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Customs checks overlooked by staff

  •  04 Sep, 2013
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Short airport queues and fast check-in times have come at a cost, after the National Audit Office (NAO) revealed that checks aimed at thwarting drug and gun smuggling have been overlooked.

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Brits falling foul of foreign laws

  •  28 Aug, 2013
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Feeding pigeons in the street or chewing gum on trains may seem innocent enough but doing so could actually land UK holidaymakers in trouble.

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Rally driving tops holiday activity list

  •  19 Aug, 2013
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Holidaymakers now want more excitement from their trips away, with rally car driving topping the list, according to a Post Office poll.

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Boozy Brits at risk on holiday

  •  16 Aug, 2013
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British holidaymakers are being warned to not drink too much alcohol when away with their family or friends this summer.

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OFT investigates online hotel deals

  •  12 Aug, 2013
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The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is seeking feedback on whether online bookers are really getting value for money on hotel deals.

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Lens users to wear glasses abroad

  •  12 Aug, 2013
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Holidaymakers have been encouraged to wear prescription glasses and sunglasses instead of contact lenses to lower the chances of developing further eye problems in the sun.

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Women wear third of holiday clothes

  •  09 Aug, 2013
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Most of the clothes many women cram into their holiday suitcases will be carted back home unworn, new research suggests.

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BA apologises for plane faults

  •  09 Aug, 2013
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Heathrow-bound passengers who twice had to return to a baking-hot Saudi Arabian airport have received an apology from British Airways.

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Holiday pester power costs parents

  •  24 Jul, 2013
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Pester power is causing parents to spend more on holiday than they bargained for, a survey has shown.

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Jellyfish warning for tourists in Greece

  •  15 Jul, 2013

The Foreign Office has amended its travel advice for Greece, with Britons being warned jellyfish blooms have been spotted in the Mediterranean.

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