On Tuesday, 26 August 2014 the Icelandic Meteorological Office confirmed that a 5.7 earthquake had hit Iceland‘s Bardarbunga volcano overnight, the biggest since tremors began 11 days before. However, there remains no sign of an eruption at this time. Although the risk level had been raised to red at one point, it has been lowered … Read moreBardarbunga Volcano in Iceland and travel insurance
Don’t miss your flight – allow extra time for traffic jams, parking and queues at check-in. Ensure you have all your documents at hand and don’t pack them in your hold baggage. If you don’t fancy the taste or cost of the in-flight meals, eat beforehand or better still, make a pack-up to take with … Read moreHandy hints for travelling abroad
Earlier today the aviation industry has been warned about the possibility of flight disruptions, due to the intense seismic activity over the last few days of the Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland. Iceland’s Met Office has raised the risk level to orange which means minor activity or eruption warning. This is the second highest warning level … Read moreWill the possible Volcanic Eruption of Bardarbunga in Iceland affect your Travel Plans?
It seems very few people make the effort to learn local foreign laws before travelling abroad, although most believe it would be useful to do so, according to a survey conducted by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO). As many as 70% of people surveyed said researching local laws and customs would make their holiday … Read moreUK holidaymakers risk breaking the law on holiday, due to a lack of research.
If you are looking for a last minute summer holiday bargain or you are a frequent flyer, you may be interested to know airport security for hand baggage has come under the spotlight again! With new rules introduced for passengers flying into and out of the UK, particularly those to the USA and other unspecified … Read moreWhat you need to know about new airport security checks on hand baggage