Category Archives: Holidays

Sorting out your holiday paperwork

When you think of holidays the last thing that probably springs to mind is paperwork, but in reality there is always a certain amount that you need to consider often even before booking your break away. If you are planning on going to another country you will need to check what documentation you will need to enter the country such as passports, other ID, Visa and medical insurance. Some countries have very strict regulation of documents required to gain entry and therefore you may jeopardise your whole holiday if you neglect to put these in place. When looking at travel or medical insurance, there is no point leaving medical history... Read more

Pricing up your next holiday abroad

Holidays can be expensive especially if you have a large family, so it is always better to budget to allow yourself time to shop around for the best deal knowing what you have to spend. Although some holidays offer you the opportunity to pay in instalments, most holidays need to be paid in full by six to ten weeks in advance. The cheapest way to go on a holiday abroad is usually self catering but you will need to by all your food and drink when away, therefore will be required to save money for that too. If you do not want to take much spending money with you then... Read more

Last minute things to do before you go on holiday abroad

Going abroad can be quite stressful as there’s lots of things to prepare for and do before you go. Here there is a guide to some essential things to do prior to going on holiday abroad to make things just a little easier on yourself. Ensure that you have enough of any prescription medicine with you to last you your whole trip and keep a copy of a letter from your GP explaining what the medication is for should you need to keep this in your hand luggage. Inform your bank that you will be going abroad even if you don’t plan on using your bank cards, this way they... Read more

Camping holidays in the UK

The UK has some camping spots that are amazing and often not well known about. Some of these camping place some of which have fantastic facilities on site and a wealth of entertainment for all the family. Some people think that they will not enjoy a camping holidays as they like their luxuries and do not like the idea of “sluming it”. Don’t get me wrong, there can be times when it is pouring of rain and you are stuck in a tent getting a little fed up with the surroundings, but often with camping it is all about the preparation and even the wet rainy days can be enjoyed... Read more

Volcano adventure holiday

An adventure holiday of some sort is on most people’s bucket list, but for some every holiday has to be an adventure one. It may be that you have tried the skiing, scuba diving and safari holidays and now want to explore something a little different. A volcano experience holiday can be a once in a lifetime experience allowing you to view and study volcanoes up close. Iceland has the most active volcanoes but you do not have to travel that far to experience one.  Many of the world’s great volcanoes such Mt Etna in Sicily and southern Italy’s Mt Vesuvius, as are surprisingly accessible. Many of these types of... Read more

Multi-sport holidays

Have you ever fancied an adventure holiday but want to do more than just one activity? Many companies are now offering multi-sport holiday packages where you can do a number of activities often all in one location. The types of sports range vastly from kite surfing, scuba diving to bike riding and trekking and there are packages available to suit all level of abilities. It may be that you want to spend the majority of your holiday participating in scuba diving but also fancy a day of surfing to try it out, this is al made easy in a bundle holiday. Having the opportunity to experience different activities gives you... Read more