16 simple things you can do to have a happy and safe festival

If you were all out of luck with Glastonbury tickets this year, or want to find a guaranteed mud-free experience, you might be thinking of heading to a festival abroad this summer. Why not? It’s a great idea and with cheap flights, not that much more expensive. Plenty of sunshine, potentially cheaper drinks, boutique camping and accommodation (no lugging that tent through customs).  We’re sold.  Let’s start planning… Taking out travel insurance is always a good plan (we would say that, wouldn’t we?) But first and foremost, before you think about your packing list of festival essentials ma... Read more

Top Summer Destinations for British Tourists in 2018

With the summer nearly upon us, it is time to start thinking about that much anticipated sunshine holiday. The world really is our oyster when it comes to deciding on a destination, so where do you start if you haven’t already planned your holiday? Long-haul destinations are tempting during the col... Read more

Where are the best Costa del Sol resorts for summer 2018?

Roll back the clock 10 years, and the Costa del Sol would be one to avoid. Nearly every inch of the coast was occupied by huge multi-storey hotels, uninviting cafés and cheap souvenir shops – it was also often described as “an overdeveloped concrete jungle.” The Spanish government were so worried, t... Read more

Cheaper to fly to New York than take the train to Brighton

The average cost of flying to a holiday destination abroad is 40% cheaper per mile than travelling by train to a UK holiday destination The average cost of flying abroad is 36p per mile, compared to 61p getting a train to a UK holiday destination The average cost per mile of hiring a car and usi... Read more

Get suitcase savvy this summer

Some people can’t wait to start filling their suitcase ready for a long-anticipated holiday, planning it weeks in advance and making long lists of things they want to take. But, for many of us, packing can be a real chore that comes with the added worry that we’re going to forget an essential item o... Read more

Finding your window seat to the Wonders of the World

You can call them bucket list destinations, or places you think require spending a fortune to get to, but natural and human made wonders around the world are more accessible than ever before. Thanks to affordable air travel and the great tools available to help make savvy travellers out of all of us... Read more

Airlines and Airports to avoid if you don't want a delay

When it comes to holidays, you’d ideally want to be stress free as soon as you clock out of your final shift at work. If you’ve been planning your trip for months, exploring a new city and all the sights that come with it – or whether you’re laid back and heading straight for the beach, you’ll wa... Read more

Joyeux anniversaire Disneyland® Paris!

For most children (and some adults!), the dream of visiting Disneyland® is something that most parents will have accepted as an inevitability, and spend many a month saving and preparing to deliver the most ‘magical’ holiday experience for their kids. The French resort turns 26 today (12th April 201... Read more

In celebration of the only home we’ve got

Welcome to April. Welcome to Earth Month. This might be new to some folks, likely to be more familiar with Earth Day which is observed around the world as a way to heighten awareness of the natural beauty and fragility of the planet we live on. Earth Day has been celebrated since 1970 and is conside... Read more