The trade union Unite has announced that it intends to hold industrial action involving one of five British Airways cabin crew fleets on Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 January 2017. The carrier announced that they ensured that all of their customers, with bookings on those two days, will travel to their destinations. The company will published details about the contingency plans on its website, stating that only a minor number of flights will be merched to and from Heathrow.
Advent markets start this weekend in the Czech Republic. Before travelling to Czech towns and cities, foreign consumers should read the following practical tips, advice and warnings relating to possible behaviour of some vendors. Beware of pickpockets in some cities and think about benefits of discounted goods.
Some consumers are afraid of losing their money when shopping online abroad. The European Consumer Centre advises to pay with cards or via electronic payment systems because they provide a good level of protection for the consumer.
Visitors to the Czech Republic should take into consideration that a new law became effective ordering shops larger than 200 m2 to be closed on 8 public holidays, starting from October 28, 2016.