New Interactive Flight Attraction Opens in London

The latest, and one of the most state-of-the-art, visitor attractions in the world opened on July 6th in London. Emirates Aviation Experience was officially declared open by Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, and the president of Emirates Airline, ready for visitors to the UK’s capital. The Emirates Aviation Experience is an interactive attraction that pulls visitors into the world of aviation. Visitors undertake a journey into flight that cost the developers more than 4 million GBP to create, and is guaranteed to cause lines to form outside its doors. The attraction is a first for the UK and it includes […]

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New Travel Advice for Pakistan

Pakistan is an unconventional but still popular destination for adventurous travelers from around the world. With its stunning mountain ranges and beautiful valleys, along with interesting cuisine and friendly people, Pakistan makes for a rewarding travel destination. However, travel to the country is not without its risks. A recent terrorist incident in the country has brought attention to Pakistan and governments, including the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) have issued fresh travel guidance for foreigners. On 18th June terrorists targeted foreign tourists climbing mountains in the Nanaga Parbat base camp area of Gilgit-Baltistan, killing the travelers. This attack is […]

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Annual Travel Insurance Plans for Everyone

Whether you are a business traveler who frequently has to fly to other countries for meetings or conferences, or you take a lot of trips throughout the year for pleasure, it can be annoying to organize travel insurance each time you travel. The more trips you make, the more often you must fill out a form or make a phone call. Sometimes you may forget, leaving you at risk of traveling uninsured. There is an easier way to arrange travel insurance when you are a frequent flier – annual travel insurance plans. Annual travel insurance plans offer a package of […]

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Travel Insurance Questions to Ask

Thankfully there is a lot of choice available in travel insurance right now because it helps consumers get a great deal on travel protection. But a great deal doesn’t only mean the cheapest deal you can find. Sometimes cheap travel insurance plans are not the best option. Whenever you travel you need to make sure you are fully covered in terms of how long you will be away, which countries you visit, which activities you take part in, and whether you have any special needs. There are some questions to ask before you can be sure that the travel insurance […]

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Controlling the Weather: How to Travel in Hurricane Season

Snow, ice and sleet may be freezing memories by now but with the hurricane season approaching travelers face new travel chaos. Remember stacks of cancelled flights, problems reaching airports and connecting flights disrupted due to winter weather? The same issues affect travelers in hurricane season, according to recent hurricane season news. How can you travel with less stress when the weather is against you? Is there anything you can do to protect your travel investments in the face of a hurricane? Travel wisely in hurricane season by making sure you pack the most important piece of protective kit you can […]

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Avoid US Diversity Visa Scams

The US Diversity Visa Lottery Program, also commonly known as the “Green Card Lottery” is run every year by the US Department of State. This program lets people from eligible countries enter into a lottery for a green card – the chance to be a lawful permanent resident. If their name is picked, they can apply for permanent residency. The Diversity Visa Lottery Program is an attractive prospect for thousands of people who dream of living and working in the US but dishonest people can try to take advantage of applicants. The US Department of State reminds potential applicants that […]

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Bringing Gifts of Food and Drink into the US

When it comes to gift items and personal possessions brought through US border checkpoints, officials have seen it all. But that doesn’t mean they will be lenient with you if you are trying to bring in items that are prohibited. If you are traveling to the US to visit family or friends you will probably have a long list of food and drink items to bring with you – favorite foods from home, holiday specials, drinks you can’t get in the United States and many more. But it is important to realize you can’t bring everything. Some food and drink […]

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One in 10 Senior Travelers without Insurance

News recently released from a survey completed by the insurer Staysure reveals that many senior travelers are choosing to travel without insurance. The insurer specializes in travel insurance for the over-50s and says that around 10 percent of senior British travelers is taking a gamble and taking their vacations without adequate travel insurance. A further one in 20 British seniors revealed they had lied in the application about a pre-existing medical condition, or failed to declare a condition in order to keep the cost of premiums down. The reasons seniors give for failing to buy travel insurance or purchasing insurance […]

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Flight Insurance for Peace of Mind

Flight insurance is one type of travel insurance that can give you complete peace of mind when you next travel overseas. You may not have heard of flight insurance but the concept is very simple – flight insurance protects you financially when you fly. Whether you are flying for business or on vacation, whether you take one flight a year or 100, flight insurance can make a big difference to your travel experience. Have you considered the benefits of this type of insurance for your next trip? The benefits of a basic flight insurance plan include coverage for the costs […]

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Terrorism Travel Advice: Are You Covered or Not?

It can be difficult to understand travel insurance policies sometimes, particularly when it comes to trip cancellation clauses for reasons such as war or terrorism. Unfortunately the world is not always stable and problems can break out all over the globe. What happens if war or terrorism happens to affect the place you are heading to on vacation, or the city where you are having your business meetings? The first thing to do is read the wording of your policy closely. All policies are different but there are broad similarities when it comes to trip cancellation for reasons of war […]

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