Launches New Customizable Itinerary for 2025

Safrans du Monde Launches New Customizable Itinerary for...

Safrans du Monde Launches New Customizable Itinerary for 2025 gaurav.banerji Thu,...

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8 best Hawaii beaches to visit for a slice of paradise

8 best Hawaii beaches to visit for a slice of paradise

From snorkelling spots to black volcanic sand stretches

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‘I’m a flight attendant - this is the real reason we greet you on board’

‘I’m a flight attendant - this is the real reason we greet...

A flight attendant has revealed the real reason why they greet passengers as they...

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British tourists on stag do arrested after huge brawl in Mallorca restaurant

British tourists on stag do arrested after huge brawl in...

The incident is said to have started when a waiter asked the visitors not to throw...

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Star Clippers Unveils 2024-25 Theme Cruise Calendar

Star Clippers Unveils 2024-25 Theme Cruise Calendar

Star Clippers Unveils 2024-25 Theme Cruise Calendar gaurav.banerji Wed, 05/29/2024...

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Ambergris Cay Launches Astrology-Themed Itineraries

Ambergris Cay Launches Astrology-Themed Itineraries

Ambergris Cay Launches Astrology-Themed Itineraries gaurav.banerji Thu, 05/30/2024...

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Eurostar chaos for passengers after new UK Border Force IT failure

Eurostar chaos for passengers after new UK Border Force...

Exclusive: Cross-Channel rail firm has cancelled Paris-London trains and urges passengers...

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10 of the best days out to treat dad this Father’s Day

10 of the best days out to treat dad this Father’s Day

Quality time with your paternal figure is a great way to celebrate this 16 June...

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EasyJet missed six opportunities to admit wrongly turning away a passenger

EasyJet missed six opportunities to admit wrongly turning...

Exclusive: For weeks Britain's biggest budget airline insisted that its misinterpretation...

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Regent Seven Seas, Aston Martin Unveil New “Spotlight Voyage”

Regent Seven Seas, Aston Martin Unveil New “Spotlight Voyage”

Regent Seven Seas, Aston Martin Unveil New “Spotlight Voyage” gaurav.banerji Wed,...

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Hyatt to Debut New Hot Spring Ryokan Brand ATONA in Japan in 2026

Hyatt to Debut New Hot Spring Ryokan Brand ATONA in Japan...

Hyatt to Debut New Hot Spring Ryokan Brand ATONA in Japan in 2026 gaurav.banerji...

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Forget Lyon, go to Preston: How Lancashire forged a sublime food scene to rival the best in France

Forget Lyon, go to Preston: How Lancashire forged a sublime...

With pockets rich in Michelin stars, rural Lancashire is up there with the Basque...

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Plane takes off metres away from edge of runway at Brazilian airport

Plane takes off metres away from edge of runway at Brazilian...

A plane was metres away from the end of a runway as it took off at Sao Paulo Congonhas...

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Boeing 737 cleared busy road by only 100ft because of ‘serious’ throttle fault – investigators

Boeing 737 cleared busy road by only 100ft because of ‘serious’...

Boeing tells investigators autothrottles on its 737-800s had ‘a long history of...

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Silversea Announces World Cruise 2027

Silversea Announces World Cruise 2027

Silversea Announces World Cruise 2027 gaurav.banerji Tue, 05/28/2024 - 15:08

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Borgo Tre Opens on the Hills of Lake Garda, Italy

Borgo Tre Opens on the Hills of Lake Garda, Italy

Borgo Tre Opens on the Hills of Lake Garda, Italy gaurav.banerji Tue, 05/28/2024...

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Frontier Airlines CEO wants crackdown on imposters using wheelchairs on flights

Frontier Airlines CEO wants crackdown on imposters using...

‘There is massive, rampant abuse of special services. There are people using wheelchair...

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Mocked mastermind behind double-decker airplane seats unveils his vision for first and business class

Mocked mastermind behind double-decker airplane seats unveils...

The economy model of the seats attracted widespread criticism

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Political opponents unite to demand end of Turkish Cypriot isolation

Political opponents unite to demand end of Turkish Cypriot...

Labour’s former foreign secretary Lord Straw and ex-Tory leader Sir Iain Duncan...

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EasyJet leave passenger almost £1,500 out of pocket after wrongly denying boarding – again

EasyJet leave passenger almost £1,500 out of pocket after...

