Bed bugs on planes – is there a way to avoid them?

With the latest reports of bed bug infestation on planes, the question is raised – how clean are the seats we sit on? Complaints from travellers have risen in the last few years, with both bites and sightings being reported to the major airlines.  Planes have been grounded and investigations launched, prompting some flight operators …

January flight sales – are you tempted?

With the dreariest months of the English winter still to come, are you desperate for a sunny, hot getaway? If you are, there are some amazing bargains in the January flight sales to tempt you. With Norwegian amongst the airlines offering transatlantic flights, at prices now comparable with those of European flights. Who are they? Norwegian were named the ‘World’s …

The perfect travel camera – is there one?

travel camera

Choosing the right camera to capture your holiday experiences ultimately comes down to size and output. Whether it will be used for a quick weekend break with limited hand luggage. Or an epic adventure to a bucket list location. What do the experts recommend? The overall consensus in the industry, confirmed by TechRadar, suggests that …

Airport lounges – living the high life

Hong Kong Airport

The concept of the airport lounge is not a new one, they have been the privilege of frequent flyers since the late 1930’s when American Airlines started the trend at New York’s LaGuardia airport. Originally a promotional tool to boost the airline’s bookings, the airport lounge has since become an expected perk by business class …

Volcanic ash disruption – are you covered?

Volcano, Bali

When booking insurance cover for your holiday, it always seems unlikely that those small clauses about terrorism of volcanic ash will ever be applicable to your holiday. However, the latest eruptions of Mount Agung in Bali are a prime example of such rare phenomenon. Unfortunately, they have left many travelers bewildered by the fine print …