Tips on claiming a refund from easyJet, rebooking with Ryanair and travelling to Canada

Is a £280 fee to change Ryanair flights excessive? It’s one of the many coronavirus topics tackled by the Holiday Guru this week By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 10:47 BST, 29 June 2020 | Updated: 10:58 BST, 29 June 2020 The Holiday Guru is always on hand to fix your travel conundrums. This week, the … Read more

Lockdown armchair travel highlights, including Bettany Hughes’ National Trust podcast

Armchair travel: Historian Bettany Hughes’ podcast investigates the ‘fairy-tale chateau’ where Queen Victoria was fascinated by ‘new’ electric light switches in 1890 Bettany Hughes showcases Britain’s grandest houses in a National Trust podcast  Experts from Viking River Cruises feature in a series of bite-sized documentaries Bring home the perks of a BA first-class cabin with … Read more

Getting holidays back on track: How trains can beat planes if you’re heading to Europe this summer

Getting holidays back on track: How trains can beat planes if you’re heading to Europe this summer Neil Simpson looks at some of the best ideas for a safety-first rail journey   The Eurostar from London is the perfect way to begin your travels, he says  Forget about sharing a crowded airport terminal – and boarding … Read more

Wild Guide reveals the stunning secret beauty spots in London and the South East

London and the South East are often associated with congestion and urban sprawl – but if you know where to look, wild adventures are available. Wild Guide London & South East (, written by Daniel Start, Lucy Grewcock and Elsa Hammond, is an intriguing and highly useful compendium of thousands of them. It lists secret … Read more

Travel safely and still look stylish with the best accessories to pack for a post-lockdown holiday

Holidays are going to appear different this summer — and so are we. But we don’t have to cover ourselves in ugly PPE to stay safe as we jet off to Europe.  Here are the best accessories to pack in these health-conscious times. SANITISER NECKLACES For the ultimate high-fashion hand sanitiser statement, New York designer Sarah … Read more

Step aboard Sunborn, Gibraltar’s luxury floating hotel

Gibraltar rocks! A floating hotel, family-friendly beaches, lively nightlife and even a decent cuppa await at this historic British outpost Gibraltar has a lively night scene, beaches, wildlife and spectacular scenery  It has sunshine – even deep into October – and you can walk everywhere   The Daily Mail’s Mark Palmer enjoyed a stay aboard Sunborn, … Read more