What to Know About the Personal Electronics Ban on Flights

On Tuesday 21 March 2017 the US government announced that certain electronic devices will be forbidden in the cabins of particular flights from the Middle East and North Africa, to the USA. The UK government followed suit some hours later. UK Electronics Ban What … Continue reading

March 22, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


An Expert’s Guide to Europe

“From Ibiza’s pink and pretty sunsets to unbelievably good pasta in Italy and historic cities like Amsterdam, Europe is such a versatile destination.” Ruth Jones has worked at Flight Centre for four years, and loves Europe’s diversity. But, she says, beware the countryside! “I … Continue reading

March 20, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


An Insider’s Guide to Vietnam

Local knowledge is the key to unlocking the secrets of a place. That’s why we’ve partnered with Buffalo Tours for our Asia Journeys. Meet Tuong, your Vietnamese guide… Everyone should visit once Vietnam’s diverse scenery, culture and food offer visitors completely different experiences. From … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


The Ultimate 50 Things to Do In the USA

Forget the tourist traps and clichés. At Flight Centre we’ve worked with our Experts both here and in the USA to come up with the ultimate list of things to do in the Land of the Free. These experiences are all tried and tested … Continue reading

March 9, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


An Expert’s Guide to Africa

“From mountain gorillas in Uganda and Rwanda to the great migration across the Masai Mara, this part of the world shows nature at its best.” Tom Grapes is a huge advocate for Africa and has worked at Flight Centre for four years. He has … Continue reading

March 7, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


Australia: The Wild Continent

This article originally appeared in the April 2015 issue of Flight Centre UK’s tri-annual magazine: The Experts. It can be easy with a country of such vastness – writes Chris Leadbeater – to reduce Australia to a series of iconic landmarks.You know the ones: the … Continue reading

February 28, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


In Conversation about Africa Conservation

“When you realise the value of all life, you dwell less on what is past and concentrate more on the preservation of the future” – Dian Fossey Watching Lake Nakuru’s shores turn an electric shade of pink as the flamingos glide along the water, … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


Eastern USA: Boston to New York and Washington DC

Midway through my plate of delicious lobster ravioli, it starts: “Do you mind if I take a quick picture?” There’s a queue of tourists – writes Clare Thorp – cameras in hand, eager to snap me eating my lunch. I wonder if they’ve mistaken me for … Continue reading

February 20, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


The Best Places to Eat in Marbella

Whatever your budget, whatever your mood, Marbella and neighbouring Puerto Banus offer a huge selection of different cuisines, so much so that choosing can be quite the task. Catherine from The Luxury Editor makes things easier for you with her collection of the best … Continue reading

February 13, 2017 by Flight Centre UK


Exploring Orlando, Miami and the Florida Keys

Windows down, shades on, music blaring; a road trip is the best way to see the USA, reckons Helen Wright. Seven days into my Journey, I’d already been on quite an adventure – all around the world, in fact. Thanks to Walt Disney World … Continue reading

February 10, 2017 by Flight Centre UK