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EasyJet has launched an investigation into its customer service after a passenger suffered a “horrendous experience” trying to make it to Geneva in time for a family reunion. Adrian Larkin and his four-year-old daughter, Emmy, ended up missing the long-planned event, and he was left hundreds of pounds out of pocket when they turned up
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Warm weather and the World Cup are conspiring to keep British holidaymakers at home, forcing big holiday companies to slash prices to the Mediterranean and beyond.  TUI, the UK’s biggest holiday company, is selling a week-long holiday in Gran Canaria on Monday 9 July for £199 per person – an off-peak price for a peak-season holiday.
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Disturbed sleep, sticky commutes and sunburn: are you sick of the sun yet? Fear not, here are 10 of the best ways to keep cool when the weather gets hot. Enjoy a drink at the UK’s only permanent ice bar If you’re really looking to cool down, head to Below Zero, the UK’s only permanent ice bar
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From Friday afternoon, travellers through France face widespread delays and disruption. Tens of thousands of British holidaymakers heading across the Channel will find that they have arrived on the busiest weekend of the year so far on the roads of France. The Independent has analysed the predicted traffic flows on major routes in France and identified
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With the UK’s current heat wave forecast to continue into the next few weeks, it’s worth reflecting on the many staycation options available across the UK. With award-winning beaches, internationally acclaimed cultural and historical attractions and 15 national parks, there’s something for everyone on this sceptred isle. But not all destinations are created equal. In
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An animated map shows more than 202,000 flights around the globe on one of aviation’s busiest days in history. The eye-popping visual was released by the Swedish flight monitoring service FlightRadar24 and shows 202,157 aircraft filling the skies across the world on Friday 29 June. FlightRadar24 confirmed it was the first time it had tracked more than 200,000
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Ryanair could face a series of summer strikes unless it improves its treatment of staff: that is the warning from the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF). The federation, which represents cabin crew working for Ryanair across Europe and North Africa, has convened a meeting at the airline’s home city, Dublin.  A group called Cabin Crew
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