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....". Often travelling around the UK to visit stores, Mr Timpson says "it's really nice going to a shop that's well run". ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . It says that using a dedicated personal server, users can help to stop messages being copied and hacked as they travel to their destination across the net. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....He refused, saying he had patients to see the next day. Dr Dao's lawyer, Thomas Demetrio, said his client "has become the unintended champion for the adoption of changes which will certainly help improve the lives of literally millions of travellers". ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. United Airlines has said a potentially record-breaking giant rabbit died in its care, but only after the transatlantic flight it was travelling on had landed. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....With most Britons now carrying hi-tech, expensive phones many just don’t want to have the extra cost, and potential headache, of carrying and looking after more devices. “For consumers travelling or on holiday having an additional ereader device to look after is awkward,” says Broughton. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The direct Taunton-to-Trowbridge trip was apparently advertised at the price by Great Western Railway (GWR), from 22 May through to 14 July. It means the journey costs £156-per-mile and passengers cannot travel via Bristol. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....In a statement sent to the BBC, United said: "We were saddened to hear this news. The safety and well-being of all the animals that travel with us is of the utmost importance to United Airlines and our PetSafe team. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....That was two more than in the previous quarter but one less than in the same period a year previously. The FTSE sectors issuing most warnings were support services (11), travel and leisure (8), non-life insurance (5) and software and computer services (5). ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....In late March, United was heavily criticised on social media after two girls were reportedly barred from flying for wearing leggings on a flight from Denver to Minneapolis. United said the girls were travelling on a special pass, for employees and their guests, which has a dress code. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Thursday 27th of April 2017 05:53:35 AM
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....”. Passengers travelling from Melbourne to London will now be able to transfer in Perth, rather than Dubai, reducing their total travel time by more than an hour, the airline said. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 27th of April 2017 11:07:29 AM
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....”. Gumbrell’s plight highlights the inadequacy of aviation law when it concerns travellers with disabilities. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Monday 24th of April 2017 06:00:04 AM
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....A Barclays survey suggests that Linnea is not alone in choosing to explore Britain thanks to a passion for UK's small screen drama exports. The popularity of the Netflix series, The Crown, dramatising the life of Queen Elizabeth II and a string of other recent successes such as Poldark, Sherlock and Downton Abbey are whetting travellers' appetites. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Viviane Senna disagrees. "If someone from the 19th Century travelled to our time, he wouldn't see any difference in classrooms. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Sunday 30th of April 2017 12:07:14 AM
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....He said Dao was also impressed that “United stepped up to the plate”. The incident arose from a common air travel issue a fully booked flight. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 27th of April 2017 07:51:18 PM
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.... The proposal was made by Lord Green, chairman of thinktank Migration Watch UK, who suggested two-year visas for young EU citizens allowing them to come to Britain to work, although they will not be able to claim benefits. It is based on the current Youth Mobility Scheme for travellers from Australia, New Zealand and Canada. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... First partner Trenitalia’s Italian network includes a spine served by Frecciarossa high-speed trains. Martin Griffiths, the chief executive of Stagecoach, said: “This creates a powerful world-class partnership, bringing together the team which has transformed intercity rail travel in the UK with the most recognised and capable high-speed operator in Europe. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....I’m all shook up by my Miele washing machine’s vibrations. Make sure you’re covered with great value annual holiday cover from Guardian travel insurance, provided by Voyager. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 27th of April 2017 01:58:02 PM
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....The submission, authored jointly with his wife, the business analyst Deirdre King, envisages a future where drivers receive an annual allowance of “road miles”. As well as trading them, drivers could pay for the right to travel further by entering auctions or lotteries, which would raise more income to maintain the network. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The only drawback was that it was above a shop, but this was a minor compromise. It was an A1 premises, which meant it had permission for a limited range of low-impact uses, including hairdressers, travel agents and retail. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....279, a climb of nearly 8 per cent, worth an extra $47 for every £500 of US currency. Brown says holidaymakers should watch future movements to calculate the best time to purchase travel cash. ... [Read full article on Daily Express ]
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. In January my wife and I and three daughters travelled to Euston from Chester for a weekend in London. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 30th of April 2017 12:07:14 AM
....Viviane Senna disagrees. "If someone from the 19th Century travelled to our time, he wouldn't see any difference in classrooms. ...
