Travel Blogs: Travel Tips

Our Travel Tips section of our blog brings you travel tips and advice, blogs from around the world, guest blogs, event guides and lots more exciting travel information from all over the globe.
  • Posted: Thursday, July 17, 2014
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  • Posted: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
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  • Five packing mistakes you don't know you're making

  • Category: Travel Tips
  • Five packing mistakes you don't know you're making
  • Travel can be stressful, but packing and flying doesn’t need to be. While many people think they've assembled a perfect suitcase, sometimes it takes getting to the airport, or even to your destination, to realise something just...isn’t...right. Here are the few mistakes to avoid so you can breeze past everyone else in security and have the trip of a lifetime.
  • Posted: Friday, May 9, 2014
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  • Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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  • Posted: Monday, December 2, 2013
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  • Five things to do before starting your trip

  • Category: Travel Tips
  • Five things to do before starting your trip
  • Whether you plan everything months beforehand or just plan to take things as they come, there are a few things that you can do before you leave to help your trip go smoothly. Once you've covered the basics, like having your passport handy and packing your toothbrush, here are a few things you may not have thought of...
  • Posted: Tuesday, October 8, 2013
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  • City bicycles

  • Category: Travel Tips
  • City bicycles
  • After a recent trip to Amsterdam we’ve been thinking more about how using a bicycle to get around a city, whether as a tourist or local, is a great idea. But in keeping with our budget travelling tips, you'll probably want to know how you can get on your bike in the cheapest possible way in cities worldwide. A lot of cities offer private bicycle rental from shops where you can rent a bike for a few hours for a certain price.
  • Posted: Monday, February 4, 2013
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  • Posted: Monday, August 27, 2012
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  • Posted: Tuesday, November 29, 2011
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  • Posted: Friday, November 11, 2011
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