Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary warns against online travel agent pirates

Ryanair boss warns against online travel ‘pirates’: O’Leary claims firms overcharge customers and prevent airlines contacting them directly By Amelia Murray For The Daily Mail Published: 21:51 GMT, 28 December 2021 | Updated: 08:59 GMT, 29 December 2021 The boss of Ryanair has lashed out at regulators for failing to take action against online travel … Read more

Families can get their holiday money back is their trip is cancelled

Families who bought foreign currency for trips abroad they had to cancel can get their money back By Amelia Murray For The Daily Mail Published: 21:55 GMT, 14 December 2021 | Updated: 23:23 GMT, 14 December 2021 John Lewis introduced a buy-back guarantee last year, promising to exchange travel money if returned within 35 days … Read more

Winter sport locations such as Geneva and Salt Lake City soar in popularity by as much as 295%

Skiing holidays are back on the agenda for thousands of winter sports fans after the majority of hotspots remained closed last year, new research has revealed. A number of locations have soared in interest in recent weeks with Geneva seeing an increase of nearly 300 per cent in searches over the last month alone, according … Read more

Use your mobile when hotel hunting on Booking.com or you could miss the best price

Travellers could save hundreds of pounds on their holiday simply by booking their accommodation on their smartphone rather than a computer.  Holidaymakers booking a hotel or apartment through Booking.com can cut costs by doing so on their phones, either on the website’s app or a browser tab. In fact, those who opt for the ‘mobile-only … Read more

Holiday money: Travellers reminded to sort currency before the airport

Rusty half-term holidaymakers reminded to sort currency before getting to airport or face rip-off exchange rates with a 30% penalty Many families will be going on their first overseas holiday this half term  They are being warned to change their currency before getting to the airport  This is because research found rates could be 30% … Read more

Teletext Holidays and Alpharooms are facing court action over pandemic refund delays

Teletext Holidays and Alpharooms owner faces court action over pandemic refund delays with travellers still owed more than £1m Teletext Holidays and Alpharooms facing court action by the CMA  The two companies have failed to refund £1.2million owed to travellers Some have been waiting more than a year for their money   By Grace Gausden For … Read more

City centre hotels are ‘struggling’ with occupancy reaching just 30% this summer

Many city centre hotels are ‘really struggling’ with a lack of bookings this summer, new research has revealed. Despite a 686 per cent increase in bookings over the last two months, many city centre hotels are still at only 30 per to 40 per cent occupancy, according to data from hotel technology provider Avvio. The huge … Read more