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Going Travelling?

Posted on January 15, 2018

Have you just finished school and are taking a gap year? Or have you finished university and need a year out to work out what you want to do?

Or have you just decided to take some time out to get to know yourself eat, pray, love style?

Whatever your reason, we have some top tips for travelling.

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Travelling Solo

Posted on January 10, 2018

Off on a solo adventure? We have collated our top tips and tricks for you.

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Handy Gadgets for all your Travel Needs

Posted on December 20, 2017

One of the hardest parts of the pre-holiday prep is always packing – trying to stick to the airline’s baggage restrictions seems almost impossible, and we couldn’t possibly go without that vital possession. With these handy gadgets, you can easily cut down on space!

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Evolution of the Backpacker [Infographic]

Posted on January 24, 2017

In this infographic we track the evolution of the Backpacker, from the traditional 1960s hitchhiking Hippies, to the 1980s Inter-Railers and finally the modern ‘Glampacker’

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Australia – By Bus!

Posted on January 16, 2017

A member of our customer services team recounts her journey around Australia by Bus.

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Jet Lag Hacks by the Experts

Posted on December 05, 2016

Jet lag can easily ruin the first few days of any long haul trip, leaving you feeling tired, groggy and generally not up for much. However, there are things you can do to try and prevent and limit the effects of jet lag, as London-based expert (and founder of Sleep School) Dr Guy Meadows recently explained to the Daily Mail.

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Could this be the most Epic Honeymoon Ever?

Posted on August 15, 2016

After meeting in 2007, Karolina and Bartek Wudniak have been indulging their travel passions together through a mix of short and long term European trips, but once they got engaged they embarked on planning a honeymoon to end all honeymoons, and 200 days later they are still enjoying their adventure.

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Maximoon: The Rise of the Supersized Honeymoons

Posted on June 06, 2016

With the overwhelming competition for jobs plus the difficulty in getting on the property ladder, it’s no wonder that so many millennials are forced to abandon their dreams of a gap year adventure to pursue more ‘grown up’ pursuits in their early twenties. However, there is still a way you could get that once in a life time trip – plan a maximoon.

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Research Reveals the Worst Airlines for Delays

Posted on March 25, 2016

Pre-holiday excitement can quickly turn to frustration if you arrive at the airport only to find that your flight is delayed. Delays can range from a few minutes to days, and could eventually lead to cancellation of your flight and trip altogether. There are ways you can claim compensation, depending on the reason for the delay, but it is impossible to protect yourself from delays altogether, except perhaps, to choose an airline with the fewest delays.

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Top 2016 Backpacker Destinations

Posted on January 25, 2016

Embarking on a backpacking adventure is extremely exciting, but with a whole world just waiting to be explored, where should you visit? If you’re planning a Longstay adventure in 2016, these are the top emerging destinations as picked by travel experts.

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