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Do you have anything to declare?

During his career as a Customs specialist, Jon Frost had "to politely listen to people lying through their teeth".

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Have passport, will travel… or maybe not

Owning a passport opens up a world of possibility and freedom for travellers - or so you would think.

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So how do you kick start a jumbo jet?

Chris Kitching answers every question you’ve ever had about flying.

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Do you have anything to declare?
April 17 2015 at 12:35

During his career as a Customs specialist, Jon Frost had "to politely listen to people lying through their teeth".

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Have passport, will travel… or maybe not
April 17 2015 at 11:59

Owning a passport opens up a world of possibility and freedom for travellers - or so you would think.

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So how do you kick start a jumbo jet?
April 16 2015 at 11:21

Chris Kitching answers every question you’ve ever had about flying.

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Online popularity does count
April 15 2015 at 11:05

Being popular on social media is worth its weight in gold these days, with plenty of companies looking to reward users and gain publicity for their brands.

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Time for a sky-high selfie
April 13 2015 at 12:34

Guests on the Virgin 787 Dreamliner routes will be able to take a selfie and share it on Facebook.

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Pet-tracking in flight
April 13 2015 at 11:57

An airline has come up with a way to put passengers at ease when their pet is in the carrier below.

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Watch out for bogus holidays online
April 13 2015 at 11:50

Families are being conned out of millions each year by fraudsters selling bogus holidays online.

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Choose that souvenir carefully
April 1 2015 at 11:29

“Every home should be a true reflection of the people who live there as well as the journey they've been on.”

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Letting strangers holiday in your home
March 31 2015 at 11:35

You probably wouldn't let a complete stranger stay in your house alone for a week. But you might consider it if...

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Travelling with children
March 27 2015 at 11:49

Theresa Vargas wonders why there’s no standing ovation for those who come off long-haul flights with their kids in tow – and sanity intact.

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