Top Gap Year Destinations for 15/16

Posted on November 20, 2015

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) has recently released a report detailing the top Gap Year travel trends for 2015-2016, including the most popular destinations and activities.

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Most Forgotten Holiday Items

Posted on October 05, 2015

The majority of travellers have, at one point or another, arrived at the airport or at their holiday destination only to have that horrible moment of realisation – something important has been left behind.

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Top Travel Hacks for the Beach

Posted on August 21, 2015

Promotionalcodes.org.uk has recently conducted research into the things travellers find most frustrating when at the beach, and have offered top ‘travel hacks’ to help solve their problems…

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Avoid Travel Scams and Pickpockets with these Top Tips

Posted on July 10, 2015

Whether you’re planning your first ever independent trip or you’re a fully-fledged nomad, anyone can be targeted by pickpockets or scam artists during a trip. This type of holiday disaster can be extremely distressing and expensive, especially if your money, credit cards or passport are taken.

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Top Festivals Around the World

Posted on May 08, 2015

Recently the internet was full of celebrities all pictured at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in California, however according to a recent report by No.1 Currency, Coachella is the most expensive festival in the world, costing an average of £187 per day!

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#WhereDoYouKeepYours? FCO Campaign to Protect Passports

Posted on April 08, 2015

When travelling abroad your passport is your best friend, it is your ticket to the rest of the world, without it you will not be able to legally leave or re-enter the UK. However many people take their passport for granted, which can lead to a massive holiday headache.

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Be Aware: Travel Scams

Posted on January 26, 2015

If you’re planning a gap year adventure, your travels may take you to places you’ve only ever imagined. However, whilst you’re enjoying your expedition, you must be aware of any new and potential dangers the destination may present.

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1,600 Backpacker Selfies Later…

Posted on December 30, 2014

Selfies have become a normal part of everyday modern life, with people using them to document their lives; however one backpacker has taken the selfie idea to the extreme, by taking 1,600 images of himself during a round the world trip.

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The World’s Best Airline

Posted on December 22, 2014

With so much choice available, it may be difficult to know which airline to choose to whisk you away on your once in a life time trip. Should you look at price alone and risk a bad experience? Or pay a little extra for an amazing in flight experience?

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How to prepare yourself and your Kids for their Gap Year

Posted on October 20, 2014

According to the Association of British Travel Agents, while many youngsters headed off to University or College in September to continue their studies, over 25,000 people chose to take a gap year instead, either deferring their studies for another year, or taking a break from studying before jumping onto the career ladder.

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