Why Book Flights With Alternative Airlines in 2021

written by Avalon Harris-Trussell
Alternative Travel Tips

If you’re new to Alternative Airlines, then prepare to be excited — because...


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10 Reasons to Buy Flights with Afterpay

Written by Mohammad Sajjad Khan

Alternative Payment Methods

Firstly, did you know that Alternative Airlines is the first and only place that you can use After...


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New Airlines Launching in the US in 2021

written by Dom Herrera Alternative Flights

The US has waited a long time for a new airline to take off from its runways. Many are saying that it has been nearly 15 ...


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What To Expect When You Fly During COVID-19?

written by John Tang
Alternative Travel Tips

Do you remember when you were a kid, and your parents brought you to the airport for an exciting trip? Y...


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10 Reasons Why You Should Buy Flights with Bitcoin

Mohammad Sajjad Khan, 05.03.20

Alternative Payment Methods

Bitcoin is thriving and is gaining more and more popularity all over the world. In terms o...


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Should I add flight insurance when booking my flights?

Avalon Harris-Trussell, 28.01.21
Travel Advice

You have a vision of your perfect vacation and have spent weeks researching destinations, hotels, comparing...


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10 Reasons to Buy Flights with Cryptocurrencies

Mohammad Sajjad Khan, 11.12.20

Alternative Payment

Only a few years ago, paying with cryptocurrencies was really tricky and now companies are begin...


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Is it safe to fly right now? Your coronavirus questions answered

Avalon Harris-Trussell, 22.10.20
Travel Advice

Many of the airlines that suspended flights during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak are once again returning ...


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Top 8 Travel Destinations you can Travel to using Crypto

Mohammad Sajjad Khan, 23.09.20
Alternative Destinations

If you enjoy travelling and are also a cryptocurrency lover who prefers to use digital currency rather ...


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How to Avoid Getting Sick on a Plane

Dom Herrera, 10.03.20
Alternative Travel Tips

With the spread of COVID-19, you might be concerned if you have an upcoming flight. However, according to experts...


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8 Great European Cities With Short Flight Times From The UK

written by Avalon Harris-Trussell
Alternative Travel Tips

A city break is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in another culture, take some time to...


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What do You Have to Remove at Airport Security?

written by Dom Herrera
Alternative Travel Tips

Passing through airport security doesn’t need to be the long and painful process that it’s made out to ...


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Cheapest Places to Ski

Mohammad Sajjad Khan, 18.02.20
Alternative Destinations

Skiing holidays are known for being expensive. Everything from ski passes, hiring ski equipment, accomm...


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Top 6 Reasons to Pre-Book Seats

John Tang, 12.02.2020
Alternative Travel Tips

We’ve all been there: you have found the flight that you want on a website and then you’re offered the option ...


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Cheap Exotic Holiday Destinations

Bryan W, 05.02.20
Alternative Destinations

Hitting a mid-life crisis and desperately looking for an out-of-the-way destination where you can restart y...


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How to Kill Time at the Airport

Dom Herrera, 29.01.20
Alternative Travel Tips

Flight delayed? Long layover? For many, the thought of being stuck in an airport with nothing to do is a wor...


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How to Deal with Turbulence

Written by Dom Herrera
Alternative Travel Tips

Turbulence can be frightening. However, the reality is that turbulence is no cause for concern! It’s a co...


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The Best Destinations for Senior Travellers

Avalon Harris-Trussell, 15.01.20
Alternative Destinations

There’s a lot for senior travellers to plan before heading off on holiday, ranging from practical c...


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Cheapest Destinations in 2020

Mohammad Sajjad Khan, 08.01.20
Alternative Destinations

If you’re planning to fulfil your new year’s resolution to explore the world this year, then the go...


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How to Pack Light on a Long Holiday

Mohammad Sajjad Khan, 24.12.19
Alternative Travel Tips

Travelling can be a very tiring experience - this can be especially true when you haven’t packed ...


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Airlines That Went out of Business

Thomas Garrett, 20.12.19
Alternative Flights

We all know and love the big airlines of today. But with over 100 years of commercial flights, it's easy to f...


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Americans traveling abroad - Surprising countries that require US citizens to have travel visas

Avalon Harris-Trussell, 19.12.19
Alternative Travel Tips

Are you a US citizen wondering whether a visa will be required for your international trip?