Our flat was perfect  – until planners let a restaurant open below image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of April 2017 06:00:22 AM
....The only drawback was that it was above a shop, but this was a minor compromise. It was an A1 premises, which meant it had permission for a limited range of low-impact uses, including hairdressers, travel agents and retail. ...
Doctor dragged off United Airlines flight reaches undisclosed settlement image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 07:51:18 PM
....He said Dao was also impressed that “United stepped up to the plate”. The incident arose from a common air travel issue a fully booked flight. ...
Passenger dragged off United Airlines plane wins settlement image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 07:34:27 PM
....He refused, saying he had patients to see the next day. Dr Dao's lawyer, Thomas Demetrio, said his client "has become the unintended champion for the adoption of changes which will certainly help improve the lives of literally millions of travellers". ...
BBC exposes flaws in 'world's most secure' email service image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 05:27:44 PM
.... . It says that using a dedicated personal server, users can help to stop messages being copied and hacked as they travel to their destination across the net. ...
Buy-to-let slump benefits first-time buyers, plus the best broadband firms image
....I’m all shook up by my Miele washing machine’s vibrations. Make sure you’re covered with great value annual holiday cover from Guardian travel insurance, provided by Voyager. ...
Qantas offers first ever direct UK to Australia flights from £1,095 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 11:07:29 AM
....”. Passengers travelling from Melbourne to London will now be able to transfer in Perth, rather than Dubai, reducing their total travel time by more than an hour, the airline said. ...
'Screen fatigue' sees UK ebook sales plunge 17% as readers return to print image
....With most Britons now carrying hi-tech, expensive phones many just don’t want to have the extra cost, and potential headache, of carrying and looking after more devices. “For consumers travelling or on holiday having an additional ereader device to look after is awkward,” says Broughton. ...
AA boss shortlisted for economics prize for ‘road miles’ allowance plan image
....The submission, authored jointly with his wife, the business analyst Deirdre King, envisages a future where drivers receive an annual allowance of “road miles”. As well as trading them, drivers could pay for the right to travel further by entering auctions or lotteries, which would raise more income to maintain the network. ...
United Airlines to offer up to $10,000 for forfeiting seat image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 05:53:35 AM
....In late March, United was heavily criticised on social media after two girls were reportedly barred from flying for wearing leggings on a flight from Denver to Minneapolis. United said the girls were travelling on a special pass, for employees and their guests, which has a dress code. ...
TV drama and the weak pound set the scene for holidaymakers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 11:01:32 PM
....A Barclays survey suggests that Linnea is not alone in choosing to explore Britain thanks to a passion for UK's small screen drama exports. The popularity of the Netflix series, The Crown, dramatising the life of Queen Elizabeth II and a string of other recent successes such as Poldark, Sherlock and Downton Abbey are whetting travellers' appetites. ...
United Airlines 'saddened' by death of giant rabbit after transatlantic flight image
. United Airlines has said a potentially record-breaking giant rabbit died in its care, but only after the transatlantic flight it was travelling on had landed. ...
United Airlines investigates giant bunny death image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 03:18:59 AM
....In a statement sent to the BBC, United said: "We were saddened to hear this news. The safety and well-being of all the animals that travel with us is of the utmost importance to United Airlines and our PetSafe team. ...
Virgin, Stagecoach and France's SNCF link up for HS2 bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 12:47:58 PM
.... First partner Trenitalia’s Italian network includes a spine served by Frecciarossa high-speed trains. Martin Griffiths, the chief executive of Stagecoach, said: “This creates a powerful world-class partnership, bringing together the team which has transformed intercity rail travel in the UK with the most recognised and capable high-speed operator in Europe. ...
Costa Coffee owner welcomes plan for 'barista visas' after Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 12:20:58 PM
.... The proposal was made by Lord Green, chairman of thinktank Migration Watch UK, who suggested two-year visas for young EU citizens allowing them to come to Britain to work, although they will not be able to claim benefits. It is based on the current Youth Mobility Scheme for travellers from Australia, New Zealand and Canada. ...
