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How to get the most out of your travels

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Already booked your trip and want to know how to get the most out of travelling? Here we have all the hints and advice to your holiday a better start. You'll find guides on How to Cope with a Fear of Flying, How to Get the Best In-Flight Meals and How to Get Through Airport Security Fast, just to name a few.

So why not dive in, see how you can travel better, and start your holiday on the right foot.

Get the need-to-know before you go

Applying for a baby passport.

How to Get a Passport for Baby

Ready to get your baby's first UK passport? Check out our step-by-step guide on getting a baby passport.

20/09/2019 : Thomas Baker
Child on train

Travelling with Small Children

Make the most of travelling with small children with these helpful tips!

20/06/2019 : Matthew Docherty

What To Pack For Your Easter Holiday

If you’ve already booked your Easter holiday, now is the fun part: thinking about what to pack! Here are some essential items we’ve rounded up for men, women and kids...

04/04/2019 : Louise Page
Boarding the airplane.

Surviving the Middle Seat on an Airplane

Bagged yourself a middle seat on the airplane? Check out these five ways to make that long haul flight a piece of cake.

29/03/2019 : Louise Page

Our Tips For Keeping Children Amused on Long Car Hire Journeys.

Travelling with kids on holiday? All too familiar with the "are we there yet?!"...? Check out our top tips for keeping children occupied whilst you're on a long car hire journey!

27/02/2019 : Emma Vaughan
Long haul flight book

Tips for Long Haul Flights

Long-haul flights aren't the best way to start your holiday. Check out our tips for long-haul flights to start your holiday off right.

21/12/2018 : Richard Stevens
Pack layers

What To Pack For A Christmas Break

We've found the essential things you need to pack for a Christmas break.

21/12/2018 : Richard Stevens
Luggage Allowance

Pre-Holiday Checklist: Things To Do Before You Leave

Before you leave for that much needed holiday, be sure you check off these essential tasks.

21/12/2018 : Richard Stevens
Lost Luggage Tip #1

How to Deal with Lost Luggage

Going on holiday? Know how to handle lost luggage, and how to receive compensation.

21/12/2018 : Richard Stevens
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Five Ways to Get Through Airport Security Fast

We've taken a look at five ways to make your trip through airport security that much quicker.

10/12/2018 : Thomas Baker
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Want even more travel secrets? Take a gander at our Travel Tips section to find out how make the most of your trip. We'll reveal the Most Popular Holiday Destinations for Brits, How to Survive your First Holiday as a Couple and many other questions that you my have, to take the stress out of your holiday.

Better Travel Experiences

Here at Holiday Extras we also want to help you to have Better Travel Experiences. If you're curious about How to Travel Sustainably, or where the Best Places to Celebrate LGBT Pride Around the World are, we'll show you how you can do some good on your travels. We'll also keep you up to date on our work with the Travel Foundation and other charity partners.

Starting Your Holiday

Why not take a look at some of the ways we at Holiday Extras can help to take the stress out of your holiday? Here we'll reveal how you don't need to be rich and famous to enjoy the luxury of an airport lounge in our Secrets of UK Airports Lounges, how recent Car Hire Changes might affect you and that's just scratching the surface. Think we've missed anything? Let us know how we can help.

Travel News

Want to know how to keep up to date on all the travel news from around the world? Here we'll keep you regularly updated with all the goings-on from around the globe to make sure you're ready for your holiday. From major flight cancellations to How Brexit Will Affect Your Holiday, we'll make sure you're covered for all eventualities.

When You're Back

Got the post-holiday blues? We've got just the remedy with our Things To Do section, where you can find out how to bring some of the holiday home with you when you're back from your travels. That is until travel inspiration has you whisked away to your next trip! Here we'll let you know our Top 10 UK Holiday Destinations are, and the best Travel Twitter Accounts to Follow. Satiate your wanderlust all year round!

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