A-Z of Travel – B is for Baggage…

It’s bulky, it’s heavy and if we have too much of it, it can cost us a fortune, but baggage is an important part of travel, and despite having travelled around the world with little more than an oversized backpack, I still struggle to pack light! My first attempt at packing light was for our…

Holiday Destinations That Won’t Break Your Budget

A recent survey by Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Insurance reveals that almost 30 million Britton’s intend to take a holiday in 2013, and while the average spending is up 8% on last year, most of those who took part in the survey confirmed that they would be looking for the “best value break possible”. With constant…

The Benefits of Tailor Made Travel – Your Holiday, Your Way

I might be showing my age here… but it seems only five minutes ago that our annual holiday consisted of a trip to the local high street travel agents, where we would spend hours examining the well-fingered brochures in search of our dream holiday in the sun. Thankfully, the way we plan and book our…

Facebook Travel Surveys – Savvy Airlines turn to Social Media

We can be in no doubt that social media is changing the way we travel, and savvy airlines are now turning to the World Wide Web to gain vital information on travel trends and customer preferences. British Airways have recently conducted a travel poll via their Facebook page, asking their followers to vote for their…

Everybody needs a Summer Holiday! Have you booked yours yet?

Christmas is a distant memory, Easter is over for another year, and as we approach the mid of April there is only one thing on many people’s minds, and that is their annual summer holiday! Despite the gloom and doom of everyday life such as the recession, high unemployment, and ever-rising fuel prices, it seems…

Spring Holiday’s for the over 50’s

When it comes to exploring the world and discovering new places, the over 50’s age group is hot on the tails of gap year students as they pursue their dreams of visiting far-flung destinations across the globe. No longer satisfied with package tours to European destinations such as Spain, Italy and Greece, the over 50’s…

Long-Haul Flights – Survival tips!

If you want to visit faraway lands and exotic destinations, you have two choices: you can cast yourself away on a ship for months on end, or you can jump on a long-haul flight! The first choice may sound romantic, but it is certainly only for those with time on their hands and if you…

The Holiday of a Lifetime

What does “The holiday of a lifetime” mean to you?  For many it would be a trip to Australia taking in Ayres Rock, the Great Barrier Reef and Sydney Opera House, escaping to an unspoilt tropical island such as Bora Bora, or a fun-filled trip to the US, but for me personally, the holiday of…