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Click on any of the links below to take you to that section of information. We've lots of information for you here from a travel checklist to specific country information. If you can't find what you're looking for, email us and we'll get straight back to you.
 

General Useful Information

Customer Testimonials
Travel Checklist
Weird, Wonderful, Factual and Funny
Single Travel and Woman alone?
The Budget Airlines - updated info
Travel Insurance - Dont leave home without it!
Australians: Beware of Duty Free trap when returning home
Tracing your Family tree
Stay safe on your travels - scams to watch out for
City Sightseeing and fixed price attraction passes
Accommodation - Flashy or Clean, basic but definitely not Trashy?
(Some of) The Best Museums in Europe?


Motorhome Information


Canal Boat Information

A Clients report on his Canal Boat trip
The Best Canal Boat Company in Britain?
Canalboats - What should you consider when deciding upon a boat?
Can't get the holiday to fit into your budget?
Everything you need to know about boat hire



Car Hire Information

Watchpoints when renting
Car rental 'lingo' explained
Should you rent or lease a car?


Holiday Cooking - ideal for boats & motorhomes
 
Nachos Salad
Chicken Pasta

Smoked Salmon Risotto
Quick Minced Beef Stew

One Pot Vegetarian Pasta
One Pot Olive and Tuna Pasta

Crispy Potato Galette
Chicken breasts with....

Chicken and Corn Soup
One pot Roast Chicken and Potatoes
Chilli Con Carne
Fettucini with garlic and Browned butter

Pot chicken with Wine
 

Other Great Websites to help with your planning:

www.worldtimeserver.com  -  for time anywhere in the world
www.freetranslation.com - free translations
www.thepaperboy.com - newspapers from around the world
www.cnn.com/weather - weather around the world
www.meto.gov.uk - comprehensive UK and European weather
www.embassyworld.com/directories - over 700 phone directories and embassy info
www.go.hrw.com/atlas - maps of the world to help you with planning your route
www.viamichelin.com - distances in europe as well travel directions and toll costs
www.theaa.com/allaboutcars/fuel - the cost of petrol in Europe

Rail Information

How to save a Heap when travelling by train
Train Travel - some faq's and some tips
Scenic Rail Trips

Country
Official Shortname
Website
Austria
OBB
www.oebb.at
Belgium
SNCB/NMBS
www.sncb.be
Bulgaria
BDZ
www.bg400.bg/bdz
Croatia
HZ
www.hznet.hr
Denmark
DSB
www.dsb.dk
Finland
VR
www.vr.fi
France
SNCF www.sncf.fr
Germany
DB
www.bahn.de
Greece
CH
www.osenet.gr
Hungary MAV
www.mav.hu
Ireland
CIE
www.irishrail.ie
Italy
Trenitalia
www.trenitalia.com
Luxembourg
CFL
www.cfl.lu
Netherlands
NS
www.ns.nl
Norway
NSB
www.nsb.no
Poland
PKP
www.pkp.pl
Portugal
CP
www.cp.pt
Romania
CFR
www.cfr.ro
Slovakia
ZSR
www.zsr.sk
Slovenia
SZ
www.slo-zeleznice.si
Spain
RENFE
www.renfe.es
Sweden
SJ
www.sj.se
Switzerland
SBB/CFF
www.sbb.ch

 
Country Information

Finland
France
Italy
Germany
Norway
Sweden
Spain
 

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