'Anomaly' blamed for £10k first class railway ticket image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 01:36:50 PM
....The direct Taunton-to-Trowbridge trip was apparently advertised at the price by Great Western Railway (GWR), from 22 May through to 14 July. It means the journey costs £156-per-mile and passengers cannot travel via Bristol. ...
How disabled travellers still face discrimination by airlines image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 06:00:04 AM
Virgin Trains refused to refund £293 after I forgot my railcard image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 05:59:04 AM
. In January my wife and I and three daughters travelled to Euston from Chester for a weekend in London. ...
'You're hired Mr Happy' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 11:03:35 PM
....". Often travelling around the UK to visit stores, Mr Timpson says "it's really nice going to a shop that's well run". ...
Missing million image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 11:01:31 PM
....The aim is to turn them from anonymous statistics into human beings again, like seven-year-old Edward-Edik Tonkonogi, from Satanov in Ukraine. His childish innocence and sweetness of character come across in a letter he wrote in 1941 to his parents who were travelling with a Russian theatre troupe:. ...
What does the snap election mean for your finances? image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 01:10:00 PM
....279, a climb of nearly 8 per cent, worth an extra $47 for every £500 of US currency. Brown says holidaymakers should watch future movements to calculate the best time to purchase travel cash. ...
Company profit warnings increase on previous quarter image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 08:23:22 AM
....That was two more than in the previous quarter but one less than in the same period a year previously. The FTSE sectors issuing most warnings were support services (11), travel and leisure (8), non-life insurance (5) and software and computer services (5). ...
Five Minute Guide to: Ensuring your car cover is valid image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 12:01:00 AM
....” . Matt Oliver, car insurance spokesman at GoCompare, says insurers take a host of factors into consideration when deciding how much to charge you, including your occupation: “The price you pay may vary according to whether you travel regularly as part of your job or if you carry expensive equipment or stock in your vehicle. ...
HS2 is on its way but bid troubles and snap election could still derail project image
....7bn high-speed rail scheme from becoming physical reality?. Royal assent in February gave HS2 Ltd the full legal, financial and planning powers to build the first half of a railway that the government claims will transform travel between London, the Midlands and, eventually, the north of England, create 25,000 jobs and help rebalance the UK’s precarious economy. ...
‘Invite a colleague to join you for a drink after work’ – our work expert responds image
....• Every opportunity that’s come my way has been the result of being in the right place at the right time, which just means communicating. Keep in touch with people and what direction they and the industry generally are travelling in. ...
Braced for Brexit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 08:44:19 PM
....One area where Brexit could have a negative impact is on touring musicians. There are fears that music groups might have to scale back European tours after Brexit and fewer European acts could travel to the UK. ...
Growth in unpaid full-time internships raises fears for social mobility image
....The company, which has 25,000 employees worldwide and last year reported earnings of more than $200m (£155m), wanted students to work for free as interns in photographic studio production and styling at its London office. The ad said the year-long, full-time placement was open to undergraduate students and would be entirely unpaid, although the company would cover travel costs – but only those incurred in central London. ...
Reactor goes here ... the £18bn Hinkley Point C starts to take shape image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 01:05:27 PM
....Many here on site are veterans of another mega construction project, London’s Crossrail, and – given Hinkley’s location – a good number are Welsh. Half of the workforce are locals, defined as people within a 90-minute travel radius. ...
Britain set for first coal-free day since the industrial revolution image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 11:11:37 AM
.... A decade ago, a day without coal would have been unimaginable, and in 10 years’ time our energy system will have radically transformed again. “The direction of travel is that both in the UK and globally we are already moving towards a low carbon economy. ...
Card spending online jumps to £422m a day image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 21st of April 2017 12:00:00 AM
....8 billion purchases made online at an average of 150 million a month - an increase of 38 per cent from 2014. Nearly four in every 10 pounds spent on travel is paid for online, with 54 per cent of spending on flights made through the internet. ...
Swap flights for trains to Europe this summer, plus the rise of the 'fix-perts' image
....Room for improvement with Accor’s pricing policy. Make sure you’re covered with great value annual holiday cover from Guardian travel insurance, provided by Voyager. ...
