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Catalogue of disasters for Woodbridge family in nightmare holiday trip home from French Alps snow chaos

December 30, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

A Suffolk family has spoken of a nightmare trip home from a dream Christmas holiday after suffering a double-whammy of getting caught in two travel troublespots.

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Irish people could be holidaying in some pretty strange places next year

December 29, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

New flights in 2015 will include Ethiopia, Jamaica and Cuba.

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Irish people could be holidaying in some pretty strange places next year

Rail chief swerves bonus question

December 29, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The head of Network Rail (NR) has refused to say whether he will be turning down his annual bonus following the over-running of Christmas engineering work which created weekend travel chaos.

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29 easy ways to save costs while holidaying in Europe

December 29, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Europe – land of castles, art, history and culture – is considered an expensive holiday destination by many. Their beliefs are not unfounded as Oslo and Zurich bagged first and second spots respectively in a list of most expensive holiday destinations released by News.com.au in Jan 2014. If Europe has always been your dream vacation destination but you don't have a big budget – don't fret …

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Typical British holiday in 2015 will be ten-day trip to Spain at cost of £1,220

December 27, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

With the average Briton planning three trips instead of two in 2015, travellers are expected to spend nine per cent more on their main holiday compared to 2014, according to a new study.

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Gigantic cruise ship, Carnival’s Vista from the industry leader

December 26, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The world’s largest cruise line, the Carnival Cruise Lines is set to introduce its gigantic new ship, Carnival Vista in the spring of 2016 according to a recent event they conducted in New York City. With an estimated total guest capacity of 4,980 passengers, the new cruise line is expected to come with immense food options, entertainment venues and family friendly activities including the largest sports square known as Skyride and an IMAX movie theater, a first of its kind in a cruise ship. The ship is being built by Fincantieri, Italy at an estimated cost of $800 million. The cruise liner will host 8 to 13 day trips. Ship weighs more than 133,500 tons, 1,055 feet in length and powered by diesel and electric. Carnival Vista will be the largest cruise ship when it joins the cruise industry.

Its maiden voyage will be a 13 day trip from Trieste, Italy to Barcelona, Spain scheduled for May 1, 2016. Trips ranging from eight to 13 days will take visitors to Trieste, Italy; Barcelona, Spain; and Athens, Greece from May to October 2016. Later it will start a 13 day trip known as Transatlantic Reposition from Trieste, Italy to New York stopping at Gibraltar, Azores, King’s Wharf, and Bermuda.

Mozzie alert amid big virus increase

December 23, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Sept. 9, 2013, 3 a.m. Experts are warning people to guard against mosquito bites over the next few months, with the spread of the pest that carries the Ross River virus and Barmah Forest virus.

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Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe purges more ministers

December 23, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

President Robert Mugabe launches yet another purge of his ministers in Zimbabwe, this time while holidaying in Asia.

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Holiday spots to consider in 2015

December 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The year is almost over and intrepid travellers are already planning their 2015 getaways. With that in mind we asked six travel experts to share their predictions for the hot destinations in 2015.

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EXCLUSIVE: Holiday flights bonanza! Ticket prices slashed by up to half

December 21, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

MILLIONS of holidaymakers will be able to grab rock-bottom fares in the new year, with some flights nearly 50 per cent lower.

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