Exclusive: Britain’s biggest budget airline wrongly claims UK passports ‘expire...

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Paying £1,000 a night at the Ritz in London’s Mayfair? Loo roll included, promises Booking.com

Paying £1,000 a night at the Ritz in London’s Mayfair?...

Exclusive: Giant online travel agent also reassures guests booking the 72nd floor...

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This travel company is offering a Paris Olympics trip worth £16,000 to ‘luxury sports critic’

This travel company is offering a Paris Olympics trip worth...

Exclusive: A high-end hotel, private champagne tasting, and tickets to the opening...

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Windstar Cruises Unveils 2025-26 Winter Mediterranean Voyages

Windstar Cruises Unveils 2025-26 Winter Mediterranean Voyages

Windstar Cruises Unveils 2025-26 Winter Mediterranean Voyages gaurav.banerji Fri,...

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Vietnam’s InterContinental Danang Celebrates Late Anthony Bourdain

Vietnam’s InterContinental Danang Celebrates Late Anthony...

Vietnam’s InterContinental Danang Celebrates Late Anthony Bourdain gaurav.banerji...

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Questex’s ULTRA Summit Affirms Positive Outlook for the Luxury Travel Segment

Questex’s ULTRA Summit Affirms Positive Outlook for the...

Questex’s ULTRA Summit Affirms Positive Outlook for the Luxury Travel Segment mturner...

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Terrified passengers brace for emergency water landing on flight from Jamaica to Florida

Terrified passengers brace for emergency water landing...

Spirit Airliens flight NK270 was forced to return to island’s Montego Bay shortly...

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Passenger dies after jumping off world’s largest cruise ship as it sets sail from Florida

Passenger dies after jumping off world’s largest cruise...

The passenger was pronounced deceased sometime after he was found and bought back...

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Thorpe Park’s new Hyperia rollercoaster shuts suddenly due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’

Thorpe Park’s new Hyperia rollercoaster shuts suddenly...

Thorpe Park ‘unable to commit’ to reopening the new ride

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Tourists in Japan have already poked holes in barrier blocking Mount Fuji view: ‘It’s a shame’

Tourists in Japan have already poked holes in barrier blocking...

Black mesh blocking the Mount Fuji view has already been pierced with holes one...

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Food allergies and flying – what you need to know

Food allergies and flying – what you need to know

There is no international agreement among airlines on food allergy policies

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An Oregon survivalist mysteriously vanished in ‘Valley of Death’ 8 years ago. His family still wants answers

An Oregon survivalist mysteriously vanished in ‘Valley...

Dozens of travelers have gone missing in the Parvati Valley since the 1990s

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15 Reasons Why Thailand is a Digital Nomad’s Dream Destination

15 Reasons Why Thailand is a Digital Nomad’s Dream Destination

Being a digital nomad in Thailand feels like you’ve won the lottery or you’re royalty...

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The secret heart-shaped European peninsula perfect for a foodie holiday

The secret heart-shaped European peninsula perfect for...

Fancy oysters straight from cages underneath a pontoon? Kirsty Masterman immerses...

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10 Best Coworking Spaces in Hanoi

10 Best Coworking Spaces in Hanoi

Here is a list of the 10 best coworking spaces in Hanoi. Vietnam’s capital city...

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Twelve passengers injured during turbulence on Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Dublin

Twelve passengers injured during turbulence on Qatar Airways...

Six passengers and six crew injured during Qatar Airways flight, Dublin Airport...

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Papua New Guinea landslide death toll climbs to 670

Papua New Guinea landslide death toll climbs to 670

Landslide also buried around 150 houses

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Tourism warning as thousands of furious locals block streets at Spanish holiday destination

Tourism warning as thousands of furious locals block streets...

It comes as polcie said a deadly restaurant collapse on the island was possibly...

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Mandarin Oriental to Open Luxury Hotel in Rome in 2026

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Warning for travellers to check vaccination and medication requirements after rise in malaria cases

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6 Signs You’re Ready to Start Your Own Online Business

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8 of the best cities to visit in France for a short break

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Singapore Airlines: Experts from around the world begin probe of deadly turbulence

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Magaluf mayor says ‘all Brits are welcome’ as anti-tourism protests pick up

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15 Best Cafes in Hanoi (Laptop Friendly)

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Elon Musk launches Starlink satellite internet service in Indonesia

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10 best things to do in the UK this May half term

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The all-inclusive package costs less than a London studio flat

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New cruise line offers ‘unlimited’ holidays at sea – for $299,999

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EasyJet CEO Johan Lundgren to step down next year

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Spain half-term holidays warning as anti-tourist protests planned on popular islands

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Activists say ‘Ibiza cannot take anymore’ while Mallorca is at risk of becoming...