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Airport Immigration Questions

Dom Herrera, 10.12.19
Alternative Travel Tips

If like most people, you have nothing to hide, getting through customs can feel like a drawn-out process with an ...


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Cheap Christmas Breaks

Emma Langley, 03.12.19
Alternative Destinations

Christmas is such an exciting time of the year, but sometimes the stress of the holidays gets too much, creatin...


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Tips for travelling with friends

Avalon Harris-Trussell, 28.11.19
Alternative Travel Tips

We’ve written about how travelling alone can be an incredibly rewarding and empowering experien...


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The Sunniest Cities in Europe

Emma Langley, 20.11.19
Alternative Travel Destinations

Europe is not often associated with sunshine. When people imagine the European cities of London, Ha...


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Tips for Sleeping on a Plane

Dom Herrera, 13.11.19
Alternative Travel Tips

The jet airliner is one of mankind’s greatest modern inventions, connecting people and giving us a quick a...


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5 of the cheapest places in the Caribbean

Mohammad Sajjad Khan, 06.11.19
Alternative Destinations

Those who dream of the perfect beach escape know that Caribbean destinations are by far one of the best...


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Top Vegan Friendly Cities Around the World

Natalie Arney, 17.10.19
Alternative Destinations

There’s no avoiding it - the vegan movement is growing - and demand for vegan products, vegan food, veg...


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The Most Instagrammable Spots in Lisbon

Emma Langley, 05.10.19
Alternative Destinations

Instagram has become such an integral part of travel, with some social media-savvy travellers going to ext...


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The Best Cultural Foods from around the World

written by Mohammad Sajjad Khan
Alternative Food Destinations

Reflect over the many times you have travelled or gone on a holiday. You’ll discover that your food exper...


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Alternatives to Overcrowded Destinations

Elanor Parker, 27.09.19
Alternative Destinations

Overtourism might be something you’ve noticed already. Perhaps you searched online for the ‘best beac...


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The Best Landscapes in the World

Avalon Harris-Trussell, 25.09.19
Alternative Destinations

Alternative Airlines specialises in helping t...


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Best Destinations for Beer Lovers

Natalie Arney, 20.09.19
Alternative Destinations

Beer lovers rejoice - thanks to the craft beer boom there are plenty of places to travel to and enjoy a c...


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How to Beat Jet Lag

Dom Herrera, 17.09.19
Alternative Travel Tips

At Alternative Airlines, we love air travel and everything about it. But, even we can admit that jet lag is a maj...


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The Best Exercises and Stretches to do to Prevent DVT Whilst Flying

Emma Langley, 12.09.19
Alternative Travel Tips

Although flying can be very exciting, for some people the thought of sitting in the same position for long ...


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Budget Friendly Honeymoon Destinations

Avalon Harris-Trussell, 11.09.19
Alternative Destinations

After the madness of the wedding, the chance to escape to an exotic location to soak up the sun ...


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Fun free things to do in Copenhagen

Alternative Things To Do

Denmark's capital Copenhagen has a reputation for being one of the most expensive cities in Europe. With prices for accommodation, food and drinks e...


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The Best Water Parks around the World

Mohammad Sajjad Khan, 04.09.19
Alternative Destinations

Who doesn’t love a day at a water park? We’ve found some of the most remarkable water parks in the ...


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The Best Adventure Holidays Around the World

Emma Langley, 30.08.19
Alternative Destinations

To some people, the idea of a holiday relaxing on one of the world’s prettiest beaches is their idea of ...


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The Best and Most Beautiful Castles in Europe

Avalon Harris-Trussell, 29.08.19
Alternative Destinations

Europe has a long and turbulent history, from hard fought battles to doomed quests and extravaga...


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The Best Burgers in the World

Dom Herrera, 22.08.19
Alternative canteen

Whether you like them plain, slathered with sauce or piled with toppings, nothing beats a good burger. In celebr...


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Tips for flying more eco-friendly

written by Emma Langley
Alternative Travel Tips

As everyone becomes more environmentally conscious, flying in an eco-friendly way has become much more of a hot...


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Airbnb Adventures

Mohammad Sajjad Khan, 17.08.19
Alternative Destinations

Your next adventure awaits! Airbnb has introduced experiences like never before for daring travellers t...


