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What Entitlements Do Passengers Have For Delayed & Cancelled Flights?

AirDelayIn 2015, an article published by the UK Telegraph newspaper reported that as a destination, Turkey was the fourth worst country for receiving delayed and cancelled flights departing from the UK. Generally across all airports, a staggering 33% of incoming flights failed to arrive on time but even more concerning is that the airports in Istanbul were registering a mind-blowing 64% of incoming flights as straying off schedule.

Does your Holiday Insurance cover everything?

A devastated family is hoping to raise £3,000 to bring the body of a much-loved Ordsall DJ David Reilly, who also worked at Asda in Trafford Park as a security guard, home after he collapsed at the airport in Fuerteventura

Father-of-four and grandfather-of-eight David Reilly was waiting for a coach transfer with his family in Fuerteventura when he was suddenly taken ill at the airport coach park.

Watch out for unusual laws and customs

EmbasyTravelling Brits warned to watch out for unusual laws and customs

Foreign Office encourages residents and visitors to be aware of local legislation

Playing bingo, snacking while sitting on a monument or feeding pigeons may seem innocent enough to many British citizens, but these are just some of the reasons why people have found themselves faced with hefty fines or in some cases arrested or detained abroad.

 

Using your EHIC in Spain

EmbasyVisiting Spain without proper healthcare cover could cost you time, worry and even ruin your holiday if you end up with big medical bills.

That’s the message to holidaymakers and expatriates who have friends and families visiting them this summer. The British Embassy’s Healthcare Team regularly has to help Britons in hospital without the correct cover.

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