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Albania is the next big Mediterranean holiday destination, Tui boss reveals

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There are protests across Spain against mass tourism

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Passport-free ‘FaceBoarding’ trial at airports could mean major changes for how you travel

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Travellers can keep their passport in their pocket using the facial recognition...

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Tourist dies after falling off Hong Kong’s popular Lion Rock mountain

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Police say the man targeted vulnerable passengers, especially elderly women

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Mention the word Croatia, and Dubrovnik is probably the first city that springs...

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Geneva, Basel and St Gallen have all thrown their hats into the eccentric musical...

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Emergency crews burst into applaunce as plane makes ‘wheels-up’ landing

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Junctions 9 and 10 in Surrey were closed at 9pm on Friday and will remain shut off...

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Tough alcohol restrictions are in place at busy resorts in Ibiza and Majorca to...

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M25 closure – live: Heavy traffic at junction 9 and 10...

Junctions 9 and 10 in Surrey were closed at 9pm on Friday and will remain shut off...

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The motorway is closed between junctions 9 and 10 with a 19-mile signposted diversion...

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M25 closure – live: Drivers warned to pack extra food and drink as motorway shuts with 19-mile diversion

M25 closure – live: Drivers warned to pack extra food and...

Junctions 9 and 10 in Surrey were closed at 9pm on Friday and will remain shut off...

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Looking for an antidote to the hubbub of Jaipur? This palatial countryside resort...

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Junctions 9 and 10 in Surrey were closed at 9pm on Friday and will remain shut off...

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The star of the Solent is too often labelled as an outdated seaside spot but it...

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Passengers now fret about flying on 737 Max 9 and 787 ‘Dreamliner’ models

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The motorway will be closed between junctions 9 and 10 with a 19-mile signposted...

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M25 closure – live: Drivers warned of delays and 19-mile diversion as motorway shuts for full weekend

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Junctions 9 and 10 in Surrey will be closed from 9pm on Friday until 6am on Monday...

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The Boeing 737 was carrying 85 people and was heading for Bamako

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Passengers flee burning Boeing jet that skidded off runway in Senegal

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Passengers fled a burning Boeing 737 plane after the aircraft, which was carrying...

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A new section based around the hit movie Frozen has been rumoured. Zootopia, Coco...

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Poor communication and lack of training led to travellers fleeing carriages in an...

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Early reports suggest the plane in a Boeing 737-300

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Thousands stranded as airline considers bankruptcy

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From theme parks and wine cellars to beaches and cultural experiences, dive into...

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Home Office says there is no indication of malicious cyber activity

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Despite fearing that pressure on the purse strings would mean no holiday abroad...

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The Boeing 767, flying from Paris, told the traffic control tower at Istanbul Airport...

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Long queues were seen at Gatwick Airport on Tuesday, 7 May, amid a “nationwide issue”...

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This European destination is one of my favorite places in the world, and once you...

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As a digital nomad, the capital of Thailand is pretty much the dream city. It’s...

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Skiing in Montana provides perspective on why they call it the Big Sky state. When...

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Simon Calder tackles your travel questions on flight cancellations,...

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Flight cancelled? You are due a replacement flight as soon as possible, meals and...

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From ski races to snowy hikes and charming Christmas markets, find your perfect winter break in Kitzbühel

From ski races to snowy hikes and charming Christmas markets,...

One of the most legendary sports towns in the Alps, Kitzbühel is the perfect place...

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A ski resort for the whole family? Welcome to Ski Juwel Alpbachtal Wildschönau

A ski resort for the whole family? Welcome to Ski Juwel...

With 113 kilometres of gloriously wide, long slopes across four peaks, 25 authentic,...

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Bikepacking Norfolk’s Rebellion Way on a two-wheeled adventure

Bikepacking Norfolk’s Rebellion Way on a two-wheeled adventure

The greener version of backpacking is the latest travel trend to hit UK shores....

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Which Italy flights are affected by strikes this weekend?

Which Italy flights are affected by strikes this weekend?

