The Best of New Media Travel!
Home » Travel News » UK Travel News: Kids and Candy

UK Travel News: Kids and Candy

Chocolate warning

British holidaymakers have been urged not to buy duty-free chocolates in the run-up to Easter because confectionery is up to 150 per cent more expensive at British airports than in supermarkets. A survey by, the shopping-comparison website, found that chocolates such as Toblerone (400g/14oz) and Lindor (400g) are as much as £4.50 dearer in airport shops than in leading supermarkets.

Truancy travel

Almost half of British parents are willing to take their child out of school to avoid the high prices during the peak holiday season, according to a survey by TNS-RI Travel and Tourism, a market research company.

In 2004, the Government introduced fines of up to £100 to deter parents from this practice, but more than one in four parents aged under 45 said they were willing to face the consequences to secure a better deal on their holiday.

About Kaleel


  1. Thanks for bringing both the stories to light.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Scroll To Top