There are plenty of destinations around the world that have controversial political or cultural stances on many issues, from women’s rights and human rights abuses to LGBTQ rights and oppressive dictatorships, but does that mean you should boycott a destination? Should your ethical or moral viewpoint dictate where you travel to? What would you do?
British Airways and Lufthansa have cancelled all flights between Heathrow, Frankfurt and Munich and Cairo, citing unspecified ‘security concerns’, but what is actually happening and what are your rights as a passenger if you were due to fly to Cairo?
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There is a definite perception, probably fuelled by the rose tinted lenses of social media, that when we are travelling everything is perfect, every moment is an Instagram moment and we are all perfectly happy all of the time. Well that isn’t true, life isn’t like that at all, but the important thing to remember is that no one should really expect it to be.
I am a backpacker and proud of it. I have travelled the world for over twenty years, immersed myself in local cultures, travelled slowly and ethically, I am proud of that traveller status, yet on a recent trip I committed…
The rules and laws for claiming compensation from airlines when flights are delayed or cancelled are complicated enough, but the airlines themselves are taking advantage of that situation and refusing to pay out legitimate claims for delayed or cancelled flights. Here is the truth of what airlines are really doing with your claims and why you need to hold them to account.
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Travel has changed drastically in the last decade, with the rise of social media and Instagram fuelling the shift to a ‘look at me’ and selfie focused way of travelling, as if travel itself is only real if it is…
Despite being a legal imperative as well as a professional and ethical one, many airlines are continuing to flout and ignore the law and are refusing to live up to their obligations toward passenger care and compensation when things go wrong. Is it about time they are held to account?
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