Welcome to ABTA's new Travel talk zone!
Here at ABTA we love all things travel, and this is the part of abta.com where members of the team get to share their thoughts, tips and experiences about the world of travel!
The views expressed in this area are personal and not the official view of ABTA.
Your rights when your plane is delayed or cancelled, or you can't get to the airport
Do you know when to haggle in a market on holiday? Sean Tipton reflects on knowing when and when not to negotiate for a souvenir.
If you have been affected by a flight cancellation, ABTA's Sean Tipton explains the regulation that protects your consumer rights.
ABTA’s Lizzie Andrews used a travel agent to design her holiday to Canada during the fall. It was the best decision ever!
Staying safe in the sun has become a main priority for ABTA's Lizzie Andrews whilst on holiday and her five top tips for summer.
ABTA Staff share stories about their gap years and extended breaks and learned advice for future gappers.
ABTA’s, Clare Jenkinson, senior sustainability and destinations manager talks about her role, Make Holidays Greener and Panama.
ABTA's Sean Tipton tells you why you should only ride a motorised bike on holiday if you know what you're doing.
Nikki White, ABTA’s Director of Destinations and Sustainability gives her top island insights and best holiday memories.
ABTA's Business Development Manager, Vicki Wolf, tells us her top tips on travelling with her kids.
The European Commission has updated the EU Air Safety List
ABTA’s Lizzie Andrews recommends six top tips to keep children and ourselves entertained for long flight journeys.
Following the device ban on selected airlines, ABTA's Sean Tipton covers travel insurance and old forms of entertainment.
ABTA’s Lizzie Andrews recently jumped on the Eurostar to Paris, find out more about her running adventure.
Find out how to have a sustainable and environmentally friendly cruise.
A David Attenborough series in one country
Explore South Africa, one of our 12 Destinations to Watch in 2017
An old favourite revitalised and modernised
If you’re flying from Gatwick there are some important changes you need to know about
From music in New Orleans to beaches in Charleston, explore the South of the USA - one of our 12 'Destinations to Watch' in 2017
Sean Tipton explains why booking with an ABTA Travel Company help you travel with confidence
ABTA's Sean Tipton gives advice about travelling during the hurricane season.
Keep a look out floating plastic or forgotten rubbish... you could be saving a turtle’s life!
Every year a number of holidaymakers are injured or lose their lives because of the way they use their balconies
Sending those snapchats is about to get a lot cheaper...
Super packer Daisy Parker discusses the IATA recommendation for a standard size for hand luggage bags.
ABTA's Sean Tipton tells us why drinking and flying often don’t mix
ABTA's Sean Tipton talks about Zika virus and what it means for you if you're travelling to or from an infected area.
Many of us imagine groups wandering with a guide in clichéd tourist spots. The reality is very different...
ABTA's Sean Tipton explains what to do if things go wrong when you're on holiday
ABTA’s Vegas veteran, Darren Hewitt, gives his top tips on going solo in Las Vegas
Our resident frequenter of Spain Sean Tipton gives us his recommendations for some September sun - can you guess his number one?!
Our very own Carolyn Watson decided to check out Cuba, one of ABTA’s Top Tips for 2015, before the Americans arrive next year!
ABTA’s Amy Edmonds, who has recently graduated from Plymouth University, gives some useful tips for gap year students.
ABTA's Sean Tipton tells you you why it's important to check the entry requirements of the country you're visiting before you book
ABTA's Natassja Etherington reveals her top tips for the perfect post grad travels.
Glastonbury veteran - ABTA's Daisy Parker - gives her top tips on attending overseas festivals this summer.
As the summer holiday season kicks off, ABTA's Sean Tipton talks about the repercussions of bad behaviour on planes.
Planning a hen party is an honour, a logistical nightmare, an exercise in diplomacy and a lot of fun says ABTA's Daisy Parker
ABTA's Hugh Felton lays down the law on how to plan the ultimate stag do.
Travelling opens you up to a world of new experiences but are you a tourist or a traveller when it comes to trying new food?
ABTA's Media Manager Sean Tipton discusses the joys of being able to plan everything but the weather.
ABTA Partner Sagittarius explains why you could be losing critical visitors if your website isn't optimised.
ABTA's Media Manager, Sean Tipton, tells us how to avoid being a victim of holiday booking fraud.
ABTA's Media Manager Sean Tipton tells us how to avoid unnecessary phone charges while on holiday.
ABTA's Media Manager Sean Tipton tells us the benefits of travelling during the spring.