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Often exploring is best done alone.

Top solo travel destinations

Although holidays can be a great way to spend extended periods of time with friends or family, it can also be the perfect time to fly solo, and often, exploring is best done alone, to ensure you get to see and do everything a place has to offer – not to mention it’s cheaper and the logistics are far easier to manage. Here are some of the best places in the world to check out by yourself.

5 reasons why GoOpti is better than the bus

5 reasons why GoOpti is better than the bus

Travelling by bus has come back into fashion recently in terms of a cheaper and 'greener' type of travel. Several bus companies also connect city centers with international airports and attract passengers who like to travel carefree, leaving their car at home and spending as little as possible for their transfer to the airport. However, if those passengers knew the following 5 reasons why GoOpti is better than the bus, they would most likely change their mind …

With the start of the summer season (March 25), many airlines will open new routes.

New airline routes in 2018

Do you know that the world will soon become even more accessible? In fact, with the start of the summer timetable (March 25), many airlines will open new routes. To make the planning of your holidays easier, we carried out a small research and collected the most relevant information about new flight connections in 2018 available from airports within the GoOpti network.

Slovenian doctors in Liberia

"You must have a lot of courage to see and accept things as they are." Slovenian doctors in Liberia

Do you remember the brave doctors who were the first to organize a Slovenian surgical humanitarian expedition to Gambia? We are proud that we were once again able to take care of their transportation to / from the airport on their second expedition. This time they were assigned to Liberia, which urgently needs help, as only 150 doctors take care of 4 million inhabitants. When we found out what they managed to accomplish, we were amazed… Outstanding!! This is all we can say.

Airfare money-saving tips for 2018

How to save money on flight tickets in 2018?

Anyone who has at least some experience in buying airline tickets knows that timing is everything. Because ticket prices are constantly changing, it is good to know when to make a purchase in order to get the best price. Here are some of the most useful airfare money-saving tips for 2018.

Booking.com vs. Ryanair

The match of the century has begun: Ryanair vs. Booking.com

In the ring we see two giants, who once dealt with different segments but are now fishing in the same pond. With booking.com expanding its service portfolio by adding the option to book flights, Ryanair is now hitting back with a new incentive that gives customers who book accommodation with Ryanair Rooms 10% back in credit to spend on flights.

Erik Valenčič

Stories of GoOpti passengers: Erik, war reporter [VIDEO]

The GoOpti passenger Erik Valenčič is a journalist, war reporter and one of the best connoisseurs of the Middle East. As a reporter, he has already risked his life in Iraq, Syria, Palestine, Egypt, Libya, Sudan, Afghanistan … Discover what did he learn from living in extreme situations.

Ryanair hand luggage policy changes

Ryanair hand luggage policy changes: the 2nd (bigger) bag must be put in hold

This week Ryanair started with their new hand luggage policy, allowing passengers with two pieces of hand luggage to take only the small one on board. The 2nd (bigger) bag must be put in hold (free of charge).

Nejc is a professional wildwater kayaker

GoOpti passenger Nejc Žnidarčič = Batman and James Bond in a kayak

Nejc Žnidarčič is a GoOpti passenger fueled by adrenaline. A professional wildwater kayaker with 19 medals from world championships is the most successful Slovenian kayaker ever. He is so good also because, as he says, he has a bit of Batman in himself. And a bit of James Bond. Discover the journey of a top sportsman.

Ryanair is said to daily cancel 40 to 50 flights by the end of October 2017.

What to do if Ryanair cancels your flight?

Ryanair has announced that by the end of October, they will daily cancel from 40 to 50 flights, which would affect around 470 thousand passengers. If you happen to be among them, it is good to know your rights and what you can do to solve the situation as easily and peacefully as possible, especially if you also booked a GoOpti transfer.

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