After the deaths of two British children in Corfu, should we all be taking carbon monoxide monitors on holiday? Yes, says Simon Calder, and suggests other safety must-packs
One holiday, three ways
Some parents of children at independent schools like to calculate the cost per day of their offspring's private education – usually upwards of £60. For the benefit of all parents, I can now reveal the cost per day of the school holidays: £70, or even more.
Remarks by Bank of England governor Mark Carney poured cold water on recently buoyant housebuilding stocks as investors panicked.
Q. I'm currently perusing holidays suitable for a family of five in mid-September: two adults, twins aged two and an eight-month-old baby. We are looking to travel independently to somewhere quiet and picturesque. A nice little beach is most important to us with safe accommodation close by. We went to Scarborough and loved it, but there is no guarantee we will get good weather. We want a flight no more than two hours with a short transfer. Name withheld, Sheffield
Q&A: Travel unravelled
School summer holidays are in full swing - but the Great British exodus to the sun is a relatively new invention
There's no need to pack away your flip-flops when the current hot spell comes to an end. With an eye on the average August temperatures around the globe, here's how to prolong your time in the sun
The man who pays his way
People seem to think that every student likes nothing more than hitting the club of a Friday evening. Eleanor Doughty is tired of that particular cliche...
In the build-up to Easter, the travel industry has talked up the number of British travellers seeking sun abroad after the coldest March in 50 years
Cross-channel ferry strike has been called off, but roads are expected to be busy this evening and tomorrow morning
You’d be lying if you said that you’d never woken up the morning after a rough night out, cringing over your wild antics the night before. But what’s worse than being bantered into the ground by all your friends for your drunken frolics? The stone-cold look on your parents' faces when they tap you on the shoulder and tell you they’ve been watching your every mucky move on TV.
As UK airlines prepare for a wave of retrospective compensation claims by delayed passengers, some carriers have been accused of obstructing legitimate applications for long flight delays.
Q I'm having real trouble trying to find any useful websites for train travel in Europe! I only want to know how much, roughly the individual tickets will cost me compared to buying a rail pass. but I just can't find any websites that will help me. Can you recommend anything?
Each week we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific break. Today: a trip to Tenerife during the February school half term. Prices are for a family of four (two adults, two children), with a week's accommodation and flights from the UK to Tenerife South on 16 or 17 February.