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# travel - Sunday 29 April, 2018

These nature photos are up for the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year

Photographers are competing for a top prize of $10,000.

# travel - Sunday 15 April, 2018

These stunning far-flung photos are up for the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Snaps This post contains images

# travel - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Sick air travelers are mostly likely to infect those in the next row, study reveals

Researchers also warned that infectious crew members could infect an average of 4.6 passengers per flight.

# travel - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Irish flights cancelled as French air traffic controllers strike over pay

Severe weather in the east of the US is also causing disruption for Irish passengers this morning.

# travel - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge 7 things that will only make sense if you're a devoted Airbnb user Airbnb Devotee

7 things that will only make sense if you're a devoted Airbnb user

Bonus points if they leave beer for you.

# travel - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Irish globetrotters will soon have their choice of Chinese cities to fly to

Flights to Hong Kong and Beijing are both starting in June.

# travel - Sunday 11 March, 2018

55-year-old Irishman to become oldest person to travel around the world on a bike

Dermot Higgins set off on his 31,000km journey last June. He’s set to return to Dublin on 1 April.

# travel - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Transport update: Luas, bus and train services curtailed due to snow

Flights from Dublin Airport are also affected.

# travel - Monday 12 February, 2018

Cambodia deports tourists accused of 'pornographic' pool party Travel This post contains videos

Cambodia deports tourists accused of 'pornographic' pool party

All of the accused denied the charges, saying they were not naked or producing pornography.

# travel - Sunday 4 February, 2018

The UK's travel watchdog is to investigate if airlines are 'pro-actively splitting up groups'

In a survey of different airlines, groups travelling with Ryanair were more likely to be seated separately if they hadn’t paid for their seats.

# travel - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Dozens of Venezuelans 'stranded in Ireland' as Maduro's government fails to issue new passports

Thousands of Venezuelans across the world have been waiting on new passports for over a year.

# travel - Monday 1 January, 2018

Irish people warned they are being 'ripped off' by ATMs in foreign countries

People are advised not to withdraw money in their own currency rate as it is more expensive.

# travel - Friday 29 December, 2017

9 stunning destinations from National Geographic's best winter trips Travel This post contains images

9 stunning destinations from National Geographic's best winter trips

There’s both warm and cold weather to choose from.

20% of Irish passports issued this year were for people in Northern Ireland and Great Britain

Ths year saw the highest number of Irish passports ever issued in one year.

# travel - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Las Vegas looks outside the casinos to draw in millennials

“As the sun goes down, it gets a little bit younger, and as midnight approaches, it’s one big party.”

# travel - Friday 10 November, 2017

TripAdvisor now issuing warning badges to hotels where sexual assaults are reported

This follows an investigation into reports made against a hotel in Mexico.

# travel - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

'Timeless beauty': Belfast and the Causeway Coast named top destinations to visit in 2018

That’s according to the latest edition of Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel.

# travel - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Tourists face €2.5k fine or a year in prison for smoking on Thailand's beaches

The new ban follows a clean-up of nearly 140,000 cigarette butts from a 2.5 kilometre stretch of the famed Patong beach in Phuket.

# travel - Friday 20 October, 2017

Irish Rail staff to go on strike on five dates in November and December

Unions have accused the Irish Rail CEO of undercutting his negotiators last night.

# travel - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Widespread travel disruptions as Hurricane Ophelia nears Ireland

Met Éireann has issued a status red weather warning for the entire country.

# travel - Monday 18 September, 2017

Explainer: Here's what to do if Ryanair cancels your flight

Up to 50 flights a day will be cancelled over the next six weeks.

# travel - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Thinking of a getaway? Here are some of the 'best autumn escapes'

The National Geographic as compiled a list of its top 10 ‘Best Fall Trips 2017′

# travel - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Only one small bag to be permitted on board as Ryanair axes second free carry-on policy

Ryanair has increased check-in bag sizes from 15kg to 20kg.

# travel - Thursday 24 August, 2017

From The42 Those 500km round trips too much for Banty as he departs from Wexford Vacancy

Those 500km round trips too much for Banty as he departs from Wexford

“I’d leave my house at 3pm to head to training and I wouldn’t be back again until midnight.”

# travel - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Passengers warned of potential long delays at airports in Europe this summer

A new EU regulation introduced in March has led to tighter border control in European airports.

# travel - Monday 24 July, 2017

Train services delayed after bin truck damages crossing barrier

Irish Rail said the truck failed to stop at the barriers.

# travel - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Poll: Do you agree with child-free zones on aeroplanes? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with child-free zones on aeroplanes?

Is this the solution to the ever-present crying aeroplane baby?

# travel - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Trump's travel ban comes into effect today: what impact will it have?

After months of legal wrangling, a stripped-down version of Trump’s travel ban is to come into effect.

# travel - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

US announces tougher airline security rules - but no laptop ban for now

“We are raising the bar globally” for security standards, said one senior official.

# travel - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Chaos and outrage: The twists and turns of Trump's travel ban

Yesterday, the Supreme Court partially reinstated the ban.

# travel - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Dreaming about a holiday? Here are some of the world's best 'eco escapes' National Geographic This post contains images

Dreaming about a holiday? Here are some of the world's best 'eco escapes'

The venues aim to “safeguard cultural and natural heritage” and “support environmentally friendly practices”.

# travel - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Poll: How many countries have you visited? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How many countries have you visited?

Home bird or travel addict?

# travel - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Going on holiday? Roaming charges are abolished from today

“Eliminating roaming charges is one of the greatest and most tangible successes of the EU,” EU leaders said.

# travel - Monday 12 June, 2017

'I can't sit in a plane for more than an hour without being in agony': Ivan Yates on living with chronic pain

One in five Irish people living with chronic pain never discusses it with a professional.

# travel - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Norwegian is offering €99 US flights... but what's the final cost?

With the additional extras, the total flight cost comes to €394.30.

# travel - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Luas and traffic delayed after reports of a gas leak in Dublin city centre

Gas Networks Ireland are due to examine the scene.

# travel - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Australia to axe the 457 temporary work visa

Thousands of Irish people apply for this visa each year.

# travel - Monday 10 April, 2017

From December, this is what the Luas map will look like

From December, you’ll be able to take the Luas to Cabra, Grangegorman, the GPO and Trinity College.

# travel - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge 11 Irish Instagram accounts that will give you one hell of a travel bug Let's Go

# travel - Monday 3 April, 2017

NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action

Individual strike members have indicated that further ‘wildcat’ action could happen again.