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Tips to avoid your holiday being cancelled or cut short

    Let’s be honest, booking a holiday anywhere right now is risky, with the UK government warning that it could remove countries from its list of ‘safe’ destinations at a moment’s notice.  ...

Spain is back on the no-go list, what are your rights if you’ve booked a holiday and where else can you go?

  Wow, even those who work in the travel industry were shocked at the government’s decision to suddenly announce last night that mainland Spain was back on its no-go list – on the same...

Updated: Where you can go on holiday right now

Updated: June 16 One by one, countries are re-opening their borders and it’s looking possible that we might, possibly, be able to squeeze in a holiday this summer. Maybe. The Foreign Office is still...

Travel insurance: can you get cover for coronavirus?

Travel insurance: see what you cover is available for coronavirus (Covid-19)

Tui has cancelled beach holidays up to July 10: here are your options

Tui has cancelled more holidays. Here are your options, including claiming a cash refund.

5 best – and worst – LGBQI holiday destinations

Looking for a gay-friendly holiday destination? Go to Malta but avoid Turkey. Human rights organisation ILGA has placed Malta as the European country with the most comprehensive LGBTI rights for the fifth year running. However,...

The 50 best and worst travel companies for refunds (according to MoneySavingExpert)

  When you book your next holiday, doubtless you’ll want to use a travel company that has treated its customers well during the pandemic and swerve those that have refused refunds for cancelled trips...

Can’t quarantine, can’t travel, can you get a holiday refund?

Just when you thought your holiday dilemmas couldn’t get any worse, the Government only goes and announces an obligatory 14-day quarantine period for almost everyone returning from abroad.   We don’t know how long...

Your holiday balance is due, what should you do?

  Even though the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has indicated that he will start to ease lockdown measures in the UK from next week, it still seems highly unlikely that any of us...

Why your travel company won’t refund your holiday

  No matter what you’ve been told by your travel agent or tour operator, if your holiday has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, you’re legally entitled to a cash refund within 14...

Who’s holding on to your holiday money?

    If you haven’t been offered a refund for a holiday that’s been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s important to know who exactly is holding on to your cash so that...

How to claim a credit/debit card refund for your cancelled holiday or flight

UPDATED APRIL 29   If your package holiday* or flight has been cancelled due to coronavirus, you’re entitled to a full cash refund. If you had to come home early, you’re entitled to a...

Should you cancel your summer holiday?

Updated April 5. If you’d already booked a summer holiday before the coronavirus turned all of our lives upside down, you’re probably wondering if it will still go ahead and even if it does,...

Travel company refusing you a cash refund? Check out your options

Many travel companies are refusing to return clients’ cash for holiday cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, trying to persuade them to re-book or accept credit notes or vouchers instead. I wrote earlier about...

Which? reveals ‘best and worst cruise lines’

Survey ranks cruises from top to bottom MSC Cruises has been rated the worst cruise line by passengers who complained about poor customer service, surly staff and mediocre food, according to a new survey...