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Where can I book my 2020 summer holidays?

Hope raises as British Government vows to review quarantine on Spanish holidays! Quarantine for travellers returning from Spain from the 10th of August may be lifted giving new hope for holidays. Spain’s Tourism Minister Reyes Maroto said “the British Government will review quarantine imposed on travellers from Spain”. She added that the government has already…

What is a flight voucher? Should you accept it?

Flight vouchers are the aviation industry’s response to flights cancelled by the Coronavirus crisis and the subsequent claims for refunds. Don’t be fooled! Ticket refunds are a right, claim yours now! Only a few months ago requesting a refund for a cancelled flight was not a problem and most refund requests were processed in a…

Airline COVID-19 Refund Policies

Europe is flying again On 15th June 2020 the skies of Europe opened up. EU countries reopened their land borders with neighbouring fellow EU members. With only a few exceptions, most notably the border with Spain and Portugal, we can safely say that post-COVID European airlines are now back in business. This will come as…

The Safest Post-COVID Destinations for Travel

I Will Fly Again Coronavirus wrought an unprecedented toll on developed countries in 2020. Health systems were strained to the limit, many people were infected, and tragically many died. The pandemic also had an unprecedented effect on businesses, with millions put in lockdown, unable to work. Every industry was hit, but perhaps hardest hit was…

Post-COVID Travel Tips

Now that Europe is back opening up to air travel again, after a 3 month hiatus due to the Coronavirus pandemic, how will flying now change? What new safety precautions can we expect at airports and on board as we take to the skies once more? On 15 & 16 June 2020 most of the…

Coronavirus and Air Passenger Rights

2020 – A record year for canceled flights 2020 will be forever remembered as the year of Coronavirus, or more specifically COVID-19. The epidemic, which originated in China, since has spread all around the world and officially claimed over 400,000 lives between March and May 2020. To combat the disease, countries all over the world…

What to do if you lost your passport abroad?

It’s the worst feeling in the world, searching in your pockets for your passport and it’s not there. The bottom has fallen out of your world as you rifle frantically but to no avail. Whether lost or stolen, not having your passport, national ID, driver’s license or credit cards when abroad can feel like a…

Does your airline provide safe water to drink?

A recent study in the USA by the Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center in conjunction with DietDetective.com revealed that the quality of drinking water varies wildly by airline and many provide passengers with water that is not safe to drink. The 2011 Aircraft Drinking Water Rule (ADWR) requires US airlines to provide passengers and…

Travelling with pets on planes

There’s nothing better than coming home to your best friend in the whole world after a long day at work. Just seeing them wagging their tails or padding softly toward you puts the smile right back on our face. Dogs and cats have been part of our lives for thousands of years, dogs first for…