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Travellers warned of 10-week passport renewal wait - so apply NOW if hoping to go away this summer

Hopeful holidaymakers have been urged to apply for new passports or to renew existing ones as soon as possible to avoid delays of up to ten weeks. Usually passports take between four and six weeks to be processed.

12 April 2021

Loveholidays to refund £18m to 44,000 holidaymakers for coronavirus cancellations

Around 44,000 Loveholidays customers whose trips were cancelled due to the coronavirus crisis are in line for refunds worth a combined £18 million after intervention from the competition watchdog

15 December 2020

Lastminute.com to refund £7m to thousands of holidaymakers for coronavirus-cancelled trips

Over 9,000 Lastminute.com holidaymakers will finally receive refunds for package trips that were cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, after intervention from the competition watchdog

1 December 2020

Tui promises to pay outstanding refunds by the end of the month

Package holiday giant Tui has promised to pay any outstanding refund requests for holidays cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic by 30 September 2020

16 September 2020

Watchdog warns more than 100 package holiday firms over refund delays

The competition watchdog has written to 100 of the most complained-about package holiday providers, warning they could face enforcement action if they don't start complying with consumer law

10 July 2020

Holiday firms Late Rooms and Super Break stop trading

The parent company of travel firms Late Rooms and Super Break has gone into administration - if you've booked a trip or you're on holiday at the moment, here's what you need to know

2 August 2019

Booking a holiday with Thomas Cook, Tui etc? How to make sure you're protected

Travel firms have been facing turbulent times due to factors including Brexit. Here are some steps to boost your protection

21 May 2019

UK travellers warned against Sri Lanka travel – your cancellation rights

Sri Lanka is currently facing heightened security and a nationwide curfew following Sunday's terror attacks. If you're in the country now or due to travel there shortly, here's what you need to know

25 April 2019

Monarch Airlines collapse - latest info and your rights

Monarch Airlines has ceased trading and all its holidays and flights have been cancelled

2 October 2017

Millions of travellers set to have better protection when booking holidays

An extra 10 million passengers who book package holidays could have better protection if new rules are approved

14 August 2017