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Why January is the best time to book!

Ahhh life’s great mysteries, when is the best time to book my trip? Should I book in advance or leave it until last minute? Hmm a couple of real head scratchers there! Haven’t got the foggiest? Well stop fretting. We’ve put together our wise old heads here at STA Travel to come up with a solution to your holiday-booking crisis.

Promos galore in January

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Why Bali for NYE is a great idea!

Forget about 2016 and welcome in 2017 in style, Bali style! With year round sunshine, epic waves, cultural festivities and some of the most incredible parties in the world this is where you want to be seeing the New Year in. Dance til dawn on golden sand and watch Kuta’s infamous fireworks light up the sky. Believe us when we say Bali is the ULTIMATE New Year’s celebration, you’ve still got time to book and it certainly beats queuing up for Wetherspoons!

So grab a cocktail and get ready for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve…

The weather

Escape the cold and drizzle of the UK and see the New Year in tropical style! Bali is a pretty warm climate year round, temperatures averaging around 27 degrees. So December and January will be lovely and warm, you just can’t beat popping champagne bottles in the sunshine! Just keep in mind, it’s also rainy season so there may be a couple of afternoon showers – but when’s a little rain stopped anybody drinking?

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10 reasons why you need a travel cash card in your life!

What are you doing with your money while you’re away? No idea? Don’t tell me you’re just taking your bank card over there. You want to make things as cheap, easy and safe as you can for yourself. The last thing you want to be doing is racking up high fees and putting yourself at risk of losing a heck of a lot of money. So that’s why we’ve created our beautiful little travel cash card and here are 10 reasons why you need it in your life…


Who doesn’t love a freebie right? When you purchase a cash card with us you can claim for a free second card. If you choose to use this as a spare then you can keep locked away while you use the other one. If your card gets stolen it’s quick and easy to block with a simple text. You can then transfer your money over to the back-up card by text as well. Easy peasy!

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10 Foods You Must Eat On Your Travels

Who’s feeling hungry? Yeah? Me too! Luckily for you travel blogger and ultimate foodie Lucy Smith is here to give us the lowdown on the tastiest bites from around the globe. Sink your teeth into this…Experiencing new cultures and cuisines is a huge part of travelling the globe. With each new country there is a wealth of delicious street foods, sit-down meals and quirky treats to try! There is nothing quite like tasting a new dish for the first time. Your senses rejoice at the arrival of interesting, unusual smells and tastes of ingredients you may never have heard of, let alone know how to pronounce! Below is a list of 10 of the tastiest foods to tuck into. So whether you’re a fan of fine cuisine, dabble in delicious dining or just a gluttonous gobbler of glorious grub, your adventures wouldn’t be complete without trying these…

1. Burgers – Fergburger – Queenstown, New Zealand

fergburger This has to be the best burger joint in the world. With queues winding down the street, cool branded merch and a cult following to prove it, Fergburger dishes up delicious giant burgers with every filling you could dream of. You’ll never find another like it!

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See the world via Christmas film locations!

The world has played a starring role in many blockbuster Christmas movies. If you’re after a unique way to go sightseeing, why not explore the globe via Christmas film locations? ACTION.

Elf (New York)


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