Mental Health and Me: What it’s like to travel with a mental illness

  • 18 Apr, 2017
  • Franki Napolitano
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Mental Health and Me - Travelling with a Mental Illness

Mental Health. A subject that for many is difficult to talk about, understand or even relate to. For years, mental health problems have been seen as taboo, but luckily this is slowly becoming a thing of the past. This is thanks to initiatives such as Heads Together, a campaign backed by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, alongside Prince Harry, to end the stigma around discussing mental health and illness.

You’ll know from our past blogs that we have covered topics on travelling with a hidden disability, so we thought it was about time we looked into travelling with a mental illness too, because let’s face it, it’s got to be just as challenging, right? Read More

We’ve got a cracking Easter competition for you!

  • 29 Mar, 2017
  • Franki Napolitano
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Everyone loves something for nothing, don’t they?

That’s why this Easter we ‘re giving you the chance to win a £50 Hotel Chocolat voucher to treat your loved ones, or yourself, to some delicious goodies from their extensive range. Read More

How to beat the airport parking price hikes this Easter

  • 17 Mar, 2017
  • Alice Fowler
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out-smart airport parking

As schools are able to pick their own holiday dates, arranging the annual family holiday can sometimes be tricky! Especially when you find out that this year the varying dates for Easter holiday breaks actually falls over three weeks! (Last year, it was four!) This varies by county too, so if you have a child in primary school in one county, and one in secondary school in another, picking a date to go away can get even more complicated.

So not only do you have the cost and timing of your holiday fluctuating, your parking may end up being a bit more costly, too. With this in mind, we took a look at some of the UK’s busiest airports to see how you can avoid paying too much for your airport parking. Read More

On a budget? Bag a cheap holiday for Summer 2017

  • 08 Mar, 2017
  • Franki Napolitano
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Holiday on a budget in Belfast, Dortmund, Berlin, Stockholm, Sofia and Prague

We like a challenge in the APS team, and the first one of the year has already been completed; finding the best value holiday on a budget!

With a budget of up to £300 per traveller, we were set the task to find the best value for money getaway in the middle of August 2017,  based on two people sharing.

The trip could be anywhere in the world but the budget needed to include flights, accommodation and food for 5-7 nights.

All of our searches covered 5 nights, August 14th – 19th, flying from a London Airport.

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Croatia: The teen and family friendly destination

  • 14 Feb, 2017
  • Luc Horncastle
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Following the success of our Zante: the unlikely family destination blog, we thought here at APS a new year would be a great chance to showcase three of the top unknown holiday destinations for teenage groups and family holidays alike! We’ll kick things off with our first instalment of our three part mini series, starting with Croatia!  Read More