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It’s easier than ever to travel with Project Fi

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Coverage from Argentina to Zambia Starting today, you can enjoy data coverage in 170 countries and territories. Like always, the data you use abroad costs the same as the data you use at home. You’ll continue to enjoy the same high-speed international coverage, now in more places like Belize and Myanmar. And if you need some extra data when you travel, don’t sweat it—your data is still just $10 per GB or free with built-in Bill Protection. Know before you go Project Fi will now let you know whether you’re covered on your next trip base... Read More »

Get help with cheaper flights and potential flight delays this winter

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New fare types like “Basic Economy” are great for people traveling on a budget, but it can be confusing to understand whether important options— like overhead bin space, ability to select your seat, and baggage fees— are included in the fare. Now Google Flights surfaces that information for flights on American, Delta, and United. One of the most stressful parts of traveling happens between heading to the airport and waiting to board your flight, as you start checking to see if your flight is on time. Flights already shows delays, and now we’... Read More »

Ryanair hand luggage rules change – but which airlines offer free baggage in the cabin?

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Ryanair has announced the changes to their baggage restrictions this week, as they end free hand luggage being allowed into the cabin. Passengers must now pay for Priority Boarding or have them put into the hold free of charge, with only a small bag being allowed in the overhead lockers. It has been met with outrage, with some even asking Spain to boycott the airline. But which airlines still offer free hand luggage within the hold? Express.co.uk investigate what the rules are when considering the most basic ticket price for economy travellers.... Read More »

Tim Cook required to fly only by private jet

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In documents filed with the US markets regulator, Apple said the policy was "in the interests of security and efficiency". Apple reported that Mr Cook's personal travel expenses came to $93,109 (£69,253) in 2017. His personal security expenses came to $224,216, the tech giant added. In 2017, the chief executive's salary was just over $3m. He also received $9.3m in bonuses, plus $89m of shares that were promised to him if he met certain targets. Apple's market capitalisation rose to $868bn in November, making it the world's most valuable publ... Read More »

Ryanair pilots to strike before Christmas

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In Ireland, 79 pilots based in Dublin will strike for one day on 20 December. The airline, which does not recognise unions, said they represented about 28% of its Dublin-based captains. Meanwhile, Ryanair pilots and cabin crew in Italy plan to strike for four hours on 15 December. The airline said last week it would "ignore" the Italian move, claiming staff rarely heeded calls to walk out. Pilots based in Portugal and Germany also plan industrial action. Cockpit, the German pilots' union, said its Ryanair members would strike for better pay ... Read More »

Airbnb drops controversial payment card in France

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The French government had asked tax authorities to look into the system, suspected of facilitating tax avoidance, after it was revealed that Airbnb was allowing its hosts to use the prepaid Payoneer card. The card allows homeowners to receive payments for their rentals without money transiting through bank accounts. The decision comes as Airbnb, similar to its taxi-hailing peer Uber, is facing a growing crackdown from legislators worldwide - triggered in part by lobbying from the hotel industry, which sees the rental service as providing unf... Read More »

Heavy snow disrupts road, air travel in northern Europe

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Hundreds of air passengers were stranded in Frankfurt, Germany's financial capital, as well as Britain, and many took to Twitter to complain. Some 330 flights were cancelled by 5:00 pm (1600 GMT) after heavy snow and sub-zero temperatures struck the region around Frankfurt, a spokesman for airport operator Fraport told AFP.  The airport - Germany's largest air hub and the home base for major carrier Lufthansa - had been scheduled to handle a total of 1,260 flights over the day. Elsewhere in the country, Duesseldorf airport was forced to close f... Read More »

Enrich Your Stay In Yangon With Visits To ‘Blue Plaque’ Historical Buildings And Landmarks

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(1888 PressRelease) For visitors who would like during their stay in Yangon to explore some of the city's rich history and cultural heritage, the Blue Plaque project run by the Yangon Heritage Trust highlights buildings and other landmarks of historical significance. Since the placing of the first plaque at City Hall in August of 2014, the list of Blue Plaque sites around Yangon has grown to currently number 18 in total. The newest addition came earlier this month in the form of the neoclassical style Yangon Stock Exchange, built in 1939 and... Read More »

Pop-Up Luxury Glamping Service Launches in British Columbia

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For those looking to experience the remote regions of British Columbia where rugged meets luxury. Butiq Escapes has launched a service that lets you experience nature without having to do any of the hard stuff. Butiq Escapes, a premiere provider of luxury travel experiences in British Columbia, is launching a new pop-up glamping service for adventurers who want to camp in style. The service will cater to those interested in experience the trend in glamping (glamor camping) without having to commit to buying all the materials or spend countle... Read More »

Welgrow Travels Launched New Luxury Tours to Land of Beaches Thailand

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Welgrow Travels India's leading luxury tour operator recently launched special luxury tours to the land of beaches - Thailand. Gainesville, FL - Thailand is a lovely country famous for to visit be for all occasions like honeymoon, family tours etc. The luxury travel operator is a well known name in the travel industry for providing luxury tours services to all destinations of the world. Thailand is a Southeast Asian country at the centre of the Indochinese peninsula. Thailand is the 20th most popular country in the world with 51st largest... Read More »

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