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Your memorable journeys?

Host_Ryan - One Show team | 18:31 UK time, Monday, 2 March 2009

With the economic downturn and soaring oil prices, 17 airlines went bust in 2008. For The One Show, Dom Littlewood looked at protecting yourself from getting stranded abroad - watch his film about airline failure insurance, above.

Consumer reporter Lucy Siegle points out that there are alternatives to air travel. It's possible to travel to Rome by train, for example.

Train and ferry can take you from the UK to Cyprus, although expect it to take at least five days. By regular cargo-ship, the voyage from Tilbury (UK) to either Sydney or Melbourne (Australia) or Auckland (New Zealand) takes 32 to 42 days.

There's even a 'Slow Movement' that aims to slow down life's pace.

 

So, do you prefer train to 'plane? Please share your memorable journeys with us below.

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