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  1. How To Prepare Your Move Abroad

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      Whether you are looking to move abroad for work, study or for a lifestyle change there are a few steps you have to take first. If you are considering jetting off and moving abroad then take a quick look at our ways you can prepare below.   Check You Have The Correct Documents to Move When moving abroad you need to acquire a few permits and visas before doing so. It is important to do your research beforehand as every country has a different set of rules you need to adhere to when moving. If you are moving for work your new employer should be able to help you with the...
  2. Is It Safe To Fly During The COVID-19 Pandemic?

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    2020 has been a difficult year for everybody and even though the pandemic isn’t over yet, things are starting to look up. Many of us were forced to cancel our travel plans during the lockdown but now that travel restrictions have been lifted in a lot of places, you might be thinking about planning another trip. However, it’s important to remember that there are still a lot of dangers so if you are going to travel, you need to take extra safety precautions. Make sure to follow these important tips when taking a flight during COVID-19. Always Pay For Insurance  When you book flights, it’s definitely a good idea to pay for travel insurance. You never know how the situation could...
  3. Travel over 50: Your Rights When it Comes to Holiday Bookings if Cancelled

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    With such uncertainty throughout 2020, many of us may be thinking of an escape to sunnier climes. With travel restrictions  constantly changing, how confident can we be in making any travel bookings? What are rights if all or part of our holiday is cancelled? Ashlee Robinson, Associate, DAS Law, and Thomas Pertaia, Legal Adviser, DAS Law explain what you need to know around your cancellation rights… Your Rights When it Comes to Holiday Bookings Recent news that there may be a possible vaccine for Covid-19 sent hotel and airline company share prices soaring.  As a holiday gives us all something to look forward to and a chance to change our surroundings after a very difficult year, it is also little wonder that it sent millions of people to their...
  4. Author Sue Moorcroft talks about exploring Sweden to research locations for her book Christmas Wishes

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    Article by Sue Moorcroft Last December, I mentioned to my British-Swedish friend author Christina Courtenay that I was wondering where to set my next winter book. She suggested, ‘Make it Sweden and we can go together. We can stay with Mum.’ My editor agreed that Sweden would be a gorgeous Christmas setting – what’s not to love about snow and glögg? – and Christina transformed herself into my creative director, researcher, translator, PA, historian and travel guide. She created an itinerary between Småland, the area of southern Sweden in which her mother lives, and Stockholm. Airline bookings, hire car invoices and event tickets flooded my inbox. She arranged everything except the hotel in Stockholm. That was my only duty...
  5. How Will You Spend Your Retirement? The Options To Consider

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      Retirement is often a chapter in your life that you may dread. After all, the distraction of work and your career is gone and you suddenly have time that you never had before. It can be a scary prospect. While there are so many benefits to retirement, people often are not sure how they should spend their days, and are reluctant to make plans. But it shouldn’t be this way. Here are some of the ideas and options that you could consider to spend your retirement in the right way. It is time that we all look forward and embrace this chapter of our lives.  Spend it in a different country Retirement is often an expanse of time that...
  6. Tips For The Best Staycation This Summer

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    Tips For The Best Staycation This Summer This summer does not have to be a complete write off just because you have to spend more time at home. With all the uncertainty caused by the pandemic, many have seen planned holidays cancelled, or just feel uncomfortable with the prospect of flying and staying away from home with the risk of local lockdowns and potentially being placed in quarantine. While planning for your big trip at a later date, consider a staycation. Staycations are the best, inexpensive way to decompress and relax without having to travel too far. Visit the countryside or be a tourist in your own city. There are plenty of ways to get the most of...
  7. Why you should visit Tenerife during your next cruise

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    The Canary Islands, informally known as the Canaries, is an autonomous community of Spain. This archipelago is becoming increasingly attractive to tourists, who are gradually moving away from the tedious resorts in central Europe and looking for something more exotic and exciting. The Canaries offer just that, having stunning wild beaches, tropical climate and magnificent and unusual landscapes. Every year, millions of travellers flock to the Canary Islands to admire the natural beauty of the islands, as well as emerge in the culture and history here. The Canaries consists of a total of eight main islands: Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro and La Graciosa and a multitude of smaller islands and islets. Amongst them, Tenerife is the...
  8. Planning a holiday in Canada

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    Article by Ceri Wheeldon The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have chosen to make Canada their new home (at least for the time being), and it is easy to see why they would choose to do.  I lived there myself for seven years back in the eighties.  It is a stunning country of contrasts. But what about those who are looking to holiday there –  what should you aim to see? Having visited three times over the past eighteen months I thought I would provide some of my personal favourite places to visit – and some general tips. Before you book your flight to Canada- apply for your eTA I had not been to Canada for a few years , and just booked my flight online as I would normally...
  9. Best of the Spanish islands for a family getaway

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      For warm weather, stunning beaches and short flight times, Spain is a sought after destination for UK holidaymakers. But, with so many beautiful locations to visit in the Balearic and Canary Islands knowing where to head to for your next family break can be a challenge. Check out this guide to see what is happening on each island to help you decide where to travel to on your next holiday.   The Balearic Island The Balearic Islands are a great choice for families because it has exciting attractions, calm shallow shorelines and natural beauty. Menorca is a great place to immerse yourself in nature. The whole family can enjoy the sand at Punta Prima, Son Bou and Santo Tomas and as the waters are...
  10. Best Places to Travel in Your Fifties

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      While most people associate world travel with gap year backpackers, recent studies show that it’s women over 50 who are leading the boom for solo travel in recent years, so if you’ve not yet jumped on the trend, it’s time to start thinking about where you can go.  You can go on a short jaunt away or take a long trip that can open your eyes to other parts of the world, but whatever you do, you’ll bring with you a wealth of experience and a chance to see what all the fuss is about.  And if you don’t want to go alone, that’s okay, too. While all of these places are great...
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