Monthly Archives: December 2014

11 Dec

Cheapest time to book flights revealed

New study reveals how to save money when booking flights The best times for holidaymakers to save money on their flight tickets have been revealed in a new study. Tuesdays are the cheapest day to purchase plane flights, preferably over 21 days prior to take-off, according to the Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) and Expedia. Travellers

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gadgets used abroad
10 Dec

Survey urges Brits to leave their gadgets at home

Holidaymakers urged to ditch their gadgets British holidaymakers are being urged to take a break from their gadgets while abroad and to soak up the local culture instead.   A new survey shows that during a seven-night break, the average Briton will spend more than 20 hours on their laptop, tablet or mobile phone. Doing

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Wellington Bay
09 Dec

New Zealand world-beaters once again

New Zealand is top travel destination Hot on the heels of the news that Air New Zealand had been ranked as the world’s top airline, a new Telegraph survey has revealed New Zealand itself as the best country in the world to travel to for a holiday.   Around 90,000 people voted in the Telegraph

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Tu Hien Seagate nr Da Nang
08 Dec

Da Nang top ‘up-and-coming’ tourist destination

Da Nang tops list of rising hotspots Da Nang, near Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, has been named the top ‘up-and-coming’ tourist destination to visit in 2015   With tranquil beaches, Buddhist sanctuaries and rich, culinary delights, it is set to be one of next year’s best places to visit, according to TripAdvisor research.

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05 Dec

Italian resort is the best by spa

Spa resort in Lake Garda voted top in Europe. A luxury resort on the shores of Lake Garda in Italy has been named the best spa hotel in Europe by a prestigious travel website. Conde Nast Johansens’ inaugural luxury spa awards named Lefay Resort & SPA Lago di Garda the winner of the Europe, UK

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sky currency - autumn statement announcement regarding air tax
04 Dec

Air tax axed

Air tax to be axed for children People planning a family holiday abroad next summer could have more travel money in their pockets when they get there thanks to a decision to abolish air tax for children. Confirming what many had predicted, Chancellor George Osborne yesterday announced that from May 2015 children under 12 will not have

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03 Dec

Ratings reveal world’s best airline

Ratings reveal world’s best airline Passengers wanting to travel in safety while being looked after by the cabin crew will be hard-pressed to do better than booking with the number one airline Air New Zealand, a new set of ratings suggest. The airline has been named the world’s best for the second year running by

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02 Dec

Roller-coaster restaurant opens in Abu Dhabi

Would you dine at a Roller-coaster restaurant?  The next time you’re sat waiting for lunchtime to roll around, imagine what you could be enjoying at ROGO’s, the world’s biggest roller-coaster restaurant, in Abu Dhabi. Customers at ROGO’s have their meals packed into sealed containers which then loop, spin and spiral their way to the tables

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First Class Travel Aeroplane
01 Dec

Travelling in First Class

First class travel taking off again Increasing numbers of holidaymakers with travel money to spare are jetting off abroad in first class luxury, a new study suggests.   When the economic downturn took hold in the mid-2000s, many experts predicted that it could herald the end of first class air travel. Since then the number

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