Welcome to our new Business Travel Blog

Bringing you all the latest industry news and reviews as well as developments within Meon Valley Travel.

Should you really care about your travel management companies SLA’s?

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I’ve been sitting here going through our stat’s ready to write a blog on why you should care that we are incredibly quick at answering our phones and replying to...

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Is your travel manager stuck in the 90’s?

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Corporate loyalty schemes. Redemption bookings. Air miles. SME loyalty scheme. Whatever you want to call it, it generally evokes feelings of lack. Lack of availability. Lack of opportunities to redeem....

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Self boarding gates – improved experience or security concern?

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Up until now, British Airways has been the main airline in the UK pioneering self-boarding gates as the future of travel. However, last week Gatwick and easyJet announced that they were partnering...

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7 apps every business traveller should have on their phone

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If you travel a lot for business you might find yourself in new cities, countries or continents on a regular basis and it can be really disorientating, especially if you combine...

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Airline food – can it ever be tasty and nutritious while travelling at 35,000 feet?

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When choosing which airline to fly with, most of us consider things like seat pitch, baggage allowance, price and the time of the flight. Whether food is complimentary or paid...

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Changes to the Avios reward programme – what does it mean for you?

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After British Airways CEO Alex Cruz hinted at a major shake-up of the Avios loyalty scheme towards the end of 2018, it looks like the first step in that change...

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Meet and Greet with Fastrack VIP- Celebrity style service for those in the know

Fastrack VIP airport service

We get a lot of questions from customers about how to make their trip as smooth as possible. Most people have heard of ‘meet and greet’ services but aren’t sure...

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Virgin Atlantic – The Upper Class experience at Heathrow

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Our medical repatriations team have to deal with airlines from across the globe to bring people back from destinations far and wide when they are ill or injured. We pride...

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British Airways – premium airside transfer, WiFi roll out and new boarding technology

British Airways WiFi

Following our blog at the beginning of the year where we looked at the plans BA had announced for 2018, we’ve started to see them being implemented so thought we’d...

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Flying East – 5 of the best economy cabins compared

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Whether you’re looking to travel for business or on a holiday, sometimes economy is the most cost-effective option to get you where you want to go. With airlines investing in...

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