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How To Avoid A Travel Scam When Buying Airline Tickets Online

While it may be a good idea to use comparison websites to source cheap airfares, falling for an online travel scam is fairly common. Holiday goers are regularly tricked into thinking they’re getting an amazing deal when they book a…

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Kid-Friendly Hotel Hacks: Tips on How to Make the Most Out of Your Hotel Experience

With the schools being closed for the summer, you’re bound to go on holiday with the kids. That’s why we have curated these kid-friendly hotel hacks for you to enjoy during your travels. Ask for an Upgrade! Yup – sometimes…

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A Wedding Abroad: How to plan a trip with a big group

Do you have your heart set on saying ‘I do’ on an exotic beach in Jamaica or at a romantic vineyard in Paris? It is super easy to get caught up in the excitement of jetting off to a dreamy…

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World’s Best Beaches!

At this time of year, you’re probably planning for the summer and looking for that perfect sunshine destination with a pristine beach and turquoise-colored water! In this blog, we have curated some of the finest beaches the world has to…

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How to Plan a Romantic Getaway

The headline on this topic is pretty straightforward. We’ll attempt to answer two main questions: where to go – and what to do. Let’s get to it. Step 1 – Choose your destination Before you get anywhere, you need to…

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Luxury Holidays on a Budget

Let this year be the year you experience an awesome holiday! By awesome, we mean a 4 to 5-star hotel, beautiful beach, surreal landscape, incredible safari, first-class service, and sumptuous meals! Sounds too good to be true? Nope! Below, we…

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Is Travel Insurance Worth the Cost?

Although travel insurance has been around for decades, most travellers are still oblivious to its importance. Apart from the obvious advantages of covering lost baggage and flight cancellation, travellers tend to forget emergency medical costs abroad can run into the…

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Business Class Upgrade – It’s time!

As the year comes to an end, why not ring in the New Year with an upgrade! There’s a common myth among seasoned Economy class travellers that Business class is just out of their reach, but things have changed over…

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Where to Source Cheap Airfares

Some of the most widely used methods to source cheap airfares are comparison websites. Websites such as Kayak, Momondo, Cheapflights, Skyscanner, Farecompare and similar apps are often used to compare the same airfare across multiple web pages. This, we agree, is a great…

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Ask An Agent – Q&A With Gala Travels

This one’s quite simple. We ask 4 Gala Travels agents to answer 10 questions about their travel adventures. Enjoy! Naeem – Managing Director My first time abroad 1-year old migrating from DAR to YYZ What’s in my bag Passport /…

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