EasyJet has cancelled around 200 flights amid strike disruption

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12 passengers injured after ‘severe turbulence’ hits Spain to Argentina flight

12 passengers injured after ‘severe turbulence’ hits Spain...

‘It suddenly went down and we shot towards the ceiling,’ says shaken-up passenger...

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Spain drops demand for Covid test or jabs

Spain drops demand for Covid test or jabs

Outside Europe, travel into a number of countries remains difficult without proof...

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CDC admonishes Tucker Carlson for falsely claiming it will require Covid shots for public school children

CDC admonishes Tucker Carlson for falsely claiming it will...

The Fox News host attacked the CDC after being indirectly called out on Twitter

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Tourist fined over £1,000 for ‘brazenly’ feeding dingo biscuits

Tourist fined over £1,000 for ‘brazenly’ feeding dingo...

‘Feeding wongari can cause them to become habituated and approach people for food,...

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World Cup: England and Wales fans warned of strict alcohol and drug laws in Qatar

World Cup: England and Wales fans warned of strict alcohol...

‘It is a trip to the unknown,’ says Paul Corkrey, Fan Embassy Wales

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Ryanair ‘bans’ James Corden following restaurant furore

Ryanair ‘bans’ James Corden following restaurant furore

Actor could miss out on budget flights after being called out for bad restaurant...

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Flights in mornings and on weekends ‘best to save money and avoid cancellations’

Flights in mornings and on weekends ‘best to save money...

Ticket sales data reveals latest trends

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Snake on a plane: Passengers shriek as snake reptile slithers through business class cabin

Snake on a plane: Passengers shriek as snake reptile slithers...

It turned out to be a harmless garter snake, according to animal control

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How to spend a day in Jaffa, Tel Aviv’s historic port neighbourhood

How to spend a day in Jaffa, Tel Aviv’s historic port neighbourhood

From Palestinian street eats to next-gen galleries and centuries-old relics, Jaffa...

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Three arrested after security alert on EasyJet plane at Stansted

Three arrested after security alert on EasyJet plane at...

Three men arrested on suspicion of making bomb hoax

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Staff at 14 train companies to stage new strikes next month

Staff at 14 train companies to stage new strikes next month

Action on November 3 and 5 will coincide with strikes by RMT members

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National Rail train strikes November 2022 dates

National Rail train strikes November 2022 dates

Three more national rail strikes have been called by the RMT union.

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Network Rail train strike dates in November 2022

Network Rail train strike dates in November 2022

Three more national rail strikes have been called by the RMT union.

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National Rail train strike dates in November 2022

National Rail train strike dates in November 2022

Three more national rail strikes have been called by the RMT union.

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Immerse yourself in Kenya with these seven authentic experiences

Immerse yourself in Kenya with these seven authentic experiences

It’s well known for safari and beaches, but there’s much more to this magical country...

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Stunning shores: discover the bucket-list beaches and secret islands of Kenya

Stunning shores: discover the bucket-list beaches and secret...

Discover the magic of Kenya’s wild side with our guide to its natural treasures

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Kenya uncovered: explore the landscapes of this ultimate bucket-list destination

Kenya uncovered: explore the landscapes of this ultimate...

From red savannahs and lush rainforests to soaring mountains and pristine beaches,...

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When are the train strikes in November 2022?

When are the train strikes in November 2022?

Three more national rail strikes have been called by the RMT union on 3, 5 and 7...

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More Network Rail strikes announced as workers to walk out on three days in November

More Network Rail strikes announced as workers to walk...

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union to walk out on 3, 5 and 7 November

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Flight numbers down, air fares up, reveals European Aviation report

Flight numbers down, air fares up, reveals European Aviation...

Plane Talk: Tickets cost 15 per cent more in July 2022 than they did three years...

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Ryanair boss blames ‘car crash’ economic crisis on Brexit ‘failure’

Ryanair boss blames ‘car crash’ economic crisis on Brexit...

Michael O’Leary hopes the appointing of Jeremy Hunt will lead to more ‘sensible’...

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‘Not about physical strength, but spiritual endurance’: A sense of history at the World Nomad Games

‘Not about physical strength, but spiritual endurance’:...

During a visit to Turkey, William Hosie gets caught up in the sights and sounds...

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‘Tiny hotel’ built by 25-year-old in Texas makes $500,000 in bookings in just one year

‘Tiny hotel’ built by 25-year-old in Texas makes $500,000...

