Southampton Blog http://localhost/news/ Sun, 16 June 2019 08:52:44 Sun, 16 June 2019 08:52:44 The top five best golf courses in Algarve umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/the-top-five-best-golf-courses-in-algarve/ Portugal has long been a favourite destination for golfers around the world and nowhere is more popular than the country’s famous southern Algarve region, aptly named the ‘golfing gem’ of Portugal. The combination of world-class golf courses, luxurious hotels and outstanding coastline make golf holidays in Portugal a no-brainer for any enthusiast or sun seeker. Check out Golf Travel Centre’s top choices for Portugal, all of which are accessible from a Southampton to Faro Airport trip. http://localhost/news/blog/the-top-five-best-golf-courses-in-algarve/ http://localhost/news/blog/the-top-five-best-golf-courses-in-algarve/ Wed, 12 June 2019 00:00:00 Watercress – Hampshire’s Emerald Crown umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/watercress-hampshire-s-emerald-crown/ Hampshire has much to offer with its naval links in Portsmouth, connections to much-loved authors Jane Austen and Dickens, memorable day trips to the Isle of Wight and even the ancient medieval capital city of Winchester.  But, did you know that Hampshire boasts another historic capital claim? That of the capital of the watercress industry! http://localhost/news/blog/watercress-hampshire-s-emerald-crown/ http://localhost/news/blog/watercress-hampshire-s-emerald-crown/ Mon, 10 June 2019 00:00:00 Hole-in-one getaways in France! umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/hole-in-one-getaways-in-france/ France has a rich golfing history with the opening of Pau Golf Course, the first golf course in mainland Europe, dating back to 1856. Golf in France has grown in popularity over the years due to the influence of English golfers looking for some sun and it is now one of Europe’s most desirable golfing spots. Boasting beautiful weather, superb quality golf courses and a sense of la dolce vita, visitors can find a huge variety of options throughout the country. French culture, history, scenery and cuisine help to make golf in France diverse and exciting. With a wealth of things to do, even for non-golfers, France golf breaks offer something for everyone. Check out Golf Travel Centre’s pick of golf breaks in France, all within two hours from Southampton! http://localhost/news/blog/hole-in-one-getaways-in-france/ http://localhost/news/blog/hole-in-one-getaways-in-france/ Fri, 26 April 2019 00:00:00 An insider’s guide to Ibiza umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/an-insider-s-guide-to-ibiza/ Ibiza isn’t just famed for its nightlife – it boasts scenic sandy beaches, charming villages and a UNESCO-listed old town, too. So, whether you’re after a friends’, couples’ or family-friendly holiday, you’re sure to find something for you on a TUI holiday to Ibiza. Stuck on what to do and where to stay? Don’t worry – we’re here to help you get clued up… http://localhost/news/blog/an-insider-s-guide-to-ibiza/ http://localhost/news/blog/an-insider-s-guide-to-ibiza/ Mon, 25 March 2019 00:00:00 Guest post: worldwide transfer connections with HolidayTaxis umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/guest-post-worldwide-transfer-connections-with-holidaytaxis/ Book your onwards transfer in your destination country through the Southampton Airport website. Ensure your trip continues hassle-free. http://localhost/news/blog/guest-post-worldwide-transfer-connections-with-holidaytaxis/ http://localhost/news/blog/guest-post-worldwide-transfer-connections-with-holidaytaxis/ Wed, 20 March 2019 00:00:00 There is me in Menorca, and Menorca is in me… umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/there-is-me-in-menorca-and-menorca-is-in-me/ If Menorca is still not on your bucket list, then that ought to change right now. We’ve prepared a list of top reasons to visit one of the most beautiful Balearic islands, so buckle up! http://localhost/news/blog/there-is-me-in-menorca-and-menorca-is-in-me/ http://localhost/news/blog/there-is-me-in-menorca-and-menorca-is-in-me/ Mon, 18 March 2019 00:00:00 Are you ready for summer with TUI? umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/are-you-ready-for-summer-with-tui/ Discover idyllic Mediterranean climates, sandy beaches and picturesque scenery when you book your summer holiday with TUI. Packages include regular and direct flights from Southampton to the Balearic Islands, where you could be enjoying the warmth if their summer sun in less than three hours! http://localhost/news/blog/are-you-ready-for-summer-with-tui/ http://localhost/news/blog/are-you-ready-for-summer-with-tui/ Fri, 08 March 2019 00:00:00 Printemps in Paris, Bergerac or Bordeaux? http://localhost/news/blog/why-spring-is-the-best-time-to-visit-france/ As winter starts to retreat, put your spring into step and enjoy a mini break in France. Fly to one of many destinations in France from Southampton Airport and breeze through our terminal with our fast and efficient service. http://localhost/news/blog/why-spring-is-the-best-time-to-visit-france/ http://localhost/news/blog/why-spring-is-the-best-time-to-visit-france/ Sat, 02 March 2019 00:00:00 Check your flight status with 'My Flights'... umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/my-flights-how-to-guide/ Southampton Airport are constantly striving to improve customer experience online and are delighted to announce their latest flight status checker tool, My Flights. http://localhost/news/blog/my-flights-how-to-guide/ http://localhost/news/blog/my-flights-how-to-guide/ Thu, 28 February 2019 00:00:00 Top five culinary gems of Ibiza umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/top-five-culinary-gems-of-ibiza/ Think Ibiza has nothing to offer to satisfy your taste buds? Think again. With a broad spectrum of bars and restaurants scattered throughout this beautiful island, you will definitely be spoilt for choice when it comes to iconic Spanish cuisine. http://localhost/news/blog/top-five-culinary-gems-of-ibiza/ http://localhost/news/blog/top-five-culinary-gems-of-ibiza/ Mon, 18 February 2019 00:00:00 Top Destinations For A Winter Golf Holiday umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/top-destinations-for-a-winter-golf-holiday/ With temperatures set to freeze and the joys of the Christmas break a distant memory, why not book a golf holiday to escape the winter blues and practice your game. Just a short flight away, exchange cold and grey days for scenic views and relaxation with Golf Travel Centre’s pick of destinations for a winter getaway. http://localhost/news/blog/top-destinations-for-a-winter-golf-holiday/ http://localhost/news/blog/top-destinations-for-a-winter-golf-holiday/ Fri, 08 February 2019 00:00:00 Top Things to Do in Chambery This Winter umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/top-things-to-do-in-chambery-this-winter/ The historical town of Chambéry is much more than a stop off on the way to the French Alps for skiers. Explore the winding, medieval streets, peruse the museums, and taste the region’s finest wines with this helpful blog, prepared by our partners at Alps2Alps. http://localhost/news/blog/top-things-to-do-in-chambery-this-winter/ http://localhost/news/blog/top-things-to-do-in-chambery-this-winter/ Thu, 17 January 2019 00:00:00 From Amsterdam with Love umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/from-amsterdam-with-love/ The iconic “I amsterdam” sign has been removed from Museumplein on 3 December over the government’s claim of overtourism and individuality. The popular letters have always been one of the main tourist attractions, featuring in more than 6000 photos and selfies a day. But if you think there is now no other reason to visit Amsterdam, take a look at our quick guide to this beautiful city. http://localhost/news/blog/from-amsterdam-with-love/ http://localhost/news/blog/from-amsterdam-with-love/ Mon, 24 December 2018 00:00:00 Discover the Northern Lights from Southampton Airport umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/discover-the-northern-lights-from-southampton-airport/ The Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis, is at the top of many people’s bucket list, and our partners at Omega Breaks have an exclusive journey to take you on from Southampton Airport next year. But before you rush off to get your tickets, we wanted to explain to you what’s so fascinating about this particular flights. http://localhost/news/blog/discover-the-northern-lights-from-southampton-airport/ http://localhost/news/blog/discover-the-northern-lights-from-southampton-airport/ Tue, 18 December 2018 00:00:00 Walk The Floor With...Matthew Brierley umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/walk-the-floor-with-matthew-brierley/ Want to know what happens behind the scenes of your favourite airport? Matthew Brierley, Airside Operations and Safety Duty Officer, shared with us a typical day in his job and some inside stories. http://localhost/news/blog/walk-the-floor-with-matthew-brierley/ http://localhost/news/blog/walk-the-floor-with-matthew-brierley/ Tue, 11 December 2018 00:00:00 Top Things to Do in Geneva This Weekend umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/top-things-to-do-in-geneva-this-weekend/ Cutting-edge contemporary art and a two-headed turtle. Not the first things that come to mind when you think of Geneva? We all know the stereotypes, and who doesn’t love chocolate, watches and cheese? However, there’s more to the Swiss city than you might think. With culture and history galore, this stunning Swiss city makes a dreamy weekend getaway, so if you are wondering what to do in Geneva, our partners at Alps2Alps know exactly what to do! http://localhost/news/blog/top-things-to-do-in-geneva-this-weekend/ http://localhost/news/blog/top-things-to-do-in-geneva-this-weekend/ Wed, 28 November 2018 00:00:00 Willkommen to the magic of Dusseldorf Christmas markets umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/willkommen-to-the-magic-of-christmas-markets-of-dusseldorf/ During Advent, Düsseldorf is an exciting mix of seven Christmas markets and shopping delights with over 200 decorated huts which form part of different theme worlds across the city. Make sure you visit every single market as each one of them has something different to offer. http://localhost/news/blog/willkommen-to-the-magic-of-christmas-markets-of-dusseldorf/ http://localhost/news/blog/willkommen-to-the-magic-of-christmas-markets-of-dusseldorf/ Mon, 26 November 2018 00:00:00 How to be a more energy efficient traveller umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/how-to-be-a-more-energy-efficient-traveller/ Travelling is an exciting and thrilling part of life. It’s the chance to explore new places, experience new cultures, and gain a better outlook on life. Almost 1.2 million people travel internationally each year and it’s said to be the fastest growing industry worldwide. Tourism has undoubtedly had a positive impact on the global economy. Passengers’ need to travel, explore and learn about new cities and cultures continues to grow, however they can do this through a number of sustainable ways. http://localhost/news/blog/how-to-be-a-more-energy-efficient-traveller/ http://localhost/news/blog/how-to-be-a-more-energy-efficient-traveller/ Mon, 05 November 2018 00:00:00 Warm fáilte to Belfast! umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/warm-fáilte-to-belfast/ For many years Belfast has been on a list of cities that tourists would avoid at all costs. But the times of war are long gone, with the city going through an incredible process of re-branding itself, voted as one of the top 10 must-see destinations in the world by the Times of London. From its ashen history, Belfast was reborn into a vibrant and warm city, so we’ve come up with top things to do in this fascinating Northern Ireland’s capital on the sea. http://localhost/news/blog/warm-fáilte-to-belfast/ http://localhost/news/blog/warm-fáilte-to-belfast/ Tue, 09 October 2018 00:00:00 Breezing through airport security umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/breezing-through-airport-security/ Getting to the airport can be an exciting start to a holiday for some. However, being greeted by a large crowd at the airport security is most people’s nightmare. To help alleviate unnecessary anxiety, here is a useful infographic, created by our partners at Palma Airport Info with helpful tips on how to negotiate your way through airport security more smoothly & quickly. http://localhost/news/blog/breezing-through-airport-security/ http://localhost/news/blog/breezing-through-airport-security/ Mon, 24 September 2018 00:00:00 The Best Ski Resorts Close to Geneva Airport umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/the-best-ski-resorts-close-to-geneva-airport/ No one wants to spend their ski holiday travelling…So, it’s no wonder Geneva Airport is so popular among holidaymakers! It’s close to a number of ski resorts, many of them among the greatest in the Alps. The only problem is, which ones are these? Our partners at Alps2Alps have narrowed it down! http://localhost/news/blog/the-best-ski-resorts-close-to-geneva-airport/ http://localhost/news/blog/the-best-ski-resorts-close-to-geneva-airport/ Fri, 14 September 2018 00:00:00 The Best Ski Resorts Close to Chambery Airport umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/the-best-ski-resorts-close-to-chambery-airport/ Planning your next ski trip? It’s never too early to get prepared. You’ll want to spend as little time travelling as possible! This is why so many skiers choose to fly to Chambery Airport. But which are the best nearby ski resorts? Our partners at Alps2Alps took a closer look... http://localhost/news/blog/the-best-ski-resorts-close-to-chambery-airport/ http://localhost/news/blog/the-best-ski-resorts-close-to-chambery-airport/ Fri, 07 September 2018 00:00:00 Facing a layover – how to make good use of your time umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/facing-a-layover-how-to-make-good-use-of-your-time/ It's often really tempting to try and get a direct flight to your destination when you are planning a trip. You know that having a layover could make flights cheaper but you do not want to be stuck in an airport for hours when you could be checking in to your hotel and starting your well-earned holiday. There is another way of looking at this. Think about starting your holiday as soon as you leave home. This way, you can opt to have a layover and see it as an opportunity rather than a nuisance. Plan what you are going to do during the layover and you will be surprised at just how well you can use the time. http://localhost/news/blog/facing-a-layover-how-to-make-good-use-of-your-time/ http://localhost/news/blog/facing-a-layover-how-to-make-good-use-of-your-time/ Tue, 04 September 2018 00:00:00 Walk The Floor With... Gemma Young umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/walk-the-floor-with-gemma-young/ Want to know what happens behind the scenes of your favourite airport? Gemma Young, Property Manager, shared with us a typical day in her job and some inside stories about airport operations. http://localhost/news/blog/walk-the-floor-with-gemma-young/ http://localhost/news/blog/walk-the-floor-with-gemma-young/ Mon, 06 August 2018 00:00:00 Six of the best for arts and culture umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/six-of-the-best-for-arts-and-culture/ A city break is a great excuse to top up your culture levels. Find a new destination and spend the days soaking up the galleries, ancient streets and modern public artworks, your evenings relaxing with live music, dance or just the local atmosphere for company. http://localhost/news/blog/six-of-the-best-for-arts-and-culture/ http://localhost/news/blog/six-of-the-best-for-arts-and-culture/ Thu, 02 August 2018 00:00:00 Fantastic food and drink holiday destinations umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/fantastic-food-and-drink-holiday-destinations/ Throw away the diet book and forget the ready meals – holidays are all about indulgence. If you love the best of food and drink when you travel, our top five foodie destinations will tickle your palate. http://localhost/news/blog/fantastic-food-and-drink-holiday-destinations/ http://localhost/news/blog/fantastic-food-and-drink-holiday-destinations/ Thu, 05 July 2018 00:00:00 Take five in France umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/take-five-in-france/ On a clear day, France is close enough to be seen from England, yet our near neighbour to the south can be easily overlooked by holidaymakers prepared to fly further in search of guaranteed sunshine. But with so much to offer, and covering an area of more than twice the size of the UK, France deserves a closer look as a year-round holiday destination. http://localhost/news/blog/take-five-in-france/ http://localhost/news/blog/take-five-in-france/ Thu, 05 July 2018 00:00:00 Walk The Floor With… Jess Burridge umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/walk-the-floor-with-jess-burridge/ Want to know what happens behind the scenes of your favourite airport? Jess Burridge, Airside Operations and Safety