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 Cape Town 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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Pools to infinity
August 1 2014 at 13:34

A look at the idyllic man-made beaches that rival Mother Nature.

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Why teens love holiday selfies
August 1 2014 at 08:05

For this generation, 'digital devices are now part of the interpretive experience,' says Jacquie Whitt, co-founder of Adios Adventure Travel.

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Why Cool Britannia still rules
July 30 2014 at 13:51

What is it about Britain that makes droves of young foreigners flock to it every year?

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Say I love you with a moneymoon
July 29 2014 at 08:05

How to start married life in style on the world's most expensive honeymoon.

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Dare to go bare with nude sunbathing?
July 25 2014 at 08:11

The countries most likely to bare all while sunbathing are Austria and Germany, new poll reveals.

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Lion Roars strengthens its pride
July 24 2014 at 07:58

Travellers along popular tourism routes emanating from Cape Town can now have all their accommodation needs looked after by one provider.

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The dark side of room rental sites
July 23 2014 at 08:02

Would you turn your home into a hotel for strangers? Millions do on a website that's a global hit. But it can go badly wrong...

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Six things your must do in Naples
July 22 2014 at 14:40

Gareth Huw Davies is enraptured by its fabulous churches, palaces, galleries and ancient squares, and its thrilling backdrop.

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All the world’s a stage, as I like it
July 21 2014 at 12:15

Wordsmith Mbali Bloom shares her zest for life through anecdotes from abroad.

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Gadgets at airports: the basics
July 18 2014 at 08:16

New regulations state that passengers need to ensure their electronic devices are charged before they travel.

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