Author Archives: Siobhan

What to look out for when booking an all inclusive hotel

If you are looking to go on holiday and thinking of booking an all inclusive hotel, then there are a few things you should be looking out for to try and insure you chose the best place. All inclusive is great for people who don’t want to have to take a lot of spending money with then and be able to eat and drink as and when they please. It is also perfect for people who have children as they will often want drinks and snacks throughout the day which can very quickly add up. As you will have already paid for the food and drink in the price for... Read more

Staying in a hotel for business or leisure

Hotel stays can be through business or leisure and as a business booking you may not get the chance to research and choose your hotel so you may find that your put in a more corporate cheaper style hotel that is fairly basic. As a leisure customer you would generally take the time to compare hotels looking at prices and pictures as well as customer reviews and feedback. Whichever type of customer you are you can expect certain basic things for any hotel stay and if those things aren’t there then you could be within your rights to lodge a complaint. Basic hygiene and cleanliness is a must this means... Read more

Choosing the duration of your holiday abroad

If you are looking to book a holiday aboard then you will need to decide on how long to go for. Some people are limited to a week due to work commitments or school holidays but if you have the opportunity to be flexible then you may want to consider going for ten days or even fourteen days. Going away for a week can be great but if you are going to be travelling a lot then you may find that you lose the first day and the last day only leaving you with a very short week to enjoy your destination. If you also then want to do trips... Read more

Looking after your valuables when travelling

A holiday can be a great chance for all the family to get away, and the last thing you want on holiday is problems. When it comes to valuables, the advice is to take as few valuables with you when travelling as possible, but when we go away, there are certain valuables that you may need to take such as your phone, maybe a laptop or tablet. Also often people like to take their jewellery with them; necklaces, watches and rings so they can get dressed up on a night out. When carrying valuables with you when travelling you should consider where you are going to store them. If you... Read more

How to find the best hotel for your money

When looking for a hotel it can be hard to know which one to choose as you are often bombarded which special offers, notices of awards received and a number of mixed reviews? It may be that you are going to be spending quite a bit of money on your holiday and possibly that you have been saving up for some time. You will want to know that the hotel is clean and the food is nice (especially if all inclusive) and that there are the facilities on site that you would like. Firstly have a read through the description in detail and if possible find the same hotel on... Read more

Self-catering holidays – all you need to know

When booking your holiday you may have the option to go self catering or all inclusive. If you are used to going all inclusive then choosing to go self catering may mean you have to plan a little more than you are used to. There are not too many extra things to worry about but you may want to do a bit of research in to the local area to find out places to eat and drink nearby to avoid going places that have a bad rep. You may want to check how close the nearest beach is to the resort to save on travel costs. Some all inclusive locations... Read more