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Hero guide to…trips that (almost) pay for themselves

Whilst I can’t tell you how to blag a totally free holiday, there are a few easy(ish) ways to make enough money while you’re away to cover much of the cost.   Stick you...

Tips to keep teens safe on their first holiday WITHOUT YOU

So phew, the GCSEs/A-levels are over and yay, now your teenagers who you could swear were still smearing  baby rice on their faces like five minutes ago are off to celebrate with their mates...

How to easily save ££s on holiday money

  A new Post Office Travel Money survey out last week found that most people think Spain is the holiday destination that offers the best value for money, followed by Greece, Bulgaria and Croatia. However,...

Hero guide to….The Wimbledon Championships

There’s so much more to do in and around Wimbledon than watch the tennis, but the Grand Slam tournament, known simply as The Championships, is probably the main reason for your visit so let’s...

Travel after Brexit: what you need to know

Hero guide to ….travel after Brexit: what you need to know If you’ve booked a package holiday…. There shouldn’t be any changes as most flights will continue to operate. However, a very small percentage...

Which flights could be grounded after Brexit?

While politicians argue furiously about whether we should have a soft or hard Brexit, a deal or no deal, the rest of us are starting to get teeny bit worried about our travel plans...

If it looks to good to be true, it IS too good to be true

Hero guide to….booking villa holidays   Holidaymakers searching for villas abroad been warned not to fall victim to scammers who advertise properties they don’t own. Barclays says more than a third of its customers...

Hero guide to….pre-paid currency cards

If you like the sound of the Revolut card, you can get one for free by clicking on the advert below. Full disclosure: I receive a small fee for any card orders as a...

Music festivals for the over 40’s

Hero guide to …..music festivals for the over 40’s If you’ve spent the past 20 years or so watching the Glastonbury highlights from your sofa thinking “oh I’d love to go, but I’d rather...

Hero guide to…claiming compensation for a flight delay/cancellation

How to claim compensation for a flight delay or cancellation   It’s pretty easy to make a claim for a flight delay or cancellation. Getting the airline to accept your claim and pay the...