Holiday guides index

Our guides give you the facts about holidays so you can make an informed choice when you compare trips.

 


A beginner's guide to booking a holiday

Take the mystery out of booking a holiday with our beginners' guide, including information on flights, accommodation, activities and payment options.

A beginner's guide to booking a holiday »


ABTA protection

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) can offer valuable services and support to supplement travel insurance if you've been left unhappy with a holiday experience.

ABTA protection»


ATOL protection

Find out about the Air Travel Organisers' Licence (ATOL) scheme and how it could protect you when booking a flight and going on a holiday.

ATOL protection »


Cruise holidays: A beginner's guide

Take the mystery out of cruise holidays with our beginners' guide, including information on the different types of cruises, cabin selections and payment options.

Cruise holidays: A beginner's guide »


Frequently asked questions on holidays

Get the answers to FAQs, then compare prices to find the right trip for you.

Frequently asked questions on holidays »


Money saving tips for booking a holiday

Learn when and how to book and much more in our top tips for getting the most from your holiday budget.

Money saving tips for booking a holiday »


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Credit cards for holidays

What are the benefits and drawbacks of using a credit card to purchase your holiday and for your spending when you're abroad? You can also compare cards tailored for overseas spending.

Credit cards for holidays »


Guide to haggling

When can you haggle, how do you do it, what is it appropriate to barter for and can you make savings? Find out more in our guide.

Guide to haggling »


Holiday checklist

Print off or download our one-page holiday checklist so you have the essentials to tick off when packing and travelling.

Holiday checklist »


Holiday loans

Compare holiday loans, considering their advantages and disadvantages and alternative options to fund your travel.

Holiday loans »


Holiday packing tips

Beat excess baggage charges by reading our top 10 hints for packing your holiday bags, featuring the expert advice of two maths professors.

Holiday packing tips »


How to get the best exchange rates on travel money

Our tips to get the best exchange rate on travel money, whether it's dollars, euros or another currency, and find out about peer-to-peer currency exchange.

How to get the best exchange rates on travel money »


Lost and delayed luggage cover

Lost or delayed luggage can throw a spanner in the works of holiday plans - what can travel insurance cover do to help you out?

Lost and delayed luggage cover »


Pet insurance when travelling

The right pet insurance can offer protection when travelling with your animal and/or holiday cover to insure the cost of the vacation itself.

Pet insurance when travelling »


Travel infographics guides index

Get entertainment and enlightenment with a travel twist from Gocompare.com's collection of infographics and interactives.

Travel infographics guides index »


 

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