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Windy Chicago beckons

Ask any American, and they will tell you to hurriedly pack your bags - the season to visit Chicago is nigh.

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FLICKR.COM

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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AP

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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Time for the Seventh Age of Luggage
March 11 2015 at 11:33

The Seventh Age of Luggage is about staying cool, calm and well-pressed, writes Stephen Bayley.

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Mauritius has Africa's top airport
March 10 2015 at 10:18

Going through an airport might not be the most exciting bit of a holiday, but it’s unavoidable...

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Video: Tips for airline travel with baby
March 9 2015 at 12:05

While traveling with little ones takes a little more planning and patience, it can be done.

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Brave and novel ways to get there
March 6 2015 at 12:49

Toboggans and a camel bus: the weirdest ways to travel on holiday are set out by John Hutchinson and Michael Gadd.

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How to survive a plane crash
March 6 2015 at 11:35

In an era of ignoring safety announcements on planes, common sense and staying alert is key to survival, experts say.

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Set your sights on an easy-paced coach tour
February 25 2015 at 15:59

Modern bus tours are nowhere near as harried or uncomfortable as your preconceived notions would suggest.

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Drunken passengers fly off handle
February 20 2015 at 16:40

Airports advised to restrict alcohol sales in departure lounges.

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Putting selfies out the frame
February 20 2015 at 16:50

France – and world – toughens up on holidaymakers’ bragging rights.

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'It was heaven to be snowed in'
February 19 2015 at 10:43

English indie rock band Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson says he would like to "go away with Tom Jones".

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Take control of ‘force majeur’ events
February 18 2015 at 11:28

How to get airlines and travel companies to pay that refund.

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