With Gatsby madness currently in the air, glamour is the thing on everyone’s minds - and what could be more glamorous than going on holiday...once you’ve 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 UK’s 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 UK’s leading airport parking and travel insurance specialist, has narrowed the list down to 8 Unique 2013 Festivals you won’t 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.
Holidays are no longer the humble package tour. People are demanding more from their time away and learning the art of creating good food is one of the fastest growing “learncations” around. Essential Travel has scoured the latest culinary holidays, from the romantic lights of Rome to the culturally rich city of Mexico, and would like to announce the Top Ten Best Culinary Holidays that can take you on an appetising journey across the world.
While the well-publicised increases to Air Passenger Duty (APD) will take effect from 1 April 2013, it is less widely known that the UK government is levying a stealth tax on travel insurance which may result in holidaymakers deciding to travel without travel insurance this year, says EssentialTravel.co.uk.
Last week sterling crashed to its lowest level against the euro for more than a year, which might be seen as bad news for families looking forward to a European ski break this half term.
But it’s not all bad... Leading travel extras provider Essential Travel have put together a number of ways that families will still be able to save money…and travel in safety and style:
A recent survey by Essential Travel, the leading online travel essentials provider, has found that 32% of respondents (out of a total of 1,306) say that Valentine's Day isn’t important at all, and another 20% agree that it’s not important but would still like something on the day. That’s over half of us that think that Valentine's Day is a waste of time.
Get your workout done while travelling when you're in one of these airports. From gyms to pools to yoga rooms, we've got you covered.
Essential Travel is warning UK drivers to drive safe in this cold winter weather. See all our tips for driving on the icy roads this Christmas holiday season.
Across the UK this Christmas, savvy travellers can find an Airport Hotel with Parking package that can work out cheaper than just paying for their parking alone, or only slightly more in no more than a couple of clicks on the Essential Travel website.
One of the leading UK travel add-on companies, Essential Travel, is delighted to have been awarded a Silver British Travel Award for 'Best Insurance Provider' at The British Travel Awards 2012 which took place on Thursday, 1 November in London.
From November 1st it is mandatory to wear a helmet in order to benefit from the protection offered on all Essential Travel's Winter sports Insurance policies.