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Easyjet baggage

Easyjet Luggage Changes

Easyjet has announced changes to their luggage policies which took effect on 15th November 2017. Note that if you have an existing booking made before that date, with luggage, your 20KG allowance is not affected. Under the new rules, each passenger, including children and infants, can purchase up to three hold bags at the following weights: 15KG bag – ideal for short breaks 23KG bag – the new standard size for holidays of a week or more Up to 32KG…

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Fred Olsen

Fred Olsen Upgrading Cruise Ships

Fred Olsen cruise lines attract an extremely loyal band of clients, who love their style of smaller, more intimate ships. Last Winter, they upgraded their ship Black Watch, and they are now investing several million Euros in upgrading their three other ships, Braemar, Balmoral and Boudicca. The first two will have the work completed before Christmas, with Boudicca waiting until March 2018. The work includes new restaurants and cabin enhancements across the fleet. The works are being carried out in…

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Business conference travel

Business Conference Travel

More and more firms are holding sales conferences and meetings abroad. It’s obviously a fantastic incentive to a team to be taken away for a conference, but it also makes financial sense: Low cost flights are often much cheaper than paying mileage allowances or train fares Hotels can be much cheaper when compared to the ones in major UK cities Selecting a duty free region like The Canary Islands, can save a fortune in the drinks bill! One thing that…

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Hotel Jungfrau

Ski Specials – Winter 2017 / 2018

I read a report this morning that the first heavy snowfalls are expected in The Alps this evening, so the ski season is well and truly underway! That prompted me to search for some good offers, and here they are, with discounts of up to 35%: December Sporthotel St Anton, Austria – 16th December – half board from £849 per person Hotel Intermonti, Livigno, Italy – 30th December – half board from £899 per person Fort DÁrgent, Pasa de la…

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Weddings

Getting Married In The Sunshine

More and more people are choosing to enjoy their wedding in the sun. The benefits of getting married abroad are obvious – the locations are special, the weather guaranteed, and you get to start your honeymoon moments after saying “I do!” But where can you get married and what are the requirements? Let’s have a look at some of the options: Antigua Minimum age is 18 years and the couple being married must have been in Antigua for one full…

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Back To The 80’s Cruise Offer

This is a fascinating cruise offer for those of us of a “certain age.” It’s a 7 night cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Navigator of the Seas, and it features: Tony Hadley from Spandau Ballet ABC Kim Wilde Belinda Carlisle Go West Paul Young Cutting Crew T’Pau Radio DJ Sara Cox A conversation series with Mike Read As well as the stars above singing their original 80’s hits, there are several tribute bands singing Bee Gees, Eric Clapton and Rod Stewart…

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Celebrity Edge

Celebrity Edge – A New Kind Of Cruise Ship

Celebrity Edge is a totally new concept in cruising, and she looks amazing! Edge starts cruising in 2019, and is already open for bookings in Europe and The Caribbean. In fact cabins are selling fast as the introductory prices are amazing and interest is very high. Edge features: The incredible “Magic carpet” which is a deck that raises and lowers and can be a restaurant, a sunset bar and a loading deck for her tenders “Eden” which is an on…

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Greece tourist tax

New Greece Tourist Tax

A new accommodation tax comes into effect in Greece with effect from 1st January 2018. The new tax has been enacted by the Greek government as part of their austerity measures. Visitors to Greece and the islands will be required to pay the tax at their accommodation on arrival. The tax ranges from 50 cents to €4 per night as follows: Apartments – 50 cents per night 1 and 2 star hotels – 50 cents per night 3 star hotels…

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Greek Island hopping

The Greek Islands offer stunning scenery, incredible weather and a boatload of culture and history. We love the look of this trip, because it covers 4 of the “Must-do” islands over two weeks in luxurious 4 star hotels. Days 1 to 5 You’ll fly direct to Santorini from a number of UK regional airports and be transferred to your 4 star hotel where you’ll enjoy bed and breakfast accommodation for 5 nights. Santorini is simply beautiful and is a truly…

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