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Romantic city breaks in Europe for Valentine’s Day

Forget petrol station flowers or a practical hoover to give your Valentine this year, make it an opportunity to build lifelong memories and whisk them off for a city break in Europe. Let us play cupid and see our top city breaks in Europe to...

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Planning a Ski Holiday – What You Need to Know

The January blues are almost behind us and you may be planning your next getaway already. For some, the snow-covered hilltops are calling and the countdown until the ski holiday is well and truly underway....

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Winter sun destinations

Want to swap your thermals for sun, sea and sand? We have compiled our lust list for winter sun destinations....

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Are you prepared for your Winter sports holiday?

Planning on hitting the slopes this winter? According to a previous AA Travel Insurance survey of almost 9,400 respondents, almost 9% said they had taken a skiing or snowboarding trip or both in the last five years....

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Top Tips for Driving in Hot Climates

In the words of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air “It’s (summer summer) summer time”, which for some will mean packing up the car and heading to the South of France, while for others it means the South of Ireland. Whatever the destination the trip...

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How to Protect against Lost Luggage

It’s something we all dread: losing our luggage. It’s up there (alongside sunburn between the toes) as one of the worst things that could happen whilst on holidays. However, if you are unfortunate enough to be a victim of this unwelcome experience, follow our steps...

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5 Reasons to Get Travel Insurance

Whether you bagged a last minute deal or have been dreaming of sand and sea since Christmas, there’s no doubt that you’re excited to take to the skies. In between making sure you’ve packed the essentials (passport, flight tickets, iPod - check), it’s easy to...

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Pompeii

The ruins of Pompeii lie five miles from the foot of Mount Vesuvius in the western region of Campania. This ruined ancient roman city was destroyed on August 24th 79AD when the volcano erupted and brought destruction to the city, killing 3,000 citizens in the...

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Hiring and Driving a Car in Europe

Hiring a car anywhere abroad should be a relatively easy and transparent process, but very often it is not and is something that can cost you dear when you get home. The array of insurances and confusing conditions can make it virtually impossible to make an...