14 Insider Travel Hacks To Save Time And Money

May 2018Words by Mr Simon Usborne, Travel Writer of the Year – 2017 Press Awards

Mr Leonardo DiCaprio in Catch Me If You Can, 2002. Photograph by The Moviestore Collection

The romance of the Jet Age arguably died decades ago now, perhaps in an immigration queue at Luton Airport. But there are ways for the frustrated traveller to ease the pain of going abroad this summer.

With the help of expert advice from three travellers who are more seasoned than an in-flight fish supper (bonus fact: they add salt because the altitude dulls taste buds), below is a 14-point insiders’ guide to corner cutting, saving money (and face) this vacation season – whether you’re booking a flight, or packing your bags.