General Travel Advice

This page is designed to offer advice to anyone who is planning a trip or is interested in travel. We offer advice on everything from passports and visas to the history of the holiday. Whether you’re travelling to Europe or further afield, for 18 days or 18 months, you need to make sure you have researched sufficiently and planned effectively. This should ensure that you avoid a holiday disaster. If you cannot find the right information for you on this page, please visit our Tips and Advice main page and browse our other sections.

Packing Tips - Packing can be one of the most stressful parts of going away; finding the balance between packing too much and…

Guide to Avoiding Huge Mobile Phone Bills Abroad - There is nothing worse than returning from a wonderful holiday to immediate stress and panic. No one wants massive bills…

Travel Insurance Buyers Guide - Travel Insurance can seem like a boring and unnecessary item, why spend money on insurance when you could spend it…

Visas, EHIC & Passport Information - When planning any trip it is extremely important that you check whether you need a visa to enter the country.…

Pre-Travel

Holiday cancellation - No one books a holiday expecting to have to cancel at the last minute, but of course we never know…

Repatriation Travel Insurance - It is only when someone is unfortunate to fall ill or suffer an accident whilst travelling abroad that they come…

Worldwide Travel Insurance - With the introduction of cheaper air travel, and budget priced cruises, the world is rapidly shrinking, and what were once…

European travel insurance - It is surprising how many people do not feel the need to buy travel insurance when travelling to Europe. For…

Travel Insurance Advice

The History of the Holiday - In the 21st Century, most people have at least one holiday per year. If you asked these people to describe…

Advice for Travelling with Gadgets - It’s rare to leave the house these days without carrying some kind of gadget with you; whether a now ubiquitous…

Tips for Dealing with Heat - When most people plan their holidays, they head to hotter climates for some much needed sun. However, every year people…

Sex, Drugs and Alcohol - Every year, more and more teenagers and young adults are heading abroad on group holidays or backpacking adventures. We are…

How to be a Responsible Tourist - In our modern day, more and more people are travelling more often, further afield and for longer durations. Therefore, it…

Travelling by Bus or Rail Abroad - Public transport is a great way to travel around abroad; it throws you head first into the culture, and allows…

Tips for Avoiding Jet Lag - Every year, more and more people are heading further afield for trips and holidays, unfortunately a long flight and the…

Driving Abroad - Driving can be a great way to get around a foreign country and avoid busy public transport. Many people choose…

Travel Safety Tips and Advice - We are normally at our most relaxed when we are on holiday or travelling, unfortunately this is usually when disaster…

Your Holiday Disasters Solved - When travelling or holidaying abroad most of us know the basic safety precautions, however there are many more serious issues…

Customs Regulations - Each country has varying rules about what you are allowed to bring into their country, if you are travelling between…

Airport Guide - The airport usually marks the beginning, and end of any trip – unfortunately these parts tend to be the most…

Travelling Abroad

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