Friday, 5 Jun 2020

Travel

Flybe refunds: Martin Lewis offers lifeline to Britons – how to get your money back

Following the announcement that Flybe was to cancel all operations imminently thousands of devastated Britons were left with ruined travel plans and lost money. The British carrier fell into administration after 40 years of business due to financial struggles, some of which it said were heightened by concerns over coronavirus. READ MORE Flybe flights: Passengers […]

Heathrow's passenger numbers are down 4.8% due to the coronavirus

Heathrow reports that its passenger numbers were down 4.8 per cent last month due to the coronavirus crisis – as British Airways offers £1 fares from London to New York The UK’s busiest airport said passenger numbers fell to 5.4 million last month It also warned that demand has continued to weaken entering into March  […]

Coronavirus travel: How at risk are YOU when using public transport and flights?

As coronavirus spreads from country to country, transport operators have come to be at the frontline of an international public health crisis. Efforts to combat the spread are ongoing and the UK is still in the containment phase despite confirmed cases growing by roughly 50 per day. READ MORE UK coronavirus tracker: How many cases […]

Disneyland and coronavirus: Can you cancel a hotel reservation? What about park tickets?

Disneyland in California and Florida’s Walt Disney World Resort are taking extra precautions against the coronavirus.  Both amusement parks are open amid concerns about the new COVID-19 coronavirus, although Disneyland properties in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai have been closed as a preventive measure. Shanghai Disney Resort reopened a “limited number of shopping, dining and recreational experiences” on Monday after closing […]

Let Airbnb finance your dream home and Emmy winner Billy Porter might pay you a visit

Coronavirus outbreak causing travel industry to pivot, airlines cut back on flights As the coronavirus outbreak spreads, travelers are becoming fearful of flying leading major airlines to cut their flights and change their policies. USA TODAY What are ghost flights Commercial planes are taking trips in the UK even if no one is on board, […]

How and why I cancelled our trip due to coronavirus concerns

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WATCH: Shocking moment man is set on fire by exploding power bank at airport

Passengers in an airport were left shocked after a fellow traveller’s trousers caught on fire in the terminal. The incident is reported to have happened when a power bank in his trouser pocket set fire. READ MORE Spain travel advice: Is it safe to travel to Spain? According to The Independent, the moment was captured […]

On the trail of brown bears in Sweden

I’m standing on a drenched and steaming hillside. Behind me are moss-covered boulders; in front, a steep drop to swampy marshland. My legs are aching and my clothes are soaked.  Below, our team is gathered around the muddy banks, listening for a radio signal amid mosquito swarms. One of our bears, Tando, is missing, presumed […]

Orlando is most popular spring break destination in US this year

College students in the US are increasingly opting for city getaways over beach vacations, according to the latest ranking of most popular spring break destinations. While old standbys like Orlando and Fort Lauderdale top CheapOair’s list for 2020, the results also show that post-secondary students are increasingly using their spring break to visit cities like […]