Travel tips & opinions

Where the experts holiday: Ruth and Tony Daly, Founders of Ranch Rider

Jul 15th, 2018 | By

Ruth and Tony Daly are passionate riders, the husband and wife team running tour operator Ranch Rider – one of the very few remaining independent specialist horseback holiday companies.  They give their take on their favourite holidays from American ranch stays to Caribbean cruises…



Airport drop-off/pick-up charges

Jul 7th, 2018 | By

The RAC has just demonstrated that the airports are working harder than ever to relieve us of our cash. It says that more than half of the UK’s biggest airports have raised their fees for drivers parking to pick up or drop off passengers.



Hotel room rates drop – slightly!

Jul 4th, 2018 | By

Whilst hoteliers may be concerned about declining rates for rooms, we holidaymakers and travellers should be grateful that a pause has occurred in the price of room rates.



What’s hot: July 2018

Jul 1st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world



Where the experts holiday: Susannah Cery, Founder of Our Tribe Travels

Jun 29th, 2018 | By

Susannah Cery, founder of Our Tribe Travels – an online community for families who love independent travel – shares her travel highs and lows with JAT readers



GDPR and you

Jun 21st, 2018 | By

There is so much confusion about GDPR – what it means and what companies and organisations must do – that it was only after its implementation that the some of the interpretations became clear.



Why is New Zealand introducing a tourist tax?

Jun 19th, 2018 | By

Could it be that taxing non-voters is just a trendy and easy thing to do?



A future for rail?

Jun 18th, 2018 | By

Adrian concludes his two-part series on rail and tourism by looking to the future



Taking railway companies out of their comfort zones

Jun 15th, 2018 | By

In the light of a downturn in rail passenger numbers, Adrian begins a two part story on the lack of imagination as he sees it of the railway companies.



Moscow must dos

Jun 13th, 2018 | By

Headed to Moscow for the FIFA World Cup? When you’ve had your fill of football, make the most of Moscow, with its world famous theatres, cutting edge art galleries and late night kitsch bars, with our guide below…



Eighteen? You could travel in Europe free for 30 days

Jun 12th, 2018 | By
rome a city break destination

If you want to travel to travel within the EU and are aged 18 then 15,000 of you could travel free.



2018 FIFA World Cup: everything you need to know

Jun 11th, 2018 | By

The festival of football that only happens every four years is set to kick off in a matter of days.
That’s right – the highly anticipated 2018 FIFA World Cup, a tournament that brings together the finest footballers on the planet – is almost upon us.
Not a paid up member of the football tribe? Fret not. JAT has your back…



Crazy about Indonesian coffee

Jun 3rd, 2018 | By

The low-down on what to expect from Indonesia’s coffee scene



What’s hot: June 2018

Jun 1st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world



All-inclusive holidays: cheaper or more expensive?

May 30th, 2018 | By
All inclusive holidays

To arrive at its conclusions, Post Office Travel Money compared an average of the three cheapest seven-night B&B and all-inclusive holiday packages departing from London airports on July 28 and 29



Where the experts holiday: Omar Beretta, travel writer

May 23rd, 2018 | By

Travel writer, Omar Beretta, shares his experiences on the road with JAT readers



Let’s re-think trains

May 17th, 2018 | By

How many more debacles must we face before a complete re-think on how we run railways is undertaken?



The world according to TUI

May 10th, 2018 | By
a beach in the Canary islands

The tour operator, TUI released is results and outlook yesterday with bookings across the group up by 5.5%.



Will Airbnb become passé?

May 3rd, 2018 | By

Given the crackdown by governments around the world on how much time private flat owners can rent out their properties via Airbnb or some similar booking site, it could be that the hometel launch is accurately timed.



What’s hot: May 2017

Apr 30th, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world, right now



TUI says “Draw your holiday.”

Apr 29th, 2018 | By

If you travel with TUI to Rhodes or another of their Sensatori resorts this year then don’t be surprised if the rep turns around to you and invites you to draw the different experiences you have had on your holiday.



The new package holiday laws

Apr 27th, 2018 | By

In July, new regulations come into being which will provide greater protection to many but not all holidaymakers.



Should I thank him?

Apr 22nd, 2018 | By

As with most councils, Highland Council claimed lack of funds to fill in the potholes so Mr Armstrong, having suffered vehicle damage due to unrepaired potholes, has taken it upon himself to fill them in.



Avoiding airport delays

Apr 20th, 2018 | By
flight delays

One of the things that infuriates is late flights. But knowing that some airports tend to always have late flights makes me look at alternative airports.



Little Black Book to London: part two

Apr 17th, 2018 | By

Here’s our guide to the capital’s coolest new spots and events for spring/summer 2018…



The package holiday revival

Apr 15th, 2018 | By

According to data released by lastminute.com, bookings of package holidays surged 28% in the UK in 2017 compared to 2016, and this trend has continued into 2018.



Fancy a one-year journey around the world?

Apr 13th, 2018 | By

World Life Experience want applications from anyone interested in participating in a one-year journey around the world in 2019 which will take the lucky winners to all five continents.



Relaxing on our canals

Apr 10th, 2018 | By

On Sunday the 15th of April from 11am until 4pm, Drifters Waterway Holidays in conjunction with the Canal & River Trust are offering people the chance to try canal boating for free.