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Airport Lounge Membership Comparison: Which is Best for You?

Are you looking interested in airport lounge access? Are you a regular user of lounges and looking for airport lounge membership comparison to find you best option? Great! That’s exactly what you will find right here. First let’s answer one of the most common questions when it comes to airport lounge membership plans. What’s the Best Airport Lounge Membership Plan? The best is one that provides the most lounge access for the lowest price based on your travel plans and frequency of use. There are difference membership plans available depending on whether you travel mainly in the UK, Europe or… Read More »Airport Lounge Membership Comparison: Which is Best for You?

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Coach Holiday Hacks

10 Coach Holiday Hacks based on over 25 years taking coach holidays all over the world. Some hacks I have gleaned from my guests and some are my own. They will help you travel like a Coach Holiday Expert

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12 Happy Travel Hacks To Leave a Trail of Beautiful Smiles

Do you like to enjoy happy travel? Do you want to leave a little trail of smiles wherever you go and spread a bit of love and positivity? Then check out this list of happy travel hacks! Happy Travel Hacks 1 Learn a Few Words of the Local Language Taking a bit of time to learn a few words of the local language shows respect and appreciation for other cultures when you are travelling. It’s one of my favourite happy travel hacks as it helps me to feel like I am experiencing the destination a bit more deeply. With the… Read More »12 Happy Travel Hacks To Leave a Trail of Beautiful Smiles

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6 Amazing Flight Hacks for Cheap Deals To Great Places

Are you looking for flight hacks to find cheap flights? Great – I’ve got a list of them right here! Read on to find some great tips to help you save money. Fab Flight Hacks for Finding Bargains Who doesn’t love a travel bargain! Travelling more and spending less is a great way to make your travel budget stretch to the absolute maximum. Finding a cheap flight is a great way to kick off your trip and can even lead to some travel inspiration by planning your travels around where is cheapest. Number 1 of Flight Hacks Search Everywhere from… Read More »6 Amazing Flight Hacks for Cheap Deals To Great Places

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Easyjet Baggage – Allowances, Costs & All You Need to Know

What is the Easyjet Baggage Allowance? The allowance varies depending what type of seat or fare you have booked. For a standard seat you can bring one underseat case or bag that fits under the seat infront of you. The total size must be 45cm x 36cm x 20cm. Check this guide and work to work out what the best and cheapest Easyjet baggage option is for you. Here is everything you need to know about what you can take and what it will cost. Check it out now and don’t pay any more than you need to. 1. Easyjet… Read More »Easyjet Baggage – Allowances, Costs & All You Need to Know

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9 Tried and Tested Easy Travel Packing Hacks

Are you looking for some packing hacks to help you travel with just what you need? I’ve been travelling professionally for 30 years, I’ve learned lots about packing – mostly the hard way! Let me share with you my 9 Packing Hacks to shortcut you to happy packing! So let’s jump into my list of packing hacks to help you travel more lightly on your next trip, but also ensure you have everything you need. 1. Packing Hacks – Take Two Pairs of Shoes & Wear the Heaviest When Flying I have to confess I am not a shoe addict… Read More »9 Tried and Tested Easy Travel Packing Hacks

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10 Reasons To Love Gatwick Airport – Family Friendly & Great Hotel Options

Are you going to be travelling through Gatwick Airport? Are you staying over? Well it’s a lovely airport, so here are my 10 reasons to love Gatwick airport! 10 Reasons to Love Gatwick Airport Reason 1 – Onsite Hotels Nothing makes catching a flight which requires an overnight stay easier than staying at the airport itself. I always prefer to stay as close to the airport as possible when a flight needs an overnight stay. Gatwick Airport has 3 hotels onsite; The Sofitel is connected to the North Terminal by a covered corridor and it’s my favourite on site hotel.… Read More »10 Reasons To Love Gatwick Airport – Family Friendly & Great Hotel Options

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Impress Your Fellow Flyers with This Simple Plane Seat Flight Hack!

Want to impress your fellow flyers? This simple plane seat flight hack is something I often get asked to show others! Check it out now to make your next flight much easier (especially in you are in an aisle seat!) 1. Very Easy Plane Seat Flight Hack As someone who has flown I am sure you will know remember how awkward it can be to get in and out of the plane seat, as the armrests get in the way. This applies whether on short or longer haul flights. It can make getting in and out of your plane seat… Read More »Impress Your Fellow Flyers with This Simple Plane Seat Flight Hack!

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8 Mobile Phone Travel Hacks To Save You Time & Money

Looking for some tried and tested mobile phone travel hacks? These are all the things related to mobile phones that I use, have or do! Mobile Phone Travel Hacks by The Professional Traveller I can barely remember travelling without a mobile phone, having had one now for so many years. Thankfully the bills are substantially lower than they were and of course we now have glorious smartphones which can help with all sorts of wonderful things. Having been travelling with mobiles for such a long time I’ve learned a few tricks along the way. So here are my mobile phone… Read More »8 Mobile Phone Travel Hacks To Save You Time & Money

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Travel Sickness Hacks – To Help You Travel More Comfortably

Do you suffer from travel sickness? Despite being a Professional Traveller I have suffered from travel sickness my whole life 🙁 Here are my tried and tested travel sickness hacks that help me Tips from a Lifelong Travel Sickness Sufferer I get travel sick, which might seem odd given I have spent 30 years of my life getting paid to travel. Infact I get the full house when it comes to travel sickness – car sick, coach sick, sea sick and I really don’t like flying. The only modes of transport that don’t make me feel sick are walking and… Read More »Travel Sickness Hacks – To Help You Travel More Comfortably

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Tips for Nervous Flyers – How To Conquer Fear of Flying

Looking for Tips for Nervous Flyers? Here’s A Quick List to Help Read up on flying with the Flying without Fear book, written by a pilot. It’s very reassuring Choose your own seat on a plane Enjoy the airport by buying airport lounge access Have all your essentials handy on the plane Take your own inflight entertainment Have a low tech entertainment backup Use good headphones to reduce airplane noise Travel with stress free luggage Make use of support from airports and flight crew My fear of flying was so bad that for many years it stopped me flying at… Read More »Tips for Nervous Flyers – How To Conquer Fear of Flying

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Cheap Hotel Hacks – 4 Proven Tips to Bag an Absolute Bargain

Love getting a good hotel and paying less for it? Great – so do I! Check out my list of cheap hotel hacks for some easy ways to stretch your budget to the max. 1. Cheap Hotel Hacks – Travel Out of Season The reason this is at the top of the list is it’s my number one tip. Travelling out of the normal season, which is generally April to September, is a great way to find cheaper hotel deals. It’s a simple matter of supply and demand and it can mean there are plenty of deals. Hotel prices are… Read More »Cheap Hotel Hacks – 4 Proven Tips to Bag an Absolute Bargain