Travel news taken from the Internet and trade papers in order to help future  travelers with the latest information on all aspects of travel.

  • EasyJet Holidays Holiday Price & Protection Promise
    REFUND GUARANTEE If a customer changes their mind we will provide a full refund up to 28 days before departure, including the deposit as credit and free of fees 28 DAY BALANCE PAYMENT Paying in instalments is fee free and we have reduced the balance...
  • Airport pre-flight coronavirus tests could be available ‘within weeks’
    International airline body IATA is calling for all departing air passengers to be tested for coronavirus so existing quarantine measures can be scrapped. Speaking at an online briefing, IATA Director General Alexandre de Juniac said that there was no alternative solution that was ‘less challenging...
  • Multi-generation demands sees Christmas bookings double week-on-week.
    There is now a 97% week-on-week increase in bookings for the Christmas period, with the Canaries the top selling destination – despite the fact the islands are still on the UK quarantine list. Teletext also reports an overall 164% increase in passengers and a 26%...
  • It’s back! Thomas Cook relaunches as an online travel agent
    Thomas Cook has relaunched today as an online travel agent selling mainly multi-contract Atol-protected packages via its website thomascook.com. The Thomas Cook brand, including the ‘sunny heart logo’, and website were bought from the liquidators by Chinese conglomerate Fosun last year for £11 million The...
  • TUI promises to complete refunds by the end of September
    TUI UK has promised the consumer watchdog that it will refund all customers for holidays cancelled due to coronavirus by the end of the month. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has received thousands of complaints from TUI customers who haven’t received refunds for their...
  • Hays buys Tailor Made Travel
    Hays Travel has acquired Welsh agency chain Tailor Made Travel Ltd. Tailor Made Travel went administration at 4pm in Thursday, with Deloitte appointed as administrator. A statemement from Hays said: “Hays Travel had been contacted and made an expression of interest. “Our offer to acquire...
  • Brittany Ferries Launches New Ship
    Brittany Ferries new Galacia in sea trials. In December Brittany Ferries will welcome its new 40,000 ton passenger and vehicle ferry Galicia at Portsmouth.  Once into service she will sail two round trips a week connecting to Santander in Northern Spain. She will present a...
  • Warning of risk of traveling against FCO advice, even with insurance
    Holidaymakers are being warned of the risks of travelling to countries against Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) advice, even if they have specialist travel insurance. In the past few weeks, several brokers have been promoting insurance policies to cover holidays in destinations where the FCO...
  • TUI reports huge loss as bookings shift to 2021
    TUI Group revenue collapsed 98% to €75 million in the three months to the end of June with the travel giant reporting massive losses in the quarter of €1.1 billion. The result again highlights the staggering cost to the travel sector of Covid-19. The quarterly...