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Flying over Christmas? Don’t forget to pack these 8 essential items

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 15:01 Comments Off on Flying over Christmas? Don’t forget to pack these 8 essential items




Most of us dread packing; always panicking that we’re going to forget to pack an important item that will ruin our holiday if we forget it. The best way to ensure you pack everything needed is to prepare a list and refer to it when packing. Actually, having two lists works well: one with absolute […]






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Top tips to ensure a stress free ski holiday this year

Thursday, November 15, 2012 19:36 Comments Off on Top tips to ensure a stress free ski holiday this year




A skiing trip can be great fun, whether heading to the slopes for the first time, or making an annual return to that favourite resort. Buying essentials, booking ski passes and finding the right accommodation all need to be done beforehand, though understanding what to do if things go wrong is also vital. Ensure a […]






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Gap Year Travel Advice: 7 Quick Tips

Monday, November 21, 2011 13:49 Comments Off on Gap Year Travel Advice: 7 Quick Tips




Going on a gap year can be a daunting experience, particularly if you’ve never been away from home for an extended period. Below are 7 tips that will hopefully make your gap year travel experience a little easier and learn some key tips before you leave… Speak to Locals Speaking to locals is a great […]






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Mobile phones abroad: check roaming fees before travel

Tuesday, April 6, 2010 11:37 Comments Off on Mobile phones abroad: check roaming fees before travel




Virtually everyone has a mobile phone these days. Let’s face it, how many of us could survive without one? We all want instant contact: make a short call; send a quick text message, and we simply have to check our emails whenever we get the chance. But how many of us stop to think about […]






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Check local laws and customs before travelling

Thursday, March 18, 2010 13:55 Comments Off on Check local laws and customs before travelling




Travelling without checking the local laws and customs of your destination could land you in big trouble. It’s easy to take the things we do in the UK for granted, such as topless sunbathing or even kissing in public, but in some countries these activities are illegal and can land you with a hefty fine, […]






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FCO issues travel advice after storms batter Western Europe

Monday, March 1, 2010 12:39 Comments Off on FCO issues travel advice after storms batter Western Europe




The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is reporting that transport in many areas of Western Europe is facing disruption due to the violent storms over the weekend. The FCO is advising that anyone planning to travel in Europe should check with their travel provider before travelling. For more information check the FCO website www.fco.gov.uk/en/ Tweetgovernment,politics news,politics news,politics






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FCO issues advice on travel to Madeira

Monday, February 22, 2010 15:31 Comments Off on FCO issues advice on travel to Madeira




The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is advising holidaymakers travelling to Madeira to contact their tour operators and airlines before travelling. The advice comes after the weekend’s flooding and mudslides which killed more than 40 people. For more information check out the FCO website Tweetgovernment,politics news,politics news,politics






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