Travel News

16 May 2013

The hot bank holiday weekend increases staycation holiday bookings

We were all tempted by the hot weather of the May Bank Holiday - since then we haven't seen much of it - but still an increase of staycation holidays ...
3 May 2013

Travel News: Brits Opt for Quality Over Quantity This Bank Holiday Weekend

When it comes to a Bank Holiday weekend, Brits use it as an excuse to escape routine and go on a short break. Now, new research reveals that those breaks are ...
29 April 2013

Travel News: Third of School Leavers Interested in Studying Abroad to ‘Experience Life Far Away From

The number one reason for a third of school leavers wanting to study abroad is to experience life far away from home. But despite 34 Per cent expressing an interest in ...
28 April 2013

Travel News: Brits Rely on Holidays to Spend Quality Time With Extended Family and Friends

- Half of UK holidaymakers travel with extended family and friends to gain some much needed quality time together - A third go on holidays with extended groups to save on costs - One in ...
26 April 2013

Travel News: British Holidaymakers Spend £300 on Alcohol Alone on a Week-Long Trip

Whilst Britons appear to be incredibly money-savvy when it comes to bagging a holiday bargain, this financial acumen may not extend as far as spending habits when actually on holiday. And ...
25 April 2013

Travel News: Forget Relaxing - Holidaymakers Get Only Five Hours Sleep a Night on Average

Whilst holidays for many are about relaxing and recuperating, research by an online UK travel has revealed quite the contrary. A recent poll has discovered that the average holidaymaker gets just ...
19 April 2013

Travel News: Fifth of Visa Applications Are Rejected With Typographical Errors The Most Common Cause

Applying for a visa to travel abroad is a process that can be frustrating at times and now, new research has found that a fifth of visa applications for travelling ...
19 April 2013

Travel News: Social Media Has Killed The Postcard

Social media is now the most popular way for travellers to communicate with friends and family back home, while only six per cent now send a postcard when they go ...
18 April 2013

Travel News: A Third of Planned Holidays Never Make it to The Booking Stage

Some holidays never make it to the booking stage, as Britons’ ideas of a trip overseas often get quashed for various reasons, according to a new poll. The study found that ...
17 April 2013

Travel News: Game of Thrones Sparks Big Boosts in Hotel Bookings to Filming Locations

It seems that Game of Thrones fans just can’t contain their excitement when it comes to the most popular fantasy show on TV, as many want to walk in the ...
14 April 2013

Travel News: Music Festival Goers Swapping Tents For Hotels

While the music festival season is about to kick off in the UK, it seems that music fans are going all over the continent for their fix, hovering up all ...
14 April 2013

Travel News: Majority of British Travellers Would Support ‘Pay as you Weigh’ Flight Tickets

Nearly two thirds of British holidaymakers would support the concept of ‘pay as you weigh’ flight tickets, where overweight passengers are charged more money to travel on flights, so that ...
13 April 2013

Holiday Behaviours Brits Wouldn’t do at Home (Revealing Beach Wear and Sex on The Beach Make Top 10)

A recent study from www.MyVoucherCodes.co.uk has found the top ten things Britons feel more comfortable doing abroad but wouldn’t do at home with ‘wearing revealing beach wear’ topping the chart, ...
12 April 2013

Travel News: Almost Half of Britons Would Like to Emigrate With Australia Being The Top Choice

It seems that bad weather and a tumbling economy are finally catching up with residents in Britain, as new research reveals that 48 per cent of the population would like ...
9 April 2013

Travel News: Duchess Catherine to Be Godmother to Royal Princess Ship

Britain's Duchess Catherine has agreed to become godmother to Royal Princess, a new ship. The 31-year-old royal will launch the new vessel, the latest addition to Princess Cruises' fleet, at a ...
5 April 2013

Travel News: Two Fifths of Brits Shun Staycation Holidays Due to Bad UK Weather

It’s safe to say that 2013 hasn’t got off to a great start for British weather, with freezing temperatures still present in April, with that in mind, along with the ...
4 April 2013

Travel News: Fifth of Women Use Sunbeds for 'Base Tan' Before Their Holiday

It would seem that the sunshine on holidays abroad is not enough for some holidaymakers, as new research by an online independent travel agency has revealed a rise in the ...
3 April 2013

Travel News: British Holidaymakers Are Biggest In-Flight Drinkers (Now Two Fifths Vote to ‘Fly Dry’)

British travellers have been voted the biggest in-flight drinkers, yet boozy Brits are warming to the idea of alcohol free flights, according to research from travel site Skyscanner. British holidaymakers were voted ...
31 March 2013

10 Funniest Cruising Complaints Revealed (Someone was Angry that Gary Barlow Wasn't on the Cruise)

An independent online cruising travel agency has revealed some of the quirkiest complaints it has received from cruise holidaymakers via the site over the last year, including the ‘sea being ...
29 March 2013

Travel News: Language Barriers Cause Brits to Miss out on Certain Holiday Destinations

More than one in 10 British travellers has missed out on visiting a particular holiday destination because of a perceived language barrier, according to research by Skyscanner. Whilst French is the most widely ...
28 March 2013

Travel News: Quarter of British Holidaymakers Actively Exercise During Their Break

Holidays may not be all about relaxing for Britons embarking on trips abroad, as more than a quarter actively choose to exercise during their break; with ‘swimming’ topping the poll ...
27 March 2013

Travel News: Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart Planning Euro Road Trip With Katy Perry

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart will holiday in a camper van this summer. The 'Twilight' couple - who temporarily split last year after Kristen's "momentary indiscretion" with married 'Snow White And ...
27 March 2013

Travel News: Over a Quarter of Britons Choose Holiday Destinations to Impress Friends

A five star resort, great food, stunning landmarks and the lovely holiday snaps to prove it – Britons are choosing travel destinations that will make them the envy of their ...
26 March 2013

Travel News: Brits Find Holiday Planning a Headache

The lead up to a holiday should be an exciting time, but for over a quarter of Brits the planning, booking and preparation is a source of great stress. It presents ...
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