Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer reveal smart meters can save Britons £560 million a year | Property | Life & Style

According to television duo Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer, Smart Meters are the way forward when it comes to tracking spending and saving money on your energy bills. The duo appeared on Sky News this morning to announce their tour, which will focus on the national rollout of smart meters. The Smart Energy tour will visit 10 cities in the UK to encourage homeowners to use smart meters. According to the duo, smart meters can save Briton’s £560 million a year as a nation. Savings per household can differ, but on average…

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Flight secrets: Cabin crew reveal passengers who do this before takeoff could delay plane | Travel News | Travel

And now a flight attendant has revealed there is one thing any unsuspecting passenger could do which would delay the plane. But it isn’t sinister behaviour, and in fact is something every does without thinking. Going to the toilet on a plane which is waiting to takeoff will delay the flight. This is because when a passenger gets up to use the bathroom, flight attendants much alert the flight deck. Pilots cannot legally takeoff when passengers are in the bathroom. Explaining why to Business Insider, Robert Bingochea, a flight attendant…

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Cruise: Royal Caribbean reveal this trick to make you spend more money | Cruise | Travel

A cruise boss has revealed how he has doubled the company’s earnings in the past three years, simply by getting customers to spend more money. The chief executive of Royal Caribbean, Michael Bayley, has revealed how he gets passengers to splurge more cash than they might have originally intended. The psychological trick is based on ‘reference points’, which influences customer’s spending behaviours by making them reframe how they think about prices. This simple trick was revealed by Business Insider, who explained that the cruise operator allows customers to pre-purchase more…

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Flight secrets: Cabin crew behind the scenes reveal dirtiest plane part | Travel News | Travel

A plane brings passengers closer together than any other mode of transport. Up in the air for hours on end, everything from airspace to arm space is shared with strangers. Particularly after a long-haul flight, the chances of catching a bug up in the air are increased. According to the World Health Organisation, you’re more susceptible to getting ill as the cabin air humidity is reduced to 20 per cent down from 30 per cent. Doing more than just drying out your skin, the cabin air quality makes it easier…

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Hotel secrets reveal bedroom hack using ironing board | Travel News | Travel

Hotels are either loved or hated by holidaymakers. With buffet breakfasts and room service, they are a treat for any holiday, yet can also be a stressful experience. Making sure to pack everything that is needed is just one of the parts of going abroad. One travel expert has revealed how to make use of one item in the hotel bedroom in the case of an emergency. Travel Channel star Samantha Brown explained to Bloomberg how the hotel room can be utilised in all sorts of ways. She stated: “I…

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