Author Archives: Siobhan

A guide to booking a holiday abroad

If you are considering booking a holiday abroad then you will want to ensure that you book the right accommodation and get the best price you possibly can do.  There are many costs that add up to make the overall total cost of the holiday higher than you first though. Below are a few ways in which you can try and save money on these: Flights – flights can often be as much as, if not more than, the cost of the accommodation. Be sure to check the prices for a few different airlines and also the cost to fly from different airports as some airports can offer better deals... Read more

Booking last minute may not always save you money

If you are looking to book a cheap holiday getaway then you will often be tempted to leave it until last minute to get the best deal. Often you hear that by booking only 2 -3 weeks in advance will get you the best prices ad for this reason many people hold off.  This may be true for some holidays but certainly isn’t for others. With the current Brexit situation some people have been holding off on booking holidays abroad due to the uncertainty of it all. With Brexit being delayed again, many people have decided they do not want to delay even longer and have taken the plunge to... Read more

Exploring the night life when abroad

Many people like to be able to go out at night when they are on holiday. If you have young children you may not venture far and will most probably not stay out too late, but if you are with friends or your partner then the night can be a time to really let your hair down. It is important to consider where you should and shouldn’t go when abroad. Some popular tourist destinations often have places which are aimed particularly at tourists, but what about if you fancy something a little different. You may want to experience a more traditional form of entertainment in which case, you may venture... Read more

Hotel breaks in the country

If you’re looking for a country retreat then you may not have as much choice of accommodation as you would if booking in the city. Often in the countryside, you will find a lot of B and B’s and guest houses. Hotels tend to be independent rather than the chain hotels you may find in the city. There are some great deals to be had on accommodation if you know where to look. Often booking well in advance or last minute secures you the best price, and sites such as Hotels.com or Bookings.com will allow you to easily compare prices within an area for the dates you want to go.... Read more

Cheap and cheerful or luxury hotels?

When booking a hotel you need to think about what is important to you. If you just want somewhere to get your head down and have a good night’s sleep then you will probably be looking for somewhere that is cheap but comfortable. If you are looking for a hotel where you will be able to spend time there during the day and possibly eat and drink then you need to pay a bit more attention to reviews and look at what facilities they have to offer. Ideally you want to find a hotel that has a pool, spa and maybe fitness gym or possibly a golf course/ tennis court... Read more

What’s the best age to travel?

If you want to go travelling you may wonder when the best time of your life is to go. Many people decide to go travelling straight after school or college and decide to take a year out before starting work or doing a university course. This can be ideal as you may still be living with parents and have very few commitments in terms of financial and also family. If you have missed this slot and in later life want to go travelling then you may have to wait until you have saved enough money to have a year or two out of work, wait until any children you have... Read more