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The Best UK Holiday Destinations near a Beach

Posted on February 02, 2021

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.

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UK Holiday Destinations near London

Posted on January 29, 2021

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.

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Best UK Holiday Hotspots

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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.

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5-step Guide to Planning your Gap Year

Posted on January 12, 2021

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.

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Vegan world dishes: Bringing those holiday feels to your dinner table

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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.

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How to get cheap student flights for even less

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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.

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Our Coronavirus Cover

Posted on June 25, 2020

As life slowly returns back to normal and we start to plan our next adventure, many of us may be tempted to risk travelling without any insurance. After all, there’s no cover for claims related to the coronavirus anymore, is there?

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UK Holidays for Thrill-Seekers

Posted on May 19, 2020

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.

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Flybe Collapse

Posted on March 05, 2020

Following the news that Flybe have ceased all operations and gone into administration, Alpha would like to clarify what steps are available to policyholders.

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Everything to know about Interrailing in Europe and the best places to go

Posted on March 04, 2020

Whether you’re looking for something different to do in your gap year, seeking your next big adventure or would love to experience more of Europe, interrailing is a step in the right direction.

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