Do you trust hotel star ratings? I gave up long ago, and now make my own judgements based on photos, videos and reviews online. Are hotels really as good as their stars make out?
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Ever missed a flight because your alarm clock didn’t go off or you simply didn’t leave the house in time? Is missing your flight a big enough concern to make you insure yourself against the prospect?
Why should families have to pay more to sit together on a flight? I don’t think they should, and I think it’s common sense for airlines to put children together with their parents.
Our expert panel rated the New York art experience as the best in the world for a combination of great galleries, public art and architecture. But what do you look for when you holiday in the world’s art capitals?
Our latest research on cruise holiday prices suggests that it’s worth shopping around between travel agents to save money. But how can prices between agents be so different?
Travel ads online and in newspapers bombard us with promises of big savings if we act fast. But does it really pay to buy in a hurry? We investigated whether acting fast always guarantees the best deal.
What’s your attitude to risk? That’s normally a question you might hear from a financial adviser before they start discussing investments. But it can equally apply to holidays.
As the results of our latest holiday companies survey reveal that three of the top five companies are activity specialists, it’s left me questioning what I really want from a holiday.
Where do you buy currency before you go on holiday? For most, the answer is the Post Office, Marks & Spencer or Thomas Cook. But did you know that rates can change depending on where you live?
Travel agents are closing branches as more people head online to book their holidays. However, our research has found that visiting a high street travel agent can be just as cheap. So, should we turn to them more often?
Have you booked a holiday and found that travel insurance was automatically added to your bill, without you being asked? Or a transfer from the airport you didn’t want? How about luggage you didn’t have?
Thomas Cook shares collapsed today after the tour firm announced it wanted to borrow another £100m from banks to help it get through winter. What does the future hold for the UK’s oldest tour operator?
If you’ve booked a hotel package for a sports event, it’s reasonable to expect your hotel to be in the same city as the event. Why are travel agents making such simple mistakes?
Travel agents have begun trialling mandatory fees for their service, but even though costs used to be hidden, is there even room for travel agents when we can just book our holiday online?