Sent on an hour’s drive in pursuit of jobseeker’s claim image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 06:00:19 AM
....It turns out it wasn’t the “system” that forced you across country, but good old “human error”. The official who called you after I contacted the Department for Work and Pensions told you that when she made an experimental phone call to the claims line she was given the same information as you – that residents with your postcode had to travel to Plymouth. ...
Burberry's sales growth slows despite 'exceptional' UK performance image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 05:23:32 PM
.... Julie Brown, chief operating and financial officer, told analysts that UK sales were up by nearly 40% in the six-month period. However, sales in Hong Kong, Korea and the Middle East all fell as a result of local factors including travel restrictions and the falling oil price. ...
Emirates to cut US flights after Trump travel restrictions image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 04:33:04 PM
. Emirates will reduce flights to five US cities from next month, after new security rules targeted travellers from the Middle East. ...
Malaysia Airlines to track planes with satellites image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 10:30:53 AM
.... . The new system can also provide more regular updates on a plane's location, especially when travelling over oceans and other remote areas, said SITAONAIR's portfolio director Paul Gibson. ...
Services matter image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 11:13:46 PM
How much uncertainty can business take? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 01:57:40 PM
.... . "We have significant negotiations to undertake with our partners in the rest of Europe and doing this with a fresh and stable mandate from the country can only provide greater certainty about the future direction of travel for policy. ...
Force India F1 team boss Vijay Mallya arrested in London image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 12:31:31 PM
....India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, has made it a priority to bring Mallya, who made most of his fortune from Kingfisher beer and spirits, back to the country to stand trial over an estimated 94bn rupees (£1bn) of debt owed to state-owned banks after the collapse of Kingfisher Airlines in 2012. Modi’s government has described Mallya – who used to travel the globe on a private jet with VJM painted in gold on the engines and wingtips – as a “fugitive from justice”. ...
Food and fuel inflation 'hitting UK supply chain' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 11:00:38 AM
....". She added: "Once those costs ultimately feed through to consumers, we'd expect further pressure on sectors exposed to discretionary spending such as retail, bars and restaurants, travel and leisure. ...
The gig economy 'slashies' risk burnout image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 06:00:21 AM
.... But others do it by choice. So, why do they opt for this seemingly unstable existence? Richard McColl, 40, is a British, Colombia-based hotelier, foreign correspondent, author, PhD student and travel guide. ...
Londoners work 'three weeks a year more than rest of UK' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 02:14:56 AM
....". A 2012 study found Londoners also faced the longest commute in the UK, spending an average 75 minutes per day travelling. ...
Hermes begins trial using self-driving robots in London image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 11:15:47 AM
.... . They weigh 18kg (40lb), and can travel at up to 4mph (6. ...
Facing the future image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 16th of April 2017 11:29:50 PM
United Airlines changes crew flight policy after forcible removal fiasco image
....David Dao, who suffered a concussion and broken nose and lost two front teeth in the incident last Sunday, was forcibly removed from a flight to make way for a United crew member. The airline said it would ensure that off-duty crew travelling on its aircraft were allocated seats at least one hour before departure to avoid customers being turfed off flights after boarding. ...
Five minute guide to getting covered for your holiday image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 16th of April 2017 12:01:00 AM
. Last year more than 150,000 Britons made travel insurance claims in the country, one in four of the global total. ...
Netflix nudges 100m subscribers but what next for the streaming giant? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 09:00:21 AM
.... Amazon does not publish membership numbers for its Prime Video service. “It is clear to us that high-quality content travels well across borders,” Netflix said in January. ...
From London to the south of France: when trains are cheaper than a flight image
. This week’s dramatic events on board United Airlines flight 3411 haven’t been a great advert for flying, but if you are travelling to somewhere like the south of France it’s the cheapest way of getting there … isn’t it?. ...
‘Your manager’s behaviour has been inexcusable’ – our work expert responds image
....South Korea offers me a great chance to save for the coming year, which would, in theory, pay for any postgraduate courses, but even with this, I worry that I will graduate at 30 with no relevant work experience. Another idea would be to combine my passion for travel and try to work my way up into a travel company, eventually outside the role of just a travel agent. ...