The property has gained over 50,000 followers on social media

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Two killed as 10-seat plane crashes into Ohio car dealership

Two killed as 10-seat plane crashes into Ohio car dealership

The pilot and the sole passenger aboard the twin-engine plane were killed

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Ask Me Anything: Simon Calder to answer your questions on Cost of Travel crisis, budget breaks and winter sun

Ask Me Anything: Simon Calder to answer your questions...

Ask our expert how to make your holiday money go further

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‘Inca cruise’ bypasses Peru, heartland of the ancient empire

‘Inca cruise’ bypasses Peru, heartland of the ancient empire

Exclusive: A zero-tolerance policy means that a single positive Covid-19 case on...

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Trains in disarray even without national strikes, as rail staff vote on more industrial action

Trains in disarray even without national strikes, as rail...

‘This is your chance to keep up the pressure on the employers,’ says message from...

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Government to demand ‘minimum service levels’ during rail strikes – but will it work?

Government to demand ‘minimum service levels’ during rail...

‘The train companies don’t want to run minimum service levels because they know...

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More than half of London-Edinburgh travellers now going by train instead of plane

More than half of London-Edinburgh travellers now going...

New low-cost trains have helped travellers switch from domestic flights to rail...

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‘I feel dumb and ashamed’: Woman slams Istanbul Airport for not stocking a single menstrual product

‘I feel dumb and ashamed’: Woman slams Istanbul Airport...

‘I should not be embarrassed, Istanbul Airport should be embarrassed,’ she said

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Turkish Airlines flight diverted after passenger ‘bites attendant’s finger’ in fight

Turkish Airlines flight diverted after passenger ‘bites...

A video of the incident went viral last week after a fellow traveller posted footage...

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Forget Naples – why pizza-lovers should stay at its under-the-radar neighbour

Forget Naples – why pizza-lovers should stay at its under-the-radar...

Head to the mediaeval town of Caiazzo for a slice of the action, advises Sorrell...

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Mayor of Liverpool slams ‘silly’ hotel price hike for Eurovision 2023

Mayor of Liverpool slams ‘silly’ hotel price hike for Eurovision...

‘Eurovision is a great thing for our city and we don’t want people to be exploited,’...

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Iconic Airbus A380 plane bar sells at auction for $50,000

Iconic Airbus A380 plane bar sells at auction for $50,000

All proceeds from the ex-Emirates inflight bar will go to charity

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Travel retailers deplore government U-turn on VAT-free shopping

Travel retailers deplore government U-turn on VAT-free...

Heathrow predicts: ‘Further regression of high streets, shopping centres, ports...

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World’s most dangerous countries to visit revealed

World’s most dangerous countries to visit revealed

Thailand, Turkey and the Philippines pose ‘medium risk’ to travellers, study claims...

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When are the train strikes in October 2022?

When are the train strikes in October 2022?

Industrial action is continuing at several train operators through October

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Hotel worker shares how to check for bed bugs before unpacking

Hotel worker shares how to check for bed bugs before unpacking

‘I check my rooms before I even get unpacked,’ the hotel worker says

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Why you should pick Antwerp for your next arty city break

Why you should pick Antwerp for your next arty city break

After 11 years and a €100m refurbishment, Antwerp’s Royal Museum of Fine Arts has...

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Do Britons travelling to the US really need a visa if they’ve visited Cuba?

Do Britons travelling to the US really need a visa if they’ve...

All we know so far about the latest tightening of American economic sanctions against...

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Couple goes viral with game to pick their next holiday destination

Couple goes viral with game to pick their next holiday...

Fun destination-picking process gets 5.8 million views

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Etihad Airways raises pet fee to $1,500 per journey ‒ but falcons go free

Etihad Airways raises pet fee to $1,500 per journey ‒ but...

New fee applies to all passengers bringing a cat or dog on board, regardless of...

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A celebration of Brexit benefits for travellers

A celebration of Brexit benefits for travellers

The Man Who Pays His Way: Ministers say leaving the EU ‘has given the UK a world...

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Airports hit back at Emirates’ Heathrow criticism, accusing airlines of trying to talk down charges

Airports hit back at Emirates’ Heathrow criticism, accusing...

‘Your job is to be up there and out there looking after consumers, not bellyaching...