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Tips for Long-Haul Flights

Dom Herrera, 12.08.19
Alternative Travel Tips

Whether you love or loathe flying, a 6+ hour long...


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How to get a Flight Upgrade

Avalon Harris-Trussell, 08.08.19.
Updated: 12.10.20

Alternative Destinations

Today, the chances of being upgraded to the luxury of
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Cheapest Cities, Counties, and Towns to Visit in the UK

Natalie Arney, 06.08.19
Alternative Destinations

The UK is home to rich history, delicious food, and lots of beautiful scenery to take advantage of. You’d ex...


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Best Wine Regions in the World

Dom Herrera, 01.08.19
Alternative Destinations

If you’re a wine-lover, you may have previously asked yourself the question — ‘what’s better than a...


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6 of the Cheapest Islands to Visit Around the World

Mohammad Sajjad Khan, 26.07.19 Updated 13.10.20

Alternative Destinations

If you haven’t yet discovered the hidden gems of the world and the vast array of paradise-like is...


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Best Dark Sky Destinations Perfect for Stargazing

Avalon Harris-Trussell & Elanor Parker, 19.07.19
Alternative Destinations

On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 landed on the moon in one of humankind’s most ...


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7 Magical Real Life Disney Destinations

Elanor Parker, 16.07.19
Alternative Destinations

If you’re as big a fan of Disney as we are, you’ll wish that you could just one day step into their s...


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The World's Best Airports for Foodies

Emma Langley, 11.07.19
Alternative Destinations

Food is such an important and enjoyable part of travelling, so why start or end your holiday any different...


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The Perfect Itinerary for One Day on Capri

Avalon Harris-Trussell, 09.07.19
Alternative Destinations

A small island just off the Sorrento Peninsula, Capri is jaw-droppingly beautiful in every sense...


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Top 5 Alternative Cycle Routes

Mohammad Sajjad Khan, 06.07.19
Alternative Destinations

The joy of riding a bicycle is that you can travel wherever you want, whether it’s to the shops or th...


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Flying while Plus-Size; a Conversation with Kirsty Leanne

Emma Langley, 01.07.19
Alternative Conversations

We recently got together with Kirsty Leanne, a UK-based plus-sized travel blogger, to sit down and discus...


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Top 5 Cities to Play Tennis

Avalon Harris-Trussell, 27.06.19
Alternative Destinations

One of the biggest fixtures in the tennis calendar is officially underway: the lawn is rea...


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Tips for First Time Flyers

written by Dom Herrera
Alternative Travel Tips

If you’re flying for the first time or haven't flown in a while because of the pandemic, you might be exci...


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The Best Babymoon Destinations

Emma Langley, 20.06.19
Alternative Destinations

A babymoon is often the last chance for mums-to-be to have a relaxing getaway and spend some quality time with ...


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6 of the Cheapest Cities in the USA

Avalon Harris-Trussell, 13.06.19
Alternative Destinations

When deciding which city to travel to in the United States the possibilities really are endless....


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Top 5 Eco-Friendly Hotels in the World

Mohammad Sajjad Khan, 06.06.19
Alternative Destinations

It’s becoming increasingly important and popular to travel consciously. Make yourself and Mother Natu...


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How to Perfect Your Airport Experience

Dom Herrera, 29.05.19
Alterative Travel Tips

Air travel is one of the world’s most impressive inventions. For years, it’s allowed people to see new pa...


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Top 8 Secret Beaches in the World

Avalon Harris-Trussell, 24.05.19
Alternative Destinations

From far-flung destinations to sneaky alternatives—sometimes just a few miles away from touris...


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Top 5 places to see Sea Turtles

Mohammad Sajjad Khan, 23.05.19
Alternative Destinations

Whether you're a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle fan or not, there's no excuse for anyone to not see the re...


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A Local's Guide to Tel Aviv

Elanor Parker, 17.05.19
Alternative Destinations

Originally founded in 1909 by the old port city of Jaffa, Tel Aviv-Yaro (often known as just Tel Aviv) ha...


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6 of the Cheapest Countries in Africa

Emma Langley, 09.05.19
Alternative Destinations

Although the continent of Africa is vast and actually makes up over 20% of Earth’s land mass, the main destin...


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Game of Thrones Locations

Elanor Parker, Emma Langley, Dom Herrera, 03.05.19
Alternative Destinations

After eight seasons of thrilling drama, imaginative fantasy sequences and plen...


