8 Affordable Romantic Getaways

Beth Watson, 15.01.19
Alternative Destinations

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, nothing shows your significant other you care more than a romantic geta...

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Best places to spend Chinese New Year

Dom Herrera, 10.01.18
Alternative Destinations

With parades, dragon dancing, floats, firecrackers, beautiful Chinese lanterns and much more, Chinese New Y...

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San Francisco Bay Area Travel Guide

Natalie Arney, 02.01.19
Alternative Destinations: 10 min read
The San Francisco Bay Area is known as the home for America’s free spirits, alongside the thrivin...

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A Local's Guide to Salvador da Bahia

Beth Watson, 14.12.18

A city which often gets passed up for the pull of São Paulo and Iguazu falls, Salvador da Bahia is a place steeped history and tradition. With a lively ...

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The Best Airlines for Wifi

Natalie Arney, 12.12.18
Alternative Travel Tips

Whether you want to complete a pressing item for work, complete an assignment to submit, or entertain your...

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6 of the cheapest countries in South America

Dom Herrera, 06.12.18
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With amazing wildlife, rich and diverse cultures and an irresistible charm, Read more

The Best Airports for Shopping

Emma Langley, 27.11.18
Alternative Travel Tips

Airports can often be mundane places, a simple waiting place, dull in comparison to the excitement of the t...

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A Local's Guide to Rwanda

Beth Watson, 19.11.18

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With a large gorilla population, volcanic hiking trails and a safe and clean capital city, Rwanda shou...

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9 Best Ski Resorts in the World

Dom Herrera, 15.11.18
Alternative Destinations

With many ski seasons around the world opening soon, at Alter...

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A Local’s Guide to Malta

Sophie Georgalakis, 8.11.18
Alternative Destinations

Malta has become an increasingly popular European destination to visit in recent years and there’s ...

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Get the Best Black Friday Flight Deals

Beth Watson and Emma Langley, 30.10.18

Alternative Travel Tips: 6 min read

Black Friday is so much more than packed superstores and fighting s...

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Best Cities For New Year's Eve

Dom Herrera, 23.10.18
Alterative Destinations: 7 min read

With New Year’s Eve fast approaching, why not end 2018 in the most spectacular way possible an...

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Singles Day 2018

Sophie Georgalakis, 17.10.18
Alternative Travel Tips: 6 min read

So you think that only people in relationships get to celebrate all things love on
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Where to see the fall colours in 2018

Beth Watson, 09.10.18
Alternative Destinations: 5 min read

Whether it’s “leaf-peeping” in the US or momijigari (red-leaf hunting) in Japan, g...

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Different and Unique Christmas Markets

Emma Langley, 02.10.18
Alternative Destinations: 9 min read

When you think of Christmas markets, you’ll be imagining being wrapped up in layers, gazing ...

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Inspiring Solo Travel Influencers


Natalie Arney, 20.09.18
Alternative Friends: 6 min read

As part of #SoloSeptember, we at Alternative Airlines thought it was only ...

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A Local's Guide to Germany

Dom Herrera, 12.09.18

History, art, architecture, a past of innovative technology, food, beer, hiking, music and nightlife. There’s so many things to see, do and taste in Ger...

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Top Ten Tips for Traveling Solo


Beth Watson, 31.08.18
Alternative Travel Tips: 6 min read

As a woman who’s traveled alone, I know that planning for a solo-trip ...

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A Local's Guide to Bogotá

Dom Herrera, 22.08.18
Alternative Destinations: 10 min read

In recent years, Colombia has begun a modern-transformation. And as people start to realise th...

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Locations Where Movies Were Filmed

Dom Herrera, 08.08.18
Alternative Destinations: 8 min read

It’s a sad day when you grow up to find out that most of your favourite movies were filmed on...

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A Local's Guide to Sri Lanka

Brianna Mills, 24.07.18
Alternative Destinations: 10 min read

The teardrop of India, Sri Lanka has recently transformed from a blip on the tourist radar t...

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Unique Wedding Destinations

Dom Herrera, 17.07.18
Alternative destinations: 6 min read

Your wedding day should be one of the best days of your life, and saying ‘I do’ in your dre...

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World Cup Locations

Dom Herrera, 27.06.18
Alternative destinations: 9 min read
The World Cup is well underway. Millions of people have travelled to Russia to support their nation. B...

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Prohibited Items

Dom Herrera, 19.06.18

Alternative travel tips: 8 min read

Packing for a holiday can sometimes be stressful. There are a number of things that you n...

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The Best Street Food Around the World – Asia

Brianna Mills, 06.06.18
Alternative Canteen: 10 min read

Forget fancy restaurants – some of the best meals in the world are served up on the streets. Fr...

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The best frequent flyer programs

Brianna Mills, 21.05.18
Alternative travel tips: 12 min read

What are frequent flyer programs?

Frequent flyer programs are the loyalty cards of t...

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Unusual Places to Stay

Dom Herrera 15.05.18
Alternative thrift shop: 6 min read

First you decide on the country that you’re visiting, then you decide on the hotel that you’r...

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10 Unbelieveable Places on Earth

Dom Herrera, Brianna Mills, 04.05.18
Alternative destinations: 7 min read

There are an estimated 200 billion galaxies in the universe. It’s impossible t...

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9 of the cheapest countries to visit in Europe

Brianna Mills, 05.04.18
Alternative Destinations: 10 min read

Europe is a treasure trove of wonderful places. What's more, with low-cost carriers such as the c...

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How to Plan the Perfect Long Layover

Brianna Mills, 21.03.18

Alternative flights: 10 min read

When most of us take a long-haul flight, we end up stopping somewhere. Usually, all this means is a ...

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10 Reasons to Buy Flights with PayPal

Brianna Mills, 01.03.18

Alternative thrift shop: 8 min read

Buying flights can be stressful. Even though we try to make the experience as stress-fr...

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Top 10 pancakes to try around the world

Brianna Mills, 13.02.18
The Alterative Canteen: 10 min read
Food. Our love of it is universally binding. It doesn't matter who you are or where you're from, you...

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Iquitos: Facts, Flights and Advice

Brianna Mills, 01.02.18
Alternative Destinations: 7 min read
Isolated. Exotic. Intriguing. Peru's Iquitos, the largest town inaccessible by land, has all the mak...

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The World's Most Creative Airline Designs

Dom Herrera, 25.05.18
Alternative Flights: 6 min read

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Yes. It's a plane. But why has it got Homer Simpson's face on it?


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Is there a cheapest day to buy flights?

Brianna Mills, 19.04.18

Alternative Thrift Shop: 12 min read

Cheap flights. We've all Googled it. Whether it's a business trip, you're heading h...

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Welcome to The Alternative Airlines Blog

Welcome to the Alternative Airlines Blog!

Thanks for clicking by. For those of you who don't know who we are,
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