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Top Group Holiday Destinations

Posted on April 02, 2024

Whether a yearly tradition, special occasion, or even a hen/stag do, now more than ever, we value exploring the world and making memories with our friends. The importance of the destination has grown from the desire to have the most fun, and best experiences with our friends. Whether it be visiting the most Instagram worthy rooftop bar, dancing in a famous club or lounging at a beach club, we want to visit the best places possible and create the best memories!

Your group may be stepping away from the typical group holiday ‘party destinations’ and wanting to swap out the fish bowls for some Pina coladas on the beach! You still may be unsure where you should go. So, we’ve created a list of some popular destinations for you and your pals to visit this year!

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Alpha and WDC

Posted on January 18, 2024

At Alpha Travel Insurance, we will be showing our support to The Whale and Dolphin Conservation , marking a significant step forward in our commitment to support and help the protection of marine life and sustainable tourism.

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Germany Euro 2024 Hosting Cities

Germany Euro 2024 cities and activities

Posted on December 27, 2023

With the 2024 Euros right around the corner and hosted in Germany, we thought it would be appropriate to share some information about the ten German cities that will be hosting the 51 games from Friday, 14th June 2024 – Sunday, 14th July 2024 and the stadiums that they will be played at. Learn about the history of the city’s, the teams that play there, as well as the stadiums themselves. Discover fun activities to do during your stay and interesting places, monuments and buildings to see and explore whilst you’re there.

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Sunshine Saturday 2024

Posted on November 29, 2023

Sunshine Saturday is one of the busiest times of the year when it comes to booking a holiday. Why may that be, you may ask? Well, Sunshine Saturday is typically when travel agents and tour operators offer discounted holidays for the year ahead, allowing British holidaymakers to bag themselves a bargain break for less.

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Essential backpacking travel checklist

Posted on November 23, 2023

What to pack for your next travel adventure - an essential backpacking travel checklist

So, you’ve decided to take the plunge and have booked that once in a lifetime trip away. Exciting times are ahead and we’re sure you’ve got lots of fun planning to look forward to. However, planning for such as big trip can come with its added pressure and stress, especially when deciding how much to take and what to take. Fear no more! Here at Alpha, our team have put together our essential backpacking checklist of the most important items you should spend your precious pennies on to be prepared for your next adventure.

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Sustainable City-Hopping

How To Stay Sustainable While City-Hopping Around Europe

Posted on July 10, 2023

If you’re reading this, then you’re probably familiar with the importance of sustainability and protecting the planet. If so, we hope this article can give you some additional ideas about being sustainable while travelling, particularly when you are city-hopping around Europe.

Or if this is all completely new to you and you’re just boarding the sustainability train, that’s great news! We hope that you enjoy reading the article and pick up lots of great tips and advice for staying sustainable when travelling.

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Reusable bottle

Top 5 Reusable Travel Essentials You Need

Posted on June 16, 2023

Happy World Refill Day! Join us and millions of other people all over the world to reduce the number of single-use plastics ending up in landfills. At Alpha, sustainability is close to our hearts and we work hard to advocate eco-tourism through our travel insurance brand. That way our customers can enjoy visiting new parts of the world while protecting and looking after the planet.

For World Refill Day, we’re sharing 5 reusable travel essentials to help you explore more sustainably. Keep reading to get your suitcase packed and ready for an eco-friendly holiday that will reduce waste, save money and make your travels more efficient.

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5 Sustainable Restaurants in London

Posted on May 04, 2023

Wouldn’t it be amazing if we could enjoy high end quality food while having a positive impact on the environment? Unfortunately, food waste has been a growing issue over the last few decades and has been a contributing factor to greenhouse gas emissions. Luckily restaurant owners across the city have been actively fighting this issue in an attempt to create more eco-friendly options through using locally sourced ingredients to cutting down their carbon footprint. So that being said, here is our list of London restaurants that combine the culinary arts with an eco-friendly approach.

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What is sustainable clothing and how does fast fashion affect the environment?

Posted on April 18, 2023

More people than ever are interested in lowering their carbon footprint and helping to protect the planet. In fact, in November 2022, Forbes reported that ‘nearly 90% of Gen X (those born between 1965 and 1981) consumers said that they would be willing to spend an extra 10%* or more for sustainable products, compared to just over 34% two years ago (in 2020)’. Additionally, there’s also a rise in the number of holidaymakers looking for ways to travel more sustainably.

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Top 6 Romantic Destinations for You and Your Partner to Visit

Posted on February 20, 2023

Looking for inspiration for your next couples adventure? You’re in the right place! Whether you’re a couple who enjoys an exciting city break, prefers to relax surrounded by nature, or even soak up the sun in warmer climates, these romantic couple’s destinations offer something for everyone.

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