November 19, 2012 · Leave a Comment
Virgin have announced today that they are due to commence flying short haul from March 2013 and will predominantly focus on flying between Scotland and Heathrow, running multiple daily flights from Edinburgh and Aberdeen. A statement from Virgin reads “We have fought hard for the right to fly short haul and take a strong challenge to British Airways within these shores. For 28 years both airlines have battled for customers all over the world and it has meant that British consumers have ultimately had some of the world’s best flying and lowest fares. This is the beginning of an exciting... [Read the full story]
February 21, 2012 · Leave a Comment
A recent campaign to highlight the 112 emergency phone number has been launched by the European Commission. It’s thought that a large number of holidaymakers (74% of Europeans) aren’t aware of the 112 emergency number which can be used in the EU much like you’d use the 999 number here in the UK. Major rail, air and transport companies have joined in the cmapaign to highlight the existence of the number as a result, with some airline companies printing information on tickets. 112 can be called when you are in an EU country or at home to call the fire brigade, police or emergency... [Read the full story]
July 19, 2012 · Leave a Comment
The chance to spend a night in our own little log cabin under the stars in the middle of a zoo? Surrounded by the sights and sounds of the Rhinos and other animals? Yes please! I’d holidayed on safari in Kenya and spent time with Lions in New Zealand but had never been given the option to do it in the UK before. This opportunity was however recently given to me in the shape of a birthday present in the form of an overnight stay at Lookout Lodge in the middle of Whipsnade Zoo. Reindeer Lodge – our home for the night! Despite it not being that far from me, I don’t ever recall... [Read the full story]
November 7, 2011 · Leave a Comment
It’s that time of year again, the World Travel Market opens today for 4 days of fun and madness (?!). Everyone who is anyone in the travel industry including prominent players will be there, with an abundance of seminars, grand openings, parties and meetings being held from now until Thursday. This year also, finally, sees social media getting some recognition with a bold move with the introduction of the ‘STM’ – otherwise known as the ‘Social Travel Market’ a ‘fringe’ event run on social media in travel. The world travel market in itself is... [Read the full story]
September 19, 2011 · Leave a Comment
Benidorm… a popular late Summer/Winter Sun destination for many Brits and a consistent package holiday destination. Fuelled by the popularity of the TV series set here Benidorm is currently one of the most searched for holiday destinations on HolidayHoliday.co.uk for last minute holidays and Winter Sun. But why so popular? Benidorm Climate Benidorm’s climate is undoubtedly part of its attraction for many holidaymakers. Situated on the ‘white coast’ of Spain in Costa Blanca, it is sheltered by surrounding hills meaning the microclimate of Benidorm offers warm sunshine... [Read the full story]
July 5, 2011 · Leave a Comment
On a recent trip to Marbella for a hen do we booked into and visited one of the beach clubs, Buddha Beach, in Puerto Banus. There are a few beach clubs to choose from in Marbella, although the three main ones prove most popular and are frequented by the beautiful and tanned people visiting Marbella, plus hen do’s, stag do’s and general holidaymakers. If the word ‘beach club’ conjours up an image of sunbeds on a beach, think again. This is Marbella remember! The beach clubs in Marbella are pristine, well designed ‘clubs’ situated mainly around a central... [Read the full story]
A recent campaign to highlight the 112 emergency phone number has been launched by the European Commission. It’s thought that a large number of holidaymakers (74% of Europeans) aren’t aware of the 112 emergency number which can be used in the EU much like you’d use the 999 number here in the UK. Major...[Continue reading: European Emergency Phone Number 112]
TRAVEL GUIDE: HOLIDAY PACKING TIPS If your holiday packing style consists of bulging baggage or last minute changes follow the handy guide below to help you to pack more effectively and squeeze more in without incurring extra baggage charges at the airport. First, work out what you’re going to take: This is perhaps...[Continue reading: Holiday Insider Travel Advice: How to Pack for your Holiday]
holidays4u collapse Yesterday we heard the sad news that Holidays4U had ceased trading. A tour operator specialising in Turkey and based in Brighton, Holidays4U also traded as Aegean Flights. According to the administrator the company had ‘”suffered because of difficulties faced by the travel industry as...[Continue reading: Holidays4U Cease Trading Affecting Thousands of Holidaymakers]
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