hb travel tips

FROM PLAN­NING AND PACK­ING TO SUR­VIV­ING A NEW TIME ZONE, HERE ARE OUR TOP THREE IDEAS

Home Beautiful - - THE TRAVEL EDIT -

1 To get the best-priced flights, look at book­ing three to four months ahead of de­par­ture. A techy tip: clear­ing the cook­ies on your in­ter­net browser when search­ing and book­ing flights can help to elim­i­nate price hikes when you re­visit a site you’ve looked at be­fore.

2 Com­pres­sion bags (try the F1 Spacepak) are pack­ing saviours, keep­ing your suit­case neat and or­derly while leav­ing more room for hol­i­day pur­chases. Also, rolling trumps fold­ing in the space stakes.

3 Beat your body clock – the Timeshifter app and Jet Lag Rooster web­site cal­cu­late your op­ti­mal sleep pat­terns be­fore and af­ter fly­ing, and in­clude tips to help ease into a new time zone.

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