France is always a popular destination for new and professional skiers, but where in France are the British travelling to brush up on their downhill pursuits? We’ve looked into search activity on HomeAway and have found the top eight ski destinations in France that are capturing the attention of the Brits. So here are the most popular mountain retreats for 2014.
Today’s guest post comes from cheapflights.co.uk, where you can find really useful information on how to save money on your next flight, without having to book with budget airlines. You will also find tips on navigating airports and airlines, too. Below, expert Oonagh Shiel shares her five top tips on how to get the best flight for your budget.
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Travelling with toddlers doesn’t always go as planned. Sometimes it’s more like trying to herd wild cats. Confined spaces and toddlers just weren’t meant for each other. If I’m completely honest, I wouldn’t be opposed to the idea of using a tranquillizer dart on my feisty toddler because no parent wants to spend the first part of their holiday dealing with massive melt-downs and eardrum-bursting screams. Obviously that’s not an option, but there are other ways you can ensure you remain sane when you’re travelling with a toddler. Getting to your destination with a happy toddler and parents who are still sane is a challenge whether you’re travelling by plane, train or car, so here are 10 tips to make your trip just a little bit easier:
Keeping the family busy on your summer holiday, visiting attraction after attraction often comes with a high price tag, but if you know what to do and see for free, you can really stretch your travel budget this summer. If you’re having a summer holiday in any of these cities and want to save money, here are a selection of great free attractions to visit:
In relative terms, it wasn’t too long ago that those venturing from A to B set out armed only with the following: a horse, a vaguely chalked-up map, and the thoughts in their head. Then came the advent of motorised vehicles, with widespread aviation following not too far behind. To think that this evolution occurred over a mere matter of decades is patently mind-boggling. In recent years, though, the mechanics of travel have altered at a rate of knots. And as technology rapidly advances, so too does the manner in which travellers plan and execute their excursions.
Take the internet, for example. The very fact that you’re reading this sentence is testament to just how dependent we, as a species, have become on technology for information – particularly when planning a trip. Twenty years ago, keen holiday makers would scramble through brochures, procured from their local high street travel agent, as summer approached. Now, in the golden age, all manner of gizmos are available to aid you each step of the way. Here’s our guide to five of the better gadgets.