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Blog posts for tag: Airport

Travelling And Technology: How Your Smartphone Is your Best Airport Buddy

26 Jun 2017
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Airports are a drag at the best of times. Even if everything's going smoothly, there's the hassle of security, the trudge to some rumoured gate that may or may not exist in the far reaches of the airport, followed by a long, languishing wait before the cabin crew decide to grace you with their presence. But fear not, you do have one crucial weapon in the war against airport boredom; your smartphone…

What to Pre-Arrange Before Arriving on Holiday

16 Jun 2017
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Holidays are surely at the forefront of all of our minds at this time of year. With the warmer months upon us there is little wonder that most of us our dreaming about our approaching summer getaways when we will be able to disconnect, relax and recharge those batteries…

4 Ways To Kill Time In Airports

14 Jun 2017
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Any traveller worth their salt has faced down that interminable wait for a connection flight or, even worse, the dreaded delayed flight home. It all seems so manageable when you're booking it. The reality however, is far more draining; in the midst of an energy-sapping, long distance haul, a connection or delay can be utter torture…

3 Ways To Avoid Stress Whilst Preparing For A Trip

8 Jul 2016
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Parking at airports is a hassle that can often feel far too complicated, overwhelming and expensive. Planning ahead means that you can compare prices and pick deals that will make finding a spot easy, stress free and considerably cheaper...

4 Time-Killing Gadgets Every Traveller Needs

1 May 2016
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We all know that travelling can be a laborious, jet-lagged, extended chore under the wrong circumstances. One very common situation that travellers find themselves in is a prolonged stay in an airport waiting lounge, compounded by inexplicably bad Wi-Fi, which is why we’ve complied this handy list of four awesome gadgets to get you through any travelling nightmare...

3 Addictive Travel Games to Keep Adventurers From Losing Their Minds at a Bus Stop

7 Dec 2015
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Over the years, I’ve travelled rather a lot. I’ve been to many places and seen the most incredible things, tasted the most amazing foods and experienced countless, once-in-a-lifetime opportunities that will stay with me forever. Here’s my top pick of travel games to keep boredom at bay whilst on the road...

Airport Lounge No.1 Gatwick

9 Feb 2014
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We take a look at the advantages of using an airport lounge when flying from London Gatwick in today’s luxury travel blog. Bustling, noisy airport terminals, who needs them? I prefer the chance to relax, enjoy a drink, meal or snack and perhaps have a chill out spa treatment before a flight, even when flying economy class...

Lord Forster’s New Thames Hub

3 Nov 2011
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Distinguished architect Lord Forster has recently unveiled his plans to design a new airport in the Thames Estuary on the Isle of Grain in Kent.

The grand scheme, which has been branded a ‘pie-in-the-sky’ will not come cheaply, costing at least £50 billion!

Airport Lounges resemble Spas and Restaurants

19 Sep 2011
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Air travel has come a long way in recent years with every airline competing for the business traveller.  Seats that fold in to flat beds at the touch of a button are the norm these days and lounges that try to outdo their competitors’.  Some tempt you with a car service to and from the airport, a haircut in the lounge, a Spa and Jacuzzi or even a massage on the plane...

Stuck in the Airport with a Delayed Flight?

23 Aug 2011
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Most of us have had to endure it and those that have not, will no doubt have to at some point of their lives.  Yes I’m talking about the dreaded terminal time caused by a flight delay or even worse, cancellation!

According to flightstats.com July 2011 saw 123,075 flight delays and 3,442 cancellations in Europe alone! Looking at global statistics the delays were a staggering 523,307 and 26,870 in cancellations.