There are few things worse than arriving at your destination, standing at the carousel and waiting… and waiting… and waiting but your bag never arrives. After spending more of your time speaking to the airline, you then have to wait for it to be delivered to you and in the … Read more about Top 5 tips to avoid your bag being lost or delayed
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?
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
In a world where we are always contactable, being on a long flight with the only taxing decision being which film to watch is a welcome rest bite for a lot of us. However, with the increasing reliance on technology in our day-to-day lives, the demand for Wi-Fi onboard has grown … Read more about As inflight wifi becomes more common, do customers actually want to be connected all the time?
When you travel for work sometimes you can find yourself with time on your hands, whether by accident or design. You might need to fly in on a Sunday morning to be ready for an early start Monday, have a long stopover in the middle east or if you finish late on a Friday, you … Read more about 4 ways to make the most from your business trip (and avoid tourist traps)
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?
Meon Valley Travel work with Travelport as they achieve ground-breaking IATA NDC Level 3 certification
Travelport, the leading Travel Commerce Platform, was certified by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) today as a “Level 3” aggregator under IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) initiative intended to create a new distribution standard for the airline … Read more about Meon Valley Travel work with Travelport as they achieve ground-breaking IATA NDC Level 3 certification
The future of luggage - self-driving suitcases In our Top Tips for avoiding your bag being delayed, we recommend using smart technology to track your bag. Travelmate have taken it to the next level with a self-driving suitcase. Yes, really. It follows you wherever you go and … Read more about Friday Fix – October Headlines