The Corays, from Llanishen, Cardiff, had booked an all-inclusive holiday with First Choice in a five-star hotel in the Canary Islands and were supposed to be flying into Arrecife, Lanzarote.
Last resort – the family are now booked on an alternative holiday
Mr Coray said they had not realised their mistake because their boarding pass stated only Bodrum airport and not that it was in Turkey.
No doubt he was one of those people who smugly said that Geography is a waste of time in school. “If I go anywhere the authorities look after me, so why bother learning?”