Controller, shared with us a typical day in her job and some inside stories about airport operations. http://localhost/news/blog/walk-the-floor-with-jess-burridge/ http://localhost/news/blog/walk-the-floor-with-jess-burridge/ Mon, 04 June 2018 00:00:00 Discover Dusseldorf - where business and culture meet umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/discover-dusseldorf-where-business-and-culture-meet/ With a lot of focus on its business aspect a lot of people overlook Dusseldorf as Europe’s cultural gem. So buckle up and let Southampton Airport whisk you away to the German “designer” city full of history, fashion and art. http://localhost/news/blog/discover-dusseldorf-where-business-and-culture-meet/ http://localhost/news/blog/discover-dusseldorf-where-business-and-culture-meet/ Wed, 23 May 2018 00:00:00 Teeing off on a golfing holiday umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/golfing-holidays/ Golf holidays are a mixture of competition, exercise and relaxation with a large dose of fresh air. Whether you prefer rugged landscapes and centuries of golfing history, or sunshine and 21st century course design, there’s a golf resort for you within a couple of hours of Southampton Airport. http://localhost/news/blog/golfing-holidays/ http://localhost/news/blog/golfing-holidays/ Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 Walk this way umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/walk-this-way/ Rambling, hill walking or strolling, walking holidays are increasingly popular with all ages and abilities. There’s nothing quite like the experience of enjoying a cold pint or a celebratory meal at the end of a long walk – after all, you’ve earned it! If you’re looking for outstanding scenery, memorable sights and walking challenges, while enjoying fresh air and diverse nature, check out our top five walking destinations. Pack your boots, camera and sun block and we’ll take care of the rest! http://localhost/news/blog/walk-this-way/ http://localhost/news/blog/walk-this-way/ Wed, 04 April 2018 00:00:00 Five reasons flying from Southampton is a breeze umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/five-reasons-flying-from-southampton-is-a-breeze/ Airport stress is no joke – there’s even a busy Twitter hashtag for it, recounting tales of woe from travellers the world over, who just want to get where they’re going with the minimum of fuss. From the impossibly early starts, lost luggage, crowds and endless queuing, to airport parking that’s actually in a different county to the terminal, getting to and through an airport can be worst part of your trip. So, if your only experience of airports has been a big London hub, then flying out of Southampton will be a bit of revelation. http://localhost/news/blog/five-reasons-flying-from-southampton-is-a-breeze/ http://localhost/news/blog/five-reasons-flying-from-southampton-is-a-breeze/ Mon, 19 March 2018 00:00:00 Top British holiday destinations you can reach from Southampton Airport umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/top-british-holiday-destinations-from-southampton-airport/ Find the perfect UK holiday with direct flights to a number of destinations and with’s choice of over 3500 holiday cottages across the UK, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to where to stay too. http://localhost/news/blog/top-british-holiday-destinations-from-southampton-airport/ http://localhost/news/blog/top-british-holiday-destinations-from-southampton-airport/ Thu, 08 March 2018 00:00:00 Things to do in Skiathos umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/things-to-do-in-skiathos/ The popular island of Skiathos is a huge attraction for holidaymakers thanks to its crystal clear waters, beautiful hidden bays and impressively colourful harbours. Although the island is known as having a sleepy atmosphere, it still offers plenty to do for adults, children and the family as a whole. http://localhost/news/blog/things-to-do-in-skiathos/ http://localhost/news/blog/things-to-do-in-skiathos/ Wed, 14 February 2018 00:00:00 Walk the floor with... Jordan Peters umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/walk-the-floor-with-jordan-peters/ Want to know more about what happens behind the scenes here at Southampton Airport? Jordan Peters, Security Officer shares a typical day in his job and some inside stories about airport operations. http://localhost/news/blog/walk-the-floor-with-jordan-peters/ http://localhost/news/blog/walk-the-floor-with-jordan-peters/ Mon, 04 December 2017 00:00:00 Tips for visiting Munich's Christmas Markets umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/tips-for-visiting-munichs-christmas-markets/ Set against the majestic backdrop of the Alps and decorated with stunning architecture, the Bavarian capital is a city for all seasons. However, home to one of the oldest most traditional Christmas Markets, Munich really comes into its own during the festive season. If you like the sound of a Christmas adventure, we’ve teamed up with the experts at Moneycorp who are sharing everything you need to know – from the best places to go, to organising your budget… http://localhost/news/blog/tips-for-visiting-munichs-christmas-markets/ http://localhost/news/blog/tips-for-visiting-munichs-christmas-markets/ Mon, 04 December 2017 00:00:00 There is snow way I'm going skiing this year! http://localhost/news/blog/there-is-snow-way-im-going-skiing-this-year/ Do you hate skiing? Are you sick of being dragged to the Alps every year? Do you fall down in embarrassment every time you try to snow plough? Fear not! There are plenty of other things to do whilst the family hits the slopes if you travel to Geneva with easyJet this year. http://localhost/news/blog/there-is-snow-way-im-going-skiing-this-year/ http://localhost/news/blog/there-is-snow-way-im-going-skiing-this-year/ Fri, 29 September 2017 00:00:00 Why Geneva should be your number 1 this ski season http://localhost/news/blog/why-geneva-should-be-your-number-1-this-ski-season/ Looking for a new host of resorts to visit from Southampton Airport? Here is our top 5 reasons why Geneva should be your number 1 choice this ski season. http://localhost/news/blog/why-geneva-should-be-your-number-1-this-ski-season/ http://localhost/news/blog/why-geneva-should-be-your-number-1-this-ski-season/ Fri, 29 September 2017 00:00:00 Worldwide connections with KLM http://localhost/news/blog/worldwide-connections-with-klm/ Why travel via the large airports for a long-haul city-break when you can get a flight from Southampton with KLM? Whether you want to head south to Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi, fly to Bali’s far eastern delights of Denpasar or take a trip west to Washington DC, it’s easy from Southampton Airport. http://localhost/news/blog/worldwide-connections-with-klm/ http://localhost/news/blog/worldwide-connections-with-klm/ Fri, 01 September 2017 00:00:00 Top tips for travel money umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/top-tips-for-travel-money/ Exchanging your currency is an essential part of travelling abroad – and for some, can seem a little confusing. The exchange experts at Moneycorp have put together some top tips, so you can relax in the knowledge that you’re getting the most from your travel money… http://localhost/news/blog/top-tips-for-travel-money/ http://localhost/news/blog/top-tips-for-travel-money/ Thu, 03 August 2017 00:00:00 Chase the sun this autumn! http://localhost/news/blog/chase-the-sun-this-autumn/ Fancy a getaway this autumn? Let us help you decide which destination is the one for you! http://localhost/news/blog/chase-the-sun-this-autumn/ http://localhost/news/blog/chase-the-sun-this-autumn/ Mon, 24 July 2017 00:00:00 Walk the floor with... umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/walk-the-floor-with-southampton-airport-direct-travel/ We asked Jemma Morgan, Customer Services at Southampton Airport Direct Travel to share some behind the scenes of what it's like working for our online travel agency and her top tips for booking the perfect holiday. http://localhost/news/blog/walk-the-floor-with-southampton-airport-direct-travel/ http://localhost/news/blog/walk-the-floor-with-southampton-airport-direct-travel/ Tue, 18 July 2017 00:00:00 France from a different view http://localhost/news/blog/france-from-a-different-view/ When you think about holidaying in the South of France, one’s immediate thought is that of sun-drenched beaches of chic resorts. Mention the Pyrenees and you think of snowy escapes to the slopes. But visiting the regions of Rodez, Avignon and the Midi-Pyrenees in the summer months offers some