Travel News

10 March 2015

Top 10 Signs That Winter Is Over And Spring Has Arrived

After a long winter, now is the perfect time to get outdoors to spot the signs of spring at National Trust places bursting with life. Listen out for birds chirping ...

1 October 2014

Hidden hotel gems revealed by Laterooms.com

Hotel goers looking for the very best in UK accommodation need search no more as LateRooms.com announces the winners of its fifth annual Best Kept Secret Awards. The 13 hotels, ...
28 September 2014

Icelandair launch new short film ‘Season of Surprises’

To highlight Icelandair’s unique Stopover service, which, since the 1960s, has given transatlantic passengers the chance to explore a new destination as part of their trip, launch ‘Season of Surprises.’ ...
27 September 2014

‘Holi-delay’- Brits Delay Hols for Hot Weather

With temperatures in the UK hotter than most Mediterranean countries throughout July, many Brits admitted to staying in the UK to take advantage of the British sunshine. This saw a record ...
25 September 2014

Top 10 Predictions for the Future of Travel

Ahead of World Tourism Day this Saturday, Lonely Planet has joined forces with the International Air Transport Association to reveal the future of travel. According to Lonely Planet’s team of travel ...
24 September 2014

Game of Thrones actress teams up with Contiki

Known for her integral roles in HBO’s Game of Thrones, The Tudors and the upcoming Hunger Games: Mockingjay film, Natalie Dormer has teamed up with Contiki for the #ContiLegends project. Natalie ...
22 September 2014

One in five flights from the UK delayed this summer

With winter slowly creeping up on us and our summer holidays over with- or a lucky few yet to enjoy the summer sun- it seems that for many, just getting ...
20 September 2014

Brit Holiday Hopes Left in the Dust Down Under

Brits dreaming of their number one holiday spot have named Australia as the top place they’d like to visit. Australia Sun, sea and the laid back Aussie lifestyle has seen one in ...
18 September 2014

Berlin tops the list of most family friendly cities in Europe

Despite city breaks being seen as the preserve of couples, it seems that they are perfect for a family holiday too. A new study has revealed that Berlin came out on ...
10 September 2014

'Kingston Town' and ‘California Gurls’ Tops list of 10 Best Holiday Songs

If you are yet to go on your summer holiday and are updating your list of favourite holiday songs to get you in the mood, then be sure to add ...
9 September 2014

A Luxurious Bathroom is top Hotel priority when booking a Romantic Break

A romantic weekend filled with love, roses, champagne and romance but there is one requirement that may surprise a few. Brits who want to escape the hustle and bustle and relax ...
29 August 2014

Britain is a nation of ‘Holiday-Sloths’

The report has exposed the truth about the nation’s holiday habits and the threat it’s having on the UK holiday home market. The iProperty Company, who carried out the study found ...
28 August 2014

Flying solo takes off as more Britons holiday alone

Travelling alone may make some of you panic and give you the hot sweats but it seems that many aren’t afraid to take the plunge and fly the skies alone.    New ...
26 August 2014

Road users concerned after severe weather

Drivers should be ultra-vigilant following the weekend storms as 86% of road users believe their local roads worsen as a result of flooding.        Your Legal Friend, a leading firm ...
25 August 2014

August popular month for Summer Holiday

If you’re away on your summer break or you have just arrived back, you, along with many other Brits have enjoyed the sun and relaxation in the most popular week ...
20 August 2014

Brits miss out on £500m in compensation for delayed and cancelled flights

Flightright.co.uk, the consumer portal for air passenger compensation for delayed, cancelled or overbooked flights, have revealed that UK air passengers are entitled to more than £539m in untapped compensation for ...
18 August 2014

French Beach Bans ‘Selfies’

If you are reading this while lounging on the beach after finishing a ‘Selfie’ photo shoot, it seems many beachgoers are guilty of taking a snapshot of oneself on the ...
15 August 2014

Blackpool unveils Biggest Beach Ball

Famous for its huge tower and toffee rock, Blackpool now holds the Guinness World Record for the biggest beach ball in history. The iconic seaside resort had its achievement validated by ...
13 August 2014

Sneak Peek at Air New Zealand’s New Hobbit Safety Video

Air New Zealand, the official airline of Middle-earth, is giving fans a sneak peek at its next inflight safety video, an epic tale which will conclude the airline’s highly successful ...
12 August 2014

Air vs Trains: Donna Air Changes Name for 'I Love Trains Week'

From its ability to evoke happy childhood memories to its association with romance, travelling by train has always captured the imagination of us Brits. Donna Air celebrates 'I Love Trains Week' Whether ...
8 August 2014

A Third of Brits Travel without Insurance

Are you ready to jet off on your summer vacation? Have you remembered the most important thing of all besides your passport? Travel Insurance! www.vouchercloud.com found that 34% of British holiday-makers ...
7 August 2014

Runway on the Runway

Waiting to get checked in, sitting still for hours on end, hanging around the baggage carousel- the airport really isn’t the comfiest place to be. But that doesn’t stop Brits ...
6 August 2014

Search for hotel's best kept secrets begins

LateRooms.com’s annual Best Kept Secret Awards returns for a fifth year, hunting for hidden hotel gems that should no longer be kept a secret. Guests and industry experts can nominate their favourite ...
5 August 2014

Geneva Voted ‘Europe’s Leading City Break Destination 2014’

Geneva, the cosmopolitan and fascinating city of Switzerland, has been named “Europe’s Leading City Break Destination 2014” at the World Travel Awards (WTA).   Considered the ‘Oscars’ of Tourism, the city triumphed ...
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