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Blog posts for tag: Travellers

First Time Destinations

1 Sep 2011
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I cannot think of anything more exhilarating than travelling to a new destination for the first time. Throughout my own first time travels I have picked-up useful tips, which I will gladly share with you. Firstly, find an exchange bureau that will give you a good rate. 

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.

Are hotel card keys history?

30 Mar 2011
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Starwood is going all digital and is giving business travellers the ability to check in and enter their rooms using their mobile phone.  This will replace the good old key card.  A barcode will be downloaded on to the guest’s phone, which in turn will give them access to their room.  Let’s hope it works smoothly and you don’t get anyone wondering into your room at an awkward moment!

Tips for Good Hotel Service

2 Feb 2011
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Are you often confused as to what you should tip the Bellman for getting your luggage out of the taxi, the Doorman who hails you a cab or whether you should tip the housekeeper who cleans your hotel room?