Until you see your luggage at the end of your flight, there’s going to be a little bit of worry that your luggage has been delayed or lost. With thousands of people travelling across the globe every day, losing your luggage can be extremely stressful and difficult to retrieve. Despite this, there are some things you can do if your luggage is delayed or lost. Continue reading
The thought of being cooped up in an aeroplane with a bored, screaming toddler is enough to put any parent off a family holiday until the kids are teenagers! However, every year thousands of families go on holiday abroad, so just how are these wonder parents coping on flights with young children? With a bit of forward planning you can have an enjoyable and peaceful flight, and so can your fellow passengers. Here are a few tips to help you fly with young children Continue reading
Airports are stressful places. You’re either going to find yourself running around with luggage trying to make your flight, or attempting to kill four hours waiting for your flight to turn up. We all deal with stress differently; some handle it calmly, others not so much. Continue reading
Security worries aside, part of the fun of visiting an airport is people watching, spotting different types of travellers as they venture through check in, and pass through scanning machines. Millions of people from all walks of life pass through international airports each year, the next time you head away on holiday, see if you spot of any of these passengers on your travels. Continue reading
What are your main concerns when you fly away on holiday? Do you worry about airport security, feel anxious about flying, or fret about how much money you are going to spend?
Security at airports, flying in general, and the overall cost of holidays are some of the biggest concerns of passengers. Whilst we help to make airports safer at Scan-X Security with our state-of-the art x-ray systems, sadly we can’t lower the cost of flying. Continue reading
How many times have you walked through security at an airport without being challenged? This happened at Manchester Airport recently. A flight arriving in the early hours landed, the passengers disembarked, and promptly walked straight through border control without being stopped. Continue reading
Most travellers treat airport security seriously. Sure, there might be the odd murmur of discontent as passengers queue in line to pass through airport scanners but the vast majority of people understand this is a necessary procedure to make flying safer. Continue reading
Certain cities continue to attract millions of visitors each year but where are the busiest destinations around the globe? To find out we’ve taken a sneak peek at Mastercard’s Global Destination Cities Index, it highlights how popular destinations are based on visitor numbers and how much they spend once they arrive.
Based on their evidence we thought we’d highlight the top five cities in the world according to visitor numbers. This is where tourists were flocking to in 2014 and to build up the anticipation we’ve listed them in reverse order. Continue reading
It’s bad enough waiting for a flight due to depart on time. When scheduled flights are delayed though and you have to wait longer than anticipated at the airport, it often feels like time stands still.
Get to know the layout of the airport in this instance. Think of ways to occupy your time until you can make the next flight and you’ll be boarding the plane before you know it. Continue reading
Travelling is exciting, regardless of whether it’s for work or pleasure – seeing new things, meeting new people, experiencing new cultures. It really is one of the most rewarding things to do. But the further afield you travel, the more often you’ll find yourself having to deal with long haul flights. Continue reading