More and more cruise companies are adding daily service charges to passengers’ onboard accounts. Is this a fairer system for the staff or would we get better service if we tip staff individually?
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Were you lucky enough to jump on a plane this year? I said ‘jump on a plane’ not off it, though you may have wanted to do the latter with all the delays holiday goers endured this year.
With Nationwide increasing its overseas charges and pre-paid cards still being hit by additional fees, paying to take your money out abroad can be expensive. Shouldn’t banks do more to help travellers?
For travel companies, the countdown to Boxing Day has already begun. But allegedly the travel chaos in 2010 has damaged next year’s trade, with more of us choosing to avoid holidaying overseas.
From today you’ll be paying more airport tax on any flight you take. So how much will your wallet be affected by these changes – and are you willing to swallow the extra cost?
Halloween spending has rocketed in the UK. And though we’re not on a par with America, our high streets are more reliant on the holiday every year. Is consumerism ripping the barely beating heart out of Halloween?
The logistical nightmare begins for many this week as parents across the country juggle their lives around the October half-term break. No doubt leaving many to question whether this is one school holiday too many.
Buying a package holiday from a company famed for no-frills flights might not sound like an ideal holiday plan, but if you were booking a flight with easyJet anyway, it might pay you to do just that.
Do you feel duped by flight fares that bare no resemblance to the final cost? Wouldn’t it be better if all those ‘extras’ were included from the get go? Well, our mistrust has forced some airlines to change tack.
Do you have a timeshare you want to sell? If so, don’t fall into the trap of being scammed to the tune of thousands of pounds by unscrupulous resale companies.
Should travel review sites be censoring their user-generated reviews to avoid the risk of getting sued? It might help their bank balance, but it wouldn’t help holidaymakers relying on them for honest opinions.
Almost half of us got sunburnt this summer (is it really over already?) but what’s most troubling is that many of us would chance it again next year. So why are we ditching sun cream for a short-lived tan?
The Galápagos islands have just been taken off the list of World Heritage sites in danger. But should we be going to environmentally sensitive regions at all?
Tried to get compensation for a delayed flight? Then you’d have been thrilled by last year’s ruling that airlines should pay us for flights delayed by over three hours. But now that decision has crash-landed.