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

Sadly, Thomas Cook Airlines is no longer with us. We have decided to keep this post public for the time being, but will...

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...

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