The single most expensive item of your trip to the tropics will no doubt be your air fare. Getting a great deal here could easily be worth an extra week or two in your chosen destinations. But it’s not just about the cost – How about
and reliability ?… and most importantly of all – service ? Here then is a summary of our highs and lows with a variety of airlines, airports & transfers. safety
Ubud Hotels & Airport Transfers
We chose two very different styles of accommodation for our Ubud Bali hotels: A family-run guesthouse & an upmarket Spa and Gallery resort.
Though our 1st experiences were positive, the Rome airport service has seriously deteriorated *** Do not buy Terravision bus tickets in advance ***
London ...In Just 6 Hours!
Flying in & out of London on the same day? You can still pack in some sightseeing on a short London city stopover - Just stick to a realistic time schedule.
Istanbul Airport to City Transfers
To avoid the expense of taxis, when planning our visit to Istanbul we decided to arrange our own Istanbul airport-city transfer...
The Venice of 'Don't Look Now'
If you’re a movie fan, then this is for you. The Venice of Don't Look Now is encapsulated in the classic 1973 British-Italian thriller.
London Airport Transfers 🚍
National Express coaches provide the most efficient solution for your London airport transfers, running 24/7 with plenty of availability.
Airlines, Airports & Transfers
Which airlines deliver ...& which disappoint? Getting a great deal is not just about the cost - How about reliability, service & safety? Checkout our highs ...and lows
Hotel with free shuttle-service
Close to the airport, the Ibis Budget Hotel is clean, comfortable & affordable, with a free shuttlebus service. Ideal for a Jakarta stopover.
Madrid Airport Transfers, Hotels
With so much to see & do, booking a central location is key to getting the most from a short break in Madrid, and your airport transfers couldn't be simpler
Lufthansa longhaul experience ✈️
Does Lufthansa live up to its reputation as best in Europe & 9th best in the world? Checkout our Lufthansa longhaul inflight experience.
Budget Asian Airlines
Although not scoring high in airline ratings, our Lion Air inflight experience was a positive one. Comfortable & on time, with ample legroom
Rome's Prima Vista Lounge 🥐
Prima Vista Lounge at Fiumicino airport: A place where comfort, tranquility & excellent service converge to create a very welcome travel sanctuary.
Jet Airways Inflight Experience
Air India is surprisingly the least popular of the domestic Indian airlines. How would the budget Jet Airways inflight experience stack up?
COVID-19 The New-Normal
With plenty of stress and discomfort, extra costs, longer queues, fewer luxuries, and the added risk of contracting or spreading the COVID-19 virus, do the planet a favour and stay at home.
Turkish Airlines Inflight Experience
Our expectations of the Turkish Airlines inflight experience were high, considering they were once the No.7 airline in the world.
Cathay Pacific Inflight Experience
... don't expect much in economy class
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Ugly Truth Behind iVisa Scams 🛂
So, here we go again... reporting on yet another company - iVisa - out to scam your money, and this time - before you even leave home.
Gdansk Poland 4-Day Break
Apart from the culture of the old town the real attraction of a Gdansk Poland 4-day break is the epic history of this Baltic port formerly known as Danzig.
Girona Airport/Barcelona Transfers
With its proximity to Barcelona, Girona is a great place to start a trip to more exotic locations. Luckily, Girona transfers from airport and onwards to Barcelona are straightforward enough if you plan ahead.
Karimunjawa Fast Boat from Jepara
Apart from flying, the Karimunjawa fast boat is the quickest transport to the island. Choose your dates carefully: They don't run every day.
Semarang City by Minibus
From Jepara we took a minibus back to Semarang city to try to rescue our vacation from disaster. We had just one more roll of the dice...
Flight Compensation Claims ✈️
We've experienced our fair share of flight delays, cancellations, overbooking and lost luggage. It's all incredibly frustrating & stressful.
TA Hotel Desk - Beware Scammers!
Istanbul airport - Home of Turkish Airlines - It's their turf. Why do they allow scammers to operate right next to their hotel desk?
AirAsia 'v' budget European airlines
It was raining but the crew anticipated this, providing a covered gangway & colorful red umbrellas. A nice final touch to our AirAsia inflight experience.
Avianca from Bogota to Panama
Bogota Airport - definitely a 'habla español' wake-up call
Malaysia Airlines Inflight Experience
Though you will generally pay more to travel with Malaysia Airlines, there are several advantages that can make it worthwhile...
What to expect in Economy class
With their elitist TV commercials & top rating in the World's Best Airlines, does the Qatar Airways economy experience live up to the hype?
Australian Visa Discrimination 🌏
Read this *BEFORE* you plan a trip to Australia - It could save you $$$ thousands, as well as a lot of frustration and stress.
Manila Airport Terminal Transits
Having read negative reports about Manila Nasay International, I was apprehensive about our 6-hour transit thru the Manila airport terminals
Doha Airport Lounges
What should you expect from a 10-hour Doha Airport Layover? At $55 per person, are the pay-for-entry lounges worth the cost?
Airlines, Airports & Transfers
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