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Avoid these costly travel insurance traps

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Are you confident your travel insurance will pay out if the worst happens? Even the most savvy of us can fail to check all the small print, as’s head of travel Mhairi Edwards can testify.

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Why Tuesday is best day to book holiday

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Spend the weekend researching your next trip but when it comes to booking hold off until Tuesday morning to save money. We explain why.

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Spain & Portugal cheapest for holiday spending

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British holidaymakers will find their spending money goes furthest in Spain and Portugal this year, according to a new Post Office survey.

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Samoan airline first to charge passengers by weight

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Samoa Air has become the first carrier to charge passengers by the pound. Writer Chris Torney looks at whether this policy could catch on in Europe.

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10% of Brits arrested on stag & hen trips abroad

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With 16 per cent of Brits heading abroad for stag and hen parties this year, many booze-fuelled party-goers are likely to end up in trouble with the local law, research by shows.

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Seven travel booking traps to avoid

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The OFT has issued a warning about misleading practices holiday companies use to trick travellers into spending more cash. Money journalist Neil Faulkner highlights the traps to look out for.

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Blog: Do you support an airline 'fat tax'?

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Should airlines charge passengers by weight? A Norwegian economist has published a paper saying yes! But writer Chris Torney says a fat tax won't take off.

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Why wouldn’t you take out travel insurance?

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More and more holidaymakers are failing to take out travel insurance. But why wouldn’t someone take out cover?

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Europe wants new limits on compensation for flight delays

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The European Commission has announced changes to air passenger rights which could make it harder to claim compensation for delays.

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Are all-inclusive holidays value for money?

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All-inclusive holidays have previously been available for long haul trips like Mexico and the Caribbean but are now becoming popular for short haul trips as Turkey and Spain. So can these deals save you money?

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