Holiday hassles come in all shapes and sizes, especially when it comes to travelling with an instrument. Here’s singer-songwriter, musician and comedian Earl Okin on the trials and tribulations of flying with a guitar.
Hundreds of you have complained about luggage issues via our campaign. Gatwick passengers were subject to delays at the baggage carousels last weekend, and the case may be the same this weekend…
Despite the grey skies and heavy rain, summer is upon us and many take the opportunity to take a well-earned break. But many of you have told us that your holidays have not been quite as hassle-free as you hoped…
How safe is your car when you leave it in the hands of an airport meet-and-greet parking company? You’d hope that your pride and joy is driven safely while you’re away. But that’s not always what we found…
Every day I wait in queues. On the way to work, I stand in a bus queue. Shopping for dinner, I end up in a supermarket queue. You can’t even escape queues when you’re on holiday…
Would you pay £38 to save 10 minutes of your time? This is the type of question many holidaymakers face when choosing where to park their car at the airport.
It seems like every airline has a different allowance for hand luggage, leading to lots of confusion and surprises at the departure gate. Do you think airline hand luggage allowances are clear enough?
Now holidays are generally relaxing affairs. But after a week with friends in sunny Spain earlier this year, I had a surprise when I opened up my credit card bill to find I’d been stung with an extra charge from Ryanair.
What do you like doing in an airport? I usually spend 10 minutes perusing things I can’t afford, then settling down with a book. But Tesco’s got a new idea. It wants you to do your ‘virtual’ shopping before you hop on a plane.
The trek to and from London’s airports by rail must surely be one of the most unglamorous journeys in the world. What do you think about express trains? Are they a pleasure or the worst thing about holidays?
Convenience, cost or safety – what’s top of your priority list when parking at an airport or using a meet-and-greet service? Are you confident that your car won’t be mistreated or stolen while you’re away?
Having spent 24 hours at a snowed-in Luton airport some years ago, I’m all too familiar with the chaos when snow hits the runways. So, as Heathrow cancels flights due to snow, how’s its customer service holding up?
It’s no early April Fools’ joke. The Treasury has confirmed that, from 1 April, tax on flying out of the UK will rise by well above the rate of inflation. Will this make you less likely to fly abroad in 2012?
Airports have been banned from installing full-body X-ray scanners by the European Commission due to health and safety reasons. Do you want to see the back of body scanners, or do you prefer them to a pat-down?