As I was already travelling in Chile, this trip started with a 3-hour flight from Santiago to La Paz with LATAM, possibly my favourite South-American airline. My friend and I landed into La Paz around 10am, however I almost fainted on arrival due to the altitude change!
My journey started by using the direct service from London Heathrow to Kenya using Kenya Airlines, they use the 787 Dreamliners which are very comfortable and the attendants on-board were all eager to please.
When I arrived at the Airport to find Georgina from Gold Medal carrying a rucksack with “Sheila’s on Tour” emblazoned across it, I knew this would be a memorable trip, and it was for so many reasons.
Read the second part of Michaela’s awe-inspiring trip to the Maldives below.
A couple of weeks ago I would have said Iceland was somewhere people went to see the Northern Lights in the winter, and that group tours were designed either for elderly people or backpackers. Last week I was fortunate enough to be invited on a trip around Iceland by Intrepid Travel, which I’m delighted to say, put my naïve misconceived ideas to an end.
A little over a week ago I returned from an incredible 15 days away where I visited Egypt, Jordan & Israel – three countries I’ve had on my Bucket List for ages – and it certainly didn’t disappoint!
Before starting work at TravelLab last year this is definitely a question I would have asked too – in the age of the Internet with all the information in the world at your fingertips, why would you need to use a travel agent? So just in case you were wondering the same thing, here is a short article sharing our top reasons why you should consider us when planning your next holiday…
On the 27th March 2018 the renewal cost of a British passport is set to rise by up to 17%. This means an adult passport is going to increase from £72.50 to £85.00.
In case you weren’t aware, you’re able to renew your passport with up to 9 months of validity left and the remaining time carries over onto your next passport expiry date. So if your passport expires before December 27th this year, then it may well be worth getting it renewed ASAP to save yourself a few quid!
February 13th marked the first arrival of a British charter flight to Tunisia since the devastating Sousse terror attack in 2015, which tragically killed 36 holiday-makers, of which, 30 were from the UK.