You will not be on your own if you are one of the many that has foreign currency tucked away somewhere at home, the total is thought to be in the region of £633 million or for the average traveller £55.25 in foreign notes and coins after just one overseas trip.
You do not have to travel 3,000 miles across the Atlantic to experience the Route66, America’s iconic highway built in the great depression era, we have one on our doorstep. The route is in Scotland and it has the distinction of being named among the top six in the world, this coming only after being officially launched two months ago!
Exciting new plans have been revealed which will see attractions based on both Toy Story and Avatar being implemented at the Disney Florida and California theme parks. The plans were revealed at the D23 conference on Saturday, when it was suggested that visitors to the 11-acre Toy Story Land expansion will ‘think they’ve been shrunk to the size of Woody and Buzz, thanks to the oversized toys that will be built there.
Body image is a huge talking point for many women who strive for the perfect beach body, and with recent surveys suggesting that one in four women would contemplate cosmetic surgery and the rise in medical tourism, it is the NHS that has to pick up the pieces when things go wrong.
One thing that has to be stressed is that it is important always to have insurance when travelling overseas. However there are some things that could invalidate your cover and result in any claim that you are making being rejected. We illustrate ten of these and they have been suggested by Gocompare as the most common that have caused a claim to be rejected by the insurer.
It has to be said that few if any countries can boast as many superb gardens as here on Britain, The list is long, but we have chosen just five which we believe you will enjoy and we have not chosen the most famous, in this way you will not be troubled with hordes of people. (more…)
Passengers and crew on Southwest airlines flight SWA4309 were forced to abandon their flight to San Jose from Denver after the aircraft, which was being pushed back from the gate by ground crew hit a catering truck and tipped it over. The catering truck was parked and at a standstill and the driver climbed out of the overturned truck and was taken to the hospital for an evaluation with minor injuries.
British Airways has always been the most generous when it came to the number of bags that you could take on board, but now it seems that, although they are still going to allow passengers to take two bags into the cabin, the size of the extra bag is being cut down in size.
Dutch airline KLM, working in conjunction with Delft University of Technology, have come up with an aircraft in concept which it is claimed will fly from Europe to the east coast of Australia non-stop, but you may have to wait until 2050 to see it. The engineers and scientists have come up with drawings which they claim could be a reality, all down to the stunning wing design and revolutionary engines which will power the aircraft. (more…)
Taking a baby or toddler on holiday can be very stressful for parents’ and the things that concern them the most are that their child won’t be able to sleep in a strange cot with a room that is too bright, or having to share the room with them. Flying with tiny children can also present problems with airlines constraint on luggage, constant flight delays and long queues, so what are the alternatives?