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Diverse Wildlife - From The Comfort Of A Cruise

From Scotland to the South Pacific, cruises can open up a whole new world of wonders. With luxury cruise lines like Silversea now sailing to destinations that were once only visited by hardy expedition crews, today’s traveller has access to a w

Travel Myths Busted

When should you book to get the best rates? Are city breaks better on weekdays? Common lore says “Tuesdays” and “Always” respectively, but while this may have been the case in the past, the world of travel is a very different

Sri Lanka - Change To Travel Advice

As of 16:00 on 25 April 2019, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) now advises against all but essential travel to Sri Lanka. This means that most travel insurance policies (including ours) won’t cover travel in, to or through Sri Lanka

Spring & Summer Cruises From Southampton

Keen for a cruise without the hassle of international flights, or with just one flight home? There are still a few last-minute deals available over Easter, but things get even more interesting once all the chocolate eggs have been eaten! Board at Sou

Smart Summer Savings

Our last newsletter told you about a 16% fall in Easter holiday prices in Cyprus and lower prices in Italy, Spain, Portugal and Malta too, but if you want to escape the crowds an early summer getaway or an August/September escape could be your ticket

More Airline Failures - Are You Covered?

In January we reported on a watchlist of airlines that had recently gone under, or were facing financial hard times. Less than three months later, there are quite a few additions to that list. Unfortunately, some of the most recent to cease trading w

Istanbul's New Airport

Istanbul has a brand new international airport, set to be the busiest in the world, and flights will begin to operate from the new airport over the weekend of 5 – 7 April 2019. The new airport will have a capacity of up to 90 million passengers

Cruise News: Sailing Into April

Spring has brought more than its fair share of exciting new development and innovations! Some news wasn’t great, such as the evacuation of hundreds of passengers on 23 March, but there’s a sunny side to that too as it has resulted in stri

Accessible Adventures: Barcelona with Limited Mobility

Barcelona is an incredible city that offers something for everyone: art, architecture, culture, natural beauty, sunny beaches, food and wine… It’s also one of the top cities on many lists of the world’s most accessible destinations

Travel After Brexit - Update 1 April 2019

There has been so much Brexit-related news lately, it may feel a little overwhelming. Don’t let it stop you from travelling and enjoying yourself though; with a little preparation you shouldn’t have anything to worry about – that&rs