Holidays 2018: Duty free revealed to be MORE expensive than online shopping | Travel News | Travel

Duty free shopping has been revealed to not be as cheap as many British tourists might think. Rather than the airport being the place to bag the best deals, online shopping is now where the savings are to be found, new findings reveal. Research from price and product comparison service, PriceSpy shows that only 10 per cent percent of products are cheaper at the airport, compared to online.  PriceSpy studied Duty-free prices gathered at Heathrow Boutique, Gatwick, Stansted, Manchester and Bristol – World Duty Free. The best savings to be found online versus at duty free were for electronics and men’s fragrances.  Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis…

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Cruise news: Free food to avoid onboard the ship and drinks packages to order before | Cruise | Travel

Cruises are on the up as more people than ever take to the seas for their next holiday. Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) confirmed that passenger growth in 2017 surpassed estimates to reach 26.7 million people. With onboard entertainment, three-course meals and exciting excursions on land, it comes as no surprise that a cruise is the best choice for a luxury holiday. One of the downsides of a holiday at sea is how easy it is to fall ill, due to the contained space and high volume of people. Passengers…

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Cruises: Four free drinks and all-inclusive packages available now | Cruise | Travel

Here are four excellent cruise deals including extra money to spend on board, free drinks packages and all-inclusive offers available now. Celebrity Cruises Celebrity Cruises is currently giving passengers the chance to claim free drinks packages when booking an eligible Ocean View Stateroom by 31 May 2018. This applies to selected sailings departing as part of their April 2018/19 programme, such as a seven-night Alaska Fjord Cruise or ten-night Southern Caribbean Cruise. The deal gives cruise-goers a free Classic Drinks package for two – which includes soft drinks and alcoholic…

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Cruise gives free holiday to boy with Snapchat name ‘Carnival Cruise’ | Cruise | Travel

Carnival Cruise has offered a 15-year-old boy a free holiday with his family in Florida. Adrian Lipscomb, from Prospect, Virginia, had an unusual online username that caught the attention of the cruise liner. Using the Snapchat app, his name was @CarnivalCruise despite it having no resemblance to himself. The cruise liner then went looking for the man himself to source the name for them to use themselves as part of the Carnival brand. A rather clever way to find him went viral when they realised where he was. The cruise…

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Cruise holidays are more stress free than flying for some holidaymakers, survey reveals | Cruise | Travel

A new survey by Cruise Critic has revealed that nearly 60 per cent of holidaymakers planning to go on a cruise see it as a more ‘stress-free’ holiday option, when compared to flying. It’s no wonder that after recent horror stories of children screaming for eight hour’s straight, fights breaking out at 30,000-feet and airplane doors falling off, that passengers find flying stressful. This stress can be what is known as aerophobia, an excessive worry of air travel, which is thought to affect one in ten Britons. The survey asked…

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