Do you use your phone like at home when you travel internationally? Unlikely. Travellers often rely on free Wi-Fi while travelling, don’t answer calls and hold back on using data when there is no free Wi-Fi available. By simply travelling smarter, you can use your phone when you travel without the worry of extortionate roaming charges.
From the sprawling metropolises of the US, to the sandy deserts of North Africa and the mechanised megacities of the People’s Republic, this list of some of the world’s most expensive destinations for mobile roaming ranges far and wide, to help raise awareness and steer would-be travellers away from bloated phone bills and hidden costs.
AARP has released a new report delving into the solo travel market. The highlights include:
Among adults aged 45+ who have travelled for personal/leisure reasons in the past 2 years and who use at least one online travel website, 37% claim to have taken a solo trip in the past.
Of the 37% who have travelled solo, 53% of travellers are married and 39% are single/divorced.
On average, they have taken 4 solo trips.
81% are likely to take another solo trip in the next 12 months.
The solo traveller is looking for a laidback and relaxing holiday. The majority of solo travellers are extremely satisfied with their solo trips, with 81% planning to take another solo trip within the next 12 months. Click here to learn more.
After collecting 30,000 reviews, European online travel agency eDreams has picked a novel way of displaying what it says are the best airlines in the world. Respondents were asked to rate airlines according to their overall experience, value for money, check-in boarding experience, VIP lounge, aircraft, cleanliness and aircraft condition, comfort/space between seats, service and in-flight entertainment. Singapore Airlines, Korean Air and China topped the list while Icelandair, Air Algeria and Blu Express rounded out the list's bottom end. Click here for additional information.
Hi there! I’m Gigi from The Ramble—a blog about travel and inspiration. This year I interviewed 100 Italian locals for a guidebook called Italy: 100 Locals Tell You Where to Go, What to Eat, and How to Fit In. The idea is that the best travel tips always come from the locals…so I asked 100 of them to tell us about their cities and regions. [...]
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