iol travel july 3 BA flight
AP

In-flight calls finally get green light

You will soon be able to leave your gadgets switched on during flights after the European flight safety regulator said they did not pose a risk.

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INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS

Flybrary takes off at CT airport

Novel twist on conventional library allows travellers to exchange books.

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REUTERS

Landing in homes... airline food

In Germany, an online supermarket is convinced there's a market for aircraft meals to be eaten at home.

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Oddest hotel complaints revealed
May 13 2014 at 08:22

An overly-handsome waiter and the sea being too blue are among some of the bizarre complaints made to hotel staff.

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Collecting beach booty
May 12 2014 at 14:46

Two surfers have created marine-themed art works from rubbish washed up on beaches, writes Chris Leadbeater.

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Hidden costs of going solo
May 9 2014 at 08:44

Travel agents offer something you don't always get on the internet: peace of mind, writes Brendan Seery.

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Squeezing it all in
May 6 2014 at 08:09

From a stuffed hamster to a fire extinguisher, the top 10 strangest items holidaymakers pack in their suitcases.

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Take to the air for tastier Bloody Mary
May 5 2014 at 09:00

The next time the air hostess asks if you fancy a drink, try a Bloody Mary.

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40 things to do before you turn forty
April 30 2014 at 07:44

British Airways has created a list of 40 holiday experiences to enjoy before you turn 40.

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Destinations for your bucket list
April 25 2014 at 14:04

From wolf-watching in Montana to biking in the Amazon, National Geographic reveals 50 tours of a lifetime.

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The cost of your inflight movie
April 25 2014 at 07:54

Have you ever thought what goes into those tiny headrest screens?

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A fantasy vacation, 007 style
April 23 2014 at 07:58

A travel company is offering the ultimate day out for James Bond fans - the chance to step into their hero's shoes.

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Globe-trotting is in her genes
April 22 2014 at 12:56

The travel bug bit Lizz Meiring at a young age and since then the actress has been on trips across the globe.

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