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ABTA Report: Brits Want To Save More And Keep On Travelling!

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) has released its 2019 Travel Habits report, and budget is one of the biggest trends. Rather than taking fewer holidays, ABTA’s research shows we’re “cutting back on spend before and wh

Cruise News: Even More Reasons To Love Cruising

Champagne, megaships, expeditions… the cruise industry is never short of exciting and enticing news! “Shake for champagne” If you’ve been to London’s Bob Bob Ricard restaurant, you’ll know how much fun it is to

Travel Alerts: 14/10/2019

Where will you be travelling next? As we approach 31 October, remember to ensure you have at least 6 months’ validity on your passport from your date of departure and keep a close watch on news and updates. If you plan on driving in Europe afte

One Number That's Worth Thousands

From The MD's Desk Did you know: 3,000 Brits per week require emergency treatment while abroad The average medical claim value shot up to £1,368 in 2018 – almost double what it was ten years ago! A total of £400 million was paid

Thomas Cook Cancellations: What Can We Learn?

It was confirmed at around 2am on 23 September 2019 that Thomas Cook was officially closed for business and that all flights and holidays booked by the group are cancelled. This affected around 150,000 Brits who were abroad at the time (some still ar

Travel Alerts: 3/10/2019

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is one of the best sources of information when it comes to travel. Here’s another handy summary of their latest updates relating to popular destinations. Country Alert Date Issued Icelan

Understanding FCO Advice

From the MD's Desk... We often talk about “FCO advice” – most recently we’ve had advice against all travel to Grand Bahama and the Abaco Islands due to damage caused by Hurricane Dorian (still in place) and following terrori

Travel Alerts: 16/9/2019

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is one of the best sources of information when it comes to travel. Here’s a handy summary of their latest updates relating to popular destinations… Want to know more about the FCO? Check out t

British Airways Strikes

From the MD's Desk... British Airways crew members announced they will be walking out on 9th and 10th September over a pay dispute. It will mean disruption for passengers planning to travel on these days. British Airways are advising their passenger

Travel Alerts: 2/9/2019

Wherever you go, up-to-date information is a priority! Here are some of notifications issued by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) – including health and safety, natural catastrophes, entry requirements and travel advice. You should a