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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

Autumn Cruise Ideas

Caribbean cruises have been cancelled and rerouted due to Hurricane Dorian – reminding cruisers once again how important it is to have cover for natural catastrophes. If you’re yearning for sun and sea, there are some wonderful itinerarie

Venice Bans Large Cruise Ships

From the MD's Desk A large cruise ship crashing into a Venice quayside and passenger boat in June injured 5 people and prompted officials to take a serious look at which ships are allowed into docks and canals in the city’s historic centre. Re-

Ryanair Strikes: Everything You Need To Know

Ryanair’s UK union member pilots will be striking on 22-23 August and 2-4 September, and Spanish crew are threatening to strike on 1, 2, 6, 8, 15, 20, 22, 27 and 28 September. Portuguese crew are also planning a strike from 21 August. Irish pil

Travel Alerts 19/8/2019

Wherever you go, up-to-date information is a priority! Here’s the latest summary of notifications issued by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) – including health and safety, natural catastrophes, entry requirements, advice again

Experiential Cruises: Find Your Niche

We’ve all heard about foodie cruises with celebrity chefs leading workshops and demonstrations, and of course fine food and wine are a focus on so many cruises – even if you don’t want to immerse yourself in the process. Chef encoun

From the MD's Desk: When Strikes Affect Your Travel Plans

A British Airways pilots’ strike could disrupt thousands of summer holidays in August and September. Ryanair cabin crew are planning to go on strike for 5 days (21-25 August) but hopefully an agreement will have been reached before that happens