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Turkey terror attacks: where you stand with World First

Turkey terror attacks: where you stand with World First We live in troubled times. And now, after the most recent terror attack in Turkey on Tuesday, you may be thinking twice about your travel plans. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office …

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Paris: how it may affect your travel policy

Paris: how it may affect your travel policy Following the recent terrorist attack in Paris, we wanted to put out a quick blog post for any of our customers who are due to visit France in the near future and …

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“Significant possibility” of terrorism in air crash.

How will your travel be affected? Following Saturday’s air disaster in the Sinai Desert the UK and Irish governments have decided today to cancel all flights to and from the UK to the Egyptian resort indefinitely. This is because air …

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The World First Wander: travel blogs we loved this week

The World First Wander: travel blogs we loved this week Welcome to our weekly look at what’s hot in the world of travel and travel writing. Each week we scour the internet to bring you our list of “what’s hot” …

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Air France pilots on strike. Where do you stand?

Air France pilots on strike. Where do you stand?   It seems that no month goes by without news of another strike among cabin crew, ground crew or air traffic control affecting flights across Europe. This week it’s the turn …

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Staying at home this year? Even UK holidays need protection.

Staying at home this year? Even UK holidays need protection. Where are you going on holiday this year? If you are staying at home in the UK, then it’s still worth thinking about holiday insurance. It might not seem relevant …

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Spring has sprung and it’s time to make travel plans.

Spring has sprung and it’s time to make travel plans. Has spring sprung for you yet? It would be easy to doubt it this year because of the weather. But, depending on whom you believe, spring began on the 1st …

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Looking forward to next year’s holiday? Take a look at this year first!

Looking forward to next year’s holiday? Take a look at this year first. Everyone needs something to look forward to. It’s human nature. Sometimes, during heavy weather (metaphorical or otherwise) we need a light at the end of the tunnel …

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Bad weather predictions and your winter travel plans.

Your winter travel plans and bad weather predictions -  Get in-the-know before it snows. Back in April some long term weather forecasters predicted that this winter will be the worst since 1947, with 100 days of snow, lower than average …

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World trouble spots. How ‘essential’ is your holiday?

World trouble spots. How ‘essential’ is your holiday? You’d have to have been hiding under a rock to not know that things have not been going well in Egypt recently. It is a dangerous place to be right now. Actually, …

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