Worldwide
By Lisa Crowther

High Five… Local Living Experiences!

It’s the tour that’s not a tour. An opportunity to stay longer, become a part of the community and really get to know some of the world most beautiful spots with the security of having your arrangements taken care of by a trusted and knowledgeable guide.

Africa
By Lisa Crowther

It’s 357 Days Until Christmas! What Are You Going To Do With Your Year?

At the dawn of every new year we make promises to ourselves about how we are going to make this coming 12 months the best yet. Well this year how about actually making that happen? Here are some ideas on how to make lucky 2013 the best year ever…

Australasia
By Lisa Crowther

59 Of Our Travel Expert’s Ideas For An Incredible Travel Experience In 2013

Make 2013 the year you do something amazing. To help you become inspired and hopefully turn your head towards experiences that you may not have been aware existed. I have tapped up 59 of our most helpful and enthusiastic Travel Experts to bring you their top travel tips for the year ahead.

Polar
By Lisa Crowther

Our Store Managers Predict The Must Visit Destinations for 2013

You’ve seen what our Store Managers thought of the year that was 2012, now find out where they think will be the best destinations to visit next year. Here they give us their predictions for what they believe will be the hot destinations and experiences of 2013.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Ask The Experts: Where Shall I Spend My Two Week Break In The USA?

Ask the Experts is back! Claire and Sarah are here to answer the travel question of another blog reader and help them on their way to their next adventure. This week they tackle a question about the best places to explore in the USA.

Australasia
By Lisa Crowther

Store Managers Review: Top Travel Trends Of 2012

Here’s an interesting take on the travel year that was 2013 straight from the mouths of those who are best placed to offer an insight – our STA Travel store managers. What travel trends that have they noticed emerge over the past 12 months and how does that relate to you own travel plans.

General
By Lisa Crowther

Ask The Experts: I Need Help Planning My Dream Trip Around Asia!

This week’s Ask The Experts is all about Asia. Where to go, how to get there and what you definitely should miss once you arrive. If Asia is on your travel radar you can’t miss it!

Australasia
By Lisa Crowther

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

It’s happy 1st birthday to the STA Travel blog this month, and what a year it’s been! Join us as we take a look back through some of the best posts from the past 12 months.

Polar
By Lisa Crowther

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

Knowing the best times to book flights is a bit of a mind field, one minute they appear as one price, the next they could be hundreds of pounds more expensive. To help you get the best deal your next flight expert Ali Dale has decided to share her top tips on when’s the cheapest time to fly

General
By Lisa Crowther

7 Cool Tricks to Learn on a Bus

As a traveller, long journeys aboard uncomfortable, buses are probably a frequent occurrence, and while it’s all part of the experience, any way you can find to while away those dull hours is great. So, here are our top tricks to learn on a long bus journey.