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Linsey

Linsey

A journalist and travel writer of 35 years' standing, a once-a-week yogi, terrible skier and out-of-order mum to 2 teens. My day job is associate editor of TravelMole.com.

Virgin passengers must wear masks when flights resume next month

Virgin Atlantic will resume flights from London Heathrow to Florida, Hong Kong, Shanghai, New York and Los Angeles from July 20. Passengers will be required to wear face masks for the entire flight and...

EasyJet to fly to relaunch 50% of its routes in July, 75% by August

EasyJet is to relaunch flights to almost three-quarters of its network by August. It is selling seats from today on over a million flights from July 1 to October 31, with fares starting at...

Kuoni to sell UK breaks as staycations expected to boom

  Exotic holiday specialist Kuoni has started selling holidays in the UK for the first time to cater for an expected surge in demand for trips closer to home. Its tailormade holidays in Scotland,...

Updated: Where you can go on holiday right now

  After telling us early this month that it was unlikely holidays would be allowed this summer, health secretary Matt Hancock has done a bit of a U-turn and said hopefully we will be...

TUI cancels all beach holidays in June, cruises won’t resume until July 31

TUI, the UK’s largest travel company, has cancelled all  beach holidays up to the end of June. Its river cruises have been cancelled up to and including November 25. Its lakes and mountains holidays...

Luxury travel company Jacada has collapsed

Luxury tour operator Jacada Travel has gone into administration but part of the business has been transferred to safari operator Wilderness Safaris, which will take over 570 existing bookings. A message on Jacada’s website...

Will Shearings’ customers with credit notes be refunded?

  Customers whose touring holidays were cancelled by Shearings due to the coronavirus pandemic are waiting to hear if the credit notes they received in place of cash refunds will be honoured by the...

Loyal to Hertz? Don’t panic, your rewards are safe (for now)

You might have heard the news that the car rental giant Hertz has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States, but this doesn’t mean that it will cease operating. The 102-year-old company...

EasyJet passengers could win £18 billion compensation for data leak, says law firm

  A no-win, no-fee law firm is planning to sue easyJet on behalf of the nine million customers whose details were stolen when the airline’s computer system was hacked in January. PGMBM is asking...

Could coronavirus lead to the early demise of the Superjumbo?

  With the slump in air travel caused by coronavirus, and airlines fearful that demand might not return to 2019 levels for at least two to three years, several are looking at whether there’s...