Travel tips

Sometimes a little bit of research, patience and skill can save you hundreds of pounds when booking your annual trip, leaving more spending money for when you get there.

Read our holiday saving guides below to find out how you can also benefit from lower costs when you book your next trip. You’ll be saving money in no time!

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When’s the best time to book your summer holiday?

In general, the best savings for booking traditional European summer holidays and long-haul flights are in the first 3 months of the year, January to March. There are numerous early year sales by travel agents, eager to drive early booking volumes. As a result prices are generally cheaper, especially if you’re booking for a popular…

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Package holiday or separate flights and accommodation?

Historically the question everyone always asks before booking their holiday is – is it cheaper to book flights and accommodation separately myself or buy a package from a travel agent? There’s a lot of factors which affect the price of a holiday, including how far you book in advance, the dates in which you’re travelling,…

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Our Ultimate Holiday Packing List

Packing for your holiday can either be a last-minute rush the night before flying or a calculated process that takes two weeks. Whatever type of packer you are, our worst nightmare is to forget something important or having to rush to a supermarket on arrival to buy some sun cream. Our ultimate holiday packing list…
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Our top 13 tips for staying fit and healthy on holiday

Holidays can be a nightmare for keeping up the fitness routine that you’ve perfected so well back at home. All of that hard work to sculpt your bikini body can seem lost when you return from 2 weeks of drinking, eating like a king and being lazy by the pool. However, it doesn’t have to be… We’re strong advocates of enjoying holidays to their…

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Our complete guide to finding cheap and reputable car hire

Car hire/rental on holiday gives you the freedom to explore your destination and makes getting to and from the airport hassle-free. It can also be a lot cheaper than booking tours and excursions, particularly if you’re travelling with a big group. Our complete guide to holiday car rental is designed to help you find the…

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Our complete guide to booking and planning a holiday yourself

We’re a big fan of putting together a holiday ourselves. Although there’s definitely a place for package holidays, booking everything individually allows a lot more freedom and a lot of the time you can save money, meaning more spending money for your trip! Follow our complete guide to booking and planning a holiday yourself below,…
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How to stay in luxury hotels but pay 3 star prices

From 5 star beach resorts in Mexico to hidden boutique suites with a rooftop hot-tub, it feels great to travel in luxury! We’ve put together a simple guide to getting the best prices for luxury hotels.   1. Book as part of a package holiday Sometimes you can bag an awesome luxury hotel deal by…

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How to make the most of your work annual leave for holidays (UK guide)

We started this website because we love to travel and see the world, but unfortunately, having a full-time job means that we can only visit places for 3 weeks or less, which is fine, it just means those trips have to be more action packed than a leisurely 2 month backpacking trip. Travelling the world…

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How to find the cheapest hotel prices

If you’re looking for cheap hotel deals and finding the best prices for your trip, you’ve came to the right place. Whether you have a specific hotel in mind or you’re looking for the best hotel for your budget, follow our handy guide below to pay the cheapest prices.   Step 1: Choosing a hotel Finding the best…

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How to find the cheapest flights from the UK

1. Use flight comparison engines Everyone’s heard of Skyscanner and Google flights. They should be your #1 destination for comparing flight prices, wherever you’re travelling to. Both comparison engines link to the live price systems for most airlines around the world and provide accurate results for your search criteria. They also have lots of filters,…

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How to find cheap last minute holidays, flights and hotels

If you’re flexible on dates, open to different destinations and want a bargain holiday, last minute flights, hotels and package holidays can offer the best value for money. With the vast number of holidays and flights available, some of them don’t always fill, particular on off-peak dates and low demand destinations. Rather than finding these…

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Airport parking guide – Finding Cheap Airport Parking

Airport parking is one of those things everyone hates paying for but it makes your trip so much easier. Rock up to the airport, leave your car and drive away with ease when you return after a long flight. We’ve put together the ultimate guide to airport parking, including the differences between parking options, the…

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