Our January Amazon Voucher Winner

shutterstock 98504012 Our January Amazon Voucher Winner

For everyone that leaves a customer review on our Trust Pilot page, we enter them in to our prize draw to win a £15 Amazon voucher. We read every single one of your comments and receive so many each month, making it really hard to choose a winner.

However we are pleased to announce the winner of our draw for January is… Continue reading

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The Secrets of Flight Attendants

airline The Secrets of Flight Attendants

Greeting you with a friendly smile, serving you food and drink, as well as dealing with medical emergencies on board, flight attendants often work long hours a day to ensure that your journey is as safe and enjoyable as possible. However there is more to the job of a flight attendant that meets the eye – From tips on staying looking fresh faced to some rather unflattering nicknames, read on as we reveal the secrets of a flight attendant. Continue reading

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Gatwick Airport Queues to Be Abolished

queue Gatwick Airport Queues to Be Abolished

New things are on the horizon for Gatwick Airport as it unveils plans of becoming the most efficient two-runway airport in the UK. The airport, located in Sussex, has a variety of plans to improve services including a new self-service bag drop, automatic check-in desks and electronic gates at security with the hope of abolishing queues and introduce faster plane turnaround times. Continue reading

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Benefits of a Zero Excess Travel Insurance Policy

claims Benefits of a Zero Excess Travel Insurance Policy

When it comes to purchasing travel insurance, it can be a minefield to get the right cover for both you and your trip; activity packs, excess levels and medical screenings can be complete gobbledegook for those that are not 100% familiar with insurance terms or in fact, what type of cover they need.

At Alpha, we believe travel insurance should be completely clear and easy to understand. In this blog we are going to talk about excess levels, in particular what they are and how they can affect your travel insurance policy as a whole. Hopefully this will make things easier when it comes to choosing the right policy for you. Continue reading

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5 Trips You Must Take Before They Disappear Forever

For those of you who have made one of this year’s resolutions to travel more, we believe that there is simply no better time than now to make a start on crossing things off your bucket list. However the first question that stumps many wannabe-travellers is simply ‘where do I go?’ And with so many places to choose from in the big wide world, it can be a tricky question to answer.

In this blog post, we are going to showcase the destinations that you should definitely visit before it’s too late. With global warming affecting the snow caps on Mount Kilimanjaro and islands sinking into the Pacific Ocean, each of them is threatened. You may never get to experience some of these treasures in quite the same way in the not-too-distant future…

caribbean 5 Trips You Must Take Before They Disappear Forever

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The Battle for the Sun Lounger

sunlounger The Battle for the Sun Lounger

A recent report by Travel Supermarket has revealed that when it comes to going away on holiday and bagging that exclusive spot by the pool, us Brits are learning a thing or two out of Germany’s book.

The survey examined the travel trends of both UK and German holidaymakers with just over 4,000 individuals being surveyed. The survey showed that when it comes to money for booking and splashing out on trips abroad, Germans have more money and therefore tend to travel for much longer Continue reading

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Amazon Voucher Winner – December

shutterstock 158730962 Amazon Voucher Winner – December

As you’re probably familiar with by now, every month we choose one lucky customer to be the winner of our customer reviews competition and award them with a £15 Amazon voucher. All they had to do was leave us a 4 or 5 star review on our dedicated Trust Pilot page and the winner is then selected at random from all entrants.

We always receive so many lovely reviews but we are pleased to announce that the winner for December is… Continue reading

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Got the January Blues? Book a Holiday!

Water and Shade on Beach Got the January Blues? Book a Holiday!

Are you currently feeling the post-Christmas blues and are dreading heading back to work after eating one too many mince pies over the festive break? You’re not alone. As 2015 begins and the novelty of Christmas fades for another year, many of us are struggling to adjust back to reality and are already planning their summer vacation.

Given the title of ‘Miserable Monday,’ January 5th was the peak day for post-Christmas holiday planning which saw a 68% soar in online searches for flights, holiday packages and travel insurance. Continue reading

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Winter Sports Holidays [Infographic]

ski1 Winter Sports Holidays [Infographic]

Do you love the feeling of crisp snow under your feet, fresh air against your face and adrenaline running through your veins? We asked our snow-loving customers about their winter holidaying habits, check them out below in our latest infographic! Continue reading

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