With the weather warming up, many of us will be thinking about booking our next holiday – and most will do it online. But what other tech is there to enhance your next trip?
We’re buying fewer books as a nation, yet according to new stats audiobook sales have doubled in the past five years. So what’s driving this – and do you prefer to read or listen to a good story?
Many areas of our lives, including healthcare abroad, keeping our homes warm and travel rights, are protected by EU laws that need much greater attention during Brexit negotiations. That’s why we’ve launched our Consumer Charter.
Thomas Cook has a new optional extra for holidaymakers this year – those wishing to secure a sunbed for their summer hols can pre-book one – at a cost. Would you pay to beat the early-morning scrum?
Had an email from an airline along the lines of: ‘Someone else will bag that bargain-priced holiday if you don’t act now’? Well, don’t bother – we’ve discovered there is nothing to hurry for.
Snow has fallen across large parts of the country over the past couple of days, leaving roads closed, trains delayed, flights cancelled and all-round chaos in the run up to Christmas. Have your plans been affected?
(more on travel plans…)
The Competition and Markets Authority is investigating dodgy deals on hotel booking sites. If these sites are misleading their customers, should more of us move to booking direct?
Merry O’Dreary Christmas! Ryanair’s latest batch of cancellations is set to affect another 400,000 passengers over the winter. Would an apologetic 40 euro voucher from Michael O’Leary be enough to put him back on your nice list?
Whether you’re off on an epic cross country tour, or just doing a cheeky wine run, driving to France is not just a case of bundling yourself into a car and trying to remember to drive on the other side of the road.
The government has announced proposals to better protect travellers booking package holidays online. Will these proposed changes help you?
Figures from the Office for National Statistics have revealed that more of us prefer a mini-break over a two-week escape. So what’s your holiday preference?
In the past, I’ve tried to avoid nasty surprises on holiday by refusing to use my mobile outside a wi-fi zone, so it’s nice to think that with new EU roaming regulations in place, I have a bit more freedom. But, this change hasn’t necessarily ended bill-shock…
It’s peak holiday time and that means lugging heavy bags around with you. Community member Ian asks whether a luggage courier service can help make the journey to your destination an easier ride
(more on luggage courier service…)
A delayed or cancelled flight can ruin a holiday and claiming compensation can be a frustratingly drawn-out process. That’s why we’re calling on all airlines to implement automatic compensation. (more on automatic flight compensation…)