What is a Super (or Ultra) Long Haul Flight? Definitions vary a lot, but the point is pretty clear: a single-leg, non-stop flight between some of the most distant destinations in the world. Super long haul flights are in demand, and airlines are rising to the … Read more about The Rise of Super (or Ultra) Long Haul Flights
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have advised that changes in ESTA application processing mean real-time approvals will no longer be available. International travellers using the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) for travel to the United States should … Read more about Changes to USA ESTA application processing time
Family travel over Christmas can be exciting but it is also a busy period and with queues, long distances to walk and a lot of waiting around, it can be a pretty exhausting time to travel with your family! UK airports have started to realise that helping families navigate the … Read more about Family Travel over Christmas – Surviving the airport
It's this time of year that the country becomes split between people who start fantasising about escaping for some winter sun vs people who love the fun and excitement of a ski weekend. With the trend for 'Bleisure' (a business trip which is extended for some leisure time) … Read more about How to turn your business day trip to Europe in to a ski weekend away
Lounge access -the jewel in the airport experience and a battleground airlines know can sway customers interested in the most exclusive, luxurious start to their trip. Runway views, spa treatment, luxury showers, ultra-fast WiFi, bespoke cocktails, gourmet food and even private … Read more about Top 5 airport lounges in Europe
What is NDC and why should you care? On Friday 19th October Meon Valley Travel made a ground-breaking London-Milan booking using IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) and Travelport’s Smartpoint platform. The airline industry has been developing NDC since 2012 with the aim … Read more about What is NDC and how will it impact you?
Pre 9/11 what you could or couldn't take in your hand luggage was reasonably clear. Anything dangerous or that could cause harm. To most, fairly obvious. Since the liquid ban, and then subsequent liquid volume restrictions, there have been numerous other restrictions that have … Read more about What exactly are you allowed to take in your hand luggage?
With Ryanair announcing a second big hand baggage allowance change in a year, it’s hard to keep track of what you can or can’t take onboard the aircraft with you. We know that when travelling with just hand baggage, you need as much space and weight as possible, and having the … Read more about The ultimate hand baggage allowance guide