Flight delayed? Don’t lose your cool! How to keep calm and carry on

Posted on March 20, 2024

So, you’ve arrived at the airport in good time. Done all that annoying, fiddly stuff navigating security; diligently unpacking your laptop, your little plastic bag of liquids, taken keys, coins and mobile phone out of your pocket, removed your belt and watch – then patiently watched your trays slide through the machine then repacked everything. You feel a little rush of excitement as your long weekend away gets closer.

But before you navigate your way through duty free you take a quick look at the departure board and bang! Your heart sinks. The message next to your flight is the one you really don’t want to see: “Flight Delayed”.

We’ve all had that sinking feeling. But what to do next?

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Never Been On A Cruise Before? Here’s What You Need To Know!

Posted on January 04, 2024

When you think of a cruise what do you see? A sedate early evening stroll on deck, before dressing for dinner and sipping cocktails to the muted sounds of an easy-listening jazz quartet? Think again.

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Top 5 Family Friendly Water Parks In Europe

Posted on August 29, 2023

Travelling as a family can be an exciting experience and give you all the chance to create new lasting memories. However, it can sometimes be difficult to entertain every member of the family. So, if you’re planning a holiday in Europe and looking for activities that you can all get stuck into, why not check out our top 5 family friendly water parks? After all, they’re a great way to enjoy a ‘splashing’ good time with your loved ones!

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Top Tips: How To Prepare For Your Teens First Holiday Without You!

Posted on April 11, 2023

Whether it’s a trip to celebrate the end of exams, or just to spend some time abroad without the watchful eye of mum and dad, going on holiday with friends can be an exciting milestone for most young adults. However, for parents, this can understandably be a scary experience as you put your faith and trust in your children to look after themselves. 

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Common Travel Scams Abroad and What to Look Out For

Posted on February 21, 2023

When you’re about to go on holiday, often, the only thing on your mind is how soon you’ll be on a sun lounger, sitting back and forgetting about the ins and outs of your day-to-day life. But with the cost of living increasing around the world, being vigilant and aware of scams is more important than ever as people go to all lengths to make ends meet.

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4 Romantic Places to Propose Abroad

Posted on February 09, 2023

Feeling all loved up? With valentine’s day just around the corner, you may have been thinking about proposing to your other half. At Holidaysafe, we know just how important it is to find the right location for the memories you want to create, so we’ve found the most romantic places to propose abroad. From beautiful beaches to breath-taking cities, these destinations are bound to have your loved one speechless when you pop the question!

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Best 2024 budget-friendly holiday destinations

Posted on December 01, 2022

We know that times are tough at the minute. With the cost of living increasing, everyone is tightening their belts in lots of different ways, some people are considering whether they really need a subscription to Netflix, Disney + and Sky all at the same time, whilst others are making somewhat tougher decisions, like how to reduce electricity usage in their homes (if this is you, please read this article afterwards for some quick tips on saving energy at home).

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Our Five Top Tips To Follow If You Need To Make A Travel Insurance Claim

Posted on September 08, 2022

Although most holidays go off without a glitch, every now and again some holidaymakers experience cancelled flights, lost luggage and delayed departures.

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Five simple travel tips to make sure your stag or hen do goes off without a hitch…

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Hen parties and stag dos are the perfect way to mark the beginning of married life.

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American Holiday Destinations

Posted on August 26, 2022

America has been voted the top dream holiday destination for 2022* here in Britain and we can see why! A trip across the pond promises world-renowned historical landmarks, beautiful cities and fun-packed adventure holidays with something to offer every kind of traveller. Seeing as the US is 40 times bigger than the UK with 50 states to explore, it can be very difficult to decide on a destination! We’ve made it easier on you and compiled the very best of great American holiday destinations.

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