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Top Tips For Saving Money When Travelling In Europe 

With so many iconic countries to visit in Europe, many tourists extend their travelling across multiple destinations to experience as much as possible in one trip. However, the cost of travelling can add up very quickly when factoring in flights, accommodation, transport, meals, and visiting local attractions. This can increase even further with unexpected bills from...

Six Tips For Handling Medical Emergencies When Travelling Abroad 

While we’d always like our travels to go as smoothly as possible, we sometimes encounter medical issues that can seem scary, daunting, and impossible to overcome efficiently. To help with this, Steve Bater, Money Saving Expert at nhsdiscountoffers.co.uk suggest six tips to handle medical emergencies abroad and potentially avoid hefty medical expenses. 1. Pack a...

Five Common Tourist Scams

Tourist destinations attract a large number of visitors, providing scammers with a steady stream of potential victims and, more importantly, their euros.   Due to being unfamiliar with the local language, currency, and surroundings, tourists can be more vulnerable to deception and manipulation.   Below, Magdalena Petrusic, Travel Expert from Colosseum Tours & Tickets shares the...

Golden Adventures: A Senior’s Guide to Discovering Hidden Travel Gems Off the Beaten Path

Traveling is not just the domain of the young; it’s a lifelong passion that can be pursued at any age, offering unique experiences, learning opportunities, and the joy of discovery. For seniors, exploring hidden gems off the beaten path can be especially rewarding, providing quieter, more authentic experiences away from the hustle and bustle of...

Global Celebrations The World Wants To See Most

A study from Remitly, a provider of digital financial services, has revealed the world’s most searched-for global celebrations and must-see events according to global Google searches from the past 12 months. With so many wonderful holidays around the world celebrating a variety of different cultures and rare must-see sights, there’s so much for travellers to...

Planning Your Trip To Jekyll Island: Tips And Tricks For A Memorable Visit

Jekyll Island, a tranquil sanctuary on Georgia’s coast, is a haven for those looking for a blend of untouched nature, historical allure, and various leisure activities. Its history as a secluded spot for the United States’ affluent citizens in the early 1900s has transitioned into a state park where conservation and visitor satisfaction coexist. The...

Navigating Legal Challenges As An Expat: Car Accidents Abroad

While living abroad can come with unexpected bumps in the road, dealing with an accident doesn’t have to ruin your overseas experience.  Many expats who find themselves in fender benders face hurdles like unclear insurance policies or unfamiliar laws. However, staying positive and using available resources can help you turn any mishap into a minor...

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The Best Travel Insurance Companies

In today’s unpredictable world, travel insurance has become the most important accessory for any international traveler. Travelers want trip cancellation insurance to protect their trip and travel medical insurance plans to protect their health. But with so many companies out there, which ones can you trust? We’ve looked at companies around the world to find the best travel insurance companies. The ten companies...

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Tips On How To Save Significantly On Travel

Research indicates that 78% of British holidaymakers overspend on their trips, losing up to £500 due to common travel mistakes.  Travel experts at Ski Vertigo have shared detailed tips on how to save significantly on travel on your next trip, including seeking deals, being flexible with travel dates, and utilising travel rewards credit cards. A...

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Think Like A Gen Z: How To Fit Adventures And Travelling Into Your Budget Now

Gen Z stands out for their unique approach to travel. Unlike past generations, who often waited until securing high-paying jobs or accumulating substantial savings, Gen Z is adopting a new mindset that prioritises adventure. Gary Clark, Academy Director at Basecamp, said: “Instead of waiting for the perfect conditions, Gen Z seize the moment and follow whatever...

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Top Money-Saving Tips To Keep In Mind When Visiting Australia

For anyone visiting Australia, there are certain expectations. Stunning beaches. Kangaroos. The Sydney Opera House. These days, though, there is also the expectation that the price of your visit is on the higher end of the holiday scale. And not just for flights. Australia can be an expensive place once you are here spending Australian...

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The 10 Best Places To Visit In Portugal

Portugal is undoubtedly one of Europe’s most visited countries, thanks mainly to its affordability, ideal holiday weather, and unique attractions. Located on the west coast of the Iberian Peninsula, Portugal’s geography differs from green farmlands and ancient towns to gorgeous vineyards and mountains in the north to the Algarve’s sensational beaches in the south. Portugal’s...