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Check your car tax, car insurance, MOT and driving licence are valid here (10/31/2022) - Instantly check if your car is taxed, insured & MoT’d and that your driving licence is valid with our guide to official free tools here. Big changes are coming to the MOT test. On May 20, 2018, the test changed…
Car tax changes… VED changes explained and how you can beat the hikes (10/31/2022) - New tax rates for vehicles registered after 1 April 2017, have now come into place. As a result, some new car owners are now liable to pay £520 a year in tax – while drivers of eco-friendly vehicles have also…
What the characters on your driving licence number really mean (10/26/2022) - Ever wondered what makes up your driving licence number? It’s not simply a random collection of 16 characters – here’s what it really means… Each driving licence holder in England, Scotland and Wales has a 16 character long, unique driver…
Can a Highways England motorway traffic officer give me a speeding ticket? Find out what these officers can and can’t do (10/25/2022) - We’ve all seen traffic officers on motorways, but what exactly is their role and do they have any powers to stop and fine drivers? Here’s all you need to know right here.
Manchester Airport Terminal 2 drop-off changes (10/25/2022) - Manchester Airport drop-off and pick-up – Terminal 2 If you have not travelled from Manchester Airport Terminal 2 since July 2021, here is all you need to know about the new changes for dropping off and picking up passengers and…
Travel Safety Tips: UK Driving Licence Categories (10/25/2022) - What are the categories and codes on my driving licence? What you can (and can’t) drive on a standard UK driving licence Safe and legal driving goes far beyond the highway code. Ever wondered about the different categories on the…
Glasgow Airport check in times and terminal guide (10/25/2022) - Find out what which terminal you need for your flight from Glasgow Airport, along with check-in times… Glasgow Airport recommends you should be at the airport 2 hours before your flight for domestic flights, 3 hours before for European flights…
Get free drinking water at airports and beat the after-security price hikes… where to fill up your bottles revealed (10/24/2022) - Airport security rules make it impossible to take water through to the departure lounge, where buying bottles can be frustratingly expensive. However, it’s easy to dampen down your airside expenses by packing a few empty bottles in your hand luggage…
Avoid mid-flight meltdowns this winter holiday season with our family guide to flying abroad (10/19/2022) - The Winter holiday season is still a busy time as many families escape for winter sun, snow sports or, this year particularly, that long postponed reuniting of far-flung families at Christmas. Whether flying long- or short-haul, we understand the additional…
Beat late payment of the Dartford Crossing charge (10/14/2022) - Have you forgotten something? Sadly you could be one of the 300,000 drivers who forgot to pay their Dartford Crossing charge in one month alone – racking up potential bills of around £21m? Make sure you swerve the fine with…
Where can I smoke cigarettes and ‘vape’ e-cigarettes at Gatwick, Heathrow, Manchester, Birmingham and all major UK airports? All the details here (10/12/2022) - Where can and can’t you have a last-minute cigarette or ‘vape’ before you fly from major UK airports? Here’s all the information you need to plan your nicotine intake ahead of your flight with our guide to ‘after-security’ smoking rules…
Airport parking for motorbikes… is it possible to park my bike at the airport for the duration of my trip? (10/10/2022) - With approximately 1.4 million motorbikes on the UK’s roads, how are riders served when it comes to airport parking? We reveal what’s on offer at all major UK airports. Go straight to parking information for your airport Scroll down to…
Cancelled flight? The truth behind flight delays this Summer (10/6/2022) - Following the setbacks the travel industry has faced over the last few years, it’s reassuring to see the number of UK airports experiencing a low number of cancellations during June and the encouraging statistics for early departures. Delays will inevitably…
How to change or correct the name on your flight ticket – and what it will cost you (9/29/2022) - From spelling mistakes to swapping passengers altogether, there are many reasons you might need to adjust your airline ticket. Negotiate this tricky topic with our easy-to-read guide. Here’s the information you’ll need to change or amend…
Flying with Christmas crackers : Find out if your airline will let you travel with the festive faves this Xmas (9/22/2022) - Far from being a case of simply popping Christmas crackers into their hand luggage or checked bags, airports and airlines impose tough rules on how passengers can carry these festive essentials. Heightened security measures have resulted in many airlines completely…

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