How to organise your packing: 1. Make a packing list Passport? Check. Toothbrush? Check. Sunscreen? Doh! For peace of mind that you’ve got the essentials covered   How to pack clothes: 2. Avoid stains Ever packed light clothes and found a stain on them when you arrived? Never have this...

Solo travel is on the rise in a meteoric way and it’s set to soar even higher this year . Gone are the days of packing for your annual family holiday with your brother, your parents, all your friends and your third cousin twice removed....

Airlines overbook flights a lot more than you might think. Here's some info on your rights and the options you've got to play with. Why do airlines overbook flights? It can be for a number of reasons ranging from airlines booking more people than seats because not everyone shows...

Getting to sleep on long-haul flights can be tricky, whether you're on a cramped, cheap flight to Bangkok, or you figured out how to get an upgrade on that red-eye flight to Dubai. To help you on your way to the land of nod, here are some...

Get your trip off to a flying start and whizz through the airport like a pro with a little help from our well-travelled staff and top travel bloggers. Here are their top tips on getting through the airport quickly; from speeding through security to navigating your way...

Kicking back in a First-Class seat, champagne in hand is the stuff of traveller dreams. It’s that once-in-a-lifetime, bucket-list ticket that’s always just out of reach. But why should that level of luxury be reserved for the ultra-wealthy? Use these 10 hacks and your Economy...

From extra grub to cockpit tours, kid-friendly games to first-class treats, cabin crew reveal just what politeness can get you on a flight. 1. First Class treats Being nice never hurts in life, but on a plane it could make the difference between a miserable long-haul flight...

It’s Sod’s Law, you’re finally off on holiday and you start feeling ill. But don’t worry, it doesn’t have to ruin your trip. From sickness to sunburn, here are 10 of the most common travel problems to look out for (and how best to prevent...

1. Relax your schedule Knowing how to prepare for a long-haul flight can mean you start your holiday feeling fresh, rather than fatigued. If you’re someone with a rigid schedule at home, try to relax that schedule during the days before your flight. Having a rigid...

Airports can be stressful, alright. While there's a lot of advice out there for what you should do at an airport, don't forget there are lots of things that you should never, ever do - from gate lurking to chatting up staff. 1. Get drunk “I’m just getting in...