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


Our Most Popular Blogs of 2016

The Flight Centre travel blog is all about inspiring our readers to visit some of the best destinations on our planet, from the flashy OTTness of Dubai, to the cultural diversity of Southeast Asia and the blissful beaches of Australia’s Gold Coast. Here we … Continue reading

December 22, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg


Potential Industrial Action During Christmas

We are aware that members of the British Airways cabin crew have announced industrial action on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, 25th and 26th December. In addition, there is planned industrial action over the holiday period from Virgin Atlantic pilots. We are monitoring the … Continue reading

December 17, 2016 by Flight Centre UK


Flight Centre UK Named Best Regional Travel Agency

We’re delighted to announce that Flight Centre UK has won four awards in the British Travel Awards 2016! In a room full of fellow travel industry professionals, Flight Centre staff were celebrating at last night’s Rio-inspired awards dinner held in Battersea Evolution, which saw … Continue reading

November 24, 2016 by Flight Centre UK


Virgin Australia Launches New Business Class

Almost a month ago to the day was a particularly special day for Virgin Australia – and of course its discerning customers. What made this day so special you ask? Well, after seven years of operating flights from Australia to North America, this trans-Pacific … Continue reading

September 2, 2016 by First & Business


Where to Find the Best Cakes in the World

We’ve been eagerly counting down the days, and now the wait is finally over: the Great British Bake Off is back! Weeks of mouth-watering cakes, pastries and, my personal favourite, hot buttery breads, are stretched out tantalisingly before us, just waiting to be devoured. … Continue reading

August 30, 2016 by Tessa Watkins


4 New UNESCO-listed Destinations to Visit

UNESCO has been protecting areas of significant value to the planet’s heritage, culture and freedom of expression since 1945. The Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef and the Grand Canyon all feature on a list of over 1,000 incredible locations. And last month, on … Continue reading

August 18, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg


Good Housekeeping Reader Recommended

Great news! We’re delighted to announce that Flight Centre has become the very first travel retailer to be Reader Recommended by the Good Housekeeping Institute (GHI), with particularly high scores for customer service and value for money. The results came from a panel of … Continue reading

August 17, 2016 by Flight Centre UK


6 of the Best Road Trip Movies EVER

“I don’t ever remember feeling this awake.” This is just one of the many famous lines Thelma utters to Louise in one of the most iconic US road trip films of all time: Thelma & Louise. And who could blame her? Sure, they had … Continue reading

July 13, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg


The Best Value Holiday Destinations to Book Now

There may be a cloud hanging over Europe at the moment (physically and metaphorically speaking) but the rest of the world is still offering some fantastic holiday bargains. In the current uncertain climate, while travellers may be apprehensive to visit Europe, Flight Centre has been … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 by Lauren Burvill