Britain’s Busy Airports Get Busier

Written by Kate Goldstone - 13.05.15

As we move inexorably towards the 2015 summer holiday season, it looks like Britain’s already-busy airports are getting even busier. What’s going on, is it a long term trend and what – if anything – can you do to make the entire experience as painless as possible? Continue Reading…

Gatwick Airport and Heathrow Airport News Round-Up

Written by Kate Goldstone - 07.05.15

With the Uk General Election less than 24 hours away, expansion plans for Gatwick airport and Heathrow are dependant on the result. At the same time the continuing terrorist threat means security is hotter than ever, with airport alerts on a weekly basis. Here’s the latest airport news. Continue Reading…

In the past couple of weeks two natural disasters have rocked the world, the Chilean volcano and the Nepalese earthquake. The Tsunami in 2004 was a world-class natural tragedy whose repercussions are still being felt. So what about natural disasters and travel plans? And if you’re caught up in […] Continue Reading…

UK Election: What Does it Mean for Airport Expansion?

Written by Kate Goldstone - 22.04.15

The election is almost upon us. If the pundits are right it’s set to be the most unpredictable general election for a generation, and the confusing mix ‘n’ match of speculation, rhetoric and counter claims is about to come to a head. So what effect will the elected party […] Continue Reading…

Airport News: Soaring Passenger Numbers at UK Airports

Written by Kate Goldstone - 15.04.15

With several major UK airports reporting massive hikes in passenger numbers in recent weeks, it’s clear our appetite for air travel hasn’t been affected by recent air crash tragedies. Flying is more popular than ever and it makes more sense than ever, in view of all those madding crowds, […] Continue Reading…

Tips for Travelling With Children

Written by Kate Goldstone - 08.04.15

Travelling with grown ups is a relatively simple affair, mostly a matter of getting yourselves to the right place at the right time. You’re perfectly capable of staying safe, not getting lost and entertaining yourself as much as you need to. Add kids to the equation and things suddenly […] Continue Reading…

Last Minute Easter Breaks

Written by Kate Goldstone - 02.04.15

There are two reliable ways to grab a brilliant holiday bargain. One is to book as far in advance as you can, the other is to leave it until the very last minute. With the Easter holidays almost upon us, what can you expect from last minute Easter breaks in […] Continue Reading…

Support Your Regional Airport

Written by Kate Goldstone - 25.03.15

Not so long ago travellers had very few airport choices, just the major hubs. Now we have a much better choice, including lots of smaller airports dotted around the country. UK Regional Airports Many were originally built before and during World War Two, lay fallow for years afterwards […] Continue Reading…

Is the threat of terrorism making you feel a bit farty about going abroad? It’s fourteen years since 9/11 and the threat has never completely gone away. Now, with IS on the rampage, the risk feels like it’s on the increase. Is it safe to travel? There has been a […] Continue Reading…

GoSimply Guide to Heathrow Terminal 3

Written by Kate Goldstone - 11.03.15

Heathrow is one of Britain’s biggest and most popular international air travel hubs. It’s an absolutely vast place, so we thought it’d be useful to take you on a brief tour of terminal number 3 and provide you with flight information, directions, public transport options, car parking at Heathrow Terminal 3, the airlines using […] Continue Reading…