Travel Links

The below 'travel recommendations' is a list of Travel Grooves favourite and trusted websites. Feel confident using them when making your own travel arrangements online. These websites are either tried and tested myself or are companies that I have dealt with when I was a travel agent.

  •   FLYING
skyscanner banner

Skyscanner lists all the airfares on majority of the airlines around the world. Scan quickly for the best deal.


Another third party website that lists airfares in a quick scan format to find the best deal. They tend to include low cost airlines.

easyJet Flights logo

easyJet Flights are my go-to airline for cheap flying from the UK into Europe. Cheap flights + great service = you can't go wrong! Check their Flight Flexibility Policy.

Jacks Flight Club logo

Receive weekly emails with the latest airfare deals from the UK, Europe and USA. Jacks Flight Club does all the searching for you. All you have to do is book.

Qatar Airways seems to be our family's go to airline for international airfares. They always seem to have the best fares and schedules, anywhere in the world.

Easyjet provide a wide range holiday packages from the UK. Find your perfect city break, a beach escape, luxury holidays, all-inclusive holidays and more.

arrival

logo for stasher, a luggage storage company

Affordable daily luggage storage at trusted shops and hotels around the world. Better than leaving your luggage at the airport - if they offer luggage hold anymore!

If you're flying in/out of the UK, then National Express is one of the most inexpensive ways to travel to/from airports and overland to other cities.

Accommodation

Booking.com

A comprehensive list of accommodation worldwide. Complete with maps, hotel info and reviews. Choose by location or by price!

Hostels cater for everyone. Travel on a budget and stay in dorms. Or you can choose from their luxury range and stay in double/twin rooms instead.

  •   CARHIRE

Owned by Booking.com.  Compare the prices of all the major car rental companies, anywhere in the world, on one page. Find the best deal and book immediately. 

Auto Europe is a third party website where you can shop around for the best car rental deals. One stop shop for a range of vendors.

  •   COACHING/BUS

The leaders in small group adventure tours, (dont worry, not extreme stuff!). You have the benefit of locally based guides plus the flexibility to do your own thing too.

A Trip Advisor company that sells over 300,000 sightseeing tours and activities in 190 countries worldwide. You can read the reviews on Trip Advisor.

Busbud is an online bus-booking platform. With the worlds largest selection of bus tickets, you can easily compare prices from different companies and book the best option.

One of the leading open-top sightseeing bus tours that you see in major cities around the world, like in Paris or London. Pre book your Bigj Bus hop-on hop-off experience now.

  •   RAIL

For international visitors (non-European residents) wanting to buy rail passes for their European holiday.

rail europe

Gain access to over 50 European train companies. View prices & schedules on the one website and then book.

Get best available prices and times for either train or bus tickets for any European journey.

travel insurance

Travel insurance for everyone. You can even buy away from home.

Travel insurance cover for Australians travelling domestically or overseas + travellers arriving in Aus.

Tailor your insurance needs by comparing various insurance plans on the one page. 

  •   LUGGAGE 

Specialising in stylish, yet lightweight and durable luggage and cabin bags. Plus they are mindful about size restrictions imposed by airlines.

logo for stasher, a luggage storage company

Affordable daily luggage storage at trusted shops and hotels around the world. Better than leaving your luggage at the airport - if they offer luggage hold anymore!

Lonely planet travel books

Get 10% discount automatically applied by clicking on the above image. Find a selection of Lonely Planet guides plus unique travel books.

Lonely Planet where to go when

No need to ever wonder again where's the best place to go in January, February, March....  This book lays it all out for you. Just click on the above image for more details.

travel gift of books - front cover of book called Ubuntu

An amazing journey by a solo female traveller, riding her motorcycle throughout Africa. Would you do it? Buy on Amazon by clicking on above image.

Timeless on the silk road

Heathers incredible soul searching journey continues as she rides from London back to Australia via the Silk Road. Buy on Amazon by clicking on above image.

travels in a thin country

I read this book as I travelled Chile from North to South, just as the author did. Interesting to read how things change and dont change over the years. Buy on Amazon by clicking on above image.

fat chick goes awol

The funniest adventure book I have ever read. Find out how riding a trike down the whole length of West Australia can be so hilarious.


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