Monday, August 31, 2009

Harmless behaviour on holiday may have a deeper impact

Before digging out your passport for a cheap holiday in India or Thailand, Brits should think twice about how their behaviour may influence the opinions of locals.

As per
Lonely Planet advise, Brits that what they may think is harmless behaviour on holiday may have a deeper impact. "Your behaviour can have an enormous impact on the perception of your country" as per Tom Hall, travel editor at Lonely Planet.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Etihad Airways loyalty programme scheme expanded

Etihad Airways' guest loyalty scheme has expanded, thanks to the addition of a new partner - XING.

Described as a "high-quality partner" by the carrier's chief commercial officer Peter Baumgartner, XING is a web community that offers its members the chance to develop professional contacts and make use of networking opportunities.

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Monday, August 24, 2009

Why 'Buy foreign currency in cash' before taking any flight

Dan Moore, senior researcher at the consumer watchdog, made his comments following the publication of data from

As per the latest information on the site, about four per cent of consumers understand that they will still be charged for a foreign currency transaction, even if the commission is advertised as "free".

"Get cash out of a hole in a wall in the UK, walk across the road to any of the exchange bureau and pay in cash," he advised.

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Friday, August 21, 2009

Endangered Tasmanian species to go on show

People with a passion for animals could be tempted to visit an exhibition of rare and endangered Tasmanian fauna as part of their holiday to Australia later this month.

Animal enthusiasts planning a holiday to Australia could be tempted to head along to a showcase of rare and endangered species at Rutland Water in Tasmania later this month.

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Monday, August 17, 2009

Holidaymakers 'should invest in an international SIM'

Business travellers flying to India or people taking a family holiday in Australia may be able to save themselves money by investing in an international SIM card.

This is according to Tom Newton, a spokesperson for mobile comparison website, who said that for a one-off fee people could save on their calling charges.

"As well as getting travel insurance, sun cream and tea bags sorted and packed before you head off, a good idea would be to invest in an international SIM card," he explained.

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Friday, August 14, 2009

Camp out at South Africa's

Those who have booked a holiday to South Africa and are fans of acoustic music may want head to Drakensberg during September.

Located near to the Giant's Castle Nature Reserve, the White Mountain Folk Festival will see more than 40 acts take to the stage, WhatsOnWhen reported.

The only acoustic music festival in KwaZulu-Natal, the main marquee stage is set around a pool in Tom's Tavern - which is 150 years old.

Other activities will also accompany the event and promise to keep attendees entertained.

Visitors may also be able to take part in paintballing, abseiling, take helicopter rides or as let the children join in "fun-filled" games.

Last year, acts included artists such as John Ellis of Tree63, Syd Kitchen and Prime Circle.

Families on holiday in South Africa can choose to stay at the event as a range of accommodation is available, from caravans to chalets.

Those who have booked a flight to Johannesburg or Durban will be able to reach the festival on tarmac roads.


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