Travelling From Gatwick Airport to Central London

Gatwick Airport is located about 45 kilometers south of Central London and is the city’s second largest and second busiest airport after Heathrow, despite only operating with one runway. Gawtick Airport is popular with charter airlines and many Londoners take cheap flights to Europe from here. The two major airlines operating from Gatwick Airport are British Airways and easyjet. Aer Lingus, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Ryanair. Passengers arriving into Gatwick will find a variety of options for getting into Central London as the airport is well serviced by many forms of transport. Rail Several trains run between Gatwick and London, the most well-known and fastest being the Gatwick Express. This service runs direct with no stops in between and takes about 30 …

Travelling to the Oman and Staying in Muscat Hotels

If a person wants to travel to the Oman, there are different modes of travel out of which he can choose what suits him the most. If they are citizens of any European country or industrial powers like Japan, United States, Malaysia or China then a one-month visa can be issued to them at any terminal (sea, air or land) upon arrival. Once having arrived there, initially one can reside in any of the Oman hotels, the best of the lot being the Muscat hotels. Speaking of Muscat hotels, being the capital, the city offers the finest of options. However Muscat holidays are not very frequent and popular especially for citizens residing in Western countries. The conditions applying to obtain …

The Road From Vungtau To Dalat – Travelling By Road In Vietnam

We were driving around probably not too sure where to go. We must have been heading to Saigon when I saw this sign post on the right saying Dalat. I had heard the name. It was an old French hill station far to the north of Saigon. It had the good reputation of an agreeable place to go. It brought to mind tales of one of the old British hill stations of the RAJ. Simla? Anyway my curiosity was roused and I asked PB if she had been there and she said no. I turned right and off we went. We were able to come to these decisions without any discussion which was good. On the other hand we didn’t …

Why Should Parents Let Their Teenage Kids Travel With Friends?

More often than not you will come across parents who’re ready to create a protective wall around their kids – never letting the child behave independently. While protecting your child from whatever things you think aren’t necessary, it is also important to make sure that you child becomes a responsible individual. Since adolescence is the right age to teach the child a couple of things, including the importance of being responsible for own things and actions. This is also the age is when being over-protective parents might not be the best thing to do – so let your child tie his own shoes, pack his own bag, do his own homework and talk to his friends – even if that …

Advantages of Bus Travel

Bus is the most popular transport nowadays. Many people choose bus as the best transport for them because of the many advantages they find in it. Others never get on a bus, thinking only of the disadvantages, which are truly a lot. Here I will tell you the reasons why it is better to choose travelling by bus rather than travelling with your car for example. The good standpoints for travelling by bus Many people choose bus transport because it is cheap. This is the main reason why when you get on a bus you will see mainly students and old people. The tickets for long destinations are much cheaper than the flight tickets. You can also by a card …

Travelling With Heathrow Transfers

Transferring in Heathrow is easy thanks to the different services and vehicles located in the vicinity. On your next travel you can enjoy choosing which kind of service you would like to avail for Heathrow Transfers. You can choose to ride a luxurious car, travel in a bus or shuttle, or ride a train. One of the best things about enjoying these transfers is that you no longer have to worry about carrying your luggage. You can also enjoy the fact that you no longer need to wait in long lines for a taxi or have to fight for one. Heathrow Transfers are equipped to take care of clients that arrive from the airport and those who wish to depart …

71 Must Know Tips on Travelling Safely

Before you leave 1. Check up to 6 months ahead what vaccinations you may need. 2. Photocopy passport and, if possible, save a copy onto your email account. 3. Take recent photographs of your children with you so it will be easier to identify them should you become separated. 4. Get phone number and address for your country’s embassy at your destination. 5. Give someone at home contact details for you. 6. Get a comprehensive travel insurance policy. If you have any existing conditions, check these are not excluded. Some travel insurance policies exclude acts of terrorism, make sure yours doesn’t! 7. Do not buy insurance directly from your agent or airline. These are often overpriced and by shopping around …

Things You Should Know About Taxis And Mini Cabs Before Travelling To UK

There’re plentiful taxis in UK. Unless it’s raining, you’re late for an appointment or you’ve lots of luggage, you won’t have any problem in finding a taxi. You can find two types of taxis in the city – licensed taxis and mini cabs, which are also known as Private Hire Cars or PVCs. All the taxis must be licensed either by local municipal or by borough council. You should also check the license number and taxi number of the vehicle before using it for your journey because it’s a legal requirement. From a passenger’s point of view, the main difference between a taxi and a mini cab is that taxis can be hailed in the streets of UK while cabs …

Few Tips on Travelling From Luton Airport

Getting to the airport You will find numerous challenges, when you are planning a flight out of Luton Airport. Your first challenge is to get to the airport and if you intend to travel by car you will probably have to use M1 whether you are coming from the North or South of the country. Unfortunately, the motorway is notoriously busy at this point with both airport traffic and cars heading to or coming out of London. Apart from the M25 which the M1 links onto, this is probably the second busiest strip of motorway in the country and because of the volume of traffic any accident can quickly develop into a significant tail back and could cause sufficient delay …

Travelling to Nigeria? Then Begin Taking Into Consideration Your Nigerian Visa

If you are planning on staying in Nigeria either in the form of tourist or simply on a business trip from the United kingdom then you will need to take into account Nigerian visa standards. Since 07 visa applications should first be made on-line to the Nigerian Consulate. If you plan on experiencing some of the excellent places of this sub-Saharan nation then you first have got to receive an invite. It’s not apparent whether invites can be obtained via whatever travel business you happen to be using. You cannot go into Nigeria unless you have already been inoculated against Yellow Fever. You have to have been vaccinated not less than three months before you are due to travel also …