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Holiday guides index

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


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 »


Holidays in Thailand

If you're considering where to go on your holidays, Thailand is a well-loved destination, and with good reason. Read our guide for a few things worth knowing which may help plan your trip.

Holidays in Thailand »


Holidays to Dubai

The largest city in the UAE, Dubai is a Middle Eastern nirvana for anyone looking to flip the script and soak up the sun in a totally unique holiday environment.

Holidays to Dubai »


Holidays to Spain

The variety of things to do and see make Spain a popular tourist destination. So how can you make sure your trip doesn’t cost more than the contents of the Prado Museum?

Holidays to Spain »


Lapland holidays

Planning a trip to see Santa? Compare deals for Lapland holidays before you go and find a great price.

Lapland 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 »


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