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Why 93-year-old Battersea Power Station is set to be London’s hottest attraction

Why 93-year-old Battersea Power Station is set to be London’s...

Complex ‘will now breathe new life into this part of London,’ says Sadiq Khan

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Woman’s meltdown on plane goes viral after she’s told dog cannot sit on lap

Woman’s meltdown on plane goes viral after she’s told dog...

‘She ain’t flying nowhere after that. Enjoy taking a Greyhound to New York,’ wrote...

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How to explore France’s beautiful Loire region, car-free

How to explore France’s beautiful Loire region, car-free

Take a long weekend, two trains and a rental bike to tick off one of France’s loveliest...

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Mum divides opinion on leaving 16-year-old at home while on holiday

Mum divides opinion on leaving 16-year-old at home while...

‘My parents left me home alone at 15. I resent to this day that they went away without...

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Flight diverted and crew sent to hospital due to ‘strong chemical smell’ from passenger’s bag

Flight diverted and crew sent to hospital due to ‘strong...

Crew members were sent to hospital ‘out of an abundance of caution,’ says airline...

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UK government still giving false information on EU passport validity

UK government still giving false information on EU passport...

Exclusive: Parents wrongly told ‘your child will need six months left on their passport’

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When are the next train strikes?

When are the next train strikes?

Industrial action is continuing at several train operators through October

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Taking one train instead of driving this autumn could save 186,200 tonnes of CO2, study claims

Taking one train instead of driving this autumn could save...

‘Small changes made by enough people really do make a difference,’ says sustainability...

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Six of the best sustainable destinations you should visit

Six of the best sustainable destinations you should visit

If you’re looking to visit a destination that takes sustainability seriously, look...

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Departures dance-off as ‘passenger with the best moves’ gets an upgrade

Departures dance-off as ‘passenger with the best moves’...

New York woman spins and does the splits for a seat at the front of the plane

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‘Record summer bounce back’ for easyJet – but disruption costs airline £75m

‘Record summer bounce back’ for easyJet – but disruption...

Airline blames Omicron, Ukraine and ‘industry-wide issues’ for flight cancellations...

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Belfast city guide: Where to stay, eat, drink and shop in Northern Ireland’s fun-loving capital

Belfast city guide: Where to stay, eat, drink and shop...

With a convivial food and nightlife scene, eye-opening tours and Titanic heritage,...

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How creating art on holiday could help with anxiety, stress and burnout

How creating art on holiday could help with anxiety, stress...

Art has been used in mental health treatment for decades. Now it’s coming to a wellbeing...

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West Coast rail disruption all over by Christmas, vows Avanti West Coast

West Coast rail disruption all over by Christmas, vows...

‘We’re not there yet by any stretch of the imagination, but we are making progress’...

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Moment a 100kg wheel falls off massive Boeing Dreamlifter jet

Moment a 100kg wheel falls off massive Boeing Dreamlifter...

Brazilian aviation blog Aeroin posted the video of the wheel plummeting to the ground...

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Port of Dover fears ‘significant and continued disruption’ from EU Entry-Exit system

Port of Dover fears ‘significant and continued disruption’...

Port’s CEO Doug Bannister warns MPs that checkpoint times for motorists leaving...

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Singapore Airlines is no longer ‘firing’ pregnant flight attendants

Singapore Airlines is no longer ‘firing’ pregnant flight...

Previously pregnant flight attendants effectively had their contracts ended

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‘If you wanna blow up the plane, say oi oi’: Drunk influencers and Love Islanders party on Ryanair flight

‘If you wanna blow up the plane, say oi oi’: Drunk influencers...

Intoxicated social media stars wield full-sized bottle of Jack Daniel’s and grab...

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Electric planes: the future is flying high above Essex

Electric planes: the future is flying high above Essex

Exclusive: Simon Calder takes a spin in the all-electric Velis Electro aircraft

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Japan reopening: What are the current travel rules and do I need a Covid test?

Japan reopening: What are the current travel rules and...

The country reopened to individual tourists on 11 October

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Loganair: What happens next?

Loganair: What happens next?

Plane Talk: The Glasgow-based airline is up for sale

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Holidaymaker secretly films hotel employee rifling through belongings

Holidaymaker secretly films hotel employee rifling through...

Tourist used hidden camera app to turn his laptop into a spycam

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Japan reopens to individual British tourists for first time in over two years

Japan reopens to individual British tourists for first...