truly stunning sights, diverse activities and a wealth of culture and history. http://localhost/news/blog/france-from-a-different-view/ http://localhost/news/blog/france-from-a-different-view/ Mon, 05 June 2017 00:00:00 Summer in the city http://localhost/news/blog/summer-in-the-city/ Looking for that perfect city break away this summer? Why not cut out the hassle of traveling to London and fly from your favourite local airport! http://localhost/news/blog/summer-in-the-city/ http://localhost/news/blog/summer-in-the-city/ Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 Family holidays are closer than you think... http://localhost/news/blog/family-holidays-are-closer-than-you-think/ Traveling with children just wouldn’t be the same without the common chorus of “Are we there yet?” Well choosing to spend your summer holiday in Spain or the Algarve might just spare you of those dreaded words! http://localhost/news/blog/family-holidays-are-closer-than-you-think/ http://localhost/news/blog/family-holidays-are-closer-than-you-think/ Fri, 19 May 2017 00:00:00 Discover the Corsican charm http://localhost/news/blog/discover-the-corsican-charm/ Corsica is considered to be one of the most beautiful spots in the world and offers total escape without having to go too far. http://localhost/news/blog/discover-the-corsican-charm/ http://localhost/news/blog/discover-the-corsican-charm/ Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 Experience the welcoming scent of Spring umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/experience-the-welcoming-scent-of-spring/ After the long dark nights of winter, the arrival of spring is eagerly anticipated by all. Spring’s longer days and warmer temperatures are the perfect time to explore neighbouring cities so why not immerse yourself in the beauty of the season and experience the host of spectacular natural sights and scents of Amsterdam, Lyon or Paris. http://localhost/news/blog/experience-the-welcoming-scent-of-spring/ http://localhost/news/blog/experience-the-welcoming-scent-of-spring/ Thu, 06 April 2017 00:00:00 Discover the other side of Ibiza this summer http://localhost/news/blog/discover-the-other-side-of-ibiza-this-summer/ There’s no denying that Ibiza, otherwise known at The White Island, has become synonymous for being ‘the’ party mecca but the island is also a destination of culture and grace. Hop on board at Southampton Airport and encounter the more enriching side of Ibiza... http://localhost/news/blog/discover-the-other-side-of-ibiza-this-summer/ http://localhost/news/blog/discover-the-other-side-of-ibiza-this-summer/ Mon, 13 March 2017 00:00:00 Balearic Bliss in Majorca http://localhost/news/blog/balearic-bliss-in-majorca/ There is so much more to Majorca beyond its lively nightlife and beautiful beaches. The largest island of the Balearics boasts lush countryside, dramatic coastline and rich in heritage. Book a flight from Southampton Airport and spend some time getting to know the island that little bit better. http://localhost/news/blog/balearic-bliss-in-majorca/ http://localhost/news/blog/balearic-bliss-in-majorca/ Mon, 13 March 2017 00:00:00 Discover Ireland and unearth your perfect city break umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/discover-ireland-and-unearth-your-perfect-city-break/ If you dream of discovering a land of beauty, history and culture, then Ireland and Northern Ireland have to be on your bucket list. With regular flights from Southampton Airport to Belfast, Cork and Dublin, it could not be easier to explore the Emerald Isle and its unique cities. http://localhost/news/blog/discover-ireland-and-unearth-your-perfect-city-break/ http://localhost/news/blog/discover-ireland-and-unearth-your-perfect-city-break/ Fri, 24 February 2017 00:00:00 Hints, Tips and Advice for Drone Users this Christmas umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/hints-tips-and-advice-for-drone-users-this-christmas/ As we anticipate that many people will be receiving or giving drones as gifts this year, we thought it may be helpful to share with you the CAA’s Safety Code for flying drones especially in regards to keeping them well away from airports and aircraft. http://localhost/news/blog/hints-tips-and-advice-for-drone-users-this-christmas/ http://localhost/news/blog/hints-tips-and-advice-for-drone-users-this-christmas/ Thu, 15 December 2016 00:00:00 Catch the Twinkling Lights of a Christmas Market http://localhost/news/blog/catch-the-twinkling-lights-of-a-christmas-market/ The aroma of mulled wine amongst quaint wooden huts adorned with unique gifts is a wonderful Christmas shopping tradition. Christmas Markets can be found in many towns and cities across the UK and Europe and each offer something different. Take a look at a selection that are within short flight times from Southampton Airport. http://localhost/news/blog/catch-the-twinkling-lights-of-a-christmas-market/ http://localhost/news/blog/catch-the-twinkling-lights-of-a-christmas-market/ Thu, 15 December 2016 00:00:00 The Best Christmas Treat Ever! http://localhost/news/blog/the-best-christmas-treat-ever/ That magical time of year is fast approaching…so why not break the habit of staying at home and reward yourself with a Christmas the family will never forget. Capture the warm cheer and good tidings of the Yuletide in Lapland where you can meet the big man himself or celebrate Disney-style at Disneyland Paris, it’s what Christmas dreams are made of! http://localhost/news/blog/the-best-christmas-treat-ever/ http://localhost/news/blog/the-best-christmas-treat-ever/ Wed, 16 November 2016 00:00:00 Fog Blog umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/fog-blog/ Ever wondered why fog causes such chaos for the aviation industry? This blog reveals all! http://localhost/news/blog/fog-blog/ http://localhost/news/blog/fog-blog/ Tue, 01 November 2016 00:00:00 Walk the floor with... Jem Edmunds umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/walk-the-floor-with-jem-edmunds/ Are you interested to know what happens behind the scenes of your favourite airport? We asked Jeremy Edmunds, Airport Duty Manager, to share with us a typical day in his job and some inside stories about airport operations. http://localhost/news/blog/walk-the-floor-with-jem-edmunds/ http://localhost/news/blog/walk-the-floor-with-jem-edmunds/ Mon, 31 October 2016 00:00:00 Walk the floor with... Leanne Watters http://localhost/news/blog/walk-the-floor-with-leanne-watters/ Are you interested to know what happens behind the scenes of your favourite airport? We asked our newest recruit in the fire department, Leanne Watters. http://localhost/news/blog/walk-the-floor-with-leanne-watters/ http://localhost/news/blog/walk-the-floor-with-leanne-watters/ Mon, 31 October 2016 00:00:00 Stretch those legs - walking holidays in the UK and Europe umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/stretch-those-legs-walking-holidays-in-the-uk-and-europe/ There’s no better way to enjoy the autumnal hues than on foot. Discover the best of the great outdoors on a walking holiday in the UK and Europe and be invigorated during this colorful season. From easy ambles across rolling hillsides and woodland forests to challenging majestic mountain trails, there are plenty of beautiful destinations to choose from that will expose you to breathtaking landscapes. So lace-up those walking boots and put some miles under your feet! http://localhost/news/blog/stretch-those-legs-walking-holidays-in-the-uk-and-europe/ http://localhost/news/blog/stretch-those-legs-walking-holidays-in-the-uk-and-europe/ Fri, 14 October 2016 00:00:00 Blog Takeover - The Project Lifestyle visits Cork umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/blog-takeover-the-project-lifestyle-visits-cork/ We sent our blogging competition winner, Rachel Heslop, to Cork in August with Aer Lingus. Here's what she had to say about her trip to Ireland! http://localhost/news/blog/blog-takeover-the-project-lifestyle-visits-cork/ http://localhost/news/blog/blog-takeover-the-project-lifestyle-visits-cork/ Wed, 12 October 2016 00:00:00 Düsseldorf – the international shopping metropolis http://localhost/news/blog/duesseldorf-the-international-shopping-metropolis/ The metropolis on the banks of the Rhine is famously regarded as one of the hotspots of international fashion. So much fashion competence concentrated in one area means that the opportunities to shop in Düsseldorf are just endless – it’s where "shopping at its best" can be enjoyed! http://localhost/news/blog/duesseldorf-the-international-shopping-metropolis/ http://localhost/news/blog/duesseldorf-the-international-shopping-metropolis/ Mon, 10 October 2016 00:00:00 The Channel Islands - a collection oh so different! umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/the-channel-islands-a-collection-oh-so-different/ The unspoilt isles of Jersey, Guernsey and Alderney are just a short hop away from Southampton Airport with multiple flights a day with Flybe and Aurigny. Within 30minutes, you can be relaxing in the majestic charm of the Channel Islands, each offering their own unique character. Read on… http://localhost/news/blog/the-channel-islands-a-collection-oh-so-different/ http://localhost/news/blog/the-channel-islands-a-collection-oh-so-different/ Mon, 10 October 2016 00:00:00 Christmas in Lapland: Santa Snowmobiling, Sledding, Sleigh Rides http://localhost/news/blog/christmas-in-lapland-santa-snowmobiling-sledding-and-sleigh-rides/ Lapland comprises the northernmost part of Sweden, Finland and Norway, receiving thousands of visitors from the UK each year, especially on the run up to Christmas. This is the home of the real Santa Claus after all. It’s a truly magical place for adults and children alike with unending views of snow-clad pine trees, frozen rivers, vast expanses of tundra and big enchanting skies - so it’s no surprise that the destination continues to grow in popularity each year. http://localhost/news/blog/christmas-in-lapland-santa-snowmobiling-sledding-and-sleigh-rides/ http://localhost/news/blog/christmas-in-lapland-santa-snowmobiling-sledding-and-sleigh-rides/ Wed, 21 September 2016 00:00:00 Düsseldorf’s Altstadt (Old Town) http://localhost/news/blog/duesseldorf-s-altstadt-old-town/ Nowhere else in the state capital of North Rhine-Westphalia will you be so close to the city’s heartbeat as in the area sized not even half a square kilometre and located between the Rhine and Heinrich-Heine-Allee. Everything is here! http://localhost/news/blog/duesseldorf-s-altstadt-old-town/ http://localhost/news/blog/duesseldorf-s-altstadt-old-town/ Mon, 15 August 2016 00:00:00 Family friendly autumn getaways umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/family-friendly-autumn-getaways/ Escape the queues of theme parks and jammed-packed cinemas and head off on an autumn getaway! http://localhost/news/blog/family-friendly-autumn-getaways/ http://localhost/news/blog/family-friendly-autumn-getaways/ Thu, 04 August 2016 00:00:00 A Snowy Getaway http://localhost/news/blog/a-snowy-getaway/ Whether you want to carve up the fresh snow on the peaks of Europe or glide the glaciers of Vancouver, there’s a winter wonderland waiting your arrival from Southampton Airport. http://localhost/news/blog/a-snowy-getaway/ http://localhost/news/blog/a-snowy-getaway/ Wed, 03 August 2016 00:00:00 Flying you further with KLM umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/flying-you-further-with-klm/ As well as direct flights to over 40 European destinations, you can now fly to 100s of worldwide destinations from Southampton Airport with KLM. http://localhost/news/blog/flying-you-further-with-klm/ http://localhost/news/blog/flying-you-further-with-klm/ Tue, 02 August 2016 00:00:00 To Park or not to Park? That is the Question! http://localhost/news/blog/to-park-or-not-to-park-that-is-the-question/ Are you trying to decide where to park next time you fly from Southampton Airport? Here are the reasons that you should keep it official and park at one of our award winning car-parks. http://localhost/news/blog/to-park-or-not-to-park-that-is-the-question/ http://localhost/news/blog/to-park-or-not-to-park-that-is-the-question/ Mon, 18 July 2016 00:00:00 A weekend hop over to Munich umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/a-weekend-hop-over-to-munich/ Only 2 hours from Southampton Airport with bmi regional, Munich is the perfect choice if you're looking for a quick weekend break away with plenty to see and do. With stunning architecture to admire, top attractions, friendly locals and of course, world class beer, it's a great city break destination whatever you are interested in. http://localhost/news/blog/a-weekend-hop-over-to-munich/ http://localhost/news/blog/a-weekend-hop-over-to-munich/ Wed, 13 July 2016 00:00:00 Titanic, Game of Thrones and more in Belfast umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/titanic-game-of-thrones-and-more-in-belfast/ As a Titanic enthusiast and a massive fan of Game of Thrones a visit to Belfast has always been on the list. These attractions are a big draw to the city but there is loads more to do in Belfast on top of this including great attractions and a fantastic bar and restaurant scene. http://localhost/news/blog/titanic-game-of-thrones-and-more-in-belfast/ http://localhost/news/blog/titanic-game-of-thrones-and-more-in-belfast/ Tue, 31 May 2016 00:00:00 Munich, the Bavarian Business Capital umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/munich-the-bavarian-business-capital/ Located 40miles from the Austrian border and within 1hour 45mins from Southampton Airport with bmi regional or Flybe, the Bavarian capital of Munich is a city of two halves. Not only is it a business hub with seven blue-chip companies basing their headquarters here but it’s also filled with historic architecture, culture and an impressive range of top-class museums, theatres, and the famous Munich Opera House. Munich is also renowned for its top quality food, festivals, events and traditional Christmas markets, it retains a small-town air whilst holding some world-class sights. http://localhost/news/blog/munich-the-bavarian-business-capital/ http://localhost/news/blog/munich-the-bavarian-business-capital/ Tue, 17 May 2016 00:00:00 Game of Thrones Tour in Northern Ireland umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/game-of-thrones-tour/ Holly from our marketing team, a massive fan of Game of Thrones, visited Northern Ireland for a tour of the show's filming locations. http://localhost/news/blog/game-of-thrones-tour/ http://localhost/news/blog/game-of-thrones-tour/ Wed, 06 April 2016 00:00:00 Winter weekend break in Paris umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/winter-weekend-break-in-paris/ Our Digital Marketing Executive went on a winter weekend break to Paris, here are her tips for a great weekend in the French capital. http://localhost/news/blog/winter-weekend-break-in-paris/ http://localhost/news/blog/winter-weekend-break-in-paris/ Thu, 10 March 2016 00:00:00 Majorca - Your perfect family holiday umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/majorca-your-perfect-family-holiday/ This summer, it’s easier than ever to discover your smile. With Thomson, you can fly locally from Southampton Airport to beautiful Majorca. Of the three jewels in the Balearics’ crown, this one shines the brightest. With shallow waters, gently-sloping sands, and some of the best waterparks in Europe, this little isle is the perfect place to take the kids. http://localhost/news/blog/majorca-your-perfect-family-holiday/ http://localhost/news/blog/majorca-your-perfect-family-holiday/ Wed, 09 March 2016 00:00:00 Embrace the Emerald Isle umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/embrace-the-emerald-isle/ One of the jewels in the Emerald Isle’s crown, Cork is a beautiful and popular city break and it’s easy to see why; steeped in history, surrounded by miles of spectacular coastlines and landscapes, colourful villages, must-see activities, fairy-tale castles and sumptuous restaurants serving an authentic taste of Ireland. http://localhost/news/blog/embrace-the-emerald-isle/ http://localhost/news/blog/embrace-the-emerald-isle/ Mon, 22 February 2016 00:00:00 A warm welcome awaits you in Majorca umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/a-warm-welcome-awaits-you-in-majorca/ Forget the images of the All Day English breakfasts and high rises of Magaluf, there is so much more to the picturesque island of Majorca. http://localhost/news/blog/a-warm-welcome-awaits-you-in-majorca/ http://localhost/news/blog/a-warm-welcome-awaits-you-in-majorca/ Thu, 18 February 2016 00:00:00 Go wild this half-term with the National Trust! umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/go-wild-this-half-term-with-the-national-trust/ Half-term is fast approaching and there are lots of activities to get kids outdoors and having fun with the National Trust. http://localhost/news/blog/go-wild-this-half-term-with-the-national-trust/ http://localhost/news/blog/go-wild-this-half-term-with-the-national-trust/ Tue, 19 January 2016 00:00:00 Titanic tour of the UK and Ireland umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/titanic-tour-of-the-uk-and-ireland/ Everybody knows the tragic story of the