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What’s next for Teletext & Alpharooms customers

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...

Swab & go: where to get the cheapest Covid tests for travel

Swab & go: where to get the cheapest Covid tests for travel

Gross as it might seem to stick a wand down the back of your throat before poking it up your nose, it seems that we’ll have to get used to doing precisely that if we want to travel overseas in the foreseeable future. And if the act itself doesn’t make you gag, the...

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

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...

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

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....

5 reasons to book a package holiday

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...

Travel companies you can trust

Travel companies you can trust

Should you book a summer holiday now, should you wait, will it/won’t it be cancelled, what does Matt/Grant/Boris/Nicky think? Who the hell knows, I certainly don’t but hey, if you want something to look forward to then book with a travel company you can...

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

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...

Best Covid travel insurance

Best Covid travel insurance

This article contains carefully selected affiliate links. If you click on the links this site might earn a small commission. Buying travel insurance is no longer a question of picking the one with the cheapest premium and assuming it’ll be fine, you’ve got to make...

Will you need to be vaccinated to go on holiday?

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...

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

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,...

Tucan Travel has collapsed: how to get a refund

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...

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

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...