Country has also lifted its strict cap on daily arrivals

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An insider’s guide to the very best of Hong Kong’s neighbourhoods

An insider’s guide to the very best of Hong Kong’s neighbourhoods

Chart new territory on your next Hong Kong trip with our expert guide to the must-visit,...

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Holiday numbers soared in summer 2022, says Abta

Holiday numbers soared in summer 2022, says Abta

Travellers more likely to cut back on dining out and clothes before they reduce...

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Blend city, mountains and Christmas markets in the picture-perfect Austrian town of Innsbruck

Blend city, mountains and Christmas markets in the picture-perfect...

Fall in winter-love with the charming Tirolean city of Innsbruck, which offers central...

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Speedy skiing, snow tubing and night tobogganing – discover action-packed Zillertal

Speedy skiing, snow tubing and night tobogganing – discover...

Nestled between the snowy peaks of the Zillertal Alps and the vast Hintertux Glacier,...

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Discover Austria’s Arlberg region – from world-famous slopes to award-winning gastronomy

Discover Austria’s Arlberg region – from world-famous slopes...

Combining a rich history of winter sports with incredible off-piste attractions,...

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KLM wrongly turning away passengers with made-up passport rules

KLM wrongly turning away passengers with made-up passport...

Exclusive: ‘Not only did I miss an important meeting, but we both lost a longed-for...

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‘Cheaper than putting the heating on’: Greece and Spain cash in on UK surging energy bills

‘Cheaper than putting the heating on’: Greece and Spain...

As energy bills soar in chilly England, foreign tourism operators are taking advantage...

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‘Cheaper than putting the heating on’: Tourist industries cash in on UK surging energy bills

‘Cheaper than putting the heating on’: Tourist industries...

As energy bills soar in chilly England, foreign tourism operators are taking advantage...

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Lufthansa bans ‘dangerous’ AirTags used to track lost luggage

Lufthansa bans ‘dangerous’ AirTags used to track lost luggage

GPS luggage tags have become increasingly popular with travellers to protect against...

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Car fanatic and drag racer Becky Evans gives her top tips on those vital pre-road trip checks

Car fanatic and drag racer Becky Evans gives her top tips...

Becky is a car lover born and bred. Much of her childhood was spent on race tracks...

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Mechanic Laura Kennedy shares her top tips for easy car maintenance checks that everyone should know

Mechanic Laura Kennedy shares her top tips for easy car...

As the co-owner of London’s only all-female garage, Spanners With Manners, there...

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Motoring journalist Erin Baker gives some simple tips on staying safe and happy on the road

Motoring journalist Erin Baker gives some simple tips on...

Since she started in the motoring industry, Erin Baker’s mission has been to “bring...

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Spain extends free train travel scheme into 2023

Spain extends free train travel scheme into 2023

The initiative was introduced last month to help Spanish citizens with the cost...

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Man took magic mushrooms before attacking crew on United flight, say prosecutors

Man took magic mushrooms before attacking crew on United...

‘We’d like to thank our crew for handling this difficult situation with professionalism,’...

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Why a rubbish hotel can be a gift from the travel gods

Why a rubbish hotel can be a gift from the travel gods

While a naff hotel is far from ideal, getting the hell out of it can be an unexpected...

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Eurovision fans accuse Liverpool rental owners of price gouging as rooms surge to £5,500 a night

Eurovision fans accuse Liverpool rental owners of price...

Booking.com says 99 per cent of its properties are sold out for 13 May

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Disabled woman forced to drag herself to plane toilet told she should ‘wear a nappy’

Disabled woman forced to drag herself to plane toilet told...

Airline passenger called the comment ‘astounding’ and ‘absurd’

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Travel surcharges: Could holidaymakers be asked to pay more due to the slump in sterling?

Travel surcharges: Could holidaymakers be asked to pay...

Exclusive: Holiday companies can demand extra payments even after you thought you...

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US warns tourists to not visit several parts of India due to ‘crime and terrorism’

US warns tourists to not visit several parts of India due...

Travel advisory urges Americans to not visit areas spread across 17 states

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Travel expert Simon Calder answers your latest questions on passports, airports, eVisas and Esta scheme

Travel expert Simon Calder answers your latest questions...

Problems, problems: airport passport issues, eVisas for India and US-Cuba moves...

