Mallorca - More than half a million holidaymakers were stranded around the globe on Monday following the collapse of Thomas Cook, the world's oldest travel firm.
Travellers frantically scoured mobile phones or quizzed officials for information as they waited in long queues in airports around Europe and beyond.
Here are comments from British tourists caught up in the mayhem at Palma Airport on the Spanish island of Mallorca.
NICK, TRAVELLING WITH TWO CHILDREN AGED 18 MONTHS AND 12 YEARS
"Nightmare, nightmare, stressed. Not what we wanted really before going home. But what can you do? Other people have lost their jobs, so we're not as bad (off) as some other people."