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Top 20 destinations for a short autumn break

Downtown Reykjavik, Iceland

Fancy a last-minute break but have no more than a week to spare? We pick our favourite places for a quick getaway this autumn.

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How to avoid suitcase rage this summer

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Travelling on public transport laden with bags can make the situation more trying for everyone. Here are some dos and don’ts.

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Quiz: What type of traveller are you?

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Knowing your travel personality could make planning your next escape away that bit easier. Take our quiz to find out what type of traveller you are.

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Should I attend a wedding abroad?

Should I attend a friend's wedding abroad?

Use our handy flowchart to help you decide whether to attend a wedding abroad...if you're 'lucky' enough to be invited.

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Don't fall for this currency trick

  •  15 Jul, 2014
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It might seem more convenient to settle bills in sterling while you’re abroad. But beware: you could be falling into an expensive trap.

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How to get travel insurance aged over 65

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Those aged over 65 can find it hard to get travel insurance as many policies have an upper age limit. Here’s how older travellers can get affordable cover.

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How to claim flight delay compensation

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Two recent Court of Appeal rulings have given delayed passengers much greater chance of claiming significant amounts of money back from tardy airlines.

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Top 10 cheapest city breaks in the world

Hanoi in Vietnam

If you’re wondering where your pound will go furthest this summer, try Hanoi in Vietnam, the world’s cheapest place to visit according to TripAdvisor.

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Slash your hotel bills by living like a student

Bridge of Sighs Cambridge University

Many universities around the UK offer decent accommodation at reasonable rates, especially outside term time. Maria McCarthy is happy to go back to student life.

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Delayed airline passengers set for compensation windfall

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A landmark Court of Appeal ruling has opened to door to billions of pounds’ worth of compensation claims for delayed and cancelled flights.

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