Posts for Travel

Could sleeper trains replace international air travel?

Artmans/Shutterstock Enrica Papa, University of Westminster Dutch airline KLM recently launched a new advertising campaign called “Fly Responsibly”. Remarkably, it seems to encourage viewers to fly less. “Do you always […]

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22% of parents and grandparents admit to not always using child car seats

More than a fifth (22%) of parents and grandparents who transport children by car admit to not using a child car seat all of the time putting lives at risk, […]

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A new Veteran Railcard to be introduced

Military veterans will get cut-price train travel to help boost job prospects and bring them closer to family and friends, with a new railcard on sale from Armistice Day, Transport […]

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Check your car before you travel …

Putting off your MOT to save money in January might be tempting, but alongside carrying out the road safety checks, DVSA is urging drivers to make sure their car has […]

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Bet Chris Rea never quite imagined 4.3bn miles this festive season

Motorists will collectively drive a total of an estimated 4.3bn miles – an average of 449 miles each – as they criss-cross the country to see friends and family over […]

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Driving home for Christmas …

An estimated 31.2m separate leisure journeys will be taken between today and Christmas Eve, the highest number since drivers were first asked about their festive travel plans in 2013*, a […]

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Removal of Severn Crossing tolls collectively saves motorists thousands £s a day

Motorists are collectively saving hundreds of thousands of pounds per day on the Severn crossings as the first anniversary since the removal of tolls is marked today [17 December]. All […]

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People spend more time shopping online than socialising

We seem to be getting sadder and sadder! • New study reveals we spend 16 hours a week, or 832 hours a year, researching things to buy online • 1 […]

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50% of drivers say their local road conditions have deteriorated

interesting info from the RAC – potholes, ditches and obscured signs are definitely the bane of my life here in the SW!  What are your thoughts? The equivalent of nearly […]

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Thomas Cook customers abroad to be repatriated

From the government: All customers currently abroad with Thomas Cook who are booked to return to the UK over the next 2 weeks will be brought home as close as […]

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