Month: December 2017

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10 Top Tools For The Digital-Savvy Traveller

Technology is designed to make our lives easier, and travel technology is no exception. Here’s our pick of the must-have apps and websites you need to use whenever you go travelling, from booking an airport transfer to safely storing your digital files. 1. Splittr Say farewell to awkward bill-splitting when dining in restaurants with friends…

Australian road sign on the highway

Solar Race Through The Outback

Alex Bull from Jayride.com’s transport team recently helped out at the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, a once in a lifetime opportunity to see transport innovation first-hand. Here, he shares his epic experience and his passion for transport. I’ve always been pretty obsessed with transport. When I was young, my one and only interest was cars;…

Books piled up

7 Must-Read Books This Holiday Season

There’s nothing worse than waiting in transit or travelling long-distance with nothing to do. A great book can solve this, and with the holiday season fast approaching, we’ve gathered a selection of favourite travel reads from the Jayride.com team to help inspire you. A good book is an essential travel companion, and as the holiday…

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The Best Of British Christmas Markets

The most wonderful time of the year is here, and if you’re heading to the United Kingdom this winter, we’ve picked eight of the best cities to visit for Christmas markets so you can soak up that yuletide joy. Scents of mulled wine, gingerbread, roasting chestnuts, and pine. Frosty mornings and evenings, Christmas carols and…

The iconic Hollywood sign in Los Angeles

24 Hours In… Los Angeles

Known as La La Land, The Big Orange, Tinseltown or simply LA, there’s no doubt that Los Angeles is a mecca for stardom and entertainment, with something for everyone. Here are our recommendations of what to cover off in a day in the City of Angels, from the moment you arrive at LAX through to…

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What To Do If You Lose Your Passport Overseas

Losing your passport is a traveller’s worst nightmare, as Kate from Jayride.com found out on a recent trip to the UK. Here are her tips for navigating this stressful situation. I consider myself a diligent and savvy traveller – organised and secure, keeping a watchful eye on my belongings at all times when overseas. Despite…