Jet-set shopper Gabby Logan is supporting BAA's Summer Shopping Campaign around tax-free shopping.(www.baa.com/shopping)

How often do you fly – to where, from whereI am constantly on the go and fly up to 3-4 times a month, mainly from Heathrow flying to Milan, Madrid, Barcelona for the football and Leeds and Edinburgh for family.How much time do you allow before check in – how early do you get there
It depends – if on work I am quite last minute but when on holiday or with the kids I get to the airport up to 3 hours before! I never have time to really let my hair down or do simple things like going shopping during the week so when I travel I take advantage of the amazing shops and services at the airport and catch up with fashion!What do you do between check-in and departure
I shop! I always go to WH Smith to pick up the newspaper and a couple of magazines, pop to Boots for a bottle of water. If I am on work and need a nice pen I head to Cartier - very indulgent but at tax free prices its practically a bargain! I also pick up some make up from WDF.How do you pack – light, everything? Carry on bags only, lots checked in? What do you include in your hand luggage?
I am a bad packer – when I go on holiday I pack everything! With work I am better as I try to pack light, have a better idea about what I am doing and where I will be going – saying that I always seem to have a lot of luggage.
My hand luggage always includes my make up, a hairbrush, note pad and pen, blackberry, photo’s of the kids which I keeping in my Asprey travel photo album which I got the last time I was in Heathrow, my Smythson diary and the latest thriller from Books Etc at the airport.Luggage – type and brand
I love Tumi! Their range is so versatile and compact. Their new store at the airport is fantastic and with great services such as Shop & Collect, I can pick up the new colours and styles, leave it at the airport, go off on my trip and collect it on my return ready to use when I next fly.Travel tips – planning, packing, mid flight activities, stuff you couldn’t travel without
Although I am a bad packer, I would recommend pre planning your outfits and laying them out with your shoes and accessories and then trying to cut back on shoes and handbags! I also minimise my toiletries and buy travel size shampoos etc from World Duty Free – I particularly like the new minis by Lancôme available at the beauty bar in WDF.
I also can’t travel without my Smythson diary and E45.Suitcase contents / ’can’t-travel-without’ essentials
Cosmetics: Mac lip gloss and lip liner in spice and pressed powder, Dior showgirl mascara
Shoes: Kurt Geiger
Sundress: Harrods Way In
Beach bag: Todds beach bag from Kurt Geiger
I love the fact my favourite brands are available at the airport so I can save lots of money.

Pre-holiday beauty tips – treatments and products and what works well for you in summer climates
I always have a St Tropez tan the day before I go to ensure I have a base tan and have a wax and pedicure. If I haven’t had time for a manicure I head to the nail bar at the airport. I always find it hard to book in all my pre-holiday treatments so am very excited to hear that Rejuve Well-Being Club and Spa is opening this summer so I can have all my treatments before I fly.

What are your guilty pleasures when it comes to shopping?
Shoes and bags! I can’t resist Kurt Geiger and Bally.

Favourite shops – airport, high street, overseas boutiques
Airport: Books Etc, Mulberry, Gucci and Chanel
Highstreet: Chloe, Zara, Harvey Nichols
Overseas: Milan. Prada, Fred Segal in LA

Best thing about shopping at the airport
Best thing is being able to do lots and lots of spontaneous shopping and then buying a bag to carry it all in as well! It is like being on the high street. Last time I went on holiday I got so carried away at the airport that I ended up buying a Bally holdall to fit everything in. Also, I love that I can spoil the family and myself with all the great bargains on offer. Also, the shop and collect service is amazing and www.baa.com/shopping is great for pre-planning my shopping and make more time for pampering before boarding my flight.

Best thing ever bought at the airport?
A Cartier pen and a Bally Shopper which became my must have item last summer! I have to admit that with such great brands and shops and the convenience factor I have no need to shop anywhere else.

Favourite products:
Books – Anything by Ian Rankin, currently reading Saturday by Ian McEwan
Magazines - House & Garden, French Vogue, The Ecologist
Fragrance – Clinique Aromatics Elixir, Marc Jacobs, Clarins Eau Dynamistante
Beauty products (inc suntan lotion– Loreal Perfect Slim, Ultra Sun, Soltan for the kids, Clinique body polish, anything by Mac
Travel bag – Gucci Holdall
Bikini/beachwear – Burberry
Flip flops – Havaanas or something from Accessorise
Sunglasses – Tom Ford from The Collection
Accessories (bag, watch, jewellery) – Tag Heuer, Bulgari, Asprey

Dream holiday – beach, sightseeing, citybreak, sporty, partying
Beach: St Barts
Sightseeing: Rome
City Break: New York
Sporty: Skiing
Partying: Reykjavik

Favourite holiday memory
My first holiday with Kenny to Bali - it was my first holiday with a boy! and to be honest all holidays with Kenny!

Top 5 destinations
LA
Bali
New Zealand
Rome
The Scottish Highlands

What do you eat/drink at the airport, pre-during travel
If I am travelling with Kenny we go to the Champagne and Caviar bar, go to Giraffe with the kids and the Tin Goose in T1. Always stop at Starbucks for a latte! I try to have a sensible meal before boarding the flight but if I get too carried away shopping I take something from the Caviar bar on board or a sandwich from Prêt a Manger

How do you keep the kids occupied when you travel? What items to you buy specifically for them?
Buy items in Boots for them and some toys in Hamleys


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