Hero guide to…trips that (almost) pay for themselves

Whilst I can’t tell you how to blag a totally free holiday, there are a few easy(ish) ways to make enough money while you’re away to cover much of the cost.   Stick you flat/house/room on Airbnb   Join 2+ million others worldwide and rent out your home while you’re away.  You might just cover …

Tips to keep teens safe on their first holiday WITHOUT YOU

So phew, the GCSEs/A-levels are over and yay, now your teenagers who you could swear were still smearing  baby rice on their faces like five minutes ago are off to celebrate with their mates in some Mediterranean hell hole hotspot WITHOUT YOU.   OMG, this is a nightmare for bubble-wrap parents, right? Just thinking of …

How to easily save ££s on holiday money

  A new Post Office Travel Money survey out last week found that most people think Spain is the holiday destination that offers the best value for money, followed by Greece, Bulgaria and Croatia. However, what the report didn’t say is that holidaymakers can make their pounds go further in any destination by shopping around for …

Travel after Brexit: what you need to know

Hero guide to ….travel after Brexit: what you need to know If you’ve booked a package holiday…. There shouldn’t be any changes as most flights will continue to operate. However, a very small percentage of flights might be grounded (see below) and if yours is one of them, your holiday dates might have to be …

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Which flights could be grounded after Brexit?

While politicians argue furiously about whether we should have a soft or hard Brexit, a deal or no deal, the rest of us are starting to get teeny bit worried about our travel plans and whether flights we’ve booked will still fly after March 29.   So which flights could be grounded post-Brexit, exactly? As …

If it looks to good to be true, it IS too good to be true

Hero guide to….booking villa holidays   Holidaymakers searching for villas abroad been warned not to fall victim to scammers who advertise properties they don’t own. Barclays says more than a third of its customers who have reported these scams have lost between £1,000 and £5,000. The crooks take screen shots of genuine properties advertised online …

Hero guide to….pre-paid currency cards

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Hero guide to ….pre-paid currency cards Remember the faff of using travellers’ cheques? No, me neither, I never used them because I didn’t want to go to a bank or hotel reception desk to cash them in every time I needed some cash, and then there was the problem of falling into a swimming …

Hero guide to…claiming compensation for a flight delay/cancellation

It’s pretty easy to make a claim for compensation for a flight delay or cancellation. Getting the airline to accept your claim and pay the compensation you are due can be a little bit harder, but it is perfectly possible to do this yourself without the need for (expensive) solicitors and there is definitely no …