Our Survey Says…

We were delighted with the response to our survey in December and I want to thank you for participating whilst appreciating you have many other work pressures to juggle! Whilst there is inevitably work to do to push our service to even better heights, we refuse to be complacent nevertheless and I am pleased to […]

Meon Valley Travel’s Commitment to Net Zero

As part of environmental betterment, there are two choices, carbon neutral or net zero. Carbon neutral is where you pay to offset as much of your footprint as possible and net zero obligates you to mitigate 95% of your carbon footprint by not creating it in the first place, allowing only 5% offset thereafter. We […]

Points Mean Prizes

Points Mean Prizes

Points, as they used to say on TV, make prizes, and right now is a very good time to examine how you play the frequent flier game. Why? Well because soaring airfares caused by tight capacity and rising oil prices currently mean those reward miles are worth a hell of a lot more than they […]

Five Minutes with Daniel Price, CEO and Co-Founder at Jyrney

Five Minutes With Daniel Price, CEO And Co-Founder At Jyrney

Our Five Minutes with… this month is with Daniel Price, Co-Founder and CEO of Jyrney. What’s your role and how’s it going? I’m CEO and co-founder of Jyrney. We started the business just before lockdown – it wasn’t the best timing to deliver a global travel platform three weeks before global travel stopped completely, but […]

Miles Better; Is it Time to Cash in Your Airline Reward Points?

It’s common to examine currency exchange rates when you’re planning a trip, but how many think the same about frequent flyer points? You don’t? Well, now’s the time to do so. You see, flights are so expensive at the moment that the redemption value of points has soared in relative terms. You can almost think […]

Five Minutes With Chris Smit, The Global Culture Expert

Our Five Minutes with… this month is with Chris Smit, The Global Culture Expert. Travel and culture. Do they go hand in hand? The obvious answer would be yes. Or rather should be yes. This video is a bit stereotypical but in the core it’s correct: What skills are needed for international work? One of […]

Cultural Differences – Do’s and Don’ts

When Delta invested in Virgin Atlantic, Sir Richard Branson marked the moment by removing his opposite number’s tie. The immaculately dressed US chief executive looked a little uncomfortable but grinned his way through it. The open-necked Branson was subtly pointing out the cultural differences between the two carriers – ironic seeing as it’s usually us […]

Seamless Door To Door Travel

The other day when I arrived at the airport I got a bit upset, because no one recognised me. Please don’t misunderstand me, I didn’t have a hissy fit and spout “Don’t you know who I am?” at the poor check-in lady as I don’t have illusions that I’m some sort of celebrity, but it […]

Business Travel Is Back

D’know, I think things are finally on the move. For nearly two years, we’ve all been sat at home and even those who were fed up with travelling for business then are climbing the walls now. Restrictions are lifted in the UK and we’re free to go, at least in theory, depending on how other […]