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Getting to Disney from Central Paris

Living in the South of England, it is very easy to travel to the magical world of Disneyland Paris. Whether it is via the Eurotunnel Le Shuttle, the ferries between Dover and Calais, or the Eurostar. Eurostar operate direct services to Marne La Vallee (the station for Disneyland Paris) several times a week. At other […]

Delta reinvents the international Main Cabin dining experience

Today Delta Air Lines have unveiled a brand new inflight dining experience which will feature in the Main (Economy) Cabin on international flights. The series of investments to enhance the passenger experience are set to debut on board select flights with the U.S. carrier from November and will continue into next year. At a time […]

Airport Transfers? Travel in style with Blacklane

There is nothing worse than stepping off the aircraft from a long-haul flight, slowly meandering through the queue at immigration and waiting for your bag to arrive on the carousel only to realise you have now missed your transfer. Or it is 40-minutes away. 🙁 I don’t know about you, but I have been in […]

Disney Parks Travel Tips

A visit to the Disney Parks is something which is fun for the young and the young at heart. Where you can let your imagination soar and forget about the outside world. Let’s face it, you know that a trip to Disney will entail spending a lot of time queuing up to enjoy the attractions, […]

Air New Zealand launches first global brand campaign in the UK

Today the small but very well-known airline Air New Zealand has launched its first ever global brand campaign in the United Kingdom, showcasing why the airline is a #BetterWayToFly to Middle-Earth. Setting the scene New Zealand actor Sam Neill takes the stage as the voice of CGI character Pete – a talking Kiwi bird who […]

Photo of the week: Disneyland Paris at Sunset

Today’s photo of the week is one view which I will never get tired of. Disneyland Paris at sunset. Taking a stroll down the middle of Main Street, U.S.A. at Disneyland Paris is always an exciting moment. But as the sun sets and the night starts to close in, the street comes alive with thousands […]

The future of Self Service Check In

Over the past few years we have seen the introduction of self-serve check in kiosks at many airports, which allows passengers to check-in, print off their boarding pass and bag tags before dropping it off at the bag drop desk. That however may be on the verge of change. What’s Happening A number of airlines […]

Highlights from Sir Tim Clark’s Keynote at the 2017 APEX Expo

During my whirlwind trip to LA this weekend, I had the opportunity to attend the first day of the APEX Expo. The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) Expo is where thousands of airline executives, bloggers and journalists get together with aircraft manufacturers and service providers to talk everything about the passenger experience. The opening session […]

JetsettingBen’s crazy 3-day adventure to LA and back

Hello Everyone! Today I’ve returned from what one could say is arguably the most craziest and last-minute trip I have ever done before. LA for just 3 days. It was so last minute, that at 12:00 on Friday I was helping to clean the house, then 30-minutes later I had booked a flight. In the […]

Hotel Review: Andaz West Hollywood

Ah, Los Angeles – a city that has certainly become dear to my heart. You may have realised by now that I tend to visit La La Land a couple of times a year. On my most recent trip I opted to stay at the Andaz West Hollywood – a place I’ve passed by many […]

United debut new “Safety is Global” in-flight safety video

Within the past hour, United Airlines have released their newest in-flight safety video. Dubbed “Safety is Global III“, the video is the third instalment in United’s spin on the all-important safety demonstration which takes the audience on a whistle-stop tour of some of the fantastic global destinations served by the American carrier. From the world […]

Tried + Tested: Be Our Guest Restaurant at Walt Disney World

“It is with deepest pride, and greatest pleasure that we welcome you tonight. And now we invite you to relax, let us pull up a chair. As the dining room proudly presents: Your dinner!” Beauty and the Beast is certainly one of my favourite animated movies from Disney, so when I had the opportunity to visit […]