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What Makes a Good Hotel For A Business Traveller

What Makes a Good Hotel For A Business Traveller

Life on the road as a sales person or business person can be lonely and very frustrating, especially if the meeting didn’t go to plan or you had another bad day stuck in traffic and going mad at other drivers. When you are heading towards your hotel, the last thing you want is to worry about how good its going to be or whether you are going to have a decent nights sleep.

 

Below, we take a look at what makes a good hotel for a business traveller.

 

Location – When you have meetings in any area of the country, it is frustrating to end up in a hotel that is miles from any transport connections or from your meetings. It is vital that the hotel has good road, bus and train links so that you can easily use the hotel as a base and get from A to B, quickly and cost effectively. There is no point paying for a really cheap hotel yet being 20 miles away from your meeting if you are going to get a taxi or then have to travel even further, so it’s important to weigh up location and cost when booking your hotel.

 

Price – If you are on the road regularly for business then you know the cost of the travel can soon mount up, especially if you require hotels for the majority of the week nights on your away trips. You need a hotel that is affordable and … Read the rest

Our New Adventure Group Is Launching

Our New Adventure Group Is Launching

The very famous last words of Marco Polo – the great traveler, explorer and adventurer were “I did not tell the half of what I saw”. Well, he could have told all had we launched this website during his life time!

Adventure Travel expeditions have been a source finding out new place around the world for decades.

People with a hunger for adventure have been travelling around to places which have been never heard of before. Many such travelers like Marco Polo, Columbus, Magellan and many more contributed immensely to such adventure travel communities and the world also.

Whatever Marco Polo and the other great travelers did share in their travelogues opened the eyes of their readers to a completely different world with its own culture, customs and people. Such travelogues served as destination guides, travel tips, route maps etc.

Such Travelers used to share trip information through writings and books, and such source of information created awareness and curiosity among people.

There is no better source of information than a person who has experienced it himself/herself, right?

Well, at cheap Holidays 24, our members share their first hand trip experiences capturing beautiful moments, sights on the way, places to eat, practical difficulties etc of their trips. Also, the members get to see the actual photos taken by travelers and not the digitally edited ones that are posted on tourism websites. There are many routes one can take to get to a destination depending on preferences and resources.

Most of … Read the rest

Tips For Traveling With Kids

Tips For Traveling With Kids

We all know it can be problematic travelling long distances with young children, with the numerous temper tantrums, toilet stops and toddler troubles. However, fear not, this article outlines a few simple travel planning tips that you can prepare in advance to ensure your vacation goes smoothly. Ensuring you are fully prepared before embarking will mean getting the most out of your kids.

Entertainment

Keep your kids entertained with plenty of books, comics or toys for the journey. Depending on your children’s age these items may vary from a crayon book to an iPod, but will be a great way to keep your children occupied in queues, airports and on bus rides. Don’t forget to check the battery life on any portable games before leaving.

Engaging your younger children in visual games along the way will also help to distract them from the boredom of traveling. Old favourites like eye spy and ‘how many things can you see beginning with…?’ games always work wonders to pass the time.

Finding somewhere to stay

Accommodation wise, it is always important to plan well in advance before any unexpected problems arise. It would be suggested to find your accommodation at least 6-8 weeks in advance of international travel to avoid any mishaps and mistakes that can be made booking a place to stay.

There are a number of specialist companies that rent holiday homes suitable for families, such as onefinestay in London, Wimdu or AirBNB which will have a range of homes suitable … Read the rest