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Brave and novel ways to get there

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

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

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

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Put these apps on your packing list
November 12 2014 at 12:01

The latest apps can protect you from a frivolous car-rental damage claim or connect you with your friends without racking up high roaming charges.

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When your travel company says 'no'
November 10 2014 at 08:43

'No' doesn't have to be the final answer, but if it is, you should get a reasonable explanation, says Christopher Elliott.

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Don't panic… this is perfectly normal
November 7 2014 at 13:15

What really happens when a plane hits turbulence? A pilot reveals all.

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Sunday fares are cheapest
November 7 2014 at 13:11

New research suggests that the lowest fares are found on Sundays, regardless of the domestic or international destination.

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Citymapper points the way
November 6 2014 at 12:16

Doris N. Truong tests out an awesome transport app and puts it through its paces in London, New York and Washington.

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Hotels test smartphone room keys
November 5 2014 at 13:53

Hotels don't want guests to have to linger at the front desk - or even stop by at all.

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Flick your wrist to board
November 4 2014 at 11:27

Iberia and Samsung have developed a wearable boarding pass using a new app that can be installed on Samsung smartwatches.

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SA tourists enjoying greater freedom
November 3 2014 at 08:16

The South African passport now offers visa-free access to 97 countries.

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How to keep kids happy en route
October 31 2014 at 13:08

We reveal the ultimate tips for travelling with children - and surviving.

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Passengers that are a plane pain
October 31 2014 at 13:03

The seven types of traveller you'll spot at airports. By India Sturgis

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