Holidays can often mean hunting for free wi-fi hotspots in bars, hotels and restaurants to keep your mobile roaming bill under control. But there’s a sting in the tail with free hotspots – they’re not always very safe…
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With the school holidays firmly upon us, many will be jetting off abroad – and leaving their cars parked at the airport. But why is the process often so expensive – and sometimes stressful?
We’ve found online travel agents demanding more money after you’ve completed a flight booking – have you been overcharged and hit with other sneaky fees?
The Met Office has issued a heatwave alert for England this week. How do you and your pets beat the heat when temperatures rise?
Are you planning to catch some summer sunshine abroad? What form of travel money are you intending on taking with you?
Three in ten holidaymakers heading abroad this year will be opting for an all-inclusive package, but are they really getting a better deal than if they’d organised it themselves? (more on all-inclusive vs DIY holidays…)
This evening, millions will be watching the world’s greatest singing contest (Eurovision) take place. Some 182 million tuned in to see it on telly last year, including 8.4 million from the UK, which makes it the perfect opportunity for the countries taking part to showcase themselves to potential visitors…
Are you making plans for this or the next bank holiday weekend? One of the UK town or cities voted best in our Which? Travel survey might be worth investigating…
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…)