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62mph tours – Spain’s Best Roller Coasters

Not for the faint-hearted! Take a tour of Spain with a difference – Discover the best Roller Coasters on offer in Spain’s most popular holiday resorts.

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Ski Tour Guides Stopped in Their Tracks

Whilst on Holiday with my family in Tignes, France during the half term holidays last week it was somewhat of a shock to find out that British ski guiding provided by various UK tour operators has been banned by a ruling in a French Court in Albertville. The court ruled that it breaks French law [...]

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Ski Resorts Welcome First Major Snowfall

Ski resorts across Europe and the US have welcomed the first major snowfall of the year, as ABTA launched a campaign to help skiers with choosing travel insurance for their trips. Austrian and Swiss resorts have this week been transformed from deserted green hillsides to the usual snowy white slopes, and Italy, France and Andorra [...]

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Cyprus a Winter Sun Favourite for 2011/12

Long a favourite destination for winter sun, Cyprus is anticipating a significant influx of visitors this winter following booking increases of almost 30 per cent on last year’s figures.

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Travel Planner for Sun-Worshippers Launched

Publisher DK Travel has launched a useful new resource for holidaymakers looking to chase down some of the world’s sunniest spots at various times of the year and spend an epic holidays. The Chase the Sun Planner shows the top spots for each month of the year, with a couple of surprise locations making the [...]

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Sri Lanka travel advice

Torrential rains have caused serious flooding in several parts of Sri Lanka. Eastern districts such as Batticoloa, Ampara and Trincomalee have been particularly affected by flooding. Some access roads to the east are impassable. Areas in the central province such as Kandy, Nuwara Eliya and Badulla have experienced earth slips due to the rain. The [...]

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Australian Tourist Board Reassure After Floods

Tourism Queensland has urged travellers to continue visiting Australia’s drenched north east despite heavy rains threatened further flooding. An area the size of France and Germany has been hit following weeks of heavy rain. Tourism Queensland said Rockhampton, 370 miles north of Brisbane and home to 77,000 people, should be avoided. The city’s airport and [...]

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Weather in New York

Reality of a White Christmas As the odd rain shower begins to melt the snow around the UK and airports are becoming less concerned about the weather, people are already looking forward to spring while our neighbours over the Atlantic Ocean are having a nightmare. Similar to the criticism of UK authorities got for their [...]

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Passengers left stranded at Heathrow Airport

Airlines Warned Over December Snow Travel Chaos

Passengers ‘Misled’ Over EU Obligations After thousands of passengers were left stranded due to the ‘big freeze’ some airlines are being warned about their apparent ‘unacceptable treatment of passengers’ during the December chaos. The Civil Aviation Authority has investigated the actions of several major airlines and written to them to discuss any EU-enforced obligations that [...]

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Airports UK

Updates on Delays, Cancellations and Closures The morning has started quite steady for airports, UK travellers have cause for optimism. While heavy snow and icy weather isn’t yet on the decline, air travel is OK and most flights are running on time throughout the UK major airports. With more snow due to come over the [...]

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Snow Plough Clears Snow From Runway

Hope for Passengers Stranded By Snow at Heathrow Airport

Runway Reopens To Allow Passengers To Finally Make It Home For Christmas Passengers have awoken to a glimmer of home this morning as Heathrow Airport has announced that they are reopening their second runway. This means that hundreds of the air travellers stuck in the airport will finally be on their way home or abroad [...]

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Flight Delays and Cancellations

Severe Weather Returns As expected there has been heavy snow fall over the weekend and icy weather has returned to the whole of the UK causing its fair share of disruption in the travel industry. Throughout Europe there is a long list of flight delays and cancellations at many of the continents major airports. Here [...]

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British Airways Cancels All Short Haul Flights from Heathrow

Heathrow Snow Update: A spokesman for Heathrow has issued an apology to passengers left stranded by the show after it announced that all BA short haul flights from the airport have been cancelled. More snow is on the way with staff struggling to clear the one runway that is still open. British Airways cancelled all [...]

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Airport Closures

Flight Delays and Cancelations Already it appears that the severe weather coming up to the weekend is having affects on flights across the UK. Wherever you are flying from or which airline you are using, it is advised that you check online or call information hotlines in order to get the most recent update. The [...]

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Weather Forecast Looks Grim

Oh Snow, Not Again! Already the threat of snow has become a hugely discussed and reported issue, so much so that many of us are tired about hearing about it, but unfortunately it won’t be going away anytime soon. It appears that another bout of heavy snow is set for the shores of the UK [...]

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Map of the Uk showing areas affected by severe weather

Snow Forecast Proves Correct As Britain Hit By More Arctic Conditions

Airports on Standby for More Travel Delays Britain is bracing itself for another onslaught of Arctic conditions as another wave of snow and ice is set to hit the country over the next few days. Snow has already started falling this morning with airports, rail companies and breakdown services already on standby. Temperatures plummeted overnight [...]

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