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What’s next for Teletext & Alpharooms customers

Teletext and its sister brand Alpha Rooms have been ordered by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to refund customers whose packages were cancelled during the pandemic. An investigation by the CMA found ‘many’ customers are still waiting for their money back even though the law says they should have been refunded within 14 days …

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Is it safe to book a Cyprus holiday if you’re vaccinated?

Cyprus seems likely to become the first country in the Mediterranean to allow unrestricted access to British tourists who’ve been vaccinated against Covid. The Cypriot government says it hopes to allow British visitors back from April, with no testing or quarantine for those who’ve had two doses of the Covid vaccine. The second dose must …

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How long should you wait for a holiday or flight refund?

Updated 04 March 2021 Foreign holidays won’t be allowed until 17 May at the earliest. This means that thousands more holidays will be cancelled over the next few weeks. The good news is that if you booked a package holiday you are entitled to a refund within 14 days. If you booked a flight-only deal …

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5 reasons to book a package holiday

This article contains an affiliate link, if you click on the link and make a purchase I will earn commission to help fund this site More than 2 million people have lost money during the pandemic because airlines have refused to refund them for flights they couldn’t take due to lockdowns or travel restrictions, according …

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Why TUI’s ‘free holiday change’ could cost you hundreds of pounds

TUI has promised to waive its fees for customers who want to postpone their holidays this year due to Covid, but TUI’s ‘free holiday change’ promise isn’t necessarily as good as it seems. It’s true that many TUI customers have been able to change their holidays free of charge. Some have even saved money if …

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Will you need to be vaccinated to go on holiday?

  Iceland is already allowing unrestricted access to Brits who have been vaccinated against Covid and Cyprus says it will do the same from May. Other countries are looking at doing the same. Greece says it’s possible that British tourists who’ve had the Covid vaccine will be allowed to enter this summer without a Covid …

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Is it risky booking with the likes of Teletext and Lastminute?

Thousands of holidaymakers who booked through online travel agents like Teletext and Lastminute dot com have fought for months to get refunds for trips that were cancelled due to the pandemic – and many are still waiting. Even the intervention of the regulator, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), has failed to persuade some online travel …

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Tucan Travel has collapsed: how to get a refund

Updated 3 Feb 2021   Adventure travel operator Tucan Travel has collapsed, forcing the cancellation of around 850 holidays and leaving some customers with vouchers they can’t use. The travel company, which sold trips mainly for younger travellers, announced on Tuesday morning that it couldn’t continue trading. It had stopped operating holidays last March, at …

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Can you really make money while you travel ‘like Danielle Lloyd’?

Model and TV personality Danielle Lloyd has become the latest celeb to set up a travel business and she’s urging the rest of us to do the same. We can, she says, make money while we travel, just like her. The former Miss GB has set up a new Instagram account in which she appears to be …

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Should I tell my travel agent I’ve been refunded twice?

“Should I tell my travel agent I’ve been refunded twice” was a recent question posed on the popular Money Saving Expert website as a ‘Money Moral Dilemma’. The short answer is that customers who don’t own up face the threat of legal action from their agents. In fact, some frustrated agents have already taken steps …

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Is it safe to accept a credit note for your cancelled holiday?

Updated 26 January 2021 If your holiday package has been cancelled you’re entitled to a cash refund, but your travel company might ask you to re-book or to accept a credit note for your cancelled holiday instead. The credit note is effectively an IOU which you can use to re-book another holiday or you can …