Next Episode of Rip Off Britain: Holidays is
Gloria Hunniford, Angela Rippon and Julia Somerville investigate viewers holiday scams.
Gloria Hunniford, Julia Somerville and Angela Rippon reveal more tips and secrets to ensure people get the best and avoid the worst when it comes to holidays. Among the stories is the sunshine resort that suddenly started turning away guests who had booked and paid for their stays and, as guest reporter Martyn Ashton investigates plans to make travel more accessible for everybody, he discovers the very different ways that airlines and airports deal with people in wheelchairs. Plus the passengers told they couldn't take vital medical equipment on board a flight, and Simon Calder presents a guide to experiencing the northern lights.
Julia Somerville, Angela Rippon and Gloria Hunniford battle to resolve more viewers' holiday problems, taking a look at the changing face of 21st-century travel. Including how the actions of one of the industry's biggest names resulted in one family being hit with £14,000 in cancellation fees, and the e-visa mix-up that led to an 82-year-old woman being deported from India before her holiday even started. Plus the campaign against single-use plastics in tourism, and Simon Calder's top tips on what happens if someone misses a flight.
Gloria Hunniford, Angela Rippon and Julia Somerville get to the bottom of more viewers' holiday problems, focusing on some of the difficulties people experience while flying. As one family explains why missing their outbound flight was just the start of some very costly troubles, an unexpected problem that could well affect a journey home is revealed. And after one couple had to pay hundreds of pounds for an overweight piece of hand luggage, the astonishing variation in airline baggage rules is exposed. There is advice on what to do if an airline goes bust, and Simon Calder has tips on where to enjoy the best walking holidays.
Julia Somerville, Gloria Hunniford and Angela Rippon look at some of the risks that travelling could present to someone's health, or even their identity, with advice to limit the dangers from the ones that can be avoided. As families reveal how their trips were ruined by infectious diseases, what responsibility does the hotel or tour company have if someone suddenly falls ill? And after an experiment reveals the hidden dangers of taking boarding pass selfies, there is a look at why people's most valuable personal details could be vulnerable. The team's experts tackle more holiday disasters at the programme's pop-up advice clinic, and Simon Calder has an introduction to some of the latest tourist destinations to emerge from the former Soviet Union.
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