Ash cloud: Scottish airports May open tomorrow?

Ash cloud: Scottish airports to open tomorrow Monday, April 19, 2010 The Sabre Flight Explorer map above shows the extent of the ash cloud, in red, over Europe at 7pm last night.Straight blue lines show flight routes being used, with A and B being the only two in or out of northern Europe, which areContinue reading “Ash cloud: Scottish airports May open tomorrow?”

Travel Industry Jargon

I was meeting a friend for coffee and he was planning a vacation.  I was providing some suggestions when he asked me for clarification when he didn’t understand some of the terms / acronyms I used.  I thought I would take this opportunity to explain some commonly used jargon in the travel industry. Charter Flight – A non scheduledContinue reading “Travel Industry Jargon”

Coping with the Middle Seat

Today’s post ends our series about the dreaded Middle Seat, how to cope if you get stuck with it. * Get to the seat early and politely assume the armrests to assert your personal space.  Your seatmates by the window and aisle already have their own space on their respective sides. * Store as muchContinue reading “Coping with the Middle Seat”

Rainbow Travel Tips & Tidbits – 17 November 2008

Tip #6 When traveling to beaches, always make sure to bring talc (baby) powder. It is a miracle worker in getting rid of the sand (especially w/children*) and of course, then you always smell nice. * Not recommended for babies and very small children. Tip #7 One thing I always tell my clients, is putContinue reading “Rainbow Travel Tips & Tidbits – 17 November 2008”

Introduction to Rainbow Travel’s Blog

Welcome to the first post on my travel blog.  My inspiration for this sharing of travel related information stems back to my career in this industry.  Being a native resident of Liverpool, UK (aka “The World in One City”), this inspired me to change my career from Dispensing Optician to Travel Agent.  From working in theContinue reading “Introduction to Rainbow Travel’s Blog”