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Check, Change, Go: what the UK government's latest slogan means for your holiday

25 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Holidaymakers will soon face higher travel insurance charges and mobile phone costs, and tougher passport controls. Thank goodness for this three-word advice... Name: Holidays.
Age: More than a thousand years.
Wow! Did the Anglo-Saxons really take trips to Benidorm? Try to treat this seriously. Holiday is derived from the Old English word hāligdæg , meaning holy day. It was a day set aside for religious observance. The trips to Southend and beyond came later.
And when did we stop taking them? That's easier. In 2020, we abandoned holidays in the travel sense and went back to praying...
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