Titanic and Southampton played a key part in this story being the place she departed from on her maiden voyage and home to many of the vessel’s staff and crew. As well as Southampton, other locations across the UK and Ireland feature in the story of the Titanic, all of which you can reach from Southampton Airport. Here is our Titanic tour of the UK and Ireland, perfect for any enthusiast. http://localhost/news/blog/titanic-tour-of-the-uk-and-ireland/ http://localhost/news/blog/titanic-tour-of-the-uk-and-ireland/ Wed, 30 December 2015 00:00:00 Christmas in the Channel Islands umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/christmas-in-the-channel-islands/ Fancy a festive escape with all the trimmings? Swap the traditions of turkey, carol singing and the Queen’s speech and celebrate the yuletide with a festive getaway to the Channel Islands. http://localhost/news/blog/christmas-in-the-channel-islands/ http://localhost/news/blog/christmas-in-the-channel-islands/ Wed, 16 December 2015 00:00:00 Winter exhilaration for the mind and the body umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/winter-exhilaration-for-the-mind-and-the-body/ Fancy schussing down the fluffy snow of Europe’s greatest mountains this winter? Within 3 hours of taking off from Southampton you can enjoy some of Europe’s best ski resorts on the French, Swiss and Austrian Alps in Chambery, Geneva and Innsbruck. http://localhost/news/blog/winter-exhilaration-for-the-mind-and-the-body/ http://localhost/news/blog/winter-exhilaration-for-the-mind-and-the-body/ Mon, 14 December 2015 00:00:00 The Charm of Christmas Markets Direct From Southampton Airport umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/the-charm-of-christmas-markets-direct-from-southampton-airport/ An essential festive attraction that guarantees to get you into the Christmas spirit is the ever-popular Christmas Market. http://localhost/news/blog/the-charm-of-christmas-markets-direct-from-southampton-airport/ http://localhost/news/blog/the-charm-of-christmas-markets-direct-from-southampton-airport/ Thu, 03 December 2015 00:00:00 Surprising Corsica umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/surprising-corsica/ Jan Halliday, our Director of Marketing and Communications, recently flew to Corsica for her holiday on the new summer service from Southampton Airport to Bastia. http://localhost/news/blog/surprising-corsica/ http://localhost/news/blog/surprising-corsica/ Wed, 16 September 2015 00:00:00 Guernsey Tennerfest umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/guernsey-tennerfest/ From 1 October to 11 November, Guernsey will hold its 18th annual Tennerfest, which will see over 170 restaurants in Guernsey and its sister island of Sark offer three course menus starting from £10. http://localhost/news/blog/guernsey-tennerfest/ http://localhost/news/blog/guernsey-tennerfest/ Fri, 28 August 2015 00:00:00 Five star weekends in Hampshire umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/five-star-weekends-in-hampshire/ If you are looking for a luxury weekend away whether as a family, couple or group there are some great places to choose from in Hampshire http://localhost/news/blog/five-star-weekends-in-hampshire/ http://localhost/news/blog/five-star-weekends-in-hampshire/ Mon, 24 August 2015 00:00:00 6 must-do's in Manchester umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/6-must-dos-in-manchester/ When looking at city break destinations from Southampton Airport Manchester probably wouldn’t be the first place that springs to mind but as Holly from our Marketing team found out there is more than enough to do there to fill a weekend. http://localhost/news/blog/6-must-dos-in-manchester/ http://localhost/news/blog/6-must-dos-in-manchester/ Wed, 12 August 2015 00:00:00 Ten reasons to visit the Isle of Wight this summer umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/ten-reasons-to-visit-the-isle-of-wight-this-summer/ The Isle of Wight - proven to be one of the sunniest places in the whole of the UK - has a hot summer season of festivals, events and activities for its visitors to enjoy this year. Here’s just ten reasons to spend some time there this summer... http://localhost/news/blog/ten-reasons-to-visit-the-isle-of-wight-this-summer/ http://localhost/news/blog/ten-reasons-to-visit-the-isle-of-wight-this-summer/ Fri, 10 July 2015 00:00:00 Dotty for Dinosaurs? umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/dotty-for-dinosaurs/ Dinosaurs have long captivated the imagination of both children and grown-ups alike. This summer the South East of England returns to the Mesozoic Era with a host of fun and interactive dinosaur related activities enabling Dino-maniacs to discover more about these gentle giants and fierce predators. http://localhost/news/blog/dotty-for-dinosaurs/ http://localhost/news/blog/dotty-for-dinosaurs/ Fri, 12 June 2015 00:00:00 6 Things to do with Dad this Father’s Day umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/6-things-to-do-with-dad-this-father-s-day/ Whether you're local to Southampton Airport or you're flying in to spend Father's Day in the region, we have the perfect activity for you. http://localhost/news/blog/6-things-to-do-with-dad-this-father-s-day/ http://localhost/news/blog/6-things-to-do-with-dad-this-father-s-day/ Wed, 10 June 2015 00:00:00 Overcoming a Fear of Flying umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/overcoming-a-fear-of-flying/ If you know five people, there is a good chance that two out of the five have some anxiety towards flying. Join our next course on 21st June at Southampton Airport.. http://localhost/news/blog/overcoming-a-fear-of-flying/ http://localhost/news/blog/overcoming-a-fear-of-flying/ Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 Alpaca Walking Experience umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/alpaca-walking-experience/ When we found out that you could go walking with alpacas just a short distance from Southampton Airport, we had to find out more! We asked Derek Moore of Alpacas Hampshire in Otterbourne, to tell us what happens during one of their fun alpaca walking experiences! http://localhost/news/blog/alpaca-walking-experience/ http://localhost/news/blog/alpaca-walking-experience/ Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 Travelling on a budget umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/travelling-on-a-budget/ Local student Mehrnaz Karimi gives us some tips on travelling on a budget. http://localhost/news/blog/travelling-on-a-budget/ http://localhost/news/blog/travelling-on-a-budget/ Mon, 18 May 2015 00:00:00 48 Hours in Alderney umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/48-hours-in-alderney/ As one of the smallest Channel Islands, Alderney would not always be your first choice for a weekend break but this would be a mistake. This tiny island has a lot to offer with its unspoiled landscape, friendly population and mild climate. http://localhost/news/blog/48-hours-in-alderney/ http://localhost/news/blog/48-hours-in-alderney/ Thu, 07 May 2015 00:00:00 Travel Photography umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/travel-photography/ Would you like to make the best of your holiday snaps? We asked local student Olivia Fynn for advice. http://localhost/news/blog/travel-photography/ http://localhost/news/blog/travel-photography/ Mon, 27 April 2015 00:00:00 City breaks: Edinburgh umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/city-breaks-edinburgh/ The latest in our series of short city breaks blogs sees local blogger and student Mehrnaz Karimi explore Edinburgh. http://localhost/news/blog/city-breaks-edinburgh/ http://localhost/news/blog/city-breaks-edinburgh/ Tue, 14 April 2015 00:00:00 The brilliance of backpacking umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/backpack-breaks/ If you think that backpacking is just for students, think again. Why not book an impromptu break to relive your youth? Or, if you missed out the first time round, experience the freedom of independent international travel. We asked backpacking expert, Grace Roome, for her top tips. http://localhost/news/blog/backpack-breaks/ http://localhost/news/blog/backpack-breaks/ Sat, 11 April 2015 00:00:00 City breaks: Paris umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/city-breaks-paris/ For the first in a series of short city breaks blogs, we asked local blogger Mehrnaz Karimi to show us around Paris. http://localhost/news/blog/city-breaks-paris/ http://localhost/news/blog/city-breaks-paris/ Fri, 10 April 2015 00:00:00 A long weekend in Dublin umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/a-long-weekend-in-dublin/ Just a short hop from Southampton Airport, Dublin is a great destination for a short break. Local blogger and university student, Grace Roome, tells us about her long weekend there. http://localhost/news/blog/a-long-weekend-in-dublin/ http://localhost/news/blog/a-long-weekend-in-dublin/ Thu, 02 April 2015 00:00:00 Interview with new Airport Zoo keeper umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/interview-with-new-airport-zoo-keeper/ Ian Goodwin from Marwell and Neil Garwood from Southampton Airport tell us more about the new Airport Zoo project, launched today. http://localhost/news/blog/interview-with-new-airport-zoo-keeper/ http://localhost/news/blog/interview-with-new-airport-zoo-keeper/ Wed, 01 April 2015 00:00:00 Which summer escape will you choose? umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/summer-escapes/ With gorgeous summer destinations, some less than an hour’s flight away from Southampton, you have all the best holiday spots in easy reach. From the charms of the understated Channel Islands to the sandy beaches of the Costa Blanca, there’s glamorous summer living, wherever you choose to fly. Let us help you decide... http://localhost/news/blog/summer-escapes/ http://localhost/news/blog/summer-escapes/ Tue, 17 March 2015 00:00:00 Squeeze in a ski holiday umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/squeeze-in-a-ski-holiday/ There's just enough time left of the ski season for one more break! We asked avid skier and local blogger, Paris Darknell, to tell us how. http://localhost/news/blog/squeeze-in-a-ski-holiday/ http://localhost/news/blog/squeeze-in-a-ski-holiday/ Tue, 03 March 2015 00:00:00 City Breaks: Amsterdam umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/city-breaks-amsterdam/ You can reach Amsterdam in just an hour from Southampton Airport, so we asked local student blogger and 'dam fan Grace Roome for her guide to the city. http://localhost/news/blog/city-breaks-amsterdam/ http://localhost/news/blog/city-breaks-amsterdam/ Fri, 27 February 2015 00:00:00 Manchester’s hidden galleries umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/manchester-s-hidden-galleries/ Manchester is a myriad of hidden museums and galleries which lie in wait of discovery - if only you know where to look. We asked Hayley Flynn, a researcher, tour guide and author from Manchester, to show us where to find them. http://localhost/news/blog/manchester-s-hidden-galleries/ http://localhost/news/blog/manchester-s-hidden-galleries/ Sun, 22 February 2015 00:00:00 Which pancake takes your fancy? umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/which-pancake-takes-your-fancy/ Whether you’re a fan of Pannenkoeken, Kaiserschmarrn, Crêpes, Scotch or good old English pancakes covered with lemon and sugar, we have the destination to satisfy your appetite http://localhost/news/blog/which-pancake-takes-your-fancy/ http://localhost/news/blog/which-pancake-takes-your-fancy/ Tue, 17 February 2015 00:00:00 Find out why love really is 'in the air' umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/find-out-why-love-really-is-in-the-air/ Flybe's recent research reveals the perfect places to find love – and discover pilots have the sexiest uniforms... http://localhost/news/blog/find-out-why-love-really-is-in-the-air/ http://localhost/news/blog/find-out-why-love-really-is-in-the-air/ Fri, 13 February 2015 00:00:00 Unique Romantic Experiences umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/unique-romantic-experiences/ Are you looking for something quirky or unique that'll 'wow' your loved one? Then look no further - we've picked our favourite date ideas below, all available with a short flight from Southampton Airport. http://localhost/news/blog/unique-romantic-experiences/ http://localhost/news/blog/unique-romantic-experiences/ Tue, 03 February 2015 00:00:00 Europe's Strongest Man - Leeds umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/europes-strongest-man/ Local Blogger, The Southsea Wanderer, takes a trip to Leeds to watch the mighty battle for the title of Europe's Strongest Man and to explore the city. http://localhost/news/blog/europes-strongest-man/ http://localhost/news/blog/europes-strongest-man/ Wed, 24 December 2014 00:00:00 Christmas in Hampshire umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/christmas-in-hampshire/ We asked guest blogger Rowena Moore to recommend some of the great Christmas attractions and events throughout Hampshire to get you in the festive spirit. http://localhost/news/blog/christmas-in-hampshire/ http://localhost/news/blog/christmas-in-hampshire/ Tue, 02 December 2014 00:00:00 Making the World's Biggest Mo umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/making-the-worlds-biggest-mo/ Southampton Airport has shown its support for Movember 2014, by unveiling the World’s Biggest Mo on the ground. Creator of the Massive Mo and Southampton Airport's dedicated Mo Sista, Louise Neville, explains how it was done. http://localhost/news/blog/making-the-worlds-biggest-mo/ http://localhost/news/blog/making-the-worlds-biggest-mo/ Wed, 12 November 2014 00:00:00 The Year of the ‘appy Traveller umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/the-year-of-the-appy-traveller/ Making passengers lives as easy as possible is very important to us at Southampton Airport, we aim to make your journey as easy, fast and friendly as possible so we asked guest blogger Rowena Moore to find us the best travel apps available. http://localhost/news/blog/the-year-of-the-appy-traveller/ http://localhost/news/blog/the-year-of-the-appy-traveller/ Thu, 06 November 2014 00:00:00 Halloween in Hampshire umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/halloween-in-hampshire/ Halloween fun for all the family in Hampshire - explore our favourite local attractions this half term for some spooky activities. http://localhost/news/blog/halloween-in-hampshire/ http://localhost/news/blog/halloween-in-hampshire/ Fri, 24 October 2014 00:00:00 Thinking of taking the children skiing this winter? umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/thinking-of-taking-the-children-skiing-this-winter/ Family ski specialist Esprit Ski, offers packages flying from Southampton to Chambery and Geneva with easy access to some of the largest ski areas in Europe. http://localhost/news/blog/thinking-of-taking-the-children-skiing-this-winter/ http://localhost/news/blog/thinking-of-taking-the-children-skiing-this-winter/ Fri, 03 October 2014 00:00:00 Beautiful Boat Shows umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/beautiful-boat-shows/ Boat show season has begun! As we approach the 2014 PSP Southampton Boat Show here in Hampshire, we take a look at the international boat shows within easy reach of Southampton Airport. http://localhost/news/blog/beautiful-boat-shows/ http://localhost/news/blog/beautiful-boat-shows/ Fri, 12 September 2014 00:00:00 Hampshire's Gardens umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/hampshires-gardens/ Hampshire is home to some stunning gardens and our guest blogger, John Wilson, explores three of the finest. http://localhost/news/blog/hampshires-gardens/ http://localhost/news/blog/hampshires-gardens/ Thu, 11 September 2014 00:00:00 Spoilt for choice in the Home Of Golf umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/spoilt-for-choice-in-the-homeofgolf/ Following the excitement of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen Golf Club, we asked local golfer Peter Medley for a round-up of the best places in Aberdeenshire to play. http://localhost/news/blog/spoilt-for-choice-in-the-homeofgolf/ http://localhost/news/blog/spoilt-for-choice-in-the-homeofgolf/ Tue, 19 August 2014 00:00:00 Bird Control at Southampton Airport umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/bird-control-at-southampton-airport/ Southampton Airport has become the first airport in the UK to enhance their use of laser technology for bird control. The use of the new Aerolaser represents an innovative step, increasing the efficiency of bird control and making airside operations even safer. http://localhost/news/blog/bird-control-at-southampton-airport/ http://localhost/news/blog/bird-control-at-southampton-airport/ Mon, 28 July 2014 00:00:00 Marwell Zoo umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/marwell-zoo/ Hampshire is home to some fascinating attractions - one of which is Marwell Zoo, a 140-acre park home to over 180 exotic and endangered species. We sent Southampton Airport's Digital Marketing Executive, Holly Harvey, to get up close and personal with the wonders of the natural