Over the weekend I made a trip to my local Homebase, with the purpose of purchasing a back-up gas canister for the recently acquired patio heater that would enable us to meet friends and family outdoors now that my local area has gone into Tier Two. It’s actually a very effective heater and you can […]
The banning of hand luggage on all low-cost flights has sent us back to the dark old days of having to arrive at airports at least 2 hours ahead of flight departures because of the fear of lengthy check in queues needed to get your bags in the aircraft hold. It’s also condemned us to […]
How many of us were caught off guard when the UK went into lockdown? What I mean by caught off guard is where you were when it was announced and for some people that place wasn’t where they would ideally have been? Having to work away from home perhaps, or staying with friends or relatives? Most people in these […]
Whether you’re shipping a battered old BMX or a top of the range Pinarello, bike shipping can be a bit nerve-wracking. If you’re travelling with your bike for leisure or for a competition, you need to know it’s being well taken care of. And that’s why a bicycle shipping service makes sense.
When you spend as much time shipping skis as we do, you get to know a thing or two about ski luggage. There’s a wide range of ski bags on the market, but advice on choosing the right one can be hard to come by. So we’ve put together a handy guide to buying a […]
You’ve shipped your luggage, touched down and caught your transfer to the mountain; you arrive in resort and it’s bucketing. Tomorrow promises blue skies and a foot of powder. You’re itching to get out there and lay down some fresh tracks. We know – when we’re not shipping skis we like a bit of the […]
There’s so much safety gear out there that you could send a bag full of kneepads, body armour and helmets (added bunny ears or angel wings optional) before you even ship your skis. But kit is just one part of being prepared; some basic knowledge goes a long way to staying safe on the mountain. […]
For those keen cyclists amongst you will know that travelling around the globe with you trusty 2 wheeler is no easy task. Hopping on the back of it and going on your merry way is the light at the end of a very long, dark tunnel, which involves somehow manoeuvring a large bike bag or […]