Blog Latest

DialAFlight on Facebook

Find out what’s hot right now for some last minute winter sun breaks

DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

There's still time to catch Ray Mears exploring Ningaloo Reef. Warning: May cause extreme cases of wanderlust! itv.com/hub/australian…
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

What better way to get #MondayMotivation than with #TravelGoals? For an unforgettable trip, the Madikwe Safari Lodg… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

Autumn leaves are here & it makes for a wonderful sight to see all over the world... Where's your favourite Autumn… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

It's getting colder outside, so we want to know what you find more fun in the snow: skiing or a husky dog sled ride… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

To mark #InternationalSlothDay here's a cute sloth being active for once - by doing yoga!! He's got that… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

It's been a colourful week with the #RedSun hanging over us earlier in the week. So here are… instagram.com/p/BabPQqDHexh/
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

Two incredible sights on two different sides of the world. #NorthernLights or #SouthernLightsinstagram.com/p/BaYhiaOnGMn/
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

Ever thought about exploring Australia's Northern Territory? It's not all about #ayersrockinstagram.com/p/BaWhmrHHABu/
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

Exciting times Kirsty! 😍😍😍 twitter.com/kirstyteasdale…
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

Three beautiful sights, three incredible sunsets. We want to know, where you go for the… instagram.com/p/BaTg0kPnjPl/
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

A soothing sight for Sunday, imagine the relaxing sounds at the Plitvice Lakes in Croatia for our #DailyEscape pic.twitter.com/RnYnyu6V0c
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

We're off to Queensland's Rainbow Beach for today's #DailyEscape It's a way to go, but boy is it worth it! #Traveltwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

Fancy heading to the Big Apple in style? Stay at the 5* Carlyle and start 2018 right! #DealOfTheDaytwitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 
DialAFlight profile image

DialAFlight

We've got that #FridayFeeling and thinking holidays! So where to this Winter? The sunshine of #Australia or the ma… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
 

Blog Authors

Clemmie

Clemmie

Victoria Hampton

Victoria Hampton

Kathy McLeman

Kathy McLeman

Ree Saunders

Ree Saunders

Marisa Thomas

Marisa Thomas

Jan Moys

Jan Moys

Mike Potter

Mike Potter

Nicola Chapman

Nicola Chapman

Drew Hendricks

Drew Hendricks

Cheryl Richardson

Cheryl Richardson

Dave Balow

Dave Balow

Anastasia Miari

Anastasia Miari

Steven Gyford

Steven Gyford

FCO issues further advice about Egypt protests

Extra advice has been issued by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for people planning holidays in Egypt following protests in the country over the weekend. The US has also warned against travel to the country as demonstrations turned violent on Sunday.

Troops have been brought into Cairo and other Egyptian cities to deal with further protests and demonstrations planned by opponents of the Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi. The Foreign Office warned travellers of marches that took place on the one year anniversary of the president coming to power on Sunday but has released further advice since the protests turned violent over the weekend.
Protesters in Tahrir Square

"You should avoid all demonstrations and large gatherings," read the FCO’s website. "If you become aware of any nearby protests, leave the area immediately. The location and size of demonstrations will be difficult to monitor," it added.

Millions of Egyptians took part in demonstrations and protests across the country over the weekend, which marked Mohammed Morsi’s first anniversary.  Around half a million protestors gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square chanting “get out.”
Tahrir Square

The demonstrations were mostly peaceful but warnings from the FCO and the US have been issued following the death of Andrew Pochter, 21, who was taking photographs of the demonstrations on Friday for an American cultural centre.

The US has now authorised the departure of all non-essential embassy staff in the country and has advised tourist "to defer non-essential travel to Egypt at this time due to the continuing possibility of political and social unrest".

Image sources: 1 2 3

Close