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

Travel and tourism statistics for 2016

  • 20 Jan, 2017
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Travel Statistics 2017
Here at Airport Parking Shop, we are interested in all things travel, so we were very keen to have a look over the travel and tourism statistics for 2016. We looked at the most visited cities in 2016, the economic impact of travel and tourism, travel trends and looked into what the future could hold for the industry. Enjoy!

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Top 10 travel destinations for 2017

  • 13 Jan, 2017
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Popular travel destinations for 2017
Looking for some travel inspiration for the year ahead? You’re in the right place.

Take a look at the top 10 travel destinations for 2017 below …

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