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Automotive

Drivers may face ‘£2,500 fines’ if they fail ‘essential’ tyre checks in hot weather

Summer heatwaves have forced experts to issue urgent tyre warnings to UK drivers, with some motorists experiencing dangerous, exploding wheels as the result of overheating rubber and too much air pressure. Allan Weir, manager at GoodBye Car said: “Heat can cause your vehicle’s tyre pressure to expand, with every 10C increase your tyre pressure goes […]

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Travel

‘It will forever creep me out’ Baggage handler shares ‘sad’ luggage item in the hold

Baggage handlers have quite a gruelling job transferring luggage to and from check-in and departure areas, but, on occasion, their job entails a lot more than shifting suitcases. Posting to a Reddit forum, an anonymous baggage handler revealed the one item that will “forever creep me out”. The forum was opened by the baggage handler, […]

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Travel

Cruise hacks: ‘Always’ book a balcony for ‘cheap entertainment’ and ‘wonderful’ perks

Cruise ships offer a number of different rooms at various price points. Those with a private balcony tend to be a bit more expensive than an interior cabin, but previous guests have explained why you should “always” select this option. Posting to a Reddit forum dedicated to “life hacks to get the most out of […]

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Travel

‘We don’t eat what you eat’ Ex-cruise workers share ‘three levels’ of dining onboard

Passengers heading on a cruise holiday are likely to be looking forward to exploring new destinations, gorgeous views, incredible entertainment and a vast array of delicious food. These days, most cruise ships have a number of different food vendors and restaurants onboard, meaning there’s something to suit every taste. However, according to ex-cruise crew, this […]

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Travel

Flight attendant’s easy packing tip to fit ’12 to 14 days’ worth of clothes in a carry-on’

For flight attendants, packing their suitcases is just part of going to work, so they know a thing or two about making the most of the space. One crew member revealed to a passenger their top tip to fit up to two weeks of clothes in hand luggage. Posting to a Reddit forum under the […]

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Travel

Flights: Travel experts’ simple tips to get the ‘perfect plane seat’ for ‘free’

The cost of plane tickets has risen since travel resumed following the coronavirus pandemic, so it can be disheartening to discover your airline charges extra to choose your seat. This can mean families find themselves split up on long journeys, those who like to look out of the window are stuck on the aisle and […]

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Travel

Spain holidays: Spain’s ‘most beautiful’ beach crowned – ‘incredibly clear water’

Spain is known for its many beautiful beaches, but according to a new ranking, one specific beach is “widely considered as one of the most beautiful in the country”. Spain-Holiday, which provides holiday rentals in Spain, developed the ranking to help seaside-loving tourists decide the best destination for their next vacation. Spain’s ‘best’ beaches 2022 […]

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Travel

‘Cannot go through security’ Five common food items banned from flights

Buying food at the airport can be costly, so if you’re looking to save money, you may consider taking your own packed lunch or snacks in your hand luggage. While passengers are allowed to bring food through security and onto a flight, there are some restrictions.  Under the UK Government’s liquid rules, most passengers know […]

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Life Style

Gordon, Gino and Fred: Which celebrity chef has the biggest net worth?

Gordon Ramsay is one of the most famous celebrity chefs in the world. He is set to join forces once again with fellow cooking connoisseurs Gino D’Acampo and Fred Siriex for another season of their ITV television series Road Trip. Though the chefs have had great success with their lighthearted travel show, they have all […]

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Travel

EU travel set to ‘get a lot more complicated’ – new rules Brits must follow in 2023

Originally planned to launch in May 2023, the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) is now set to come into force in November 2023. The completely electronic system will keep track of visitors who do not require a full visa to enter Schengen Zone countries for the purposes of travel for up to 90 […]