Get the answers to FAQs on holidays, then compare prices to find the right trip for you.
When choosing a holiday there's a lot to consider including destination, when you plan to travel, whether it's a long-haul trip or short break and how many people are travelling.
Read more in our beginners' guide to booking a holiday.
All circumstances will vary, but holiday firms will typically charge different prices for the same trip depending on factors such as demand and how long away the booking is.
It's possible that this would see the price rising the closer it gets to the date you require, but then falling in the final weeks, days or hours as the company seeks to fill a vacant room.
There are thousands to choose from depending on what you want from your holiday, including:
Amongst the types of holiday on the market are:
Amongst the things to take into account are:
The obvious answer is to ask - nicely!
If you pay between £100 and £30,000 on a credit card you'll be protected under the Consumer Credit Act. Your travel insurance may include cover for failed tour operators, but not all policies offer this - read your terms and conditions.
See if you can find the answers in our holiday guides.
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