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Our Store Managers Predict The Must Visit Destinations for 2013

Here at STA Travel, we’re all very excited about 2013. A whole new year and a whole new set of amazing travel experiences to be had.

Last week, our Store Managers reviewed the year of travel that was 2012 and this week, they’re back to share their predictions for next year. If you’re keen to step away from the crowd, get off the beaten track and do something a little different next year, take a look at what our most experienced and knowledgeable staff think will be the must places to see and the things to experience in the 12 months ahead.

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Merry Christmas From The STA Travel Blog!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all of our lovely readers from the STA Travel Blog!

Wherever you are in the world, we hope you have a cracking Christmas filled with lots of yummy food and drink, family and friends – both old and new. We’re looking forward to helping you plan some exciting adventures in 2013…

Enjoy the holidays, we ho, ho, hope you have an amazing time!

Lisa, Ant and Emma x

 (L-R) Emma, Ant and Lisa wish you a merry Christmas!

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Happy 1st Birthday To The Blog! Here are our best bits…

Happy birthday to us, happy birthday to us, happy birthday to the amazingly, awesome, STA Travel Blo-og! Haaaaaappy birthday to us!

Yep that’s right, incase you didn’t quite catch on already; this month marks the 1st birthday of the STA Travel Blog; and what a year it’s been.

Myself, Ant and Emma love all things travel, and we love to write about travelling, but we have not done it by ourselves, not buy a long shot.

We’re lucky enough to have struck travel blog gold in the form of our knowledgeable Travel Experts. Between them there’s barely an area of the globe that hasn’t been explored and we’ve rinsed them for their best, most inspirational, stories, tips and advice to share with you in the hope that they might help to enrich your own experiences.

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The secret’s out! We reveal the cheapest days to fly.

As anyone who’s ever tried to book a flight knows, it can sometimes feel like a bit of a gamble. One day the fare is one price and then, just a few days later, boom, it rises or falls like a Grimsby tide.

It’s annoying, but unfortunately — believe it or not — there’s very little we (and when I say ‘we’, I mean STA Travel, and all agents) can do about it.

Our Travel Experts are trained to get you the best deal on your flights to suit your budget, so in the spirit of being open, I’ve gone to one of the our most knowledgeable STA Travel fare experts to squeeze the latest advice for bagging the cheapest airfares.

Stick with me, this could save you and your friends hundreds!

Hold on to your hats! Here's some top tips for bagging the cheapest flights out there

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What is Life Like as an STA Travel Apprentice?

We’ve been introducing you to our STA Travel apprentices for the past couple of weeks . So far you’ve met Mog and Alun, so who’s next? Step forward Rachel Carribine.

Rachel is 22 and works in our Liverpool store. She’s here to tell you why she decided to become an STA Travel apprentice, why she loves her job, and why she believes it could be the right thing for you too.

Here's Rachel hard at work in our Liverpool store

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