Need to know: hotel loyalty schemes

Earn perks for nought with our insider tips

Great British Breaks: Chester

Festive fun in this charming city

Appy holiday savings

Download these apps before your trip to stretch your holiday funds further

Instant Escapes: Cape Town, South Africa

Take the hassle out of your winter-sun citybreak with our easygoing guide

Need to know: car hire

How do I book cheap car hire from a reputable company?

Cash in on a clever travel card

The pound has plummeted but using a new generation of plastic will make sure you get the best deal possible