Value for money integral in University applications
Posted on Dec 30, 2011 by Ashley Curtis
Value for money and adventurous courses are enticing potential university students from around the world, reports Press Association.
Double tax whammy coming for the average family holiday
Posted on Dec 30, 2011 by Chris Taylor
Flights abroad may be but a dream for some families as new green taxes look set raise to the price of some holidays by as much £450.
Treacherous weather ruins Scottish ski conditions
Posted on Dec 29, 2011 by Joe Elvin
Many ski resorts in Scotland have been forced to close due to horrific weather in the region.
Parents urged to learn more about university fees
Posted on Dec 28, 2011 by Joe Elvin
Parents of college students in Plymouth are being invited to learn more about university fees.
ABTA reveals 2012 holiday predictions
Posted on Dec 28, 2011 by Ashley Curtis
The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) has revealed its predictions for the holiday industry in 2012, with more consumers expected to seek adventure and exploration holidays.
Travellers wave goodbye to excessive card charges
Posted on Dec 23, 2011 by Chris Taylor
Holidaymakers will have a little extra cash to spend on their vacations following a ban on excessive debit and credit card surcharges, BBC News reports.
Cook islands boosted by 'Shipwrecked' competition
Posted on Dec 22, 2011 by Chris Taylor
Contestants of this year's 'Shipwrecked: The Island' are providing just the boost the Cook Islands need, according to the island's tourist board.
Christmas blues as one in five stay at home
Posted on Dec 21, 2011 by Chris Taylor
A fifth of the nation will be grounded this Christmas because they can't afford to go on holiday, a survey has found.
Rail fare increases angers passengers
Posted on Dec 20, 2011 by Ashley Curtis
Commuters, students and casual rail users are up in arms after the Association of Train Operating Companies announced a rail fare price hike of 5.9 per cent starting January 2012, reports BBC News.
Downturn causes William and Kate to abandon winter ski trip
Posted on Dec 19, 2011 by Chris Taylor
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have cancelled a skiing trip this winter amidst fears it would send out "the wrong signal" during the economic downturn.
Post-grads should "shop around" for lowest fees
Posted on Dec 15, 2011 by Deborah Bates
Although it has never been an inexpensive option, those hoping to enter into postgraduate study should shop around to find the best deal.
Skiers keen to save money this season
Posted on Dec 15, 2011 by Joe Elvin
Three quarters of those planning a ski holiday are hoping to spend less than last season, according to a new survey.
Brits rely on word of mouth to plan golfing holiday
Posted on Dec 14, 2011 by Joe Elvin
Brits planning a golfing holiday are most likely to choose their destination based on recommendations from friends, according to a new survey.
Skiers urged to check travel insurance policies
Posted on Dec 13, 2011 by Joe Elvin
Brits going on skiing holidays have been urged to ensure they purchase adequate travel insurance.
Writer gives insight into skiing holiday
Posted on Dec 12, 2011 by Deborah Bates
A writer has given an insight into how exhilarating a vacation on the slopes can be, praising everything from the local cuisine to the "magical" post-ski swims.
Government letting down university students, minister says
Posted on Dec 12, 2011 by Deborah Bates
The government continues to let down students when it comes to heading to university, according to the shadow minister for higher education, Shabana Mahmood.
Phillip Price regains European Tour card by skin of his teeth
Posted on Dec 12, 2011 by Joe Elvin
Professional golfer Phillip Price has declared his relief after securing his European Tour card for another season.
Fears of reduced spaces on lab-based degrees
Posted on Dec 08, 2011 by Joe Elvin
The changes to university funding may lead to a decline in expensive lab-based degrees, it is feared.
Demand still high for family holidays
Posted on Dec 08, 2011 by Deborah Bates
Demand is still high for family holidays, even though times are tight in the British economy.
Dramatic snowfall across popular ski resorts
Posted on Dec 06, 2011 by Joe Elvin
Huge amounts of snow has fallen across France, Switzerland and Austria today in what is being heralded as the start of the ski season.