Tried and Tested: Packing Hacks Worth the Hype

  • 22 Jun, 2017
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We’re a well travelled bunch in the APS team as you’d expect; Over the years we’ve all read the packing hacks blogs, all telling us the same hacks over and over again.

While these are great and sometimes useful, which ones are really worth trying? Our team have been busy putting some of them to the test as they pack for their own trips to bring you a list of the ones we think are worth trying and those that are maybe best left to the blogs that mean well. Read More

Your future airport: Technology innovations changing our journeys

  • 02 Jun, 2017
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Innovations in technology at airports

It seems technology is constantly moving at break-neck speed, and this certainly doesn’t exclude the travel sector! We take a look at some of the recent technological developments that excite us in the world of airports.
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Mental Health and Me: What it’s like to travel with a mental illness

  • 18 Apr, 2017
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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

How to beat the airport parking price hikes this Easter

  • 17 Mar, 2017
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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

The perfect Valentine’s gift ideas for the travel lover

  • 26 Jan, 2017
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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 or admirer 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 know they’ll love these gift ideas! (not to mention be grateful for something different!) Read More