Travel trends changing shorter, city breaks

In 2016, UK residents went on over 70.8 million holidays abroad, which is a 68% rise from the 42 million trips taken in 1996. The way the world travels is forever changing in order to keep up with new trends and excursions. One of those changes in trends is the decrease in the traditional two-week holiday. With so many places to see, and so little time (or money), shorter breaks are on the increase which could be due to the introduction of budget airlines. The International Civil Aviation Organisation report on traffic growth showed that passengers on scheduled services reached 3.7 billion i... Read more

In name and action, spring means motion

We’re turning the corner on the first quarter of this (still) New Year. It’s a time when the memories of the Christmas holidays have receded enough to leave only the leftover bills to pay and most noses are firmly kept close to the grindstones of a busy work life. Oh, and more than likely, most peop... Read more

London to Amsterdam in a flash with Eurostar

In times gone by, your only option to visit the sand dunes and windmills in The Netherlands from the UK, was by air or boat. But now, Eurostar1 are throwing their hat in to the ring with the announcement of twice-daily trains between London St. Pancras International and Amsterdam. The cross-channel... Read more

Travel trends in 2018 that may surprise you

Every place in the world is on notice: Travellers will be headed YOUR way this year. While there might be some dips in travel to popular destinations of the past, the theme for 2018 could best be captured by the popular Monty Python catchphrase, “And now for something completely different.” We’ve no... Read more

Mardis Gras: The name alone screams “celebration”

The actual translation of Mardi Gras is “Fat Tuesday” and it takes its name from the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, marking the start of the Western Christianity observation of Lent. The weeks leading up to Easter Sunday are a time of sacrifice and reflection so the Tuesday before it all begins has g... Read more

Save your Valentine’s trip for after Valentine’s Day

It’s one of the biggest events in the calendar, with just under half of the UK population spending an estimated1 accrued £1.3 billion on cards, flowers and gifts for their valentines. Some couples even spread their “Cupid” wings and celebrate Valentine’s Day by whisking their loved one away for a lo... Read more

An alternative look at the Big Game

It’s something you can’t ignore, with the week leading up to the pinnacle of the NFL season being aimed around press conferences and media days, at some point you’ll have seen something American Football related – especially on social media. While everyone talks about New England and Philadelphia’s... Read more

Cabin Baggage – How do Budget Airlines Compare?

A question which travellers are always mindful of when booking flights with budget airlines, how much baggage am I entitled to for this price? With the vast number of options open to us when booking holidays, each customer will have different baggage needs - but how do cabin baggage policies affec... Read more

Top Destinations for a Weekend Ski Break

Skiing holidays come with their costs, especially when you need to either pay the extra baggage charges to bring your equipment on the plane, or rent equipment when you arrive. Not to mention the cost of the ski pass to actually put that equipment to good use! With costs in mind, we were wondering ... Read more

What will 2018 look like for Airline Passengers?

We’ve said goodbye to 2017. For some travellers it’s more like good riddance, but for everyone who flies, the future of the industry will rely on many moving parts and airlines hope that the ones who keep moving the most are its passengers. It’s been a pretty good time for airlines over the last few... Read more

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