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Car air-con mistakes revealed… how you’ve been using the cooling system is all wrong (6/7/2018) - With no end to soaring temperatures in sight, it seems many drivers are using their air-conditioning the wrong way and leaving themselves in a sweaty mess and even risking a smash… Spain’s leading car maker Seat has revealed the mistakes…
Manchester Airport to axe free drop-off lanes… find out when and how much the new charges are (5/7/2018) - Manchester Airport is to axe its free ‘kiss-and-fly’ drop-off areas as it battles to ease congestion around its three terminals. From July 10, drivers dropping off passengers outside the terminals, bus and rail stations, will have to pay £3 for…
Drop-off and pick-up charges of up to £50 revealed at UK airports – find yours here (4/7/2018) - Anyone dropping off or picking up passengers from Birmingham airport will need to bring plenty of change to feed the car park machine, with charges hitting £50 for less than an hour’s parking. Tightened security at UK airports has meant…
Love Island fans can now stay in the show’s villa (3/7/2018) - Love Island might be the ultimate example of Marmite TV, but there’s big news for the show’s ‘lovers’ – you can now rent out the Casa Amor villa. If emulating muggy Meg and her pals lounging around a swimming pool…
Please vote for APH at the British Travel Awards 2018 (2/7/2018) - Here at APH we’ve been looking after the nation’s airport parking needs for almost 40 years; earning your trust by ensuring we offer the best value service without ever compromising quality or safety. This is why we’re proud to have…
Is your sun cream lotion ‘decomposing’? Here’s the expiry symbol you need to check now (29/6/2018) - The heatwave continues and the sun cream keeps flowing – but are you risking serious skin damage with inferior lotion that’s starting to decompose? As temperatures soar, protecting our skin now can help prevent short-term misery and long-term damage that’s…
Autism and UK airports… what help can you expect in the country’s terminals (27/6/2018) - If you, a child, or companion is on the autism spectrum this guide will assist in explaining the help and information you can expect when flying from major UK airports. For adults and children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), travelling…
Sun myths exposed… when and how sunburn can strike without you knowing (21/6/2018) - It’s time to look forward to hot summer holidays and heatwaves at home, but are you at risk of inadvertently falling victim to the sun’s rays? Are you safe in a car, or will a t-shirt protect your from harmful…
Should horse riders face a £1,000 fine for their animals fouling the roads? Have your say (20/6/2018) - A car hire firm is calling for horse riders to saddle the burden of cleaning up after their animals, or face a £1,000 fine for leaving piles of poo on the UK’s roads. ValueHire.co.uk has made the controversial suggestion after…
WhatsApp will stop working on these phones…here’s all you need to know (19/6/2018) - Many of us rely on WhatsApp for free chats and sending photos when we’re on holiday, but the much-loved app will stop working on a raft of Android and iPhone mobiles before too long. The messaging service is owned by…
Ryanair cuts check in time – and missing the deadline could cost £55 (13/6/2018) - Ryanair passengers now have just 48 hours to check in ahead of their flight – unless they’ve paid to choose a seat. Previously, the cheap-flights airline allowed passengers a week to check in, this was then cut to four days…
M23 closures in June – Gatwick passengers urged to leave extra time to reach airport (12/6/2018) - Air passengers flying from Gatwick Airport have been urged to leave extra time to reach flights due to M23 closures in June. The planned closures are part of ongoing work converting the M25-to-Gatwick section of the M23 into a smart…
Here are 2018’s new motoring laws, charges and regulations coming into force over the coming year… here is the at-a-glance guide you need to read now (12/6/2018) - Are you ready for the deluge of new motoring laws and regulation changes heading our way in 2018? Keep ahead of the pack and avoid scrapes with the cops by following our full guide to what’s coming to a highway…
When are England’s World Cup matches and will I need to book time off or pay to watch on TV? (11/6/2018) - It’s been a slow-burn, but the excitement is rising as England’s first World Cup Group G match is just days away. Here are all the dates you might need to book off from work or plan ahead to make for…
Cops to get new ‘super’ breathalysers to catch more drink drivers (11/6/2018) - Police are to be given new roadside breathalysers that close a loophole allowing some drink-drivers to escape justice. Currently, drivers who fail roadside tests are taken back to the police station to undergo a second test giving an accurate reading…

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