Travel

BNPL approach could help rejuvenate a pandemic-weary tourism sector

Could BNPL travel help boost a weary tourism sector this summer?

Research by Butter , the UK’s only Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) travel agency, suggests the BNPL approach could help rejuvenate a pandemic-weary tourism sector, allowing holidaymakers to overcome the financial uncertainty caused by Covid by spreading the cost of their holiday via more manageable monthly instalments.

Irritated by the lack of flexible payment options whilst planning a...

50% of people would opt for a destination with better air quality

We are willing to travel further and pay more for a less polluted holiday

Last week, Milan became the first nation to ban s moking within 30f t distance of other people at bus and tram stops, as well as in parks and green spaces, sporting venues, children’s play areas and even cemeteries.

However, it’s not just Milan where the air is getting cleaner. The pandemic imposed restrictions on international and domestic travel around the world mean we’re all...

How has Brexit affected future travel to Europe?

After four and a half years of Brexit negotiations, the UK finally left the EU on December 31st 2020. From city breaks in Scandinavia, beach holidays in Greece or skiing in the Alps, getting away and relaxing is a high priority for most travellers in 2021. While travel was severely restricted in 2020, many people are now planning holidays with the Covid-19 vaccine in sight.

But with...

Why playing online slots is better than in land-based casinos

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Playing slots is a solitary game where players interact with a machine. It could be online, or at a land casino; however, the gaming experience is similar. If anything, you should try to avoid interruptions for a more concentrated effort. Although there is an element of human interaction at a land casino, it is limited to people looking over your shoulder and the waitress bringing you free...

People are missing the sounds of going on holiday

Missing the Sounds of Travel?

From boarding announcements to luggage carousels, passport stamps to clicking seatbelts: airport and airplane sounds are familiar the world over. But for many this year, they have become a distant memory.

For those that are missing the familiar soundtrack of travelling, Love Home Swap has released the free compilation album you didn’t know you needed – an album of well-known ambient...

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Top 8 live streams let you travel around the world in one day

Whilst you’re cooped up at home, travelling may simultaneously feel like a distant memory and a faraway future. Holidu, the search engine for holiday rentals , has gathered together 8 live streams from around the world, the perfect boredom anecdote to keep you entertained for hours. Sit back as we take you on a journey to visit pandas in China, surfers in Hawaii and thousands of pedestrians at...

Young people still plan to travel where they can in 2020

Poll finds young people still plan gap year travel despite Covid-19

According to new research young people still plan to use gap years to travel where they can in 2020, despite the Covid-19 pandemic.

AA research has found that 7% of people have a friend or relative aged 18-25 years old, who has had to put life plans on hold for Covid-19.

Covid-19 has had a huge impact on young people's futures and coupled with the exam results u-turn and...

A fifth of adults aged 30-34 delay having children to travel more

Having children has dropped down the priority list for British adults in their 30s and 40s, in favour of travelling the world.

The new study by adventure tour operator Exodus Travels of over 1,000 adults in the UK revealed that a fifth of those aged 30 to 34 - who want to have children - are delaying doing so to travel more. On a larger scale, 14% of 30 to 49-year olds are postponing...

Flybe launches 2020 summer schedule with over six million seats on sale

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has announced the first phase of its 2020 Summer schedule featuring 104 routes with a total choice of up to 2,500 flights a week across the UK and regional mainland Europe. These include seven new routes – six from London Southend and one between Manchester and Stuttgart.

Seats are on sale from Thursday 14th November 2019 at www.flybe.com for...

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Seven ways to make your holiday money stretch further

You may be looking forward to that long-awaited summer holiday – and rightly so – but will you blow your budget this year?

One in four (25%) of us went over the amount we’d planned to spend on our last trip, according to a survey Post Office Travel Money. And with two-thirds of holidaymakers planning to travel abroad this year, many more may end up stretching their holiday wallets...