world... http://localhost/news/blog/marwell-zoo/ http://localhost/news/blog/marwell-zoo/ Wed, 04 June 2014 00:00:00 Stunning Lake Garda umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/stunning-lake-garda/ Regular flier, Jane Eagle, recently flew to Verona from Southampton Airport. Here's her account of her stay in Riva on the stunning Lake Garda. http://localhost/news/blog/stunning-lake-garda/ http://localhost/news/blog/stunning-lake-garda/ Mon, 12 May 2014 00:00:00 Ile de Re umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/ile-de-re-closer-than-you-think/ Southampton Airport's Director of Marketing and Communications, Jan Halliday, flew to La Rochelle and visited Ile de Re. Here are her top tips for visiting the region. http://localhost/news/blog/ile-de-re-closer-than-you-think/ http://localhost/news/blog/ile-de-re-closer-than-you-think/ Wed, 16 April 2014 00:00:00 Isle of Wight Festivals umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/isle-of-wight-festivals/ The Isle of Wight is perhaps an unlikely focus for the UK festival scene, but it boasts some of the liveliest, and is only a rock god’s guitar throw from Southampton Airport. http://localhost/news/blog/isle-of-wight-festivals/ http://localhost/news/blog/isle-of-wight-festivals/ Tue, 04 March 2014 00:00:00 Wishing you a Merry Christmas umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/wishing-you-a-merry-christmas/ Southampton Airport would like to wish all their passengers, partners, friends and colleagues a very merry Christmas and a wonderful new year. Take a look at our Christmas video... http://localhost/news/blog/wishing-you-a-merry-christmas/ http://localhost/news/blog/wishing-you-a-merry-christmas/ Wed, 18 December 2013 00:00:00 Give a taste of Hampshire this Christmas umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/give-a-taste-of-hampshire-this-christmas/ Christmas is the perfect opportunity to sample or give some of Hampshire’s fantastic range of locally made food, drink and craft. But what about the person who is particularly difficult to buy for? http://localhost/news/blog/give-a-taste-of-hampshire-this-christmas/ http://localhost/news/blog/give-a-taste-of-hampshire-this-christmas/ Thu, 12 December 2013 00:00:00 Our Dream Day in Lapland umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/our-dream-day-in-lapland/ It’s hard to imagine a bigger Christmas treat than going to meet Santa in his home in Lapland – a frozen winter wonderland, full of deep pristine snow and pine forests, set above the Arctic Circle. http://localhost/news/blog/our-dream-day-in-lapland/ http://localhost/news/blog/our-dream-day-in-lapland/ Mon, 02 December 2013 00:00:00 Shetland – a relaxing and invigorating break out of the ordinary umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/shetland-for-a-relaxing-and-invigorating-break-out-of-the-ordinary/ When you need travel advice, who better to ask than someone who knows the place inside out? Southampton Airport Social Media Assistant, Holly Harvey grew up on Shetland and went home for a short visit in summer 2013. http://localhost/news/blog/shetland-for-a-relaxing-and-invigorating-break-out-of-the-ordinary/ http://localhost/news/blog/shetland-for-a-relaxing-and-invigorating-break-out-of-the-ordinary/ Mon, 12 August 2013 00:00:00 Summer sun in Carvoeiro umbraco.BusinessLogic.User http://localhost/news/blog/summer-sun-in-carvoeiro/ Southampton Airport's Jennifer Woods shares her experiences of her holiday to the Algarve http://localhost/news/blog/summer-sun-in-carvoeiro/ http://localhost/news/blog/summer-sun-in-carvoeiro/ Sun, 28 July 2013 00:00:00 The Isle of Wight’s historical treats http://localhost/news/blog/the-isle-of-wight-s-historical-treats/ The Isle of Wight is just a short ferry crossing from Southampton. Famous for Cowes Week, the Isle of Wight Festival, Bestival and The Needles, the island is also home to historical attractions, Carisbrooke Castle and Osborne House. http://localhost/news/blog/the-isle-of-wight-s-historical-treats/ http://localhost/news/blog/the-isle-of-wight-s-historical-treats/ Sun, 19 May 2013 00:00:00 Best of Bergerac http://localhost/news/blog/best-of-bergerac/ Rolling hills, vineyards, chateaux, beautiful markets and fabulous French food. Bergerac is just 1 hour and 40 minutes flying time from Southampton Airport, so it’s easy to get to, and the climate is much warmer than the UK. http://localhost/news/blog/best-of-bergerac/ http://localhost/news/blog/best-of-bergerac/ Wed, 24 April 2013 00:00:00 Booking group ski and snowboard holidays http://localhost/news/blog/booking-group-ski-and-snowboard-holidays/ For a group holiday, skiing is an excellent choice. Mixed ages and abilities, and even non skiers, can rub along well together, meeting up for lunch on the mountain or dinner in the chalet. http://localhost/news/blog/booking-group-ski-and-snowboard-holidays/ http://localhost/news/blog/booking-group-ski-and-snowboard-holidays/ Mon, 18 February 2013 00:00:00 Never been to Aberdeen? http://localhost/news/blog/never-been-to-aberdeen/ The most northerly of Scotland’s major cities, Aberdeen is a great place to visit at any time of the year. http://localhost/news/blog/never-been-to-aberdeen/ http://localhost/news/blog/never-been-to-aberdeen/ Thu, 14 February 2013 00:00:00 Beaulieu – much more than a motor museum http://localhost/news/blog/beaulieu-much-more-than-a-motor-museum/ Located in the New Forest National Park, only a short drive from Southampton Airport, lies Beaulieu, home of the the world famous National Motor Museum, Palace House - home of the Montagu family and historic Beaulieu Abbey. http://localhost/news/blog/beaulieu-much-more-than-a-motor-museum/ http://localhost/news/blog/beaulieu-much-more-than-a-motor-museum/ Thu, 31 January 2013 00:00:00 Historic Hythe – ‘The Gateway to The New Forest’ http://localhost/news/blog/historic-hythe-the-gateway-to-the-new-forest/ Marketing and Projects admin assistant, Maggie Blight, must have one of the most unusual commutes to work of anyone; taking in a narrow guage train along a pier, a ferry, a bus, another train, then arriving at an airport and going through security, before finally arriving at her desk. http://localhost/news/blog/historic-hythe-the-gateway-to-the-new-forest/ http://localhost/news/blog/historic-hythe-the-gateway-to-the-new-forest/ Fri, 04 January 2013 00:00:00 There’s no business like snow business…. http://localhost/news/blog/there-s-no-business-like-snow-business/ When you think of winter you immediately think of cold and frosty mornings, log fires and snowy scenes… unless you work in an airport that is! http://localhost/news/blog/there-s-no-business-like-snow-business/ http://localhost/news/blog/there-s-no-business-like-snow-business/ Tue, 18 December 2012 00:00:00 Ho, Ho, hold on a minute! What have you got there? http://localhost/news/blog/ho-ho-hold-on-a-minute-what-have-you-got-there/ Ah Christmas! A time for being with loved ones and exchanging gifts, that is if the security team at Southampton Airport haven’t confiscated them of course… http://localhost/news/blog/ho-ho-hold-on-a-minute-what-have-you-got-there/ http://localhost/news/blog/ho-ho-hold-on-a-minute-what-have-you-got-there/ Thu, 29 November 2012 00:00:00 5 things not to miss in… Edinburgh http://localhost/news/blog/5-things-not-to-miss-in-edinburgh/ There is a vast array of things to do in Edinburgh including a fantastic selection of shops from high street favourites to hidden away boutiques and vintage gems. http://localhost/news/blog/5-things-not-to-miss-in-edinburgh/ http://localhost/news/blog/5-things-not-to-miss-in-edinburgh/ Tue, 27 November 2012 00:00:00 Marwell Wildlife http://localhost/news/blog/marwell-wildlife/ Just a few minutes from Southampton Airport is Marwell Wildlife, which houses an impressive variety of large and small animals in modern enclosures. It’s popular with small children and adults alike, with enough going on to keep the whole family interested for hours. http://localhost/news/blog/marwell-wildlife/ http://localhost/news/blog/marwell-wildlife/ Fri, 09 November 2012 00:00:00 A very special visit from ‘Phantom of the Ruhr’ August 2012 http://localhost/news/blog/a-very-special-visit-from-phantom-of-the-ruhr-august-2012/ Here at Southampton we love our historic past. Being the home of the Spitfire it’s pretty hard not to appreciate the sounds of a Merlin engine gracing the skies above the site of the old Supermarine works. http://localhost/news/blog/a-very-special-visit-from-phantom-of-the-ruhr-august-2012/ http://localhost/news/blog/a-very-special-visit-from-phantom-of-the-ruhr-august-2012/ Wed, 07 November 2012 00:00:00