Do I Really Need a Travel Agent? | Smart Destinations “Allow me to help you book your next trip for you!” Since the introduction of websites such as Expedia, Orbitz and Priceline, it’s easy to book a flight, hotel, rental car and more with just a few clicks of a mouse. These sites claim to have the lowest prices on everything you need to travel, and all the booking can be finished in a matter of seconds. But how do you know that you’re really getting what you’re signing up for? Even with all of these technological advancements, some people continue to hire travel agents. While this may seem old-fashioned, there are some serious perks to working with an experienced agent. Read on to find out what it’s like to work with a travel agent and why you might want to consider hiring one for your next journey: What Is The Typical Training of a Travel Agent? Travel agencies usually require agents to have a business or liberal arts degree from a four-year college or university. What Does a Travel Agent Do? What Are The Benefits of Using a Travel Agent?
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Currency Currency Although the UK is in the European Union, it has taken the decision at the moment not to adopt the Euro as its currency. Instead it retains pound sterling. A pound consists of 100 pence. The following coins are in regular circulation: 1p 2p 5p 10p 20p 50p £1 £2 The following notes are also used: These notes are usually issued in the name of the Bank of England and the notes and coins are accepted throughout the UK.
Virgin Atlantic Inspires You to Travel With Personalized Films - Interactive (video) - Creativity Online Editor's Pick Virgin Atlantic's latest strategy for getting people to book more flights is to serve them up a personalized film that's designed to inspire them to travel. The airline's agency, Adam & Eve/DDB, teamed up with Acne Production to create an interactive website, Let It Fly, where you first pack a virtual suitcase, choosing the items that would best suit your kind of vacation. The site then picks the perfect destination, and comes up with a mini travel film that suggests an itinerary, including places to eat and tourist attractions, based on the items you chose. Tweets and online recommendations about the destination are thrown in, and the film starts with the current temperature in your location -- even more incentive to go ahead and book when it's as cold as it is right now in New York and London. The site ties in with Adam & Eve's brand campaign for Virgin Atlantic, for which it won global duties in August 2014.
Asking For and Giving Street Directions English Exercise | Blair English Introduction: Anybody who has travelled to another country or city has got lost. Sometimes maps don't help, so you have to ask somebody for directions. If you're in a country where they don't speak your language, this can be difficult. At other times, you will have to give directions to people visiting your country. In many cases, people just follow the direction the person was pointing to, and hope they will find the place they are looking for. In this online exercise, we will look at the essential vocabulary used to both ask for and to give directions in English. Exercise: Receiving directions A visitor to the city of York in the North of England asks a person in the street for directions to the Silk Cottage restaurant. Using both the directions and the map, try to guess what the meaning of the words/phrases in bold are. Visitor:'Excuse me, could you tell me the way to the Silk Cottage restaurant please?' York Resident:'Eh, the Silk Cottage restaurant. Link to Dictionary ". ". Practice
Learning English | BBC World Service 35 Idioms for class | onlinelanguagecenterblog While catching up on some films and shows, I noticed a few school idioms and decided to do something different this week. So here is a list of some common classroom-based idioms that you may hear, read or hopefully, even use. A for effort This comes from the A – F grading system meaning that at least you tried. The presentation was terrible but you get an A for effort. A schoolboy error Meaning that this was a very basic mistake down at an early stage of learning. The President mispronouncing “nuclear” was a schoolboy error. Apple polisher This is popular in Brazil with students although I’ve never heard it in my lifetime in the states. I heard you compliment the teacher on her new dress. As easy as ABC Michael Jackson made it famous with his brothers singing about a simple process. Learning the steps to speaking is as easy as ABC. Back to basics Means, as it sounds, going back to the beginning stages of learning and starting there. Be a bookworm Stephen is such a bookworm. Cheat sheet Crack a book
BBC Hungarian | | Takeaway English Getting the whole class talking Getting the whole class talking Submitted by admin on 16 August, 2011 - 14:39 The following activities are designed to get everyone talking. They can be used with all levels because the language required to communicate is determined by the students. Remember to set up and demonstrate these activities carefully before letting the class go ahead. Jigsaw puzzle challenge Take 3-4 large pictures/photos and stick them on card. Something in common or 'give me five' Explain that we can all find something in common with those around us. Create a biography Take a biography of a famous person and write each detail on strips of paper. These activity ideas originally appeared on the British Council Language Assistant website Clare Lavery, British Council Printer-friendly version
The Definitive Carry On Packing List: Trips of 1 Week or More This article concludes our three-part series on packing carry on only. We recommend starting with the first two articles in the series to learn the rules for carry on luggage and the principles for packing carry-on-only. As I stood next to the luggage carousel waiting for my bag, I realized the absurdity of the situation. I was in Frankfurt, the first stop of a two-week backpacking trip through Europe. Why was I waiting (with fingers crossed) for my backpack? I shouldn’t be at the mercy of the airline. This was my “see the light” moment. Checking luggage made no sense. If you’re reading this article, you’ve seen the light too. Whether you’ve always packed light or are a recent convert to the carry on club, you’re in the right place. In the first two articles in this series, we discussed the rules for carry on packing and the principles to help you maximize your packing space. Get the List, Skip the Post This post is long. Spam is the worst, so we won’t send any to you. Table of Contents Tops