Family Travel over Christmas – Surviving the airport

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

How to turn your business day trip to Europe in to a ski weekend away

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

Top 5 airport lounges in Europe

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 exactly are you allowed to take in your hand luggage?

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?

The little known indirect flight that will save you time and stress

Yes, you read the title right... an indirect flight that will actually save you time and stress. Really? Oh yes. If you travel to the US you'll know that clearing customs and immigration can be incredibly time-consuming and it's really hard to predict how long it might take … Read more about The little known indirect flight that will save you time and stress

Top 10 airport hotels you’ll actually look forward to staying at

Airport hotels can be a necessary part of business travel. Whilst they are convenient, the location often means you’re stuck in the hotel with nothing within easy reach unless you want to travel into the city (which sort of defeats the point!). Typically they have got a bad rep … Read more about Top 10 airport hotels you’ll actually look forward to staying at

5 ways to minimise the impact of a delayed bag

Arriving at your destination and realising your bags haven’t arrived can be incredibly frustrating, and time consuming to sort out. A lot of business travellers just take hand luggage to avoid this scenario but sometimes it isn’t an option. If you need to take a checked bag, … Read more about 5 ways to minimise the impact of a delayed bag

Can you afford the cost of an indirect flight?

Flying to or from a regional airport via a big hub airport is consistently around 10% cheaper than flying direct. But is it worth it and what is the cost/benefit trade off? Let's start with regional airports. Shorthaul, ok, not the end of the world. Further away from where you … Read more about Can you afford the cost of an indirect flight?