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Money Clinic Podcast: How to Beat Travel Chaos

Those about to jet off for summer vacation may be suffering from ‘travel anxiety’ as a capacity shortage causes thousands of flight cancellations and scenes of chaos at UK airports.

This week’s episode of the Money Clinic podcast is full of advice on your consumer rights if travel plans go wrong.

Presenter Claer Barrett hears FT readers fighting to get their money back from airlines and third-party booking sites, plus a listener who was forced to wear her husband’s underwear after his suitcase went missing .

Can she help them get compensation — and find the missing case?

Simon Calder, the veteran travel journalist, and Harry Kind, a Which? consumer expert, visit the FT studio for valuable advice on air passenger rights, travel insurance and Covid cancellation cover.

If you’d like to be a future guest on Money Clinic, email the team via or DM Claer on social media – she’s @Claerb on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok.

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