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Drink and be merry?

Forgetting all you cares and letting your hair down is one of the requirements of a holiday. Even if you want to sit and solely relax, there will come at least one night during your break where you want to go a little wild, right?

Well, that’s all very well and good but there has to be a certain amount of thought and sensibility that goes into this! It’s always important to remember that generally when overseas, alcohol measures are stronger and unpredictable.

Your decision making skills need to be on point, and if you’re starting your break on empty then this isn’t going to be the case. Stock up on your sleep, cut out the stress, and you’ll be in a better position to look after yourself and those around you whilst you’re away. Getting to the airport is what causes me the most stress, after too many bad experiences with busy trains and coaches that don’t turn up. It’s through these experiences that I decided to drive myself to the airport, and now I regularly book my parking space through ParkBCP. Does this sound like a good idea to you? Well, if not, why not?!


You can book parking at most large UK airports, with fantastic facilities for parking at Heathrow, great for those long-haul flights from the capital.

With your stress taken care of, and of course money saved, you can look forward to enjoying your holiday, and you’ll be in a better position to stay safe.

You will have no doubt heard stories about fake alcohol in resorts the world over, usually vodka, so it’s important to have your wits about you. It’s a sad fact, but it’s something we do have to be aware of. Basically if it tastes funny, or you notice your behaviour being altered on a small amount of alcohol, then stop drinking, get up and leave. It’s always a good idea to have a member of the group who’s not drinking, or is drinking little, to keep an eye on everyone when out with a big group. This also makes sure that everyone gets home in one piece, and at the same time.

I don’t want to lecture and sound like someone’s mother, but I’ve fallen foul of high measures of spirits when abroad before, and the results weren’t particularly pleasant for the remaining hours afterwards! Just keep your wits about you, always make sure you eat before you go out, and remember that taking risks with your personal safety just isn’t worth it, whether you’re on holiday or not.