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On Track Under The Sea!
NEW UNDERSEA RAIL LINKS PLANNED The world’s longest undersea rail link is set to add an exciting new option for visitors to the north, linking Helsinki, Finland with Tallinn, Estonia – two of Europe’s most intriguing cities. With
Cruises and Bad Weather - What's Covered?
A few UK newspapers recently featured a Suffolk couple who lost their court case against a cruise line following a cruise experience that didn’t meet their expectations. There are many things a cruise insurance policy can cover, but lack of enj
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
Recent Blog Posts
- On Track Under The Sea!
- Cruises and Bad Weather - What's Covered?
- Diverse Wildlife - From The Comfort Of A Cruise
- Travel Myths Busted
- Sri Lanka - Change To Travel Advice
- Spring & Summer Cruises From Southampton
- Smart Summer Savings
- More Airline Failures - Are You Covered?
- Istanbul's New Airport
- Cruise News: Sailing Into April