John

John

John is a software developer, travel blogger and digital nomad. Where ever his laptop is, he calls home. Favourite destination? California. San Francisco is the coolest place on earth! Next trip? South of France.

Updated 29th July 2017

1. About us Welcome to Travelscoop, a website (travelscoop.co.uk, referred to as our 'Site') and email newsletter service (our 'Email'). Our Site and Email is owned and operated by Mixed Message Media Limited ('we', 'us' or 'our'). Our...

Updated 8th May 2018

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Updated 29th July 2017

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Updated 7th September 2017

If you wait until the last minute, flights can get really expensive, but plan ahead and book smart and you can really...

Updated 22nd August 2017

When it comes to keeping a strict handle on the old purse strings, holiday season can really test your metal. One of...

Updated 7th September 2017

Never overlook the UK as an alternative to heading abroad when you need to get away. Whether you’re living it up in London, relaxing in the Cotswolds or dipping your toe in coastal waters of Cornwall, there are loads of useful tips you can use to help slash the cost of your bill. Here we run through the key steps for bagging a great bargain, plus clever ways to save from special rates and haggling to university stays, riverboats or even sleeping in the trees! ...

Updated 22nd August 2017

An astonishing 1 in 5 of us head abroad without any travel insurance, risking thousands of pounds in medical bills, lost luggage and more! If you’ve booked your trip, but not your travel insurance, do it now for as little as £9 a year. It’s...

Updated 21st September 2017

While 1 in 5 brits skip travel insurance when headed abroad, you'd be crazy not to grab insurance before heading to the...

Updated 31st January 2019

Airbnb is an amazing tool that can dramatically reduce your annual travel spend. I’m a self confessed Airbnb junkie,...

Updated 15th February 2019

Thomas Cook Airlines has been pumping out some appealing offers, with recent promotions including Las Vegas at £349...

Updated 26th September 2017

The deal If you're planning to spend £70+ on travel by Eurostar between 25th September and 25th December, then here's a quick way to get £25 knocked off the price. The offer is from Voyage SNCF, who let you buy Eurostar tickets at the same...

Updated 26th September 2017

Airbnb have had a sizzling summer. I used Airbnb extensively during a summer jaunt across California, but I wasn’t alone - so did 45 million other people. On one single August day alone (12 August) 2.6 million people checked in to an Airbnb property. Wowzers. The growth of Airbnb has been phenomenal. Seven years ago, 47,000 people checked in to Airbnb properties during the summer. Just three years ago that number had increased to 17 million. That’s a hockey stick...

2nd October 2017

Shock news - Monarch Airlines has collapsed into administration today. Monarch was the very first airline I flew on as...

Updated 31st January 2018

Norwegian Air seems to be everywhere at the moment. Whether it’s winning awards, or grabbing the headlines for their...

5th December 2017

As prizes go, this one truly rocks. Airbnb and LEGO have teamed up to offer one family the trip of a lifetime. An...

Updated 6th December 2017

I’m always one to jump on a free Avios promotion. You can currently nab 500 completely free Avios just by signing up...

7th December 2017

Avios alert, Avios alert... I'm always on the lookout for ways to boost my Avios balance. A few hundred Avios here...

Updated 12th December 2017

e-Rewards is a company that sends out consumer surveys by email and mobile apps to registered users. For each survey...

Updated 11th December 2017

With train ticket prices at an all-time high, it can often be cheaper to fly the longer distance routes. Luckily, train...

Updated 28th February 2018

Many eastern parts of the UK have woken to a blanket of snow this morning, leading to the inevitable travel...

Updated 26th November 2018

On Easter Sunday, Stuart drew the winner of our recent Eurostar competition. From the hundreds of valid entries we...

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