Fingerprint scanners at US airports will scan all 10 fingers

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is transitioning from collecting two digital fingerprints to collecting 10 fingerprints from international visitors to the United States. DHS plans to replace the current two-fingerprint scanners with new 10-fingerprint... Read more

Hand Luggage Restrictions Eased But Rules Defy Logic

The lifting of luggage restrictions sounds like welcome news, but because it is not applied at all airports, or all airlines air passengers are facing a maze of confusion. The relaxation of restrictions by the... Read more

Passport, EHIC… Brits are so forgetful

A new survey released today by the Department of Health reveals that we are forgetting to check the validity of documents like car tax, bankcards and even our passports, which means they may have expired... Read more

easyJet to encourage pre-payment for excess luggage

EasyJet is to encourage pre-payment for excess luggage fines by offering an online discount. The new charges will be listed with other extras such as travel insurance and priority boarding. Extra weight will be available... Read more

EHICPlus Travel Health Insurance

NOTE: This article is about EHICPlus, a medical travel insurance policy. For more information about EHIC (European Health Insurance Card), click here. Millions of Brits are treated abroad every year for illness or accident occurring whilst... Read more

Myleene Klass names Carnival Splendor

Myleene Klass acted as godmother of the 3,006-passenger vessel prior to it setting sail on inaugural 3-day cruise to Amsterdam. The 113,000-tonne Carnival Splendor is the first in a new class of vessel for the... Read more

LunaJets launch low cost private jet travel up to 80% cheaper

A new and web-based concept launched last month that helps travellers to purchase empty leg flights at substantially reduced prices. Empty legs are private jets returning home empty, and LunaJets offers them at prices as... Read more

XL Leisure Group tour operator went into administration

The UK’s third largest tour operator went into administration and grounded flights leaving 85,000 passengers stranded. XL Airways provides flights to more than 50 destinations across Europe, America and Africa. All its flights have been... Read more

Jet2 Is New Airline at Newquay

Jet2, the Yorkshire-based low fare airline, will commence twice weekly flights from Newquay Cornwall Airport to Leeds Bradford and Belfast International, effective 27th and 24th May 2009, respectively. Flights, by 148-seat Boeing 737-300s, will operate... Read more

Railcard launches new 3-year card with 1/3 off most rail fares

Epic savings on days out on the train just got better with the launch of a 3-year Railcard. The new 3-year Railcard costs £65 and allows holders to save 1/3 on the price of most... Read more