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Get ready to fly with our travel tips. We dive into where you might be seated on the plane, what the best suitcase might be for your trip and how to use your luggage allowance to your advantage.

The perfect Valentine’s gift ideas for the travel lover

  • 19 Oct, 2021
  • Franki Napolitano
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travel gifts for Valentine’s Day

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Regardless of how we feel about Valentine’s Day, we have to admit that giving a little gift to your partner is pretty cute. However, if you’re bored of buying the same old roses, aftershave or chocolate for your significant other, you need to keep reading.

Whether your beau loves to travel, casually dips their toe in every now and then or is ready to start an adventure, we have the perfect selections of travel gift ideas for Valentine’s Day! (not to mention be grateful for something different!) Read More


7 ugly truths about Over Tourism

  • 10 Nov, 2021
  • Franki Napolitano
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7 ugly truths about Overtourism

You may think a negative tourism blog seems a bit odd coming from a travel based website, but we can’t always paint it in a “rainbows and sunshine” way. We attended the World Travel Market in November 2016 and a recurring theme throughout the day was “Overtourism”; the negative effects that travel has on certain beauty spots and even whole countries.

This typically means that the ever-growing influx of tourism is causing havoc and angering the local residents of several cities. Examples of this can be seen in Venice where their beloved city hosts more tourists per day than the permanent residents, Amsterdam are cracking down on the activities tourists can do, and it’s even resulting in the closures of Thai islands, with Koh Tachai now permanently closed to tourists.

How has it come to this? How has the once biggest and fastest growing industry in the world turned ugly? We had a look into seven of the main ways tourism is having a negative impact around the world. Read More


The 44 Travel Essentials everyone should consider

  • 19 Oct, 2021
  • Franki Napolitano
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Check out these 44 travel essentials

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We’ve all been there; the dreaded feeling that we’ve left something behind as soon as we sit on the plane, or have forgotten to prepare for, or book, a certain activity.

Fear not fellow travel friends, for we bring you the ultimate A-Z of travel essentials to ensure you’re covered for all eventualities! Read More


Three reasons why you should stay in an airport hotel

  • 07 Oct, 2021
  • Alice Fowler
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suitcase and a bed

Here at Airport Parking Shop, we are always trying to supply you with ways to make your journey as easy, stress-free and cheap as possible! As keen travellers ourselves, we do understand that jet-setting can actually be a hugely anxious experience – from getting to the airport safely and on-time, right through to boarding the correct flight before the gate closes.

How can we make this experience more enjoyable and less stressful, I hear you ask? Okay, so we’re not admitting we can completely take out the worry and distress of travelling (after all, we’re not miracle workers) but we do have a really simple idea which we definitely think you should consider.

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