Weekend Break Travel Hacks

We know that most people want to try and save time and money when planning a weekend getaway, so we’ve put together some hacks to help you do just that.

Be Flexible 

The NoShows platform has some amazing bargains to be found for hotels, especially if you can be flexible with your dates and destination. Try widening your search criteria and sorting your search by price or percentage of discount to find the best deals available.

You shouldn’t have to compromise on quality for your weekend getaway, even if you are working to a budget. One of the great benefits of using the NoShows platform, is that you can often find 4-5 star accommodation, but at 3 star prices. Our unique platform really does give you the opportunity to experience high end hotel luxury on a budget.

Our search filters will help you find these bargains, but we also highlight special deals on our home page – just be quick, as they don’t last long!

Cheap Flights

If you need to fly to your chosen destination, then a flight search tool, which lets you compare prices across different departure times / dates, airports, so you can easily check out the cheapest fares available based on these factors and arrange your trip around them. Another great feature of using an application like these, is that you can set up alerts. So, if you have a price point you need for your trip, set up an alert for your required flights and they will email you when your price point becomes available. Here are some sites we would recommend;



Travel Experiences

There are lots of travel apps that can enhance a trip to a new destination. You can use them to search and book experiences and trips for your weekend break. These apps give you access to an incredible array of things to do on your weekend getaway, giving you added features, such as the ability to skip queues and also give you the options of ‘Reserve Now, Pay Later’ and most bookings are also free to cancel up to 24 hours from the commencement of the experience. Here are a few that we would recommend;



Guided Tours

There are an increasing number of applications that allow travellers to search for and book private tours. Through these guided tours, travellers can discover new cities, towns and regions through a variety of different touring options: history, photography, food and wine, architecture, art, music, nature and local culture. You can pick from tours around the classic sights of a city or chose to be taken away from the tourist traps and experience places the way a local would. Here are a few that we would recommend;





Airport Lounges

There's no need to that airport lounge access is only available through membership status or a high-end credit card. With these apps, you can find lounges in airports that let anyone in, for a fee. They will tell you not only the fee, but also what you can expect inside, from the food and drink to whether there are showers. Here are a few that we would recommend;



Wi-Fi Finder

Mobile phone tariff roaming charges can be very expensive when travelling abroad, so being able to locate Wi-Fi locations to enable free roaming can save you a lot of money and hassle, whilst travelling. Here are some links to some of the Wi-Fi finding applications we recommend:




Now that you’re all set for that weekend getaway, go have some fun!