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Flight guides: Index

Our guides explain how you can find the cheapest, quickest or most convenient options so you can make an informed choice when you compare flights.


A beginner's guide to buying flights

Take the mystery out of booking a flight with our beginners' guide, including information on types of ticket and airlines, booking, paying and compensation.

A beginner's guide to buying flights »

ABTA protection

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) can offer valuable services and support to supplement travel insurance if you've been left unhappy with a holiday experience.

ABTA protection »

ATOL protection for flights and holidays

Find out about the Air Travel Organisers' Licence (ATOL) scheme and how it could protect you when booking a flight and going on a holiday.

ATOL protection for flights and holidays »

Frequently asked questions on flights

Get the answers to FAQs, then compare prices to find the right deal for you.

Frequently asked questions on flights »

Money-saving tips for booking a flight

Learn when and how to book and much more in our top tips for getting the most from your flight budget.

Money-saving tips for booking a flight »

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Air miles credit cards

Compare air mile credit cards that could help you earn flight miles or contribute to more general travel reward schemes such as Avios.

Air miles credit cards »

Flight delay compensation

If your flight is delayed you may be entitled to compensation under EU rules. Find out more, and whether you may qualify for back-dated compensation...

Flight delay compensation »

Holiday checklist

Print off or download our one-page holiday checklist so you have the essentials to tick off when packing and travelling.

Holiday checklist »

Lost and delayed luggage cover

Lost or delayed luggage can throw a spanner in the works of holiday plans - what can travel insurance cover do to help you out?

Lost and delayed luggage cover »

Pet insurance when travelling

The right pet insurance can offer protection when travelling with your animal and/or holiday cover to insure the cost of the vacation itself.

Pet insurance when travelling »

Scheduled airline failure insurance (Safi)

Standard travel insurance might not cover the cost of your flight tickets if your chosen airline goes bust, but Safi will.

Scheduled airline failure insurance (Safi) »

Travel infographics guides index

Get entertainment and enlightenment with a travel twist from's collection of infographics and interactives.

Travel infographics guides index »


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