Holidays & Travel

Why travelling is good for you

Authored by Mike Page

You know there are some things in life that are good for you: getting enough sleep, eating healthily, exercising regularly, and looking after your mental health are all extremely important. Did you know, however, that travel can assist with all of this and more? Travel is actually very good for you, and here are just some of the reasons why.

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A rural retreat: The 5 best places to visit in Surrey

Authored by Mike Page

If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of Plymouth for a couple of days or more, you should look no further than Surrey, which takes only a few hours to reach by car from the city.

It is now one of the most sought-after counties to both visit and live in the UK, as it features many picturesque market towns, which each have their own distinctive personalities, history and charm....

6 of the best locations to visit this year

Authored by Sarah Parker

Finding the perfect holiday destination can often feel anything but easy, as there are so many beautiful, intriguing places to choose from across the world. If you are looking for historic cities, picture-perfect destinations or scenic national parks for your next trip in 2019, as well as an interesting culture and delicious cuisine, check out six of the best locations to visit this year:...

Netflights ranks the UK’s top 10 airports for pre-flight dining

Authored by Sarah Parker

Birmingham Airport tops out across choice, price and review categories, but Newcastle’s poor vegetarian provision and negative feedback sees it come bottom of the pile.

Flight and travel comparison site Netflights.com has analysed the online ratings, prices and vegetarian options of Britain’s biggest 10 airports andranked them for pre-flight dining. British travellers spend an average...

Why Should You Choose an Island Getaway in 2019?

Authored by Sarah Parker

When it’s cold and wintery outside, there’s nothing quite like planning a sunny holiday to cheer you up! Thankfully, if you live in the UK, your next island holiday is just a short hop away on a plane. It’s time to forget the winter blues, and start thinking about the beach instead. Here are some top reasons why you should opt to visit a stunning, tranquil island for your next escape from...

Flybe takes to the skies with 2018-19 winter schedule from Exeter Airport

Authored by Mary

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, started operating its 2018-19 Winter schedule from Exeter this past weekend (Sunday 28th October 2018) featuring a total of 18 routes with a choice of up to 93 flights a week available throughout the UK and mainland Europe for travel through to 30th March 2019.

The winter schedule features increased frequency on a number of attractive...

London! Top 5 places to visit during your stay

Authored by Sarah Parker

London is one of the world’s premium tourist attractions, and for good reason. The city boasts some of Europe’s finest architecture, and its diverse population gives it an international atmosphere which is present in very few of the world’s cities. Whether your stay in London is a short leisure trip, or an extended stay with the family, the city’s countless attractions are unlikely to...

The best time for a Christmas break in New York: When to book and when to fly

Authored by Mike Page

Short of flying to Lapland, there's no better way to go full-on festive than visiting New York in December. Endless shops with spectacular displays, enough edible treats to get you feeling Christmas Day-full, and a realistic chance of snow – December really is the best month to bite into the Big Apple.

But when’s the best time to book a December trip to New York? By looking at our...

20 major airports in the UK, Ireland and Channel Islands, ranked by family-friendliness

Authored by Sarah Parker

The summer holidays are here – school's out and weary families will be jetting off for some well-deserved rest and relaxation. But travelling with children can be difficult. Packing for little ones, tears and tantrums at the airport, and queue after queue can cause stress before you've even taken off. So Netflights.com has come up with the ultimate guide to family-friendly airports around the...

Tanzania: The most romantic place on Earth? Honeymooners certainly think so…

Authored by Mike Page

It’s one of Africa’s many gems and now Tanzania has been named the top honeymoon hotspot on the planet.

Over a sixth of newlywed couples choose the East African nation as their post-wedding destination of choice, according to a new study conducted by holiday experts Tanzania Odyssey .

17% of honeymooners chose Tanzania in a recent survey, ahead of the likes of Hawaii, the...