Andy

Andy has worked in sales and business development for over 18 years. When he's not hashing out the terms of a new partnership, he can be found checking in to a selection of luxury hotels around the world so he can dish the dirt back here at Travelscoop.

Andy

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Emma

22nd August 2017 by Emma

Guide to: Priceline.com Bidding

With US site, Priceline, you can get huge discounts on hotel stays across the globe and our guide will give you the tools to beat their system and secure the lowest bids. Done correctly, this is a great way to get top end hotel stays without blowing your budget, particularly if you’re flexible about where you stay. How it works While Priceline will let you book hotels the traditional way, comparison sites like TripAdvisor, TravelSupermarket or Trivago are a much better bet if...

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Emma

22nd August 2017 by Emma

Guide to: Secret Hotels

So you want to stay at a top hotel, but those prices are ridiculous right? There is a way. You can choose an unnamed hotel at a huge discount. A range of sites including Priceline, Hotwire and Lastminute.com allow you to book what they call ‘Secret Hotels’. You won’t know which hotel you’ll be staying at until you pay, but these top tips can help you get an edge on the competition and narrow down your options. 5* hotels at 3* prices anyone? Secret hotels can save you a packet...

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Emma

7th September 2017 by Emma

Guide to: Cheap Car Hire

With more catches than a Norwegian fishing vessel, car hire firms abroad aren’t shy when it comes to relieving you of your hard earned cash. That’s why we’ve put together these top tips to help you navigate those “choppy waters” and slip through their “nets” – sorry! It’s actually possible to get your hire car for as little as £3.50 per day, so don’t wait until you arrive. We’ll help you find the best prices, skip those hidden extras and cut your insurance excess to...

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Emma

15th July 2020 by Emma

Announcing the results of our Champneys health spa competition

On Tuesday 2nd October we drew the winner of our recent Champneys health spa competition. From the thousands of valid entries received, twenty were chosen at random and placed in a "hat" (actually a Cabeau travel pillow bag). We filmed Stuart drawing the winner, which can be seen in the Facebook video above. A big congratulations to Siobhan Wright - have a wonderful time, I'm VERY jealous! Be sure to follow our pages on Facebook and Twitter to keep up to date with future competition fun!...

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Emma

15th July 2020 by Emma

Announcing the result of our Crazy Bear hotel competition

On Friday 2nd November we drew the winner of our recent Crazy Bear hotel competition. The prize was a £250 voucher to spend on a stay at one of the Crazy Bear hotels. From the thousands of valid entries received, twenty were chosen at random and placed in a "hat" (actually a pumpkin, left over from Halloween!) We filmed Stuart drawing the winner, which can be seen in the Facebook video above. A big congratulations to Katie Barber - let us know how your stay goes! As Stuart mentions in the...

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Emma

3rd December 2018 by Emma

Announcing the result of our November Crazy Bear competition

Our latest Crazy Bear competition closed on the 30th November - a huge thank-you to all who entered! On Sunday Stuart drew the winner in the video above. From all the valid entries received, twenty were chosen at random and placed in a "hat" (yep, this month we were back to our Cabeau travel pillow bag). The prize was a £250 voucher to spend on a stay at one of the Crazy Bear hotels. A big congratulations to Kelly Turner - let us know how you get on! We've got a new competition due to be...

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4th February 2019 by Emma

Announcing the result of our Eurostar Amsterdam competition

Our latest Eurostar Amsterdam competition closed on the 31st December - a huge thank-you to all who entered! From all the valid entries received, we chose one lucky winner at random. I can now reveal that the lucky recipient of a £250 Eurostar voucher is... Kelvin Thornton. A huge congratulations from the team here at Travelscoop! Let us know how you get on. Keep checking our email newsletters and following our facebook page at facebook.com/mytravelscoop for more chances to win, as there's...

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22nd March 2019 by Emma

Announcing the result of our Spring Crazy Bear competition

Our Spring Crazy Bear competition closed for entries on the 21st March. Firstly, a huge thank-you to all who entered. - we love reading all your Facebook comments! This morning we randomly selected one lucky name from all the valid entries we'd received.  The prize of a £250 voucher to spend on a stay at one of the Crazy Bear hotels goes to Hannah Tomlin - a big congratulations from all of us here at Travelscoop - please let us know how you get on! We've got a new competition due...

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13th September 2019 by Emma

Announcing the winner of our Port Lympne Bubble competition

Not one to pass up the opportunity for a day out, Stuart volunteered to travel down to Port Lympne in Kent to draw the winner of our summer Bubble Room safari competition. From the thousands of entries we received, thirty were chosen at random and placed in a "hat" (actually the case of our favourite travel pillow - the Cabeau!). We filmed the draw from inside the Bubble room itself, which can be seen in our Facebook video above. The winner is in for a real treat - it's just stunning!We want to...

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31st October 2019 by Emma

Announcing the winner of our Witchery by the Castle competition

Happy Halloween! This morning we sent Stuart down to the scary basement to draw the winner of our autumn Witchery by the Castle competition. From the thousands of entries we received, thirty were chosen at random and placed in a rather fetching pumpkin bag. Watch the video to see whose name was picked. A huge congratulations to the winner, Edinburgh is an amazing city so you're in for a real treat! If you didn't win this time, then fear not - we've just launched a brand new competition to...

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24th September 2020 by Emma

Announcing the winner of our Eurostar competition

On Thursday 24rd September we drew the winner of our summer Eurostar competition. From the thousands of valid entries received, twenty were chosen at random and placed in a "hat" (our trusty Cabeau travel pillow bag). Watch the video of Stuart drawing the winner in the Facebook video above.A big congratulations to Sophie-Mai Wilde! Her prize is valid for 12 months, so I'm sure she'll make good use of it once the current travel restrictions are lifted. And thank you to all who entered; we really...