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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 …

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Hero guide to …getting a cash refund from BA or easyJet

When BA and easyJet cancelled flights at the start of the pandemic, their passengers were legally entitled to cash refunds. However, many passengers were issued with vouchers instead. Some passengers were happy to accept vouchers, but others say they weren’t given the option of a cash refund. Others say they were given vouchers when they …

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Guide to new UK entry rules, including Covid tests

Updated 18 January 2021: To try to prevent new strains of coronavirus being imported, the Government has introduced new rules for entry to the UK, including mandatory Covid tests. From today, everyone over the age of 10 – including British citizens – must provide a proof of a negative Covid test. This new rule for entry to …

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How to claim a credit/debit card refund for your cancelled holiday or flight

UPDATED 25 JANUARY 2021   If your package holiday* or flight has been cancelled due to coronavirus, you’re entitled to a full cash refund. If you had to come home early, you’re entitled to a cash refund for the unused elements of the package or a pro-rata refund for the remaining days. You’re entitled to …

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How to get a free GHIC before your next trip to Europe

If you’re wondering what an earth is a GHIC and why you might need one, read on! GHIC stands for Global Health Insurance Card and it replaces the old European Health Insurance Card or EHIC. Still clueless? EHIC was one of the perks of the UK belonging to the European Union. It entitled British travellers to …

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Which airlines are the best and worst for refunds? You’ll be surprised

Even though we can’t travel for weeks (or maybe months) that hasn’t stopped us dreaming of our next holiday. But which airlines can we trust to refund our money if Covid disrupts our travel plans – and which should we avoid? Lots of us are understandably wary about booking a trip any time soon because …

Where, when and how to see the Northern Lights

    Witnessing the Northern Lights – or Aurora Borealis – is a once-in-a-lifetime, bucket list experience that you’ll never forget, but where exactly should you go and in which month to stand the best chance of seeing nature’s elusive light show? I’ve been to the Arctic Circle four or five times in the winter …

Tips to avoid your holiday being cancelled or cut short

    Let’s be honest, booking a holiday anywhere right now is risky, with the UK government warning that it could remove countries from its list of ‘safe’ destinations at a moment’s notice.   In July it removed Spain from its list of quarantine-exempt countries just hours after thousands of British families had jetted off …

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Spain is back on the no-go list, what are your rights if you’ve booked a holiday and where else can you go?

  Wow, even those who work in the travel industry were shocked at the government’s decision to suddenly announce last night that mainland Spain was back on its no-go list – on the same day as tens of thousands of families jetted off on their summer holidays. Sure, there had been rumblings for days that …

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Updated: Where you can go on holiday right now

Updated: June 16 One by one, countries are re-opening their borders and it’s looking possible that we might, possibly, be able to squeeze in a holiday this summer. Maybe. The Foreign Office is still advising against all non-essential overseas travel for an indefinite period and tour operators won’t resume holidays until this advice is lifted. …