Lowcostholidays.com – Where low cost means high cost Aug1

Lowcostholidays.com – Where low cost means high cost

When http://www.lowcostholidays.com/ moved away from the UK’s ATOL protection scheme a few years ago, people in the industry did raise their eyebrows. Lowcost moved to the jurisdiction and “protection” of the Spanish authorities, no doubt in a move to...
£483m Holiday Price Rise After Brexit Vote Jul26

£483m Holiday Price Rise After Brexit Vote

In the first study of its kind, Holidaysplease examined £100,000 worth of holidays booked immediately prior to the Brexit vote and then re-priced the exact same holiday after the Brexit vote with the same tour operators. The results were...
How will falling oil prices translate into cheaper air fares? Jan13

How will falling oil prices translate into cheaper air fares?

As the price of Brent Crude falls to a six year low of $50 a barrel and aviation fuel costs plummet, there could be no better time to book a flight. How much though is the average passenger likely...
Top 5 false economies when booking a holiday…. Nov12

Top 5 false economies when booking a holiday….

Booking a holiday may be one of the most expensive purchases you make in any given year. So striving to save money on it is always sensible. However when trying to save money there are a number of common traps that...
Financial Mis-selling Scandal Leads to Boost in Holidays! Feb24

Financial Mis-selling Scandal Leads to Boost in Holidays!

We have all had those annoying phone calls about Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) claims from time to time and most of the time it may not even apply to you. Money has been reimbursed to those who were mis-sold...
Ryanair – we have an open culture of raising safety concerns but you might get sacked if you do? Aug19

Ryanair – we have an open culture of raising safety concerns but you might get sacked if you do?

Did you notice the irony of Ryanair's behaviour last week? A pilot says that they have created a culture of fear which hinders the reporting of safety issues, Ryanair deny it and then promptly sack him for raising his...
Top mistakes when buying travel currency for your holiday Jul21

Top mistakes when buying travel currency for your holiday

With the advent of the internet it's easy to see what the most competitive travel money rates are. You would imagine therefore that the days of getting stung with poor rates are a thing of the past. However even...
Should holidaymakers stay away from Cyprus? Mar18

Should holidaymakers stay away from Cyprus?

Will Cyprus savers being hit by an EU bailout, affect Brit’s travelling to Cyprus? As a country, Cyprus arguably faces its worse troubles since the 1974 Turkish invasion. Cyprus’ descent into economic crisis has led to an emergency loan of...
Do Thomas Cook redundancies signal the end of high street travel agencies? Feb25

Do Thomas Cook redundancies signal the end of high street travel agencies?

As Thomas Cook looks to close almost 200 of its branches, do the public still need the high street travel agent to get the kind of service they require when booking a holiday? Thomas Cook is a worldwide brand and...
Brits Over Troubled Waters Jul23

Brits Over Troubled Waters

Last week the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) revealed its latest incident figures for Brits travelling abroad. It seems us Brits don’t half get ourselves into a spot of bother or two when on our holidays. From the results...