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Man charged £35,000 for 15-minute Uber journey

Man charged £35,000 for 15-minute Uber journey

Oliver Kaplan, 22, got more than he bargained for when he ordered a ride to go and...

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Man charged more than £35,000 for 15-minute Uber journey

Man charged more than £35,000 for 15-minute Uber journey

Oliver Kaplan, 22, got more than he bargained for when he ordered a ride to go and...

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New Zealand struggles with backlog of 36,000 international tourists visa applications

New Zealand struggles with backlog of 36,000 international...

Tourists from non-visa waiver countries warned not to book travel until visas are...

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Half of airline passengers would fly with Covid, Martin Lewis poll shows

Half of airline passengers would fly with Covid, Martin...

Flybe and easyJet warn that passengers who are carrying the virus should not travel...

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Under-the-radar Italian region to pay tourists’ train fares

Under-the-radar Italian region to pay tourists’ train fares

Friuli Venezia Giulia wants to promote more sustainable travel

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How to try Spain’s free train scheme as a tourist

How to try Spain’s free train scheme as a tourist

Spain’s complimentary rail travel programme is aimed squarely at commuters - but...

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Rail strike: Which trains are running tomorrow?

Rail strike: Which trains are running tomorrow?

Only one in five trains will be in operation

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Hundreds of trains cancelled on Friday ahead of national rail strike on Saturday

Hundreds of trains cancelled on Friday ahead of national...

Airport links to Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton are hit in addition to many long-distance...

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Online travel agents’ deals may be tempting – but be careful who you book through

Online travel agents’ deals may be tempting – but be careful...

The Man Who Pays His Way: Airlines work with online travel agents because they help...

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Best boutique hotels in London 2022: where to stay for character and charm

Best boutique hotels in London 2022: where to stay for...

Discover some of London's best boutique boltholes

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Passengers angered after ‘World Cup’ cruise drops three-day stay in host Qatar

Passengers angered after ‘World Cup’ cruise drops three-day...

Exclusive: After Bolton couple spent more than £700 on match tickets, Azamara said:...

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Passengers angered after ‘World Cup’ cruise drops three-day stay in host city of Qatar

Passengers angered after ‘World Cup’ cruise drops three-day...

Exclusive: After Bolton couple spent more than £700 on match tickets, Azamara said:...

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Woman slams Air Canada for shredding her luggage

Woman slams Air Canada for shredding her luggage

‘Did it go through the engine? What the hell?’, wrote one commenter

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Hong Kong to offer 500,000 free flight tickets to lure back tourists

Hong Kong to offer 500,000 free flight tickets to lure...

Virgin Atlantic is dropping its London-Hong Kong route for the first time in 30...

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Angry tourists shout at guards after Chinese airport goes into lockdown

Angry tourists shout at guards after Chinese airport goes...

‘I spent 8,000 RMB (£994) for a two-hour tour in Xishuangbanna airport, I am really...

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Bogotá city guide: Where to stay, eat, drink and shop in Colombia’s trendy capital

Bogotá city guide: Where to stay, eat, drink and shop in...

Thinking of exploring Colombia? You’ll likely fly into Bogotá – so be sure to stick...

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Passenger gets private jet experience for £59 when only two other people turn up for Greece flight

Passenger gets private jet experience for £59 when only...

‘I thought it was some sort of strange joke until I entered the plane,’ says surprised...

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‘Top guy’: Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary filmed helping passengers board delayed flight

‘Top guy’: Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary filmed helping passengers...

‘Other CEOs should follow this man’s example,’ wrote one impressed TikTok user

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The best UK holiday destinations for families

The best UK holiday destinations for families

The British Isles have a plethora of child-friendly spots. Natalie Paris picks 10 of...

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Train strikes today - live: Full list of rail cancellations

Train strikes today - live: Full list of rail cancellations

Strike affects rail services across country

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Union boss urges government to ‘take shackles off’ private rail firms as 9,000 train workers strike

Union boss urges government to ‘take shackles off’ private...

Thousands of train drivers go on strike causing disruptions to countless travellers

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Leading cruise line threatens $500 fines for disruptive passengers

Leading cruise line threatens $500 fines for disruptive...

Exclusive: Carnival brings in the penalty due to ‘an increase in more agitated behaviour...

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Train strikes today - live: Rail passengers hit by travel chaos as October walkouts continue

Train strikes today - live: Rail passengers hit by travel...

Strike affects rail services across country