2016 Travel Trends – Why these destinations deserve a visit! Pt. 1

  • 04 Apr, 2016
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So now that the 4 day Easter Weekend is a distant memory, isn’t it about time we started thinking about our summer getaways and winter sun breaks?!

With new flight routes and airlines continuously added to the World’s airports, jetting off around the world has never been easier. 

In their 2016 Travel Trends report, The ABTA have highlighted 12 top destinations to visit this year, so we thought we’d bring you a mini spotlight series to showcase why these places deserve a stamp in your passport! Read More

Adventure holidays for the over 55s

  • 21 Mar, 2016
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Adventure holidays for over 55s

According to the ABTA, one of the biggest travel trends for 2016 are adventure holidays for the over 55s.

Last year, 6% (1) of over 55s that went away opted for an adventure or sports based trip, with this year looking to be the same, if not higher. Read More

Flying with Diabetes

  • 08 Mar, 2016
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flying with diabetes

It is estimated that 3.5 million people in Britain have been diagnosed with Diabetes, with 10% of adults being Type 1. Of the 31,500 children that have been diagnosed, 95.1% of them are also Type 1.

What is Type 1 Diabetes?

When the body is no longer able to produce insulin because the insulin producing cells in the body have been destroyed.

What is Type 2 Diabetes?

This occurs when the insulin that’s produced in the body doesn’t work correctly, or when insulin producing cells are unable to create enough insulin.

Flying with Diabetes

As we know, when it comes to hand luggage, security in UK Airports is pretty strict; no liquids over 100ml, restrictions on the size of your bag and of course, no sharp objects!

So what happens when you come to fly but happen to have Diabetes for which you may need a high glucose drink or an injection of insulin? Are airports willing to let you take your 150ml can of Coke and your glucose monitor through security without question? Read More

Don’t let short stay parking short change you!

  • 22 Feb, 2016
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Short Stay Parking

It’s not just long stay parking that you can save money on here at Airport Parking Shop. Short stay parking is normally used when you are just wanting to park for a couple of hours, however, the car parks are usually conveniently located near the terminals so many use their day rates to leave the car there whilst on a trip. Read More

Valentine’s breaks to buck the trend

  • 09 Feb, 2016
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We know that you don’t need a specific day of the year to show your better half how much you love them, so don’t worry, this post won’t be littered with Valentine’s clichés and photos of chocolate covered strawberry platters with the Eiffel Tower providing a backdrop.

What we’re bringing you is a selection of adventure breaks instead. As appealing as spending a Valentine’s weekend surrounded by other loved up couples in Paris or Rome sounds, in reality, it’ll just be crowded, cheesy and let’s face it, twice as expensive as it would be any other time of year! Read More