The Holiday Guru answers your questions about flight cancellations and passport arrears

The Holiday Guru is always available to answer your questions. As summer vacation approaches, he advises readers on everything from tackling airport queues and renewing passports to dealing with flight cancellations. Here’s how to save your summer getaway… The Holiday Guru advises readers on everything from tackling airport queues and renewing passports to dealing with … Read more

London’s best rooftop bars revealed, from Covent Garden to Waterloo

Rooftop bars bring the high life to London: Six hidden waterholes that offer stunning views of the city that even the locals don’t know, from Covent Garden to Waterloo DJs play relaxing sunset sets at the Radio Rooftop Bar on the edge of Covent Garden Skylight Bar in Wapping has a croquet lawn and serves … Read more

First Look: Richard Branson’s New 28-Room Luxury Hotel in Mallorca

First look images have been released of Sir Richard BransonMallorca’s brand new hotel, scheduled to open in summer 2023. It occupies land on the tycoon’s Son Bunyola estate – part of the Virgin Limited Edition portfolio of swanky properties. The hotel is housed in a restored 15th century finca (a rural estate) and will have … Read more

Inside London’s Tomb Raider Live attraction, where visitors help Lara Croft defeat a ‘secret order’

The new multi-million pound Tomb Raider: Live Experience opened in Londoninviting “adventurers” to assist the legendary Lara Croft on a mission to save the world. I had a chance to try it out, but unlike Ms. Croft, I just don’t have Uzis to guide me – just a pair of trainers. The experience, which spans … Read more

Inside the Norwegian Prima cruise ship during an exclusive tour ahead of its maiden voyage this summer

The first thing that strikes you when Norwegian Prima appears are the swirling blue patterns on the hull, which when complete will span the full length of the ship – almost 300 meters (984ft) – from bow to stern . Despite appearances, the newest ship in Norwegian Cruise Line’s 17-ship fleet is in the final … Read more

Train versus plane: Travel experts film the race from London to Leeds using an LNER express and Flybe

Train versus plane: Travel experts film a fascinating ride from London to Leeds using an LNER express and a Flybe flight Flybe has reconnected Heathrow to Leeds as a flight route But is it a better option than LNER’s 125mph service from King’s Cross? Travel experts have put the options head to head, starting with … Read more

The Eurostar network is expected to expand significantly to include destinations in GERMANY

The Eurostar network is set to expand significantly to include destinations in GERMANY through the merger with European high-speed rail company Thalys The merger was recently approved by the European Commission The result is a giant railway company that will serve five European countries It is hoped that the merger will encourage greater use of … Read more

The best luxury hotels for sporty families, from Spain to Italy

Join former England footballer Michael Owen, pictured, for football lessons at the Algarve resort of Quinta do Lago Each week, our holiday hero, Neil Simpson, takes an in-depth look at a brilliant holiday topic, doing all the hard work so you don’t have to. This week: Luxury hotels for sports families. Happy families are on … Read more

London’s top hotel charges guests for use of its swimming pool with a family of four being charged £90 for an hour swim

London’s top hotel charges guests for use of its swimming pool with a family of four charged ninety pounds for an hour-long swim The InterContinental at the O2 announced the fees on its website The pool and spa charges are £30 per adult and £15 per child for a one hour swim. This tax also … Read more

Innovative companies dedicated to travelers with disabilities

Innovative companies make it easier for people with disabilities to travel Having a disability in 2022 shouldn’t hold you back. But the reality is that the difficulties of access, the cost and the lack of choice mean that able-bodied people still travel far more than disabled holidaymakers. The National Travel Survey conducted just before the … Read more