United passenger dragged from plane needs reconstructive surgery – lawyer image
....It also exposed a corporate culture in which airlines – and United in particular – have long “bullied” passengers, he said. The situation could have been avoided if the airline, which offered $800 travel vouchers and a hotel stay for passengers to rebook on another flight, had simply upped their offer, Demetrio said. ...
Sensors, scanners and surveillance: at the expo to outfit Trump's border wall image
....The US could further bolster security by applying British-style sanctions against companies and landlords which employed and housed people in the country illegally, Tony Smith, the former head of Britain’s Border Agency, told the Guardian, after speaking on a panel. Post-Brexit Britain, in turn, should apply US-style electronic pre-clearance for inbound travellers: “We have to learn from the Americans. ...
Is this the beginning of the end for neoliberalism? | Letters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 05:59:24 PM
....As we move into the uncertainties of a new post-Brexit trading regime, it is incumbent upon us to develop alternative models to outdated concepts that automatically equate GDP growth with increased wellbeing. And it’s also time to not only challenge the WTO’s direction of travel but also to recognise it for what it is and campaign for its abolition, replacing it instead with a consensual model of economic integration based on the needs and aspirations of independent states and their regional priorities. ...
Tesco sorry for Good Friday beer advert image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 03:19:43 PM
...."Like it or not the Easter is also a secular holiday as well as a religious one. Most are travelling to families rather than to church," one user wrote. ...
Rachel Whetstone: from Tory power broker to Silicon Valley PR guru image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 03:02:53 PM
....Whetstone and Hilton, who have two sons together, have a home in the small town of Atherton, California. Her Who’s Who entry lists her hobbies as gardening, riding and travel. ...
Pound to euro rate: Sterling rises to seven-week high in Easter boost for holidaymakers image
....". Amid a weaker pound, it is also important travellers find the best exchange rate on travel money. ...
Strikes announced on Virgin Trains East Coast and Arriva Rail North image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 08:53:49 AM
....“Instead they have sought to fob us off with meaningless statements that are, frankly, an insult to the intelligence of our members who are charged with maintaining safety on board these intercity trains. “On top of that, chaotic operational changes have been bulldozed through and there is now an additional threat to stations and travel centre staff that leaves our members on a knife-edge. ...
UK technology firms turn to Silicon Valley to ward off Brexit blues image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 06:00:19 AM
.... The trade minister, Greg Hands, was lobbied privately recently by entrepreneurs to sort out the north’s woeful transport infrastructure at a networking event to mark the launch of the Virgin Atlantic flight. Phase two of the long-delayed HS2 rail network, from the West Midlands to Leeds and Manchester, is scheduled to begin operating in 2033 but businesses have demanded urgent investment to slash travel times between the north’s major cities. ...
United Airlines to refund tickets for all customers on infamous flight image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 01:40:06 AM
....Seeking to quell the uproar over a man being dragged off a plane, United Airlines announced on Tuesday that it would refund the tickets for all customers who were on the flight when the man was removed and that it would no longer ask police to remove passengers from full flights. The airline said that passengers on United Express Flight 3411 on Sunday would be compensated equal to the cost of their tickets and could take the compensation in cash, travel credits or miles. ...
Fifteen hurt on Qantas flight after 'stick-shaker' warning activated image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 08:51:26 PM
....“We notified the [Australian Transport Safety Bureau] of the occurrence, and our own teams are also reviewing the event,” a spokeswoman said. The Aviation Herald reported that plane was about to enter a holding pattern about 60 nautical miles south-east of Hong Kong at the time and was travelling between 340 knots and 290 knots. ...
How Uber conquers a city in seven steps image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 03:19:57 PM
....36m – a whopping $890,000 more than in 2015. These efforts focused on modernizing existing laws, including pushing to allow federal employees to use ride-hailing services when traveling on official business. ...
Expert help for gardens on a budget, plus the older expats facing poverty image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 02:07:41 PM
....Virgin couldn’t find Anytime at all for us to book a balloon flight. Planning an Easter getaway? Get great value holiday cover with Guardian travel insurance, provided by Voyager. ...
