TRAVEL TIPS

Travel tips to save money on your holidays

Imagine what you’d be able to experience if you had an endless supply of spending money on your holiday trip… From indulgent spa experiences to wining and dining in superior style, the sk...

Dealing with emergencies while travelling

Most of us dream of holidays that are care free and come hand-in-hand with a relaxed environment. While 95% of holidaymakers have a ball on their expeditions, there’s always the 5% of unlucky fo...

How to Stay Connected Abroad

We live in a digital age. Our modern society demands that we’re always connected, checking in, liking and sharing our lives on social media. Most of us live and breathe by means of our smartphon...

Tap Water: A Traveller’s Guide

If there’s one thing that’ll ruin your trip - guaranteed - it’s getting sick. One of the leading sources of health issues in travellers is drinking contaminated tap water. If you&rsq...

Travel insurance – choose the right policy

Travel enthusiasts often say if you can’t afford travel insurance, you can’t afford to travel. Sounds harsh right? Perhaps, but if you don’t get travel insurance and something goes s...

Check If You Need A Visa

There are approximately 196 major countries in the world today - give or take - many of whom are open to visitors and would love any contribution towards their tourism industry.. That being said, most...

Getting Around in a Foreign Country

Way back when, visiting a foreign country was like navigating through uncharted territory. If you didn’t have the services of an experienced guide to get you around, you might have ended up in a...

Good Tips To Know Before You Travel

We love telling you all about how wonderful foreign countries can be, and whenever possible, we try to keep you in the loop on traditions, laws and common courtesy for your travels abroad. ...

Soak Up The Happy Holiday Vibe

We’ve already covered the importance of planning your holiday down to a T. Now there’s something else you need to plan…and that’s your down time. Yes, we just said that, bu...

Tips to Save Money on Exchanges and Transactions

One global currency for all is perhaps something to think about in the future. In the meantime it will not come as a surprise to you that different countries use different currencies and this is ...

The Best Time to Travel

Imagine planning a seemingly perfect holiday. You’ve got the Visas sorted, the hotel booked and all the activities planned out, down to the T. But then what was supposed to be bliss turns out to...

Hiring a car abroad - Is It Worth It?

Hiring a car abroad is about a lot more than just freaking out about driving on the other side of the road. There are international driving permits to consider, liability insurance and off course the ...

Customs - Here’s What You Need to Know

So you’re on the plane and roughly an hour out before you arrive at the heavenly destination where you’ve chosen to vacation in. suddenly the flight attendant hands you a customs declarati...

Dealing with Sickness Abroad

While we always wish you the best of health and happiness, just like at home no one is immune to occasionally getting sick abroad. Make sure you are prepared for that unlikely scenario. If you are not...

Staying Safe When Travelling

Let’s face it: While we’d all love to live in a world filled with sunshine, happy days, moonlight and roses, reality does look quite a bit different from that idyllic dream. It seem...

Bridging the Language Barrier Gap when Abroad

Most of us wish we had knowledge of a few languages up the sleeve so we could use them abroad.  For those of us that don’t, technology opens up doors that would never have been open to us i...

Tips and Tricks to Plan a Fun Holiday

We know how frustrating it can be to arrive at an unknown destination and then be totally overwhelmed by the sheer number of things to do and attractions to see. We’ve been there and back again,...

Travel With Photocopies of Passport and Other Travel Documents

Have you ever lost your passport or ID document? It’s a major schlep, we know. But the thing is, when you’re abroad and you lose these important documents, it’ll be much more than ju...

Getting To Your Hotel in Your Holiday Destination

So you’ve booked your flights, and you’ve taken care of the booking for the hotel, heck you even have all the sightseeing activities sorted down to the last fine detail. But…have yo...

Why You Need To Carry Cash When Travelling Abroad

While we never advise on taking oodles of cash or valuables out with you when you’re sightseeing or participating in activities in a foreign country, it’s always a good idea to have some c...

Stop-Overs - Will You Have One En-Route to Your Destination?

You may have read our visa section, and checked with the country you are travelling to that you don’t need a visa or already arranged for one. That’s all good now, but what if you have a...
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