Before you go
Get your passport photo right
Incorrect images are the most common cause of application rejections
Don't forget EHIC!
EHIC is not a substitute for travel insurance but it's a valuable card to have in Europe.
Which travel jabs do you need?
Stay safe abroad by making sure you have the right vaccinations before you leave
How to pack a suitcase
Read our quick and simple guide to perfect packing
Don’t forget your toothbrush
Be sure you’ve packed what you really need with our pre-travel checklist
Flying with kids
15 ways to a fun, stress-free flight
Today's online foreign currency rates
Our best rates are available online - for all currencies, the more you buy the better the rate. Here's the rates for some of our most popular currencies:
When you're away
Merci, Danke, Arigatô
Wherever you’re going, a little politeness goes a long way. Here’s how to say 'thank you' in 20 different languages.
Don’t get lost!
Avoid travel anxiety and arguments when you're away
Nine handy travel apps
Free to download and super smart. Don’t leave home without your travel apps
Don’t be taken for a ride
How to avoid being scammed on holiday
Are we there yet?
Make long journeys with little ones less stressful
How to keep your kids safe abroad
Safety tips on looking after your little ones
How much will your holiday cost?
Holiday Money Report 2017
How expensive will your holiday really be? Compare costs at the most popular global resorts.
Holiday Costs Barometer 2017
Compare prices in Europe's best value beach resorts
City Costs Barometer 2017
Find the best value destination for a European city break in 2017 – compare costs in popular locations
Some tips on tips
How much should you tip abroad? It depends which country you are visiting
Saving money on holiday
Nifty ideas to keep the costs down while you’re away
Ski Holiday Report 2017
Planning your annual trip to the ski slopes? We've got good news. Prices have fallen in three quarters of the resorts we surveyed.
Currency advice and tips for popular destinations
New €50 note
The new €50 is released in 2017 - keep a look out for it in your travel money!
Travel the US
The US offers plenty of ways to enjoy a Hollywood experience on an indie budget.
Discover exotic Turkey
Better value than much of Mediterranean Europe and with just as much sunshine.
Visit the vibrant UAE
Learn more about the Middle East’s most glamorous country.
Adventure in Australia
Something for every traveller – from world-class beaches to vibrant cities.
Despite its popularity, Thailand remains a comparatively inexpensive country to visit.
Did you know?
Travel in real time
See key travel insurance stats in real time, as well as other stats related to how we travel
How to communicate with locals?
We surveyed British holidaymakers to find out their holiday worries and how they communicate with locals
City Break Travel Tips
We asked some of the UK’s leading travel bloggers to share their top tips for an affordable city break