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How can I make my trip more comfortable?

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Travel is an excellent way to stay young at heart, no matter what age is listed on your passport (don’t worry, we won’t tell anyone.) But as we get older, travelling can become uncomfortable. We’ve put together this guide for making travel a more comfortable experience. With tips for planning, packing, flying, and sightseeing, we

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Driving in Europe – car rental age limits

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Renting a car on your European holiday can be a great experience. To avoid disappointment, it’s important to check the car rental age limits before you travel. Driving abroad can be a really positive experience. Renting a car during your holiday gives you more freedom to plan your own route and helps you to explore

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How to stay safe in a heatwave on holiday

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This year’s summer heatwave has seen some record-breaking temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere, in places such as California, Glasgow, and Tbilisi. Extreme heat can be dangerous to your health, and it’s important to protect yourself from sunburn and heat exhaustion both at home and on holiday. Here are some simple things that you can do

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How to use less plastic when you travel

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In a world of tiny ‘holiday-ready’ plastic bottles being sold for convenience, going on holiday often increases the amount of plastic we use. But it doesn’t have to be that way. It’s easy to swap a few simple items on your packing list to make sure you’re using less plastic when you travel. Read these

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Learn a new skill on holiday

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Generally speaking a holiday is when you have more time on your hands. As such it is the ideal time to acquire a new skill. I learnt to ski on holiday in Austria and have completed a Tuscan vegetarian cookery course while on a break to Italy. Next on my list is scuba diving then

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