Titanic auction: Brochure and intact ticket from liner goes on sale | Travel News | Travel

The fascinating five-page booklet was produced exclusively for first-class passengers. The front cover is dominated by a picture of the awe-inspiring liner dwarfing other vessels. Inside, one page is devoted to the Louis XVI Restaurant where a la carte meals were served till 11pm, while another showcases the Cafe Parisien, setting of choice for late-night card games. The upmarket restaurant reception, with its pillars and mahogany tables, was designated for afternoon tea, while well-to-do travellers could unwind in the lavish Turkish bath room which “rivals anything similar to be found…

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Plane seats can cost double the price of a flight ticket | Travel News | Travel

Booking a plane seat can make a flight much easier when travelling with family. Whilst airlines often let passengers book tickets without choosing a seat, what can then happen is that that groups could be split up and even be at the back or in the middle seat. However, as flight prices decrease, airlines are forced to try and make a profit from additional costs. But could buying a seat cost more than the ticket of a flight itself? Research by travel search engine Kayak.co.uk found that the seat sometimes…

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