Money saving tips: 21 ways you can cut food, domestic and travel bills image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 12:25:00 PM
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WH Smith profits rise thanks to travel sales image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 07:33:36 AM
....Profits at bookseller and stationer WH Smith rose 3. 75% over the last six months, thanks to a rise in sales at its travel business. ...
Great Western Railway's refund was way overdue image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 06:00:27 AM
.... Over Facebook an operative confirmed there had been a mistake with my ticket but there was nothing she could do, other than offer a refund at some unspecified future date and £25 of vouchers (which can’t be used for online bookings) as a goodwill gesture. Station staff, on hearing my story, let me travel back to London without buying another ticket. ...
Canada to tackle overbooking on flights image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 06:25:22 PM
.... . But in a November 2016 speech to Montreal's Chamber of Commerce, Mr Garneau said Canadian travellers report a sense of frustration at both the cost of air travel and confusion about their rights when flight problems arise. ...
Flyer beware: why the customer isn't always right at 40,000ft image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 05:03:37 PM
.... The second says the captain can have you removed from the plane if you get emotional about it. Air travel is a thicket of regulations and acronyms that, of course, have your safety at heart. ...
Not so friendly skies image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 09:03:55 AM
....Wes Finley, a US marketer working at Facebook, said the United video went viral so quickly because "everyone could relate to the frustration the doctor felt at being involuntarily booted". "Last week's widespread cancellations by Delta also left a lot of people with a hostile attitude to airline travel," he adds. ...
The good stuff image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 11:19:56 PM
...." . Taking only one suitcase, she spent 720 days travelling to 62 countries across all seven continents - an adventure that helped her find meaning in her life, she says. ...
United Airlines: Passenger forcibly removed from flight image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 03:56:21 PM
...."There has to be more to this story," he said. "Usually when a flight is overbooked they offer free flight vouchers to those willing to change flights or go on standby and a couple of people will jump at those as their travel plans may be flexible. ...
I want to give up Tefl teaching – should I refuse a post offered in South Korea? image
.... Even with this, I worry that I will graduate at 30/31 with no relevant work experience. Another idea would be to combine my passion for travel and try to work my way into a travel company. ...
Sparkling success image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 11:11:43 PM
....So in 2008, then aged 38, Karen resigned from her senior role at banking group Barclays. Also learning to live with type 1 diabetes, she and her husband travelled around the Caribbean, Vietnam and Thailand for six months. ...
Hijacked ship's crew rescued from pirates near Somalia image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 09:35:34 AM
....Maritime piracy threatens to return. Reports in India said the hijacked ship was travelling between the ports of Kelang in Malaysia and Aden in Yemen. ...
Virgin couldn’t find Anytime at all for us to book a balloon flight image
.... Each time Virgin extended the voucher for a further six months. However, in 2016 I was unable to rebook because one of my sons was travelling before starting a new job, with no confirmed start date. ...
Brexit hasn’t happened yet – and it is changing all the time image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 06:00:00 AM
....It is not good enough to derive comfort from the way reality is dawning and concessions are already in the diplomatic pipeline over the phasing of “transitional arrangements”. To anyone with eyes to see and ears to hear, it is abundantly clear that many expats, both continental and British, are extremely worried about their future status and freedom to travel around Europe – as, for that matter, are many of us who are not expats. ...
‘I’m not asking you to put on an act’ – our work expert responds image
.... itunbridge. • Competition is fierce as funding is under pressure, especially for the non-STEM areas (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), and you will need to accept that the first steps will be a series of post-doc research grants and will be insecure and may require travel/relocation. ...
Bookies bet on record weekend of sport image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 08:21:42 PM
....Meanwhile, the meeting at Aintree could be affected by a 24-hour strike involving members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) at Merseyrail and Arriva Trains North. Tens of thousands of people travel by train from central Liverpool to the racecourse. ...
Holiday prices in and out of school term-time – how big is the difference? image
. The travel companies behind all those adverts full of smiley, suntanned parents and children playing happily on beaches want you to believe that family holidays are priceless. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 12:33:04 PM
. Websites that show bargain prices for flights, hotels and other travel bookings, are not giving customers accurate information, say European consumer protection authorities. ...

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