What exactly are you allowed to take in your hand luggage?

Over the last decade, hand luggage has become far more significant when considering your travel plans. The regulations post 9/11, the introduction of additional charges for checked bags by the low-cost carriers, the inclusion of ‘hand baggage only’ fares by the full-service … Read more about What exactly are you allowed to take in your hand luggage?

Top 5 tips to avoid your bag being lost or delayed

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 are the best travel apps?

Over the past few years the number of travel apps that have become available has grown significantly and with the recent change in EU legislation to make the cost of using internet abroad the same as in the UK, there’s never been a better time to use technology to enhance your … Read more about What are the best travel apps?

Airline loyalty schemes – which is the best one for you?

The quick answer is that there is no one ‘best’ scheme. However, if you fly for business chances are you are accruing a lot of loyalty points with a range of airlines and need to work out which is the ‘best’ for you. Sometimes you don’t have a choice who you fly with, but if you … Read more about Airline loyalty schemes – which is the best one for you?

Travelling with your family in February half term

The February half term is a great opportunity for a family holiday, especially if you love to ski. Whether you are going to Europe or further afield, you’re likely to be taking a lot of luggage and navigating the journey can feel stressful and exhausting. UK airports have … Read more about Travelling with your family in February half term

Passport rules for travel to Europe after Brexit

Check a passport for travel to Europe Before booking travel, check your adult and child passports meet the new rules that apply if the UK leaves the EU without a deal after 29 March 2019. You can use this tool to check a passport for travel to Europe. Rules for passports The … Read more about Passport rules for travel to Europe after Brexit

The Rise of Super (or Ultra) Long Haul Flights

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 challenge. Technology Changes the Game Technology has played a … Read more about The Rise of Super (or Ultra) Long Haul Flights

Changes to USA ESTA application processing time

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