I Love Meet and Greet review

Kathryn Liston checks in at Gatwick airport and checks out whether airport parking company, I Love Meet and Greet, lives up to its name Booking  The confirmation was emailed to me promptly along with instructions on where to meet the driver at Gatwick North terminal. They advised me to print them out as I might be required…

Meet & greet is cheaper than you think

It’s a freezing minus five degrees when you land at the airport. The last thing you want to want to do is spend the next 10 minutes de-icing the windscreen of your car. Wouldn’t you rather jump into a toasty warm car with clear windows and the heater on full blast? I know which I would…

How to apply for an ESTA

During my time on the Which? Travel Helpdesk, I advised many readers travelling to the United States of America how to apply for an ESTA* under the Visa Waiver Programme (VWP). It’s been a long time since I took a bit out of the Big Apple, but as I am off there this week, I…

Crete’s oldest baklava baker

It’s not difficult to find the oldest filo pastry shop in Rethmyno Old Town, Crete – just follow your nose. The sweet aroma of freshly-baked kadaifi and baklava has been wafting through the narrow, cobbled streets of Manouil Bernardou Street in the Old Town since 1942. For 73 years, Georgos Xatziparaskos has been making Kadaifi in the traditional way by hand,…

7 ways to cut car hire costs

Hiring a car abroad can be a bargain until you get to the airport and discover that there are a host of ‘hidden’ extras to pay. Excess waiver insurance, breakdown cover, an additional driver and a full tank of petrol soon rack up the costs, cutting into your spending money. Follow these simple tips to cut your costs. 1: Only…

Volunteering – is it ethical?

I had always wanted to volunteer abroad, hoping to to make a difference with people who were less fortunate than myself. So, when Tourism Concern advertised a free conference on Ethical Volunteering, I jumped at the chance to attend and learn more about it for myself. The day turned out to be an eye-opener. I didn’t realise there were…