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The true cost of cheap flights: airline essentials compared

Ryanair passengers are being sucked in by low fares only to be charged a premium for add-ons, Which? Travel has found. While the Irish carrier offered the lowest airfares in our snapshot research, it was the priciest for extras when we purchased baggage, seat selection and in-flight food. A £48 flight from London to Alicante soared to £170 – more than tripling in price.

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Booking.com still misleading holidaymakers with ‘1 room left’ claims

Booking.com is still giving a false impression of hotel availability to rush consumers into making a booking, Which? Travel has found. Our snapshot research repeatedly found that ‘only 1 room left on our site’ prompts didn’t ring true when clicking through to the booking page.

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Brits fear flights will be cancelled after Brexit

A third of flyers are worried that European flights could be disrupted once Britain leaves the EU, according to a survey by Which? Travel. Young people aged 18-24 were most...

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Luton named worst large UK airport for the fourth year running

London Luton is again the worst rated large airport in the UK, as revealed in the Which? annual UK airports survey of real passenger experiences.

Fake TripAdvisor reviews push ‘world’s best’ hotels up the rankings

Some of the highest ranked hotels on TripAdvisor reached the top by using fake reviews, a new investigation from Which? Travel has shown.

Car hire lies caught on camera

Pressure selling is illegal throughout the EU, yet Which? has received complaints about all the major car hire companies using misleading or aggressive tactics to sell extra insurance. Which? Travel sent mystery shoppers armed with secret cameras to see just how far its agents will go to make a sale.

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How Brexit could hit your holiday with a surprise 8% fee

Travellers could be hit with an extra 8% surcharge on package holidays if the pound keeps plummeting – even on getaways for which they have already booked and paid.

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British Airways cancellation confusion – what it means for passengers

British Airways customers have been left feeling confused after the airline told them their flights were cancelled, with hundreds being contacted by mistake. British Airways (BA) pilots are planning to...

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Will your passport be valid after Brexit?

The time is ticking for British holidaymakers to renew their passports, which could need as much as 15 months' validity in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

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How to save on travel insurance with a pre-existing medical condition

Cheap travel insurance is often the preserve of the young and healthy, but it's still possible to slash the cost of your cover, even with an illness. From skipping annual insurance to sharing a joint policy with a partner or friend, we've explored the five best ways to save money with a pre-existing medical condition.

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