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Easyjet Holidays promises to refund customers if they change mind about upcoming trips

Easyjet Holidays promises to refund customers if they change their mind about an upcoming trip: Will other travel firms follow suit? The new Protection Promise hopes to encourage customers to book trips  It is offering full refunds for customers who change their mind about holidays We spoke to other travel firms to see if they … Read more Easyjet Holidays promises to refund customers if they change mind about upcoming trips

The Travel Journal and Sunny Heart Travel set-up in the pandemic

The travel industry has been decimated by the coronavirus pandemic, with flights cancelled, holiday firms going bust, staff losing jobs and customers angry at the way they’ve been treated by some companies.  But despite this, two travel businesses are confident enough to set-up shop now, despite the industry facing an uncertain future.  The Travel Journal, in … Read more The Travel Journal and Sunny Heart Travel set-up in the pandemic

Airlines continue to trim schedules as consumer confidence wavers

The way in which people are booking flights has altered massively thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. Many have seen holiday plans scuppered in recent months and a battle to obtain refunds. However, appetite for an overseas trip hasn’t waned for everyone – and it appears last minute bookings, to see what countries are on the … Read more Airlines continue to trim schedules as consumer confidence wavers

I took BA to court after it cancelled my return ticket without warning

 A passenger has defeated British Airways in court over a small print clause that meant her return flight was cancelled with no warning. Pam Watts fell victim to the ‘no-show’ rule, previously highlighted by Money Mail, which allows an airline to void and even re-sell a return ticket if a passenger misses the outbound flight … Read more I took BA to court after it cancelled my return ticket without warning

Will I be able to go on a ski holiday in Europe this winter?

One of Britain’s leading ski operators has cancelled all chalet holidays for the upcoming season, as the Government continues to put in place travel restrictions to destinations across Europe. Crystal Ski Holidays, one of the largest booking platforms for winter sports trips, has said it has had to slash its entire ski chalet programme for … Read more Will I be able to go on a ski holiday in Europe this winter?

Wrong to deny refunds for cancelled school trips, watchdog rules 

Travel firms are wrong to deny parents refunds for cancelled school trips, watchdog rules By Amelia Murray For The Daily Mail Published: 22:01 BST, 1 September 2020 | Updated: 22:38 BST, 1 September 2020 A junior rugby team from Jarrow, Tyne and Wear, is battling for a £30,000 refund after its trip to Florida was … Read more Wrong to deny refunds for cancelled school trips, watchdog rules 

We reveal how the tourism industry is adapting to life in a pandemic

Coronavirus has been devastating for many industries and one that has taken a huge blow is travel and tourism, with millions of job losses predicted and billions of pounds lost. However, the damage to some tourism sectors has been even worse than others with charities and other experiences that rely on public funding losing much … Read more We reveal how the tourism industry is adapting to life in a pandemic

Has your travel insurer taken you for a ride?

Buying travel insurance never used to be a nightmare. Most holidaymakers would run a comparison site search and buy the first affordable policy.  But now the stakes are higher. Travellers stand to lose thousands of pounds if trips are scuppered by the pandemic.  Meanwhile, insurers are scrambling to keep up with the Government’s ever-changing advice … Read more Has your travel insurer taken you for a ride?

How much does it cost to charter a private jet from the UK?

Earlier in the month, the Queen and Prince Philip boarded a private jet at RAF Northolt to fly to Aberdeen, onwards to Balmoral, for an annual break. The quick flight to Scotland meant no airport queues for Her Majesty to get cross at, brooch removal at the metal detectors, motorway traffic and erratic drivers to … Read more How much does it cost to charter a private jet from the UK?

Holidaymakers struggle to find travel money

Holidaymakers struggle to find travel money with thousands of currency exchange desks still closed By Money Mail Reporter For The Daily Mail Published: 22:01 BST, 11 August 2020 | Updated: 22:49 BST, 11 August 2020 Thousands of foreign currency exchange desks are still closed Thousands of foreign currency exchange desks are still closed, leaving holiday-makers … Read more Holidaymakers struggle to find travel money