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Concorde 2.0: return of the sky-high luxury?

Concorde 2.0: return of the sky-high luxury?

When you think luxury travel, what comes to mind? Cruise liners complete with putting green and casino? Waiter-served meals served on crushed velvet green sofas on the Orient Express? Well, how about Concorde? And more importantly, what about Concorde 2.0?

UK flight gadget ban: everything you need to know about the new security measures

UK flight gadget ban: everything you need to know about the new security measures

You’ve heard the news. The government has announced new security measures regarding the carriage of gadgets like smartphones, laptops and tablets as hand luggage on certain flights. Here’s what you need to know as well as where you stand with …

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The World First Wander: the best travel writing on the internet

Welcome to this week’s World First Wander, our regular look at the week’s best travel blogs and articles. As always it has been compiled by our social media man, Tristan Rothwell. Welcome to another week in the world of travel …

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Keep calm and carry on! Advice for travelling with kids.

Keep calm and carry on! Advice for travelling with kids. Are we there yet? If anything spells out what it's like to travel with kids it's those four little words. It says it all: I'm bored, I want to be …

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Flying south for winter. A travel insurance guide.

Flying south for winter. A travel insurance guide. It’s that time of year when you might be starting to think about the annual migration south to escape the worst of the British winter. If you are one of the lucky ones …

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New US security measures. Where you stand if your laptop won’t power up.

We love gadgets. But now, if you are travelling to the USA from Heathrow or Manchester (and other long haul airport hubs around the world) with electronic gadgets you will be required to switch them on at airport security or …

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How far is too far for a pre-Christmas weekend break?

How far is too far for a pre-Christmas weekend break? Here at World First we think that the run up to Christmas is a good time to pack the overnight bag and skip town for a couple of days. Why? …

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Aftershock. World First advice for travellers in Pacific region following earthquake in Japan.

It’s heartbreaking watching the news today. As we stare open mouthed at our televisions it’s hard to imagine the magnitude of what has happened in Japan and what is about to happen in the rest of the Pacific. Tidal wave alerts are in force in Russia, Hawaii, The Philippines, Indonesia, Alaska, Central America and even South America.

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Flying high. The cost of long haul takes off again.

BA announces further price rises to fuel surcharges. Once again the cost of flying is set to go up according to today’s news story from the BBC. In response to the recent rise in oil prices and aviation fuel, BA …

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What are your rights when airport staff go on strike?

  What are your rights when airport staff go on strike? The recent strike of Spain’s air traffic controllers has left around 20,000 Brits stranded. Airport terminals across Spain are swollen with disgruntled travellers as the after effects of the …

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