“Why have they split up my family on the plane?!”

  • 04 Sep, 2017
  • Franki Napolitano
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Why are airlines splitting up families on planes? Airport Parking Shop investigates

If you’ve travelled recently, there’s a high chance you may have heard unhappy groups asking this very question in your airport or on your flight.

Reports of airlines such as Ryanair, United Airlines, Jetstar and Delta all being accused of splitting up young families on a flight are apparent from a quick Google search. Read More


Travelling with a child with a different surname

  • 28 Jul, 2017
  • Franki Napolitano
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What you need to know about travelling when you and your child don't share a surname

The summer holiday is one of the most anticipated breaks of the year, but did you know you could end up in hot water when travelling with a child with a different surname to you?

It’s not uncommon in 2017 for parents to not be married or in fact be raising their child independently, but this will usually mean that the child will share a surname with one parent and not the other. The same goes for grandparents, too. Read More


Should I take my suitcase or backpack? How to pick the best luggage

  • 19 Jul, 2017
  • Franki Napolitano
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We’ve all been there; heading off on a trip, planning our packing but unsure on whether or not our favourite old  suitcase is the best luggage option to take.

With a myriad of options available to us nowadays when it comes to travel bags, it’s no wonder we can get a little confused over the most efficient ways to pack and travel; some bags are just better suited to some trips over others. As much as we love our handy, rollable carry-on, is it the best option when we leave for Borneo? Read More


8 reasons why you should try a cruise

  • 09 Jun, 2017
  • Franki Napolitano
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Fancy a trip with a difference? One that allows you to see multiple countries, eat delicious food, face the elements and try new activities, yet still feel suave and sophisticated? This could be the year you book a cruise!

With more Gen Xs and millennials looking for a new way to holiday, cruise liners have really started to up their game to ensure they appeal to a wider range of prospective passengers. Just take a look at Royal Caribbean’s 2015 “Come Seek” promo video!  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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