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Summer travel – getaways and stayaways

It feels as though we've been living a live-action Hollywood blockbuster this year, with torrential rains, floods, a menacing volcanic ash cloud, an evasive oil spill, violent political protests and g

Medical tourism: Pros and cons of budget treatments

In the past, “medical tourists” — those who travel overseas to have procedures done — typically were wealthy.

‘All prices are in US dollars’: Welcome to New Zealand

Tourists taken to souvenir shops in backstreet industrial areas and told the prices are in US dollars.

The 14 best travel scams

From Floridian fraudsters to fake Peruvian police, these are the scoundrels out to scam you - plus, tell us your holiday scam horrors.Ever had your holiday ruined by a con artist? Been ripped off by a faker posing as a travel agent? Tell us your tales of the holiday scammers - and whether they got away with it. Use the comment form below

Casino tourists bring growth and strain to Macau

Macau — The world's busiest casino town is straining to handle the affections of the world's largest population.