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Pound plummeting causes financial chaos for UK holidaymakers

The value fell by more than four percent after having already dipped significantly in the wake of Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-budget announcement on Friday. The fall in value will mean higher prices for Britons over the coming months and years, and will also significantly impact the cost of holidays in Europe and further afield, experts have […]

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Holidaymakers ‘stranded’ as Center Parcs closes all resorts

Center Parcs have sparked outrage after announcing they will be closing all their parks out of respect for the Queen’s funeral on Monday September 19. The holiday resort company said this is both as a “mark of respect” and to allow its own staff to be “part of this historic moment”. However, holidaymakers have been […]

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Holidaymakers should ‘visit pet store’ to save money when travelling

Experts at Lendingexpert.co.uk shared the best – and most unusual – ways families can enjoy a holiday on a tight budget. They recommended holidaymakers always “visit a pet store” in a foreign country to save money, especially when travelling with children. Visit a pet store The travel experts said pet stores are “a great place […]

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Holidaymakers should avoid ‘boarding first’ to get ’empty row’ on plane

For those who struggle to fall asleep on a plane, Martin recommended listening to white noise music as it “significantly improves sleep for people who experience difficulty due to high levels of environmental noise”. Other items passengers can bring on board to help them sleep include noise-cancelling headphones, earplugs and eye masks, which he said […]

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Lake District holidaymakers stunned as visitors dangerously drive along shore – VIDEO

Two vehicles were filmed driving close to families on Glencoyne Bay in the Lake District this Wednesday. One witness said the drivers were travelling at an “unreasonable speed” and putting “everyone else at risk”. The National Trust revealed that stone barriers stopping drivers has been moved. The woman who filmed it told the BBC: “We […]

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Manchester Airport ‘nightmare!’ 1200 holidaymakers queuing as baggage system FAILS

Scenes from the airport show long queues as tourists wait to join the queue. One passenger claimed there were more than 1,000 people waiting in the queues. One Twitter user shared images from inside the terminal. They wrote: “At @manchesterairp Manchester Airport. TWO A380 @emirates flights together going to @dubaiairports. “Baggage system has failed so […]

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Idiots! Tenerife ‘sun-bed war’ as holidaymakers fight for pool spot at crack of dawn–VIDEO

Footage taken at the Spring Hotel Bitacora, Playa de las Américas, shows waves of tourists — including Britons — racing at the crack of dawn to secure a privileged position to enjoy the day during their Canary Island holiday. The determined tourists, running with towels, sun cream and swimming costumes under their arms, can be […]

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Holidaymakers queue for hours to get hotel sunbed in Spain’s ‘nightmare holiday’

Desperate British tourists could be seen running to get the best spot as soon as the hotel’s swimming pool opened at 8am in a video shared on social media. Holidaymakers at four-star Spring Hotel Bitacora in Playa de las Américas, Tenerife, could be seen queueing next to the swimming pool gate at 6am to get the […]

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Cleethorpes beach fury: ‘Miles for a loo!’ Petition launched as UK holidaymakers rage

More than 3,000 people have signed a petition demanding more toilets along the beachfront of Cleethorpes, amid growing outrage in the seaside town. A local campaigner, Danny Rising, who started the petition, is warning that the lack of toilet facilities is “putting people off” from staying in the resort town. There are just three working […]

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Holidaymakers evacuated in Greece as huge wildfire threatens popular tourist spots

Due to the severe heatwave, Spain suffered a major wildfire which spread through the north-western region of Galicia, in the north of Spain, last week. The regional Government said there was a “clear intentionality” behind the fire. Galician Minister of Rural Affairs José González said: “What this proves… is that it was a car moving […]