Travel news & tips

Travel news and tips to help you plan your next trip.


Frequent flyer programmes are a savvy way of turning your everyday spend at the supermarket, petrol station and coffee shop into airmiles which you can use to pay for your next flight. Here we take a look at how it works with the UK’s largest frequent flyer scheme…

Coping with jet lag

Traveling to long haul destinations can be an amazing experience, things are so different from home but the time zone is also very different and this can result in jet lag – not such an amazing experience! Here are some handy tips to help you get over that dreaded jet lag and make the most of your trip.

Long-haul luggage

So, you’re heading off to faraway shores…lucky you! But you’ve got a pretty long flight to get there and if you have a bad one it can really ruin the first few days of your holiday. We’ve compiled our list of essential items to pop in your hand luggage, to ensure the most comfortable flight experience possible…hopefully you’ll arrive either raring to go or ready to unwind, depending on your destination.

That holiday wardrobe

The number of people travelling abroad remains at a record high but, in these environmentally aware times, there’s no getting away from the fact that our foreign holidays and travel plans can have a detrimental effect on the planet. While the impact of flights is well documented, there are some, more subtle ways that your vacation could be costing the earth.

Money abroad

You may have booked your holiday and think that all the boring money stuff is over but then you start thinking about how to pay for everything when you’re away. There are the questions about exchange rates, whether to take cash or use a card, which card to use – credit, debit, prepaid cards…