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Single Trip Travel Advice

Whether you're planning to go on a holiday or short break, we have plenty of advice for you in this section that will help make your trip enjoyable and stress-free. From choosing a destination and hotel to packing tips and checklists, we've got it covered... Simply check out the tips and advice below to get started!

Preparation

Preparing for your trip can be confusing if you’re not sure where to start. With an array of destinations to choose from, let us help you make the right decision.

7 helpful travel apps you must download before you go abroad - There are tonnes of great travel guides that you should definitely read before you go away, but what about when…

The World’s Best Kept Destinations - Any well-experienced traveller will tell you that the thrill of finding a new place gives you a buzz like nothing…

Sun, Sea and Parent Free - As the summer approaches, many young people are planning their first holidays with friends, and definitely without their parents. For…

Choosing a Destination - Choosing your destination is often the first thing to decide when booking a trip abroad. However, with so many places…

Preparation

Pre-Travel

So you’ve decided where to go and what you’d like to do, it’s now time to start getting everything ready! From booking your hotel to packing the essentials, this section will guide you every step of the way.

Travel Scams - If you're travelling abroad, it's always best to be informed about what sort of scams are being carried out by…

Travel Insurance for Club Repping - Becoming a holiday rep or working as a club promoter in some of the summer's busiest destinations can be a…

Holiday Checklist - Whether you're planning a short European break, a sunny family holiday or just looking to escape the daily 9-5, we've…

How to Choose the Right Hotel - These days it is very easy to book a foreign hotel using the internet without even leaving your house. But…

Pre-Travel

Travelling

Whether you’re looking for advice on what to see and do when you’re abroad or fancy picking up some travel tips, this section is for you!

Staying Party Safe While Under the Influence - When you're abroad and travelling around you are guaranteed to be looking for a good time, and part of this…

The European Festival Goer’s Ultimate Survival Guide - Going to a music festival is one of the best ways to spend your summer days, so it's no surprise…

How to Learn a Language - Arriving in a foreign country and being barely able to order food or sort out your accommodation can be one…

How to Save Gadget Battery Power - Most traveller's bags these days are stuffed with digital gear that you just can't leave at home. Your iPhone, iPad,…

How to Cope with Bad Behaviour on Flights - Air travel can bring out the worst in us - no one looks forward to the long queues, the smell…

Travelling

Destination Guides

Not sure where to go and need some inspiration? Or perhaps you’re looking for some tips and tricks? If so, our destination guide section has everything you need to know; from accommodation options, to food and entertainment.

Top 8 Unusual European City Breaks - Europe is jam-packed with amazing cities, and yet it’s easy to visit the same ones again and again. If you…

Russia for the Shoestring Traveller - Russia has long captivated the imagination of generations and generations of travellers. The country's rich and diverse history has shaped…

A Guide to Hollywood for the Film Fanatic - What isn't attractive about the idea of visiting Hollywood? From the old school Tinseltown glamour to the modern cosmopolitan hustle…

Cancun for the Party Animal - The thing that makes Cancun unique from other worldwide cities is its ability to be unabashedly glamorous. Similar to famous…

Paris for the Budget Romantic - Paris is one of the world's most unique cities, known widely for its ability to be a huge cosmopolitan hub,…

A Guide to Rome for the Historical Traveller - Rome is on almost every traveller's bucket list. Whether you prefer to take in the historical references interspersed throughout the…

Destination Guides

Staying Social

For more helpful tips and advice or to watch our videos, keep in contact with us through our social media channels below!

Alpha on Twitter - For the social media savvy individuals out there who know the difference between a hashtag and a re-tweet, why not…

Alpha On Facebook - Here at Alpha we love all things both travel and social, so why not give us a 'like' on Facebook…

Staying Social
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