Travel resources 2018-01-10T12:20:47+00:00

FAVOURITE TRAVEL RESOURCES

We have planned and booked holidays and tours all around the world and the companies listed below are the trusted ones we always use and recommend. By using a combination and some good planning you will find your perfect holiday and save yourself some money in the process.

Accommodation
Airfare
ATTRACTIONS
Transport
Blogging resources
UK Breaks

ACCOMMODATION

Check out Expedia for great travel deals

Expedia is great, covers everything you need from hotels flights and things to do. We often use Expedia for its multi-centre option when we hop around different places. The site is easy to use and often has deals and you can earn points too.

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Check out Bookings.com

Booking.com is great for finding cheap hotels and accommodation. They provide excellent landing pages for thing like hotels in National Parks and other areas of interest. Their app is also great if you are on the move!

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Check out TUI for some great family holiday deals

We had one of the best holidays we have had thanks to TUI. Their prices are excellent and great value for families. We got a 12 island caribbean cruise for an amazing price so we highly recommend TUI, especially for family holidays.

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Hotels.com travel deals

We use Hotels.com frequently as it offers a points system so we have had a few free nights away thanks to this. You often find great deals on there too. The map filter is particularly good if you are looking to stay near points of interest.

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Compare hotels on Trivago

Trivago compares hotel prices globally in just a few clicks from more than 400 booking sites finding you the best deal possible. We always use Trivago to compare prices and find the best deal. Mix using this with the sites directly.

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Priceline deals

Priceline allows you to bid for hotels and save more money than just booking directly using the “Name your own price tool”.  You can however find great deals using Priceline for both hotels and flights regardless.

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Agoda travel deals and offers

If you are taking a family holiday to Thailand or Asia then look no further than Agoda. They have some amazing prices for hotels, sometimes up to 79% off accommodation. Be sure to compare with other sites too.

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Visit Airbnb for rentals and unique accommodation

Airbnb is a trusted accommodation alternative connecting homeowners who rent out their place to you. Allowing you to book unique accommodations around the world for the fraction of the price you would pay for a hotel.

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AIRFARE

Get the best flight deals on Skyscanner

Skyscanner is our first stop for flights deals. It searches all airlines finding all prices on a specific date, month or the whole year. If you are unsure where you want to go just select “everywhere” and it will find the cheapest deals for you.

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Visit Google Flights

Google Flights is also another great tool to use for finding flight deals. It lets you search for flights around the world on a map so you can view the cheapest destination, it also suggests different dates for cheaper flights.

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Plan your world trip with Airtreks

If you are looking for multi-centre or around the world trips then Airtreks is the place to go. You can plot your itinerary using their map tool, then they will piece to find the best deals for you using multiple airlines for your whole trip.

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Check out flight deals on Momondo

Momondo is a great tool as they search all the small booking sites that no one else does, often finding your flights cheaper. They also like Skyscanner offer a calendar view so you can see when the cheapest time to fly is.

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TICKETS AND ATTRACTIONS

Best attractions and ticket deals for families

We have used Attractiontix on several occasions for family outings to theme parks and tours in Dubai. Great service and we always save money compared to booking directly with the tour operators.

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Book your tickets and see the best things to do on your holiday with Expedia

There is a tab on Expedia now, where you can book tours, making Expedia the one stop shop for booking your holiday. Again offering great savings compared to original prices. We did this last time we went to NYC.

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Tickets and attractions with Trip Advisor

On our 12 island Caribbean cruise we researched every single tour and booked them all through Trip Advisor, saving ourselves a small fortune. Every tour we did was amazing and highly recommend doing this.

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TRANSPORT

Book your rental car for your next holiday

Rentalcars is our first choice in car rental, we have never had any problems using them. They have a wide selection of vehicles and cover loads of destinations. You can pick up from one airport and drop off at another.

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Book your Europe train tickets with Rail Europe

If you are travelling around Europe seeing multiple destinations it’s a good idea to get a rail pass. We have used Rail Europe on our last trip around Italy and we saved money by doing so, highly recommended.

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Best airport parking in the UK

Airparks offers airport parking deals saving up to 60% by pre-booking your airport parking at Gatwick, Manchester, Heathrow, Stansted and all major UK Airports. This beats paying for a return taxi from the airport!

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Book your tours and attractions with Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor is a great way to organise tours and transportation for your holiday saving yourself a small fortune.

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Visit Rome to Rio

An awesome website that allows you to plot the cheapest possible way to get to your destinations by plane, train, bus or boat.

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Visit Cruise Sheet

This company searches for the cheapest cruises on the internet. Provides alerts, latest offers and a great search to take you to the deal.

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UK BREAKS

Book your holiday cottages with Sykes

If you are looking for a short break in the UK then Sykes Cottages have a wide range of accommodation. Sit next to the log fire in the middle of the English countryside and relax.

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Holiday cottages and rentals

Holiday Cottages is another great website offering stunning cottages all over the UK. The site is very easy to use making it a breeze to find you perfect UK holiday.

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Home Away holiday rentals, great for UK breaks too

Home Away offer holiday rentals all around the world not just the UK. We have used this for finding weekend breaks to the Lake District over the years and had a great experience.

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BLOGGING RESOURCES

Get hosting for WordPress blog

One of the best hosting companies around, with easy WordPress installation and great customer support. I would highly recommend using Blue Host to anyone looking to start a blog.

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Check out WordPress for your travel blog

If you are looking to create a blog, then make sure you use WordPress. It’s easy to use and you don’t have to be technical. If you need help setting up a blog just let us know and we can help you.

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The easiest way to get started is to purchase a high quality theme from themeforest. Then you can style your theme to make it look different from everyone else and add your own mark to it.

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