Tips & Advice

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

Off piste skiing

Q&A: Off-piste skiing – is it for me?

Off-piste skiing might sound scary, but for experienced skiers it can be a fun and exhilarating sport. But is it for you?

Airport Security – What Can You Take Through?

Despite media attention, travellers are still confused about what they can take through airport security. Sharron Livingston answers some of the most pressing questions passengers are asking.
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.
Airport - flight delay

What to do when your airline goes bust

Whenever a tour operator or airline goes bust this always results in chaos and misery. So what are your rights when an airline goes bust?
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.
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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.
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.

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