Now that COVID travel restrictions are beginning to ease around the world, we can begin to think about flying as a possibility again soon. However, it is clear that some things will have to change to ensure everybody’s safety. One question on every traveller’s lips: “will I need to wear a face mask to fly?” … Read more Flying: Will Face Masks be Compulsory?
The passport is a great leveller. Everyone needs one for travel (apart from the Queen, as all British passports are issued in her name). Whenever you’re going, wherever you’re going, you’ll need to bring your passport! The history of the passport is older than you might think, with the earliest known references dating from 450 … Read more Passports – Some Interesting Facts…
Last month we looked at our favourite European destinations to visit this autumn. Today, we’re highlighting the joys of visiting Europe during November and December, with its many beautiful and traditional Christmas markets. From Germany and Austria to Belgium and Sweden, it’s an opportunity to soak up the culture of each region with beautifully decorated … Read more The Festive Wonderland at Europe’s Christmas Markets
You can’t get away from hearing or reading the media articles about the current financial situation in Greece. This may be leaving you feeling confused as to how it may affect you if you are travelling to Greece this summer. Some of your questions may be; Can I get cash from an ATM? What about … Read more What does the Greek debt crisis mean for your holiday plans?
On Tuesday, 26 August 2014 the Icelandic Meteorological Office confirmed that a 5.7 earthquake had hit Iceland‘s Bardarbunga volcano overnight, the biggest since tremors began 11 days before. However, there remains no sign of an eruption at this time. Although the risk level had been raised to red at one point, it has been lowered … Read more Bardarbunga Volcano in Iceland and travel insurance
Earlier today the aviation industry has been warned about the possibility of flight disruptions, due to the intense seismic activity over the last few days of the Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland. Iceland’s Met Office has raised the risk level to orange which means minor activity or eruption warning. This is the second highest warning level … Read more Will the possible Volcanic Eruption of Bardarbunga in Iceland affect your Travel Plans?
If you are looking for a last minute summer holiday bargain or you are a frequent flyer, you may be interested to know airport security for hand baggage has come under the spotlight again! With new rules introduced for passengers flying into and out of the UK, particularly those to the USA and other unspecified … Read more What you need to know about new airport security checks on hand baggage