Monthly Archives: April 2015

24 Apr

Poll reveals ‘top holiday islands’

Jersey has been voted as the UK’s top holiday island, and the sixth in Europe overall. Tourists who travel abroad in Europe made Greece’s Santorini their top pick and fourth in the world, while Providenciales in the Caribbean scooped the global accolade. The UK’s sun-kissed Channel Island, with its lively Saint Helier capital, beat off

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14 Apr

Japanese airport praised for luggage efforts

The chances of holiday-goers who travel abroad losing their bags at a Japanese airport are zero, according to new figures. Osaka Bay’s Kansai International is the world’s best airport for reuniting flyers with their post-flight baggage, the Skytrax report found. The air travel consultancy discovered that Kansai has a perfect record, not losing one item

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10 Apr

Holiday-goers urged to research languages

Locals like it when you speak to them in their language when you go on holiday, but it is a good idea to do your homework first, according to a new report. AA research shows 28% of holidaymakers say their use of foreign dialects has caused misunderstandings in the past. Perhaps that percentage should not

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10 Apr

Jet2 launches new Rome and Prague flights

Jet2 has launched two new regular services for holidaymakers from Belfast International Airport to Rome and Prague. The first flights on the routes, which are said to be the only direct services to the two locations from Northern Ireland, took off to the Italian and Czech Republic capitals on Thursday and Friday of last week.

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