Monthly Archives: June 2014

Norwegian budget flights to the USA
30 Jun

Norwegian launches US flights

Budget airline to offer US flights Travellers could soon be flying from London to the US for just £150, thanks to no-frills airline Norwegian.   Although not as well-known as easyJet or Ryanair, Norwegian is Europe’s third favourite budget airline and starts a new service across the Atlantic this week. Industry experts think the unprecedented cheap

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musicfanseurope
25 Jun

Music fans head to Eastern Europe

Music fans head to Eastern Europe Thousands of eager music lovers are packing their bags and jetting off to foreign festivals in Eastern Europe this summer. The music scene in Eastern Europe is bigger and better than ever and – when you combine this with budget flights and cheap accommodation – it’s getting harder to

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englandworldcupexit
24 Jun

England’s early exit sparks holiday surge

England’s early exit sparks holiday surge People in England are packing their bags and jetting abroad in the wake of the nation’s early exit from the summer’s football tournament. A number of tour operators and airlines have reported a strong surge in bookings overseas since Roy Hodgson’s men fell at the first hurdle in Brazil

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luggageallowance
23 Jun

Should luggage allowance be increased?

Should luggage allowance be increased? More than four in five holidaymakers (81%) have been forced to leave clothing, make-up or other items at home because their suitcase exceeded the airline’s luggage allowance, according to a new survey. The poll among 2,749 adults by delivery company sendmybag.com found that a seventh of travellers have even had

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britssocialmedia
20 Jun

British travellers love to post pics

British travellers love to post pics British travellers are more interested in posting photos on social media than seeing the sights, socialising and shopping on holiday, a new survey has found. According to smartphone company Three, Brits typically upload 45 images to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and more than a third (36%) would rather do

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britsWifi
19 Jun

Brits value Wi-Fi access on holiday

Brits value Wi-Fi access on holiday Wi-Fi access is one of the most important requirements for Britons on their holidays, according to new research. A survey by online retailer Pixmania shows just how important staying connected with what’s going on at home has become, even if it means missing out on a couple of hours

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britsbreakup
18 Jun

Brits book holidays to get over breakups

Brits book holidays to get over breakups Holidays in sunnier climes help broken-hearted Britons get over a recent breakup, according to new research. Travel company sunshine.co.uk found that a fifth organised a trip overseas within three months of splitting from their partner. The vast majority of these claimed they needed to jet off on holiday

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Britishairwayscabin
17 Jun

British Airways reveals new cabin

British Airways reveals new cabin Grey leather seats, four-way movable headrests and central console tables are some of things that business-class passengers will soon be able to enjoy on British Airways flights following a radical makeover. The carrier has unveiled a new cabin interior for its fleet of short-haul aircraft – starting with the 95

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ipanemabeach
16 Jun

Ipanema Beach named sexiest beach in the world

Ipanema Beach named sexiest beach in the world Brazil’s Ipanema Beach has been crowned the sexiest beach on the planet. The 1.5-mile stretch of white sand and crystal clear ocean in Rio de Janeiro, which is a popular holiday hotspot among the rich and famous, took the number one spot in Travelzoo’s list of the

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britsbrazil
12 Jun

Brits lacking knowledge on Brazil

Brits lacking knowledge on Brazil Brazil is undoubtedly the place to holiday this summer  – yet  third of Britons seem to be lacking knowledge on how to locate it on a map. The South American country, which is playing host to the biggest football tournament on the planet over the next month or so, was

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