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Airlines, I can handle the truth

While stranded in Switzerland with a dislocated shoulder, all Callum Glennen wanted was for someone to be upfront with him

When did travellers become so inconsiderate?

Travelling would be a far more pleasant experience if we all stopped being so selfish

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Why do banks keep trying to ruin Jules Gray’s holidays?

In trying to prevent travellers from being defrauded, banks are implementing increasingly ridiculous measures on our credit cards

Battling bureaucracy at the border

No matter how prepared you are for a trip to foreign lands, getting home and abroad passport regulators to align can be a test of anger management

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A nervous breakdown in the desert? Stuart White comes close

Lack of cocktails and 250 Russians come close to pushing Stuart White over the edge as he travels through the Red Sea

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The nightmare of national car hire

Stuart White ponders the challenges of national car hire

Jet set-tiquette

Stuart White is no stranger to airports and security checks, but in recent years a simple lack of manners has made the experience increasingly unpleasant

Flight change

The rate at which cities change, in particular their airports, is enough to inspire nostalgia in a frequent flier, writes Stuart White

Generation text

Gone are the days when a holiday meant isolation from the outside world. The kids are coming, and they’re armed with gadgets, laments Stuart White

Abandon trip!

If you’ve ever found yourself in some God-forsaken corner of the globe, then take Stuart White’s top tips on how to kill time before time kills you…

Strangers in the night

Whether it’s the nocturnal proclivities of the couple next door or the mysterious shrieks of your neighbour – there’s a wealth of bumps in the night to haunt the humble business traveller, says Stuart White

A big turn off

The seasoned business traveller can cope with anything from delayed flights to dodgy hotel food – just don’t try and switch anything off – says Stuart White