Tourist warning: Strict medication laws in holiday destinations could see visitors jailed | Travel News | Travel

Tourists travelling abroad who need medication may be breaking the law, even if it is prescribed. Common medicine that can be bought over the counter, even flu medication or cold tablets could fall foul of the rules. A number of tourists travelling to popular holiday destinations such as Dubai and Egypt have found themselves in trouble with government authorities due to a lack of awareness of the laws. Kate Taylor, a pharmacist at LloydsPharmacy, spoke to Express.co.uk about certain countries that could confuse travellers. Checking the ingredients is something that…

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Luton Airport bank holiday strikes: Will YOUR flight be affected? | Travel News | Travel

Luton Airport strikes will occur over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend as workers dispute pay and zero hours contracts. But will a strike disrupt your bank holiday holiday plans? It is known strikes in the past have led to cancelled flights and delays. A Sky News Breaking posted this evening explains that staff from multiple departments are striking. It reads: “The Unite union says workers at London Luton Airport including baggage handlers, firefighters and security staff are to stage strikes over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend in disputes over pay…

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Cornwall weather forecast: Met Office finds hot weather to return during May bank holiday | Travel News | Travel

Cornwall will see thousands of staycationers flock to its sandy beaches during the summer months of 2018. As the UK’s most southwestern point, the region ends at Land’s End, with the iconic signpost pointing to a number of different destinations. As staycation holidays look to continue in 2018, the weather forecast for British holidaymakers during the next bank holiday weekend may entice many to head to the coast this May. The Met Office has predicted much warmer weather. What is the weather forecast for Cornwall during May bank holiday weekend?…

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Cruise deals: THIS trick helps your money go further on cruise holiday | Cruise | Travel

According to an annual report compiled by the UK and Ireland cruise industry; British passengers took almost two million cruises in 2017.  This is a new record for the cruising industry with the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) declaring there were 1,959,000 cruise passengers last year. With such a range of luxury cruise lines and the accessibility a cruise ship offers holidaymakers, it’s not surprising this figure is on the rise.  However navigating a cruise deal can be a bit of a minefield with so much information to shift through…

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World War 2 bunker transformed into swanky holiday home – would YOU buy it? | Property | Life & Style

While it may not look like much from the outside, the unusual property may just be the most luxurious underground bolt hole in Britain. The beautiful six-bed property which lies in a Cornish meadow just ten minutes drive from Land’s End, is so well camouflaged by its grass-covered roof it looks like a mound in the middle of field. Far from what would be expected inside a bunker, the gorgeous holiday home features a large open-plan living room that effortlessly straddles the line between modern and traditional. The space is…

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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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