Know Before You Go – Foreign Travel Advice & Travel Tips

Your holiday is important to you, so why take chances when booking it?

Featuring regular updates on the issues that matter most to you, APH’s fabulous Know Before You Go guide provides across the board research on all travel topics; from airport Wi-Fi costs, to mobile roaming charges, and even the price of flying with Golf Equipment.

We’ve got all the facts and figures in one handy place so you can get the best deals and be fully prepared for your trip. Know Before You Go does all the hard work so that you don’t have to!

Pre-flight pampering: Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) compares beauty treatments and wellness offerings at UK airports

According to the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation*, over one-third of business travellers (37%) have combined their work travel with an extended leisure break, resulting in what is now known as a ‘bleisure’ trip. For travellers looking for a…

Cost Of UK Passports

Passport

If you need a new passport use the table below to understand what options there are to get a new passport or renew your passport, how much it will cost you, and how much time it will take. Understand your…

APH Compares Airline Wi-Fi Offerings

For an increasingly connected world, access to Wi-Fi is often vital for those who wish to stay productive or entertained on their travels. With this in mind, Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) has created a guide comparing Wi-Fi and connection…

APH Compares Travel Insurance Policies

According to recent research published by TravelSupermarket.com*, 46% of Britons claim they regularly go on holiday without buying travel insurance, with possible reasons including misunderstanding policies or feeling put off by high excess costs. With this in mind, Airport Parking…

Steer Clear of a Fine

According to the latest research published by Post Office Travel Money*, the cost of fuel has fallen by 25% making self-drive holidays a popular choice among UK holidaymakers. Road speed limits and driving regulations differ across Europe and therefore Airport…

APH Compares Rules on Tipping Abroad

A recent study, published by UK-based International Currency Exchange (November 2013), found that 40% of British travellers admitted they found tipping awkward and almost one in three confessed they did not know how much to tip in a destination. In…

APH compares fuel prices abroad

  With the Petrol Retailer’s Association reporting potential increases in fuel of 5p per litre in the UK and abroad, it is evident that these costs can make a hole in a holidaymakers’ budget. In order to assist drivers when…

The extra charges on low cost airlines

Fear of Flying

With many of the low-cost airlines introducing new ‘booking’ fees during 2012, Airport Parking and Hotels (www.aph.com) has updated their extra charges research to help travellers plan ahead and keep travel costs to a minimum. The research compares the extra charges…

APH compares foreign exchange rates

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With the pound recently falling further against the value of the Dollar and Euro, banks and money exchange services have reported record sales in travel money orders with Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money seeing online orders for foreign currency almost tripling…

Top ten tips for driving in winter weather

With weather forecasters predicting snow and below freezing temperatures across the UK this winter, Airport Parking and Hotels (APH), the leading airport parking specialist, is helping motorists plan ahead with a selection of top tips for driving in winter weather…

APH compiles winter sun destinations

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Holiday companies including British Airways and Thomson are anticipating a bumper booking period for winter sun destinations from 6th January onwards due to the “New Year blues”. In order to help winter-sun-worshippers choose the right holiday destination, Airport Parking and…

The cost of calling home

Many of us are glued to our mobiles everyday. Yet many travellers feel too scared of being overcharged to use their phone abroad. Whilst many people advocate using a holiday to switch off from the world for some that’s just…

European driving laws

34 years of Airport Parking

APH has compiled a table of European driving laws to keep you from getting a nasty rap to the wrist. If you are thinking about driving in Europe you need to be aware that rules and regulations for driving vary…