From the 17th May 2021 the UK has put a travel traffic light system in place in regards to international travel and the coronavirus pandemic.
As it stands the Department of Transportation have stated ‘You should not travel to red or amber list counties or territories for leisure purposes’ as part of the new traffic light system.
We understand that everybody’s advice can get a bit confusing and leave you wondering when and what you can actually get cover on. We therefore wanted to share the Alpha stance on our products with you in the event that the FCDO and traffic light system advice is not the same across destinations.Read more
Summer season is coming along quicker than expected and that means planning for sunny days, getting your tan on and cocktails by the bucket-load. Whether you’re after a seaside staycation or looking to have a city break with a beach day, here are the best UK holiday destinations near a beach for your great escape.Read more
London, the heart of England is a hub for excitement, thrills and entertainment. Whether you’re living in London and looking for a staycation holiday nearby or interested in a day trip to London on your holiday, here are the best UK holiday destinations near London.Read more
Staycations are the new vacations and with the summer time in the UK giving us a taste of tropical weather, that paired up with some jaw-droppingly good locations is enough to feel like you’re abroad.
Whether you’re interested in relaxing by the seaside for a week, keen to learn about UK history or would like to get your adrenalin pumping for a weekend staycation, here are the best UK holiday hotspots to visit for your summer holiday.Read more
Whether you’ve dreamt of meeting the elephants in Thailand, interrailing from country-to-country in Europe, surfing on Bondi Beach or backpacking the classic south-east Asia trail, a gap year is the perfect way to fulfil your travel wishlist.
If you’re considering a gap year either before university or after your degree is complete and don’t know how to begin planning, we’ve got your back - and here is our 5-step guide on planning your gap year.
Travel opens your mind to a whole host of experiences, including your taste buds. Each culture offers their specialties and a variety of unique flavours and dishes to try on your travels. Vegan food is growing in popularity and another sustainable idea to take on as you’re travelling - and it doesn’t fall short of flavour either.Read more
Whether it’s your gap year before university or you’re looking for a much needed break after exam season, jetting off on a lengthy trip is one way to relax - and start your adventure.
Backpacking, interrailing or city hopping, the world is wide and there is so much to see. If you’re on a tight student budget and have a desire to travel, we’re here to make it a little easier with our tips on finding cheap student flights for even less.
Let’s face it, we are all looking for a huge adventure when the endless lockdown rules have been lifted, but coming to terms with the fact that we may not be able to take our dream holiday after this is all over is starting to sink in, making this the summer one that none of us had planned.
But, don’t lose faith!! Whether you're looking to book a trip soon or wait until next year, we've got some top UK holiday ideas for thrill seekers - because who said that a staycation needs to be boring.Read more
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