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Travel Links

Here some are links to other travel sites that we think offer a useful service and/or unique content:

Accommodation

Accommodation in Oban - Where to stay? What to do? A guide by a local resident.

Airport Guides

The Airport Guides - The definitive airport information guide for the UK & Ireland.

Birmingham Airport Guide - A guide to Birmingham airport, UK with access to information on airlines, shops, terminals and how to get there.

Edinburgh Airport Guide - Edinburgh airport information which includes a directory of all shops, local attractions and links to another 20 uk airport guide sites.

Gatwick Airport Guide - Full and concise guide to Gatwick airport and the surrounding area. Includes listings of all shops at each terminal and list of all airlines flying from Gatwick.

Glasgow Airport Guide - Guide to Glasgow airport in Scotland. Sections include, business facilities, childrens facilities and facilities for the disabled.

Heathrow Airport Guide - Heathrow airport information guide, covering everything you need to know about the airport. Concise terminal, shop and facilities info. Also includes details about airport parking and hotels in the local area.

Luton Airport Guide - Guide to London Luton airport with a full local directory which lists local attractions, amenities and gives a breakdown of the terminal facilites. Also includes concise directions of how to get to Luton airport.

Manchester Airport Guide - A comprehensive guide to Manchester airport, with information on flight arrivals, terminals, shopping and a full list of contact numbers.

Stansted Airport Guide - Stansted airport information, broken down into various sections for shopping, duty free and all airport facilities.

Airport Parking/Hotels

Airport Parking Shop - Compare prices from 8 of the UK's largest parking brokers at 30 airports in the UK.

Airport Hotel Shop - Start your holiday a day early by booking an airport hotel inclusive of 7 or 14 days parking.

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Adventure Travel

Touching Nature Travel specialises in independent walking holidays to some of the most magnificent landscapes of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Italian Dolomites and South Tyrol.

Climbing High - A survival guide to climbing. Contains information for treatment of altitude specific ailments.

Go Camping - A beginners guide to camping.

2camels.com Festivals and Events - From Oktoberfest to San Fermin, from Mardi Gras to Carnival, from Cheese Rolling to La Tomatina we've got festivals covered.

Wandering Aengus Treks - Wandering Aengus Treks for the times you want a great walking holiday without the backpack.

Travel Independent Info - Recommendations and information about how to choose where to go and a list of the top places.

Backpacking Jobs

WORKgateways jobs UK - Advice and employment for travellers to the UK.

Travel jobs in Ireland - Irish Travel job opportunities and careers in Dublin, Cork and Galway from Irish Jobs.

My Job Search is a job search engine that lets you find vacancy listings all over the world. Just type in the destination you are heading off to and let the site do the rest.

Volunteer Opportunities

Cheap and responsible volunteer opportunities worldwide. Ecoteer is unique in that it takes away the middleman which reduces the cost of volunteering. We have some placements that are even free! If you would love to volunteer but cant do so because of the high costs Ecoteer is the place to go! visit today and volunteer tomorrow!

IVS GB is a peace organisation which promotes intercultural cooperation and intercultural understanding through voluntary work. Volunteer projects work for sustainable development of local and global communities throughout the world. IVS is open to everyone from 18 to 70 years. They offer short-term projects of 2-4 weeks, long-term opportunities and are a sending organisation for EVS (European Voluntary Service).

ReefDoctor is a small not-for-profit organisation conducting coral reef research, implementing marine management principles, community education and social development work on the 4th most important coral reef system in the world. Become a volunteer for these threatened coral reefs and take part in a unique opportunity to experience Madagascar, its people and culture.

Volunteers for Rural India is a UK registered charity which runs a low cost scheme enabling people to visit development projects in rural India. This is an opportunity to get to know a completely different side of India and learn about Indian culture and grass-roots development at first hand.

Volunteer Latin America - Provides free and low cost volunteer work in Central and South America and opportunities to learn Spanish abroad.

Volunteer 4 Africa - Provides free and low cost volunteer work opportunities throughout Africa.

WorldWide Volunteering is a registered charity dedicated to enabling more people to become involved in volunteering in the UK or abroad. It has a unique search and match database listing over 1650 organisations offering around 1.5 million placements.

Global Volunteer Network - A non profit organisation placing volunteers in community projects worldwide.

Volunteer in Cambodia - Experience life in Cambodia while volunteering your time to teach conversational English in Phnom Penh.

Travel Tips and Advice

Flight Health - Some useful tips on flight health, including information on deep vein thrombosis, jet lag and fear of flying.

Responsible Travel - A guide to ethical travel, and tips on how to respect other cultures, communities and the environment.

Flying with Disabilities - Helpful tips and info for disabled flyers. Advice on planning your trip, what to do at the airport and on board the flight.

Travel Blogs

Backpacking Travel Blog - Backpacking and Independent Travel Blog on Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia and South America including photos, things to do and places to stay.

GetJealous.com - Set up your own free personalised travel web site including a photo gallery, travel diary, a message board and a map of your current whereabouts.

Travel Voyeur - Explore the world vicariously through the amateur videos and slide shows of actual travellers, with a new destination every day.

MyTravelBackpack.com - Blog featuring cool pictures of people and their backpack in travel locations all around the world. Got some cool pictures? Submit them here!

Footstops.com - A non-profit charity website that provides travellers with a free platform for blogging, photo sharing, google mapping and interacting.

Discount Cards

ISIC Student Card - With an ISIC student card or IYTC youth card you can enjoy a massive range of discounts and benefits on lifestyle and travel in the UK, and all around the world.

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