Hand Luggage Allowance on British Carriers

Carry-on Luggage

Size and Weight Limits for Hand Luggage on British Carriers: Airlines, especially the budget airlines are merciless when it comes to charging for your luggage.  Although most have a luggage allowance of 20 kg for check-in bags, many now raise revenue by charging a fee for checking in your luggage in the hold.   The […]

Alveston Manor Hotel – Stratford-upon-Avon

Alveston Manor Hotel © Travel Signposts

Review of Our Stay at the Alveston Manor Hotel : Our hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon was the Macdonald Alveston Manor Hotel which is about a 10 minute walk from the centre of  Stratford-upon-Avon. This hotel is set in beautiful grounds and has a restful feel about it. Our room was a nice size, but it was […]

British Tourism Embraces Hi-Tech

iTravel International

Hi-Tech Tourism, the way of the Future: Are you a technophile or a technophobe? This depends on whether you are one of these people who carry your iPhone, iPod Touch, Blackberry, MP3s, laptop or whatever gadgets with you on holiday because you like or have a need to be connected to the world even on […]

Interesting Facts about England and Wales

Castle Howard, Yorkshire

Ten Interesting Facts about England and Wales: London is home to Big Ben, Queen Elizabeth II is head of state and Shakespeare lived in Stratford-upon-Avon – these are some of the things that most people know about Britain whether they’ve been there or not. But here is a selection of things that you may not […]

Useful facts for travel to England

Useful facts to help you plan your visit to England and Wales Festivals Public Holidays Visas Health Time Electricity Weights & Measures Business hours: shops, offices, pubs etc. Money, Banks etc. Useful Telephone Numbers Festivals Festivals often happen in the months you’ll be there. There are so many events in England and Wales that the […]