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Contactless and Oyster Goes Live on Heathrow Express

20/02/2019 by .

Contactless bank cards, mobile devices and Oyster cards are now all accepted on the Heathrow Express, the non-stop express service to and from London Paddington and Heathrow Central.

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Red Funnel ferries names new Hi-Speed flagship

Red Jet 7 offers 275 passengers comfortable high-back leather seats with cup-holders, free wifi, space for four wheelchairs and plenty of luggage space. USB charging points for phones and tablets have been fitted to all window seats.

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Bournemouth hotel group buys into history

The Cumberland is the jewel in the crown of Oceana Resort Hotels which owns and operates four Bournemouth Hotels. Three on the beachfront – The Cumberland, The Suncliff and The Ocean Beach  – and two nearer the town centre, The Mayfair and the Best Western Royale.

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Virtuo App Car Rental Launches in London

The first 100% mobile car rental service, Virtuo has launched this week in London following on from its France and Belgium service with rentals in nine major cities. This innovative app will enable Londoners to travel in a Mercedes A-Class from as little as £35 per day.

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New Travel Guides For Diabetics

After being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at 26, French traveller Laura Pandolfi has created travel guides specifically designed for diabetics.

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Pay by singing taxi in Finland

In a possible world-first, green energy company Fortum will be running a taxi service during the Finnish Ruisrock festival in July. The Fortum Singalong Shuttle is a taxi that only accepts singing as payment.

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WOW air flights from London to Delhi from £149

Low-cost airline WOW air has announced flights to India from its Icelandic hub. From 6th December 2018, those looking to travel to Delhi will be able to take off from London Gatwick and enjoy a short stop-over in Iceland before the onward journey to Delhi.

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