Recent snowfalls in the Alps may make an Easter ski-trip an attractive last minute option for many Brits and whilst ski insurance is a no-brainer, many may be spending too much on the wrong policy according to Essential Travel.
Essential Travel is highlighting that holidaymakers going on a Cruise need to ensure they have a policy specifically for cruises, as standard travel insurance may not cover them.
In a recent poll, online supplier of travel insurance and airport parking, Essential Travel found that 34% of adults who went on holiday with their parents or in-laws, do it because parents are willing to foot the bill.
With an estimated 2.2 billion cycle tourism trips made every year in Europe, and with an estimated economic impact of 44 billion its clear cycling is becoming very popular. So Essential Travel has handpicked the top ten bicycle friendly cities to help cycling fans choose the right destination
28% of gappers cite money and financial worries as the biggest challenge during their time away, as the leading online travel insurance site Essential Travel found during a recent survey.
ABTAs recent figures announcing that 24% of travellers dont bother with travel insurance, mean that festival goers travelling to Europe this summer are leaving both their belongings and their money at risk, says online travel insurance provider, Essential Travel.
Once the must-do of university graduates, the gap year is now increasingly being taken up by an older demographic, and referred to as a career break, as online travel insurance and airport parking provider Essential Travel found when comparing results of two surveys, completed a year apart. A 2012 survey of career breakers revealed that only 8% of career gappers were over 36. A year later it is a whopping 53% !
A recent survey by Essential Travel, the UK's leading online travel insurance provider, reveals that in 2013, 54% of people embarking on a career break are now choosing to do so due to unhappiness in their job or redundancy. This is in stark contrast to a survey conducted 12 months ago, where only 11% cited career related reasons. Instead, "seeking adventure" and "fun" were then the top priorities for 77% of respondents. What's more, whereas a year ago the largest age group likely to take a break were the carefree 21-25 years olds (36% ), a year later it is more likely to be the 26-30 age group (39% ).
As the pound continues to slump against both the dollar and euro, Essential travel, one of the leading airport parking and airport lounge suppliers, reveals that one of simplest ways to make considerable savings is to pre-book or pre-order travel extras before you go.
Following the recent incidents in Turkey, the FCO has advised against all travel to the Turkish towns of Akcakale and Ceylanpinar and against all but essential travel to areas within 10km of Turkey's border with Syria, and the provinces of Hakkari, Sirnak, Siirt and Tunceli.
A recent survey from online travel insurance and airport parking provider Essential Travel has revealed that respondents from the North of England (23% ) are almost three times as likely to head off on a career break as those from the South (8% on average).
With Gatsby madness currently in the air, glamour is the thing on everyones minds - and what could be more glamorous than going on holiday...once youve passed the queues, driven to the car park and transferred to the terminal! But, there are methods to turn even these into a special occasion. Leading online provider of airport hotels and airport parking, Essential Travel, reveals three ways you can add a touch of class and charisma to the usually drab airport experience.
With recent news of the pound tumbling lower and lower against the Euro, leading online travel insurance and airport parking supplier, Essential Travel, have researched the top ten UK destinations that still offer a good value for money vacation, without skimping on quality. Whether it's a long weekend or a summer holiday, these destinations will help your pound go further.
Essential Travel, one of the UKs leading airport parking and travel insurance suppliers, reveals the top 5 UK airports to park your car are all in the North of the UK! Sifting through Essential Travel customer feedback provided for all of the UK airports, Newcastle Airport hit the top of the charts with a whopping 95/100 from over 2825 reviews. But not only is it the overall winner in the North, so are the rest of the top five, making the North officially the easiest place to park your car before jetting off.
The number of festivals happening appears to be growing year on year: 2013 will offer music festivals of all kinds, food festivals, art festivals and even some festive parades too. It was quite a challenge, but Essential Travel, the UKs leading airport parking and travel insurance specialist, has narrowed the list down to 8 Unique 2013 Festivals you wont want to miss - some are new, some are old, and some are just plain awesome.
In early 2012, there were nearly two million single-parent families in the UK, a number that has been steadily on the rise for the last decade. So, it comes as no surprise that there has been a rise in the number of holidays specifically created for single parent families. But how to choose which ones really work for the single parent and which ones are just a marketing gimmick? Essential Travel has investigated the options out there and handpicked the best of the bunch.