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Amazing entries for 2018’s National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year

SEEING animals in their natural habitat is always an honour – and these photos showcase the very best in nature photography. The National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest is in full swing, with some of the best entries across the natur

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    Singapore Airlines flights from New York to Singapore to launch next year – making it the world’s longest non-stop route

    A NEW direct route between America and Asia will soon be the world’s longest non-stop flight. Singapore Airlines will launch a 19-hour non-stop flight from Singapore to New York by the end of the year – trumping the current record of 18 hours from

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      Get a bed in economy class on planes with these travel tips

      WE’VE all felt the pain of wanting to lie flat on a flight – while we’re squished into an uncomfortable economy seat. But there is a way to get a flat bed on a flight – by lying across three empty seats. Travel expert Gilbert Ott runs God Save the

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        200 Brits stranded by Norwegian in Buenos Aires for DAYS take airline to court

        NORWEGIAN left 200 people stranded at Buenos Aires airport – and failed to notify them until they got to the airport, despite the airline knowing their flight was cancelled 18 hours beforehand. Passengers due to get on flight DI7506 to Gatwick on April

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          Brits to pay £6 visa to travel to EU countries after Brexit

          BRITS will have to pay €7 (£6) if they want to holiday in EU countries like Spain, Italy and France after Brexit. The plans on cross-border travel were signed off by EU ambassadors yesterday – sparking anger among UK citizens. The scheme would a

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            Camptoo – the Airbnb of campervans comes to the UK where you rent someone else’s van for cheap

            AN app that calls itself the “Airbnb of campervans” has launched in the UK. Camptoo connects the owners and renters of campervans, motorhomes and touring caravans. Brits using the site can choose from almost 1,500 vehicles across Europe and more than

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              Legoland offers FREE entry to the park to celebrate arrival of the royal baby

              LEGOLAND is celebrating the birth of the royal baby by offering free entry to the park for families. Parents and their children can get in without a ticket on one condition – that they share the same name as the baby. Once Prince William and Kate Middle

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                This castle inspired the Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland – and you can visit it

                IF you’ve ever dreamed of being a Disney prince or princess then you’ll be pleased to know that there’s not far to travel to reach a fairy-tale castle. Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria is the castle which inspired the castle at Disneyland – and i

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                  European cabin crew unions threaten Ryanair with strike action this summer

                  European unions representing Ryanair cabin crew have given the airline until June 30 to adopt national employment laws for all their workers. If the airline fails to meet the time frame, they will face strikes this summer. The SNPVAC union, which represen

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                    Travelling with kids gets easier thanks to these genius ideas

                    TRAVELLING with kids means saying goodbye to midnight tapas and hello to in-flight nappy changes. Instead of breezing through security with a carry-on and a couple of magazines, you show up with car seats, bags stuffed with formula and toys impossible to

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                      What are the chances of passengers getting bunk beds in Economy?

                      ALL passengers want the luxury of a flat bed when we’re flying – especially on long-haul flights – but this is only found in first and business class. The change is unlikely to happen anytime soon either, despite Airbus showing off plans for Economy

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                        Family horrified to find dead RAT in their suitcase after American Airlines lost it for five days

                        A FAMILY have spoken of their horror at discovering a rat in their suitcase after they lost it on an American Airlines flight. Merry Cannon, 36, was excited to be joining her husband on a business trip to Germany and France from Arkansas with their two yo

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                          Drawing pictures on holiday found to be the best way to retain memories – instead of taking smartphone pictures

                          IF you want your holiday memories to last longer, stop taking photos or videos – draw a picture instead. That’s the conclusion of a team of experts who revealed the amount of time memories stay fresh in the mind depends on the number of senses used wh

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                            This is the best place to hide if a terrorist attack happens on holiday

                            IT is everyone’s worst nightmare to be caught up in a terrorist attack anywhere on the planet – but if you are far from home it could be even more terrifying. The best place to hide in the unlikely but horrifying event has been identified by an ex

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                              Couples getting married abroad make THIS common mistake

                              EVERY bride wants her big day to go seamlessly – and if you’re getting married abroad the pressure is even greater. It might be tempting to try to tan as much as possible before the big day, but an expert says this is the ultimate no-no – in case yo

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                                Save up to 49 per cent by booking your summer holiday hotel at this specific time

                                THE recent April heatwave may have left you itching for your next bit of summer sun. And thankfully it may not be too late to nab yourself a decent holiday stay. Getty - Contributor According to research carried out by TripAdvisor those who leave everythi

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                                  What does all inclusive holiday package mean, what’s full board and half board and which deals have meals included?

