Globehunter's Travel Blog

POSTED BY Mavy | AUGUST 3 2017
Label: Travel Tips

Nowadays, Wi-Fi is generally seen more as a necessity than a luxury, and while airports have traditionally been quite poor at providing passengers with an internet connection, it seems that things might be improving. Research from 2014 found that just two of the UK’s biggest airports provided unlimited free Wi-Fi, but looking at things in 2017, we found that 9 out of the 20 biggest airports offered this, including London Heathrow and Birmingham International.

POSTED BY Mavy | AUGUST 1 2017
Label: Travel Tips

Golfing holidays are as popular as ever, with world class courses around the world to visit, but getting all of your gear there can be easier said than done. While some airlines will allow you to take golf bags aboard the aircraft for free, others charge fairly hefty fees.

POSTED BY Mavy | AUGUST 1 2017
Label: Travel Tips

Getting a bike onto a plane isn’t always an easy feat, and while some generous airlines will include a bike as part of your checked baggage, many others will happily slap a big fee on top. While smaller pieces of sports luggage such as golf clubs and skis can often slip through the net, bikes can sometimes get charged over £100 each way, depending on where you’re heading to.

POSTED BY Mavy | JULY 21 2017
Label: Travel Tips

Flying with kids can be something of a challenge, so it really helps if you know that your choice of airline can go a little way to making things a bit easier. We’ve compared some of the UK and Europe’s best-loved airlines, taking into account factors such as their entertainment offerings, and whether or not they offer baby changing facilities on the flights, according to information available on the airline website.

POSTED BY Mavy | JULY 21 2017
Label: Travel Tips

Unfortunately, the days of being able to pick your own seat on a plane free of charge have long gone, with almost all of the major airlines now requiring you to pay a fee to choose in advance. Being allocated a seat at random if fine for some people, such as business travellers and those flying alone, but for larger groups and families, it’s important to all be sat together.

POSTED BY Mavy | JULY 20 2017
Label: Travel Tips

Surprisingly, one of the areas where people find themselves getting short-changed on holiday the most is at the car rental desk. With this in mind, we’ve put together this guide to ensure that you can keep your costs down while getting the right vehicle and insurance package for you, as well as knowing what to note before you drive away.

POSTED BY Mavy | JULY 20 2017
Label: Travel Tips

As much as we would love it if all airlines had a standardised hand luggage allowance, despite the best efforts of the International Air Transportation Association (IATA), this isn’t the case. Not only do all airlines have different size and weight restrictions, but to make things even more confusing, some airlines allow you take an extra bag such as a handbag or laptop bag, while others don’t!

POSTED BY Mavy | JULY 20 2017
Label: Fun Facts

Sure, we all love unearthing some hidden gems while we’re on holiday, but some sights and attractions are so popular that you simply have to cross them off your list. With that in mind, we’ve scoured TripAdvisor to find out what their number one ranked tourist attraction is in every country in Europe.
We all know that London is often referred to as The Big Smoke and The Big Apple is a common synonym for New York City, but have you ever wondered how these nicknames came about? There are so many cities all over the world with famous nicknames and here are the stories behind the nicknames of 13 of the best-loved cities in the world.

POSTED BY Mavy | JULY 4 2017
Label: Fun Facts

Globehunters has been nominated for the Best Flight Booking Website in the prestigious 2017 British Travel Awards (BTAs). The winners will be determined by the consumer, who has until 30 September to cast their vote, with the successful companies announced at the BTA Gala Awards Dinner, being held in London on 29 November 2017.

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