Tipping In American Restaurants

For many European visitors the tipping culture in The United States can be confusing, so we decided to explain how it all works, and how much you should tip. How the tipping system works in America The tipping system is very different to most European countries, where waiting staff are paid a “living” wage, and tips are earned on the basis of good service. Get good service and you might tip 10%, great service may warrant 15%, and bad service…

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Disney Florida – February Half Term!

This is one of the best Disney offers we’ve seen and is chance to give the kids or grand kids the holiday of a lifetime next year, without breaking the bank, or worrying about all those little “extras!” Departing 12th February on direct flights from Manchester, Gatwick, Edinburgh or Belfast, you’ll stay for 16 nights at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort: Coronado Springs is a Southwestern themed hotel in the Spanish Colonial style It has a fabulous pool with water slide…

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Airport security

Getting Through Airport Security Quickly & Easily

We fly a lot. Over the last 12 months, we’ve taken 26 flights – more than two a month! So we’ve become pretty adept at threading our way through airport security to make it as fast and pain free as possible. Here are our tips: Get your hand luggage packed correctly The key is to pack well while you are still at home. There’s nothing worse than stumbling around in airport security trying to rearrange your luggage. Liquids – we…

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Luxury Couples All Inclusive Tenerife

We recently stayed at the adults-only Iberostar Sabila in Tenerife and you can read our review here: Sabila Tenerife. We’ve put together a super luxury package for a couple to enjoy a week of being pampered at a hotel we love. You’ll enjoy luxury touches from the moment you arrive at your departure airport – we’ve included an airport lounge, a proper luggage allowance, in-flight meals to enjoy in your extra legroom seats. And you’ll be staying in the fabulous…

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Disney Offer

What Is Disney Rash & How To Deal With It

Disney rash is a thing. Over the years, many people have reported a strange rash on their legs after spending the day at Walt Disney World in Florida. What is it? The Disney rash results in red to purple blotches, usually just above your ankles and tending to only affect the lower legs. It generally doesn’t cause pain but it can be itchy and it does look unsightly. What causes it? It’s a form of vasculitis, also known as golfer’s…

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Iberostar Sabila Exterior

Iberostar Sabila, Tenerife

We stayed in the Iberostar Sabila a few weeks after it reopened following an extensive refurbishment, which included an upgrade to 5 stars. Adults Only The hotel is adults only, and is located in Costa Adeje with easy access to the shops, bars and beach at Playa Fañabe. From there, you can stroll along the coast to Puerto Colón, Las Américas and Los Cristianos. It’s a large hotel, with the lower floors dedicated to standard rooms, and the upper two…

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Cruise offer

Cruise Offer – California Coast

This is a really interesting cruise offer with Princess Cruises their classic California cruise. You fly into and out of Los Angeles, staying for your first three nights in beautiful Santa Monica at the four star Huntley Hotel – we loved Santa Monica – effortless California cool. After that chillout, you’ll embark Ruby Princess for a 7 night cruise. Ruby Princess is a super luxurious full board ship with world class entertainment, a casino, pools and a spa and dozens…

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Canarian photography

Personal Tours With Photo Memories In The Canaries

Canarian Photography are offering a unique service, currently in Lanzarote, but soon to be on other islands. They will shoot professional quality images of you and / or your family at some of the island’s stunning locations, giving you a chance to enjoy visiting some amazing places, and taking permanent memories home with you. The will come to your accommodation, and can offer: A family photo shoot A photo adventure – they will tailor a personal tour for you! A…

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Book with Confidence. Camel Travel is a member of The Midcounties Co-operative Travel Consortium and we are a Member of ABTA which means you have the benefit of ABTA's assistance and Code of Conduct. All the package holidays we sell are covered by a scheme protecting your money if the supplier fails. Other services such as hotels or flights on their own may not be protected and you should ask us what protection is available. We act as agents for ATOL holders and other Principals to make sure that what you buy is financially protected. All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on our websites are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flight, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to www.atol.org.uk/ATOLcertificate

Our Travels

Last trip: Tenerife South

Next Trip: Mainland Spain road trip

Fave Trip so far:

Julie: Cape Town

Mike: Hong Kong

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