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17 Holiday Destinations Free From Coronavirus

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Since the first coronavirus cases were diagnosed in December 2019, the virus has spread from China and put the entire world into a state of emergency – but there are some popular tourist destinations which, at the time of writing, don’t have a single case of the disease. Note: The countries listed below do not…

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Coronavirus Could Be Spreading Via Fuel Pumps in the UK

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is causing distress and apprehension around the UK, with worldwide cases rising rapidly and the virus threatening to become a pandemic. It has come during flu season, a time when the NHS is already stretched to capacity, so coronavirus is only adding to the pressures placed on the country’s healthcare system….

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Flybe Airline Enters Administration Amidst Coronavirus Chaos

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British airline Flybe, once the largest independent regional airline in Europe, has ceased operations and filed for administration “having failed to find a feasible solution to allow us to keep trading”, CEO Mark Anderson has said. In a letter to more than 2,000 members of staff now left without a job, he added: “I am…

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Thomas Cook goes bust – Here’s how it will affect your travel plans

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Britain’s oldest travel agent, Thomas Cook, has gone bust. It entered compulsory liquidation and went into administration yesterday (22nd September 2019), and stopped trading with immediate effect, leaving more than 150,000 British holidaymakers stranded around the world. Here is everything you should know about Thomas Cook going bust, including useful information for those who have…

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Medical bills soar to more than £200 MILLION for British holidaymakers

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Travellers are being reminded about the importance of travel insurance as medical bills reach an astonishing £209 million – the highest figure recorded since 2011. Statistics from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) suggest that a UK holidaymaker requires emergency medical attention every 3 minutes, with 153,000 British travellers turning to their travel insurance for…

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Get an extra £20 off your next trip away with Quidco

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Looking to book a last-minute holiday this summer? New customers can get an extra £20 off trips booked with Booking.com through Quidco. What is Quidco? Quidco is the number 1, free-to-join cashback site in the UK with more than 7 million users. They work with more than 4,500 popular retailers across the country, offering customers…

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9 bizarre claims made on travel insurance policies

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Travel insurance can be a saving grace for you and your family when you go on holiday. If you’ve ever had to claim on your travel insurance policy, statistics would suggest that you probably had your trip cancelled or had your luggage stolen – or perhaps your car was licked by a herd of cows,…

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