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…

Are Airport Lounges Worth the Cost?

Written by Kate Goldstone - 04.03.15

We’ve waxed lyrical about airport lounges before, taking a good look at the comfort, peace, quiet and great facilities they offer to the travel-worn, noise-averse and crowd-hating travelling public. But there are rumblings afoot… are priority pass airport lounges still good value for money or has the bubble burst? We […] Continue Reading…

Inconsiderate Gatwick Parking Provokes Fury

Written by Kate Goldstone - 26.02.15

There’s trouble in East Grinstead as ‘problem parkers’ dump their vehicles in the sleepy little town then disappear off by train to Gatwick for a holiday, or to London for a long weekend. And it’s driving the residents nuts. One woman is so fed up with travellers leaving their cars clogging […] Continue Reading…

Do You Want a Fighter Jet Escort When You Fly?

Written by Kate Goldstone - 18.02.15

Air travel safety is big news this week. If you’re feeling a bit uncertain about flying these days, you’re not alone. You’d be forgiven for thinking that air travel is becoming less safe by the minute. Eurofighter Typhoon Air travel safety – Is it safe to fly? We’re […] Continue Reading…

Driverless Cars and Parking Congestion

Written by Kate Goldstone - 11.02.15

The UK car industry is hoping for a whopping £19m government investment to help fund new innovations. A host of regular car manufacturers are joining the race, all revealing their own designs. Google has been testing their own revolutionary driverless vehicle technology for some time. They’ve collected data about […] Continue Reading…

Learn About the Airport Lounges at Johannesburg Airport

Written by Kate Goldstone - 05.02.15

It’s a long, long way away. If you live in Britain, flights to and from South Africa take a while. The last thing you need is to get on your ‘plane home all frazzled and cross, stressed and weary, grubby, thirsty and peckish. Whether you’re travelling international or domestic, you need a comfortable, smart, […] Continue Reading…

IATA Airport Codes for UK Airports

Written by Kate Goldstone - 28.01.15

About UK IATA Airport Codes If you’ve ever wondered what the three letter airport codes that appear on your pre-printed luggage labels  are all about, here’s a run-down about everything to do with IATA airport codes. IATA – International Air Transport Association What are IATA airport codes and why […] Continue Reading…

Jan 2015 UK Airport News – The Latest Air Travel Tales

Written by Kate Goldstone - 21.01.15

The festive dust has well and truly cleared, the world is back to normal and there’s plenty of strange, weird, wonderful airport news flying around about the UK’s airports. UK Airports Top UK airport news stories for January 2015 Here are a few of the best, including some sensible and […] Continue Reading…

Affordable VIP Treatment in Dubai Airport Lounges

Written by Kate Goldstone - 15.01.15

Some people go there on holiday. But the majority of British people travelling to and from Dubai are there on business. And to do great business, you need to arrive at your destination fresh, relaxed, rested and raring to go. That’s why Dubai airport lounges are such a popular […] Continue Reading…