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Why Club Med is your perfect family holiday option

Is it time for you and your family to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life? For a holiday with a difference, Club Med might be just perfect!…

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From 1718 to 2018 - the past and present experiences of northern Italy

Northern Italy. A region where good food, high-end shopping and beautiful architecture meet perfectly in sync. Where will you go first?…

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Business travellers are putting themselves at risk by showing off on social media

As part of its latest global International Travel Management Study, AirPlus found that business travellers are publicly revealing their locations on social while travelling, putting themselves and their travel companions at risk.

‘Insta-bragging’ involves a traveller sharing pictures and commentary on their movements and location while on a trip via social media. Security experts regularly warn holidaymakers against ‘insta-bragging’ due to a number of security risks. Now new data from the 2018…

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Do you look forward to flying? The 14 signs that you're a plane nerd

Most of us are interested in planes – at least, a little bit. We want to know that they're definitely going to take off and land. We'd like the seats to be comfortable. We hope there aren't long queues for the toilets.

But that's generally where it ends. Planes get you from A to B. There's no more to it.

For some travellers, however, there's a lot more to it. Some travellers, to put it bluntly, are kind of obsessed. They love planes. They know planes. They get just as excited about the thing…

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QANTAS & Air NZ: How Many Points Will Frequent Flyers Earn on Codeshare Flights?

It’s well known by now that Qantas & Air New Zealand have entered a new partnership to codeshare on 115 domestic routes across Australia and New Zealand. It was a very unexpected yet impressive reveal.
As part of the new-found relationship, Qantas and Air New Zealand agreed to tee-up their check-in and handling operations at airports, which gives travellers shorter connection times and access to more onward flights.

The pair also consented to giving each other’s loyalty members access to…

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Travel Prices Are Expected To Rise Sharply In 2019

Travel prices are expected to rise sharply in 2019, with hotels going up 3.7%, and flights 2.6%, driven by a growing global economy and rising oil prices, according to the fifth annual Global Travel Forecast, published this week by the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) with the support of the Carlson Family Foundation.


  • Travel prices are expected to rise sharply in 2019 according to the fifth annual Global Travel Forecast, published by the…

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Airport Robot: It carries your luggage and leads you to the right gate

Imagine making your way around the airport in a totally carefree state: no heavy suitcases to pull behind you and no need to stay on high alert looking out for gate changes.
Such a stress free airport experience sounds too good to be true, but KLM Royal Dutch Airways is about to make it a reality.

How, you say? Meet Care-E, KLM’s bright blue, friendly luggage trolley robot.

KLM plans to have these cute Care-E robots stationed after security.

You’ll greet the robot by scanning your boarding pass.…

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How to overcome homesickness while on holiday
When you're overseas, it's perfectly normal to feel homesick. How can you still enjoy the experiences and opportunities in front of you?…

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The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection

Designed to combine the lifestyle of The Ritz-Carlton’s luxury resorts and the casual freedom of a yachting vacation, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will offer itineraries at a relaxed pace and introduce guests to the local cultures of each destination through curated, immersive experiences ashore.…

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Why Africa should be on everyone's bucket list
Southern Africa is full of wonderful surprises. From the picturesque Garden Route in South Africa through to the floodplains of Botswana and spectacular natural beauty of Zimbabwe, there is something for everyone to enjoy. There is nothing that compares being within metres of predators, elephants, giraffe and zebra in the wild whilst in your open safari vehicle.  Here's an insight from two of our leading Travel Advisors at FBI Travel.…

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Singapore Airlines (re)launches world's longest flight from Singapore to New York

Singapore Airlines says it will launch the world's longest commercial flight in October.

At almost 19 hours, the non-stop journey will take passengers direct from Singapore to the New York area.

The 15,300–kilometre flight from Singapore to Newark, New Jersey, will eclipse the 14,500km Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Auckland as the world's longest, according to airline data provider OAG.

Airlines including Singapore Airlines, Qantas and US-based United are adding ultra-long-haul flights that…

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Seventh Heaven - Why one European river cruise is never enough!
Across the entire continent of Europe, rivers connect people, history and culture. As a relaxing and stress-free option, river cruising enables you to see Europe in a different light. What provider best fits with your holiday needs?…

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