Wednesday February 19, 2020

Your Money: Be vigilant about travel costs

You should keep an eye out for any hidden extras when choosing your travel options, writes Emma Kennedy, Personal Finance Correspondent.

26th May, 2012
Making a trip with children can mean more luggage and a bigger bill. Photo: Getty

Ireland's summer has finally appeared from behind a cloud, but fearing that its appearance might be short-lived, thousands of families will head for sunnier climes in the coming months.

More than 22.7 million passengers travelled through Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports last year, according to the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA).

If, like them, you intend to take to the skies in the coming weeks, take care when booking your trip. Additional fees and charges can turn...

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