Author: Laura Gavin

Where to see the Northern Lights in the UK

The Northern Lights aren’t just for the Arctic Circle. Discover where and when you’ll have the best chance of seeing the Aurora Borealis in the UK.

Cabin luggage: Guide to hand baggage sizes and weight restrictions

Save yourself a whole lot of cabin baggage stress and potential additional charges when boarding by checking dimensions and weight restrictions before you travel.

Sleeping with the fishes: the world’s best underwater hotels

Fan of unusual hotels? Well, staying in a room with an under-the-sea view is no longer a sci-fi dream; get your snorkel gear on and take a peek at these crazy underwater hotels, from Dubai to the Maldives.

6 hidden in-flight extras that airlines want to keep a secret

From extra grub to cockpit tours, kid-friendly games to first class treats, cabin crew reveal just what politeness can get you on a flight.

Cheap sunny holidays: 10 last-minute bargain beach holidays

If you’re desperate for a cheap sunny holiday this year, take a look at our ideas for long-haul and short-haul bargain beach breaks: – 5 short-haul destinations, from the Algarve to Croatia – 5 long-haul hotspots, including bargain holidays in Turkey and Vietnam – Where to go, what to see and the best beaches to head to

easyJet cabin luggage explained and how to maximise your hand baggage allowance

Don’t get caught out by easyJet hand luggage allowances; here are the latest baggage restrictions, plus a few tips on how to avoid paying cabin bag fees:

Checked baggage allowances for major airlines: A simple guide

Looking for checked baggage allowance information, including luggage size, weight and charges? Find all the facts you need about airline baggage restrictions in this handy table, plus, get tips on avoiding excess baggage charges and checking in online.

Liquids in hand luggage: What can you carry?

Here’s a no-nonsense guide to what liquids you can carry in your hand luggage when flying to and from UK airports Picture the scene. With the steely precision…

Excess baggage fees: How to avoid annoying extra charges

Nothing kills your holiday mood like unexpected baggage fees at the airport. Tip the scales in your favour, read our guide to excess baggage fees* from all the major European airlines, plus get tips on avoiding those annoying extra charges for your checked luggage.