THE news is dire, the weather even worse.
No wonder millions are dreaming of sunny summer holidays abroad.
With vaccines rolling out, there is increased interest in breaks — many being booked by older travellers who have had a jab or will soon.
Operators are tempting us with emails and TV ads.
But how safe is it to book a getaway?
Millions faced long waits for refunds last year, with Ryanair and Virgin singled out this week for their unacceptable delays.
Here we have all the answers for those eyeing trips, plus tips on how to safeguard your money...
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