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Guide to the Top 5 UK National Parks

Emma Langley, 24.04.19
Alternative Destinations

The UK is extremely proud of its 15 National Parks. Made up of three in Wales, two in Scotland and 10 in Englan...


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6 of the Cheapest Cities in Japan

Alternative Destinations

With exquisite natural landscapes and a striking fusion of ancient culture and futuristic metropolis, Japan is like nowhere else on Earth.

A ...


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14 Reasons to Buy Flights with Affirm

Written by Dom Herrera

Alternative Payment Methods

How to get cheap airfares and the myths surrounding it is as hot of a topic as it’s ever been. And while ...


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Top Festivals Around the World to Celebrate Spring

Natalie Arney, 03.04.19
Alternative Destinations: 10 min read

There are so many ways to celebrate the arrival of spring that it’s difficult to choose ju...


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Cheap Alternative Travel Destinations 2019

Dom Herrera, 28.03.19
Alternative Destinations

Most people have a bucket list of popular destinations that they’ve always wanted to visit. But, even wit...


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Guide to Airline Charges and Fees

Emma Langley, 20.03.19
Alternative Travel Tips

We’ve all been there: you’ve managed to get yourself a great deal on your flights but now you have to a...


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A Local's Guide to Shenzhen

Dom Herrera, 13.03.19
Alternative Destinations

Shenzhen, a small fishing village turned mega-metropolis, is unrecognisable if you were to compare snapshot...


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10 Reasons to Buy Flights with Klarna

Written by Beth Watson

Alternative Payment Methods accepted by Alternative A...


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A Local’s Guide to the Greek Islands

Sophie Georgalakis, 28.02.19
Alternative Destinations

There are a lot of islands in Greece. How many Greek islands are there, you ask? 6,000 of them. Howe...


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6 of the Cheapest Countries in Southeast Asia

Emma Langley, 19.02.19
Alternative Destinations

Southeast Asia is home to many different cultures, making it ideal for a wide range of experiences. Not only is...


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Cities with the Best Art Museums and Galleries

Natalie Arney, 13.02.19
Alternative Travel Tips

Travel and culture go hand-in-hand, and if you are an artist or art lover it’s important to add a visit ...


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Best Airport Lounges in the World

Dom Herrera, 07.02.19 (updated 20.11.19)
Alternative Destinations

Whether you love or loathe hanging around at the airport before you fly, booking yoursel...


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A Local's Guide to Mexico City

Beth Watson, 29.01.19

Once ignored for the country’s beach resorts, Mexico City is finally getting the recognition it deserves as one of the cultural capitals of the Americas...


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The Cheapest Airlines in the World

Emma Langley, 22.01.19
Alternative Flights

Some airlines are well known for being cheaper than others. But when you take into account the price per mile and co...


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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
Updated 12.10.20
Alternative Destinations

With parades, dragon dancing, floats, firecrackers, beautiful Chinese lanter...


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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
Alternative Destinations

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


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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
Alternative Destinations

With amazing wildlife, rich and diverse cultures and an irresistible charm, South America has it all. Whether yo...


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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...


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A Local's Guide to Rwanda

Beth Watson, 19.11.18

Alternative Destinations

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
Updated September 2020

Alternative Travel Tips

Black Friday is so much more than packed supers...


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Best Cities For New Year's Eve

Dom Herrera, 23.10.18
**Alterative Destinations

2021 — why not end it in the most spectacular way possible and go abroad for New Year's Eve? We know what you’re thinki...


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Singles Day

Sophie Georgalakis, 17.10.18 Updated 10.11.20
Alternative Travel Tips: 6 min read

So you think that only people in relationships get to celebrate...


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Where to see the fall colours

Beth Watson, 09.10.18 ~ updated 01.10.20
Alternative Destinations: 5 min read

Whether it’s “leaf-peeping” in the US or momijigari (red-leaf...


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Different and Unique Christmas Markets

Emma Langley, 02.10.18, (Updated 07.11.19)
Alternative Destinations

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


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Inspiring Solo Travel Influencers

Natalie Arney, 20.09.18
Updated, 04.03.21
Alternative Friends

We at Alternative Airlines ...


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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 Updated: 04.03.21
Alternative Travel Tips: 6 min read

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


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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

Written by Dom Herrera

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

But don’t...


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