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Holiday reading: The Fifty Shades effect

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79 per cent of Brits read some sort of literature on their last holiday, and Fifty Shades of Grey has been the tome of choice this year. We take a look at how these three books are changing the way men and women approach fiction and their own relationships.

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Forget cost, Brits say hols vital for wellbeing

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More than one in 10 Brits say holidays are worth more to them in terms of wellbeing than the money they spend on them, according to new research.  Read More…

Blog: Top tips for flying with young children

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Travelling by air with young children can be a headache, but fear not, help is at hand with these top tips to stress free flying with young children.

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Blog: Top 5 family beach holidays for summer 2012

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With so many great locations to choose from, deciding where to holiday this summer can be a struggle. Guest contributor Esme Fox takes some of the pressure off and looks at the top 5 family beach holidays for summer 2012.

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Brits warned over travel insurance - win a trip to Florida with Confused!

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The government is warning holidaymakers to make sure they have adequate travel insurance when they head abroad this year.

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Worried about oversleeping? New missed-flight cover could be for you

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An insurer called No Exclusions has developed a new type of policy called missed-flight cover. This insurance will get you on the next available flight, or give you a refund for your missed flight – your choice – if you arrive late at the airport.

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Which holiday destinations currently offer the best value?

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The continuing strength of sterling against the euro means that resorts in the eurozone look like a good bet for those heading overseas this summer.

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New travel rights smartphone app

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Flight delayed or cancelled? Do you know if the airline has to offer you food or accomodation? A new smartphone app guides consumers through the complex regulations that apply to air and rail journeys.  Read More…

Buy smart & beat airline baggage charges

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With budget airlines charging anything from £18 to £80 to put your luggage in hold on a return flight, here's how to buy the contents of your holiday suitcase for less than it costs the airline to carry it.  Read More…

At the airport? Beat the impulse-buy bug!

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Can you bag a bargain at duty-free or will impulse buys waste your cash? Maria McCarthy looks at why it's hard to fight the temptation to splurge at the airport.  Read More…

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