Safest long-haul destinations revealed – Travel advice for Canada, Dubai, US and Australia | Travel News | Travel

Holiday booking can be difficult for a number of reasons, such as price and amenities on offer. One of the most important things on tourists minds is safety and whether the destination poses any threats. Popular holiday choices such as France and Spain have been hit by a number of terrorist attacks, prompting the terror threat level to be raised. With long-haul travel becoming more popular, heading further afield could be a better option for holidays this summer. Which long-haul holiday destinations are the safest and what is the latest…

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Hand luggage rules: Government advice on restricted baggage items | Travel News | Travel

Hand-luggage-only passengers are increasing in number as cheap airlines offer no-frill tickets. This means not being allowed a bag in the hold without paying an additional fee. Britons instead cram everything they need for their holiday into one small suitcase to take into the cabin. Yet recent rules have changed regarding what is allowed into the cabin and what is not. What are the latest restrictions for hand luggage and substances? Liquids Anything that is a liquid form must be under 100ml. This can include toiletries, drinks and cosmetics. Liquid…

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Property retirement advice: How to make money from your home trick | Property | Life & Style

Property can become a tricky issue once you enter retirement, with many of us scratching our heads over the best option.  Eliot Castle, CEO and founder of We Buy Any Home, has outlined his advice on how you can make a substantial sum of money through being clever with your property choices. His advice includes a clever trick of downsizing quickly by using a private home buying company, which can see you sell your property in as little as a week. However, he outlined a number of alternative options too.…

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Is it safe to travel to Cancun after the recent shootings? FCO advice | Travel News | Travel

Cancun has long been a popular package holiday destination with Britons, who are excited for the sea, sun and excellent beaches the area has to offer. However, shocking violence has erupted in the area over the past 36 hours, with 14 murders and five injuries due to gun shot wounds, in six separate instances across the city. What’s more, over 100 people have been murdered in Cancun since the beginning of the year, doubling the city’s murder rate. The gang violence, mainly driven by the thriving drug trade, has cast…

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Cruise news: cruising holidays 2018 dining advice | Cruise | Travel

Travelling the world, experiencing a new culture and catching a bit of sun sounds wonderful on paper but the realities of worldwide travel and moving away from home comforts can be daunting to some.  A cruise, however, can act as a happy medium. Passengers can still explore beautiful sights but retain the luxury and comforts that a cruise provides.  The question of ‘what food will be served’ is a particular concern to some British travellers but to combat these, a cruise caters to all.  In fact, some cruises have been…

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