Articles tagged with: travel-accessories
Want to make your next trip stress-free? Here are some clever new travel tools and apps to help you out:
The summer holidays are nearly here!
The internet – increasingly accessed through mobile devices – has established itself as the preferred place for people in mature markets to book and research travel, according to a new report by the hotel company IHG.
No matter how many times I get ripped off at the airport or abroad, travel money always seems to be at the bottom of my holiday list. Like many other travellers, my casual approach costs.
Travellers want to stay in touch with life back home as they fly, according to research conducted by Skyscanner.
Travelbite has teamed up with RedDog Design to offer a lucky reader a Bagpod – the new ‘must have’ travel accessory.
The smartphone is the number one item that Gap year travellers will pack in their backpacks this year according to new research from Post Office Travel Insurance.
This summer, London connoisseurs Molton Brown and the quintessentially English hotel, The Goring are coming together to launch a luxurious ‘London via the World’ bathing menu to celebrate the eccentric, vibrant character of the capital.
A fleet of London minicab's are set to join the likes of London Underground and BT – by providing free Wi-Fi access to their passengers.
Travellers on the London Underground can now use free WiFi to check their emails and tweets, thanks to a new service launched by Virgin Media.
With all the exciting events and celebrations happening in London this year, make the most of the capital with these travel apps, from insider tips compiled by local experts to how to get around in the city:
Never be lost for words with the new Berlitz Phrase Book & CD packs!
Air New Zealand is launching the UK's first ever 'share and earn' promotion – where travellers can earn cash for reccomending the airline's service on Facebook and Twitter.
Val Thorens, the highest ski resort in Europe, has installed WiFi in all of its ski lifts – so visitors can stay easily connected on the slopes.
British Airways have now made it easier to find your perfect holiday destination with the launch of a new ‘Holiday Finder’ tool on ba.com.
The Polaroid SC1630 Smart Camera has been named the best travel gadget for 2012, by Skyscanner. Futuristic watches, waterproof MP3 players and clever chargers also made the top five list.
A great travel photograph captures the essence and atmosphere of a place and most importantly, it inspires you to go see the things you’re viewing in the picture for yourself.
To coincide with the release of The Sunday Times Apps List, we ask technology expert Ella Williamson what makes a good travel app, how technology is shaping the travel industry and what app she thinks should be invented.
Facebook is adding a series of new applications, including travel-related apps, to help users share such things as photos and reviews.
Sarah Gibbons, Travelbite editor, pinpoints the trends of 2012 and the changing landscape of the travel industry:
EasyJet has launched its first smartphone application, which it claims is the fastest airline booking app available.
People planning trips abroad in the near future can now make use of an online resource described as the world's first interactive 3D travel portal.
Airline Regional Express (Rex) has confirmed a passenger's iPhone glowed red and started emitting smoke on a flight from Lismore to Sydney last Friday.
Travel apps on a smartphone are the ideal way to quickly check a map, flight details or where there’s a good restaurant nearby.
Smartphones are at the heart of a 'self-service revolution' that is taking place at airports across the world, according to research by SITA, a provider of communications and IT solutions to the aviation industry.