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Amuse yourself at the airport on the cheap

There’s only so much drinking and shopping that you can do. Sorry, we should pop that last sentence into context - within an airport, of course. Nobody can avoid the boredom and delays that air travel brings - it’s part of the territory, like tiny cartons of orange juice that splash everywhere or i... Read more

Staying safe in your holiday accommodation

So, you've just arrived at the hotel, and the pool is beckoning. It's time to relax and get stuck into that book you've been attempting to read for the past six months.However, before you charge out to top up your tan, read these hints and tips on keeping your room secure and your belongings safe.• ... Read more

Be safe on the slopes

Columbus Direct is one of over 500 travel industry partners that supports of the FCO’s Know Before You Go campaign, whose aim is to help Brits to stay safe and healthy abroad. And with the ski season in full flow, the Know Before You Go team has sent us the results of a recent survey of winte... Read more

Keep your passport safe and avoid the hustle this summer

It's the time of year when we all begin feverishly trying to cram as much as we can into a single suitcase; that's righ, it's holiday time, and don't you forget it. However, it's always worth bearing in mind some sensible advice before you travel - and passport protection should definitely be on yo... Read more

Tracking The Arctic V: We go behind the scenes with YB Tracking

Keeping up with the team when they’re racing around Greenland will be tough - but that’s where YB Tracking comes in. During the three-day Arctic Circle Race, The Arctic V will be carrying a very special piece of kit that’ll transmit their location every 15 minutes - so you can always keep on top ... Read more

What Alan Partridge has taught us about hotel etiquette

As fans of the much-loved BBC comedy show will be well aware, mishap-ridden radio DJ and Skirmish presenter Alan Partridge stayed in the Linton Travel Tavern after divorcing his wife and accepting the graveyard shift on Radio Norwich. While he was there, he learned the ins and outs of hotel etiquet... Read more

Solo female travellers: Making your trip safe and memorable

If you're a woman who's chosen to travel alone, it can be one of the most fulfilling, rewarding and exciting things you'll ever do. Sorting out backpacker insurance, drawing up an itinerary and choosing a destination is exciting, but it is vital to remember that whether you're away for a week or fo... Read more

Essential life hacks for keeping babies and toddlers safe in the sun

Holidays are so important. We save for them, plan them and keep our fingers crossed that everything will be perfect. However, accidents and illnesses can happen anywhere, and can be more complicated when you're away from your home environment. A few basic precautions and advanced packing can make a... Read more

London Fashion Week: What to wear to travel

Packing for a trip can be a minefield if you’re looking to get the most out of your wardrobe. Whether it’s a two-day city break or a week in the sun, you’ll often find yourself fretting over a suitcase, muttering ‘I know I don’t need this all, but I have no idea what to pack.’ If you need a helping... Read more

How to spot fake foreign cash

Did you know that producing fake money carries a 20-year prison sentence? The thought of two decades behind bars for creating your own cash might put most people off the idea, but fake money’s an issue which authorities worldwide have struggled to supress. Happily, as technologies become more sophi... Read more

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