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Google Maps Street View: Blonde woman exposes thong on bike in embarrassing photo | Travel News | Travel

She does not appear to want to hide the red underwear. However, as the image is simply a snapshot in time it’s hard to know exactly what went on. Perhaps the woman was yet to realise her thong was on…

Dubai holidays: FCO travel advice as quarantine rules change in UAE – latest | Travel News | Travel

The FCDO added: “If you test positive for COVID-19 on arrival in Dubai, depending on your symptoms and your accommodation plans, you may be required to self-isolate in a government facility, a hospital, your hotel or privately arranged accommodation for…

Saga Cruises: Covid vaccine new requirement ahead of cruise holidays | Cruise | Travel

Saga Cruises has issued strict new rules for holidaymakers as the cruise industry attempts to prepare for a comeback in 2021. Cruisers must have had the covid vaccine in order to be able to travel with the British cruise line….

Brexit travel rules: How Brexit is going to affect your holidays

BRITAIN is officially out of the EU and the rules on travelling between the UK and EU are stricter. Here’s how Brexit is going to affect your holidays.

Pound euro exchange rate ‘struggles’ as it faces ‘resistance’ – should you book a holiday? | Travel News | Travel

The pound to euro exchange rate saw success last week, with sterling managing to hold its own against the euro. This week, the currency pair have so far remained above the €1.12 mark, in a positive move for GBP. The…

Google Maps Street View: ‘Granny’ with ‘murder’ ‘axe’ makes users ‘scared’ in creepy photo | Travel News | Travel

Google Maps Street View throws up some truly intriguing spectacles despite its function as a geographical tool. Google cars travel the world and capture their environs. In doing so they inadvertently snap people going about their lives. The elderly woman…

Italy holidays: FCO travel advice update as airlines & airports operate ‘reduced service’ | Travel News | Travel

Italy holidays now come with further complications it was announced today. The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) updated its travel advice for Italy this afternoon. The authority explained Italian airlines and airports are operating ‘reduced service’ as the covid pandemic…

Spain holidays: European covid vaccine passport backed by Spain and Greece in travel boost | Travel News | Travel

Spain has announced it will give its full support to a European covid vaccine passport in a bid to reactivate the beleaguered tourism industry. The new passport would prove that the traveller has been inoculated against COVID-19. The initiative, put forward…

Holidays: Simon Calder warns Britons to book 2021 holidays ‘closer to home’ | Travel News | Travel

“You’re also protected if elements of the holiday aren’t provided as required, for example, the right to a refund if bad weather means your holiday can’t go ahead.” Speaking on ITV earlier in the month, Mr Calder also offered some…

Holidays: Expert predicts ‘vaccine certificates’ when travel resumes | Travel News | Travel

Appearing on BBC One’s Rip Off Britain, travel expert Simon Calder discussed his predictions for “vaccine certificates.” The travel expert says they are likely to exist “in some form” however points out “there is no international agreement.” Vaccine certificates will…

Queen Elizabeth & Prince Phillip do not share a bed when travelling – except for honeymoon | Travel News | Travel

Queen Elizabeth is one of the most well-travelled monarchs in the world, often taking her husband Prince Phillip along with her. While the duo often attends many big moments of the trip together, from state dinners to charitable visits, it…

Holidays: Travel expert predicts travel to resume in spring and summer | Travel News | Travel

Saga reports a 16 percent increase in traffic to its website, with 98 percent of those visits converting to a holiday sale. Thanks to flexible booking policies for future holidays, one travel expert says there is “no reason not to…