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Simon Calder shares travel warning for biggest killer of British tourists abroad

Simon has visited over 100 countries and describes himself as “risk averse”. He shared his safety checklist with Express.co.uk. Simon said: “My first concern is about road accidents, which very sadly, are responsible for a greater loss of life among British travellers abroad than any other cause.” According to Government research, British tourists are three times […]

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Tourists have to pay to visit beaches in popular holiday destination and new towel ban

However, this year tourists will have to follow some new strict rules including charges to visit some of the island’s most popular beaches. Sardinia’s popularity has caused the island some issues due to overtourism, litter and sand theft. Known for its gorgeous white beaches, the island has struggled with tourists illegally taking sand as a […]

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First Dates’ Fred shares his ‘no-brainer’ tip for British tourists and favourite holidays

Fred said: “I think that’s logical because of what happened during Covid and the fact that we couldn’t leave the house. “When you’re young you think you can’t die, you’re invincible and you will be healthy and live on forever. “When you get to a certain age, you know that’s not true and you know […]

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Spain to fine tourists for drunken behaviour in the sea – ‘think twice’

However, the councillor said if there was the “slightest doubt” the incident was an accident, tourists would not be charged. It is not yet known if tourists would have to foot the whole bill for their rescue or whether there would be a set charge. The measure is just one of many introduced in Spain […]

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Passport travel chaos: How to beat passport queues as tourists face 10 week wait

Premium slots are only available to Britons who need to renew a passport that was issued after 2001. It will cost tourists £177 but applicants will get their passport on the same day at the end of their half an hour slot. Fast track appointments are also hard to get but will see a Briton’s […]

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British tourists can be fined up to £2,600 for breaking laws in Italy – full list

Incredible historical sites, world-renowned cuisine and gorgeous beaches, it’s no surprise that Italy is one of the world’s top tourist destinations. But holidaymakers will need to be careful not to fall foul of one of the country’s tourism laws. Sardinia has one of Europe’s most stunning coastlines and its famed white sand draws thousands of […]

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Tourists urged to ditch expensive watches for cheap plastic copies in holiday destination

French actor Daniel Auteuil had his £34,000 Patek Philippe watch stolen from a taxi in Naples last week. Two men on a moped snatched the watch as he rested his arm on the open window. Naples’ mayor Gaetano Manfreid apologised for the theft and offered Auteuil a 100 euro (£86) alternative. The cheaper Swatch watch […]

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Ocala, Marion County welcomes summer tourists from Florida, Southeast

On a morning in early June, kayakers at Florida’s iconic Silver Springs State Park in Ocala offered a glimpse of tourism trends expected throughout Marion County this summer.  The majority of visitors were from various cities around Florida, including Tampa and Gainesville. A few were from the Southeast, including Alabama and Louisiana. One international visitor […]

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Feeding a grizzly along the road? Yellowstone tourists continue to flout wildlife rules

WYOMING — An adult grizzly bear in Yellowstone National Park can weigh 400 to 700 pounds and sprint short distances at speeds up to 40 mph. They possess large, bone-cracking jaws and teeth, as well as sharp claws as long as your fingers. All of this prompts the question: Why would you want to lure […]

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The safest country in the world for British tourists has the ‘best healthcare’ in Europe

Safety is a top concern for British tourists looking for a holiday this summer. New research from Forbes Advisor has found the safest countries to travel to. The safest country for British tourists this summer is Switzerland, known for its stunning natural scenery. Switzerland had the best quality healthcare out of all the surveyed countries […]