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Expert tips and travel advice to help you prepare for your journey, make the most out of it and avoid common pitfalls.

Christmas dinner

Q&A: Can I carry Christmas dinner in my hand luggage?

I have a turkey, cranberry sauce and a box of Camembert. Can I take this in my hand luggage and save money on having to take check-in luggage?
Corvatsch St Moritz skier

Guide to safe skiing: the do’s and don’ts of winter sports

How you can minimise the risk of injury when skiing? Follow our ski safety tips to ensure you arrive at the bottom of the slopes in one piece.
Get your travel photos taken professionally with Dovetail Experience, like this couple in Rome

5 ways to get the most Insta-worthy travel pics

Capture beautiful travel snapshots and be the envy of your Insta-followers with our useful photography tips.
Trekking in Snowdonia

Q&A: I’m planning a hiking trip to Snowdonia – what should I pack?

Planning a walking holiday in Snowdonia this summer? Here’s our guide on what to wear and the kit you’ll need to carry with you.
the bill and the tip

Top Tips about tipping around the world

To get better service in the USA, tipping is essential, but not so in Singapore where tipping is not allowed. But what do you tip on a cruise?
Vietnam rice field

Q&A: How do I apply for a Vietnamese visa?

If you are travelling to Vietnam, you may need to apply for a visa. Here's all the info you need to know on visa requirements, fees and how to apply.
Lost & Found

Q&A: What should I do if I have lost or found property on holiday?

Whether you’ve lost a laptop or found someone’s beloved teddy bear, MissingX can help you record lost items and submit found ones quickly and securely.
security fingerprint

Q&A: How do I protect myself from identity theft while travelling from the US for Spring Break?

Though having fun during the holiday is exciting, traveling can also expose you to potential privacy issues. Identity theft is a growing problem worldwide. From booking your travel to protecting your electronic devices, follow these 10 tips to safeguard your identity on Spring Break.
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Q&A: I’ve got a 24-hour stopover in Singapore, what is there to do?

Singapore is compact enough to explore in a day. So anyone with a longish stopover can enjoy the warm and often balmy weather and get around easily on their brilliant public transport.

Q&A: What to do on a long stopover in Reykjavik?

I’ve bought a cheap flight to the US but have a hefty stopover in Reykjavik. What’s the best way to spend my time?

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