                                  IT’S that time of the year again – sunglasses on, clothes packed and all that’s left is to book the destination. But when it comes to booking your accommodation, it’s easy to get caught up in brochures and travel agent jargon ̵

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                                    Where is Ben Nevis, how tall is the Scottish mountain, how long does it take to climb and has anyone died on the ascent?

                                    THOUSANDS of climbers flock to Ben Nevis every year in the hope of reaching the spectacular summit. Located in the Scottish Highlands, we take a look at what you need to know before embarking on the mammoth climb.   Where is Ben Nevis? Located in Sco

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                                      Megabus to run sightseeing tours around London – with tickets from £1

                                      MEGABUS has launched a sightseeing tour company in London – with journeys starting from £1. The new service does a circuit of London without stopping, so customers see the sights rather than waiting for other customers at each stop. A handful of seats

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                                        Palma bans holiday apartment rentals as wave of anti-tourism sweeps city

                                        Palma is becoming the first Spanish city to ban apartment owners from renting their properties to tourists. Palma mayor Antoni Noguera has announced that his government will vote for the ban in a city council meeting. Mayor Noguera said of the decision: &

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                                          Save HUNDREDS on a holiday by booking flights from a nearby city

                                          WE’RE always up for a good travel hack – especially when it can save us hundreds of pounds. If you’ll consider flying from a different airport from your usual then you could save yourself a huge amount of money – on the exact same holiday. We’ve

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                                            Your plane seat would be safer if it faced backwards but airlines won’t change it

                                            IT TURNS out we’ve all been sitting in planes wrong, unfortunately there’s not a lot we can do about it. In an emergency landing, passengers would be much less likely to suffer serious back, neck and head injuries if they were facing backwards. Accord

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                                              The best cheap British beach resorts – where to travel for a budget staycation break

                                              YOU don’t need to go abroad for a cheap beach holiday this summer – there are plenty of resorts across Britain that also offer great value for money. We’ve rounded up the best value staycations in the UK, based on how much you’ll s

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                                                Cheap Egypt holiday destinations this summer – seven nights at 4* hotels from £327pp including flights

                                                EGYPT is one of the most popular tourist destinations for Brits travelling abroad. The Egypt Tourism Board reckon there were more than 60,000 British visitors to the north African country between January and February this year. The numbers of tourists vis

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                                                  The BBC is looking for mates to travel around Spain together – for a new TV show

                                                  HAVE you ever wanted to be on a reality show – set in Spain? If you’re not quite ready to apply for Love Island then you might want to apply to go on BBC Three’s new travel show instead – which will see groups of friends travel around Spain togeth

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                                                    Apple Camping in Pembrokeshire offers guests the chance to go glamping in a FLYING SAUCER

                                                    GLAMPING has just got a whole lot more space-age – because you can now stay in a flying saucer apartment. This UFO holiday home in Redberth, Pembrokeshire, comes with flashing LED lights and a smoke and fog machine – which will very atmospheric in

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                                                      Following the Southwest Airlines accident last week, we reveal the most terrifying plane emergencies

                                                      LAST week’s Southwest Airlines crash has got people thinking about the most terrifying moments that they’ve experienced on board a plane. From planes getting hit by lightning to the moment a Ryanair flight attendant told passengers that she “didn’

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                                                        Brit holidaymakers are being lured back to terror hotspots by cheap deals despite attack warnings

                                                        BRITS are flying back to North Africa for cheap holidays despite heightened security warnings still being in place. Turkey, Egypt and Tunisia have all seen a spike in bookings recently as holiday makes seek out a low cost few days in the sun. Hotels are c

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                                                          You CAN visit the cockpit on a flight – and other little known plane secrets revealed by Thomas Cook pilot

                                                          RULES about where passengers can go on a plane have become very strict since 9/11. But did you know you can still ask to have a guided tour of the cockpit before the plane takes off by asking a flight attendant? Sun Online Travel spoke to 26-year-old pilo

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                                                            Turkey outsells mainland Spain and the Canary Islands COMBINED this summer as Brits flock back to the country

                                                            TURKEY is having a comeback this year on the scale of Take That in 2006 and Rocky II. Fresh from a few years in the wilderness thanks to safety concerns over terror attacks, the Eastern Med country has seen a rise in package holiday bookings of 86 percent

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