The Norad Travel Management Blog

  

Important Information Before You Travel

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  • 18 February 2021
It is the passenger’s responsibility to ensure all of the below requirements are met and that all documentation is in order. For the latest information please refer to the FCDO website here.

Brexit and Business Travel

Written by  Chris Talbot
  • 26 November 2020

As we head nearer to the date for Brexit, Norad Travel wanted to update you with the latest news surrounding Business Travel.

Coronavirus Travel Update

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  • 12 November 2020

As we continue to operate through these unprecedented and testing times, we want to assure that you, our valued customers, are updated regularly on the information regarding the impact the pandemic has had on the travel industry.

If you have any questions regarding your current or future travel plans, please do not hesitate to speak to a member of our team on 01730 894700 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Flybe Collapse

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  • 05 March 2020

Please be advised that the airline Flybe has collapsed. We are aware of all travellers currently booked on Flybe flights. The passengers travelling imminently were contacted last night and we will be contacting all other passengers with travel plans booked today.

Thank you for your patience regarding this matter.

Coronavirus Travel Updates

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  • 25 February 2020

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus situation, Norad Travel has taken the decision to monitor all travel requests received for routes for the foreseeable future. If we receive requests for travel it will be part of our duty of care to the company that we will flag to the appropriate person within the company for additional approval.

If you DO NOT want us to implement this procedure for you please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We have an interactive map now which enables all data points to be collated throughout the world and from the relevant authorities in respect of the current pandemic situation and any levels of quarantine that may apply. You can check on our interactive map for further details. We are also advising all of our clients that travel policies they were utilising previous to the Pandemic may need to be relooked at and we have a host of Restarting for Business models available. Please contact the team for more information.

 

Many companies ask us why should they outsource their travel activity. We always reply, "if it saves you time, money and stress, why wouldn't you?"

Norad Travel News - October 2019

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  • 09 October 2019

October 1st 2019

Brexit Advice for Travellers

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  • 17 September 2019

Advice for travellers before and after the Brexit deadline day on 31st October

Officially, the UK is due to leave the EU on 31st October 2019. Whether we leave with or without a deal is still yet to be confirmed and naturally holidaymakers and business travellers have questions about what Brexit will mean for travelling to EU countries. While the situation is evolving rapidly, ABTA has put together advice, answering common questions and explaining any steps travellers may need to take to avoid any unnecessary disruption due to a no-deal exit.

Norad Travel News - July 2019

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  • 31 July 2019

July 31st 2019

Welcome to the July edition of Norad Travel News. Our Bi-Monthly newsletter showcases new products that have been highlighted to us via our 1-2-1 visits with suppliers. If you would like to receive any further information on the products or suppliers featured please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

On the 1st July 2019 Virgin Atlantic will be joining Air France, KLM, Delta and Kenyan Airways as part of the Bluebiz joint corporate loyalty programme. The programme allows business travellers to earn and spend ‘blue credits’ on flights with all partner airlines.

Is your employee protection good enough? Seven ideas to de-risk travel

In an increasingly uncertain global environment the need to protect travelling employees is more important than ever. Is your travel policy still fit for purpose?

Globalisation - finding the right fit for your business 

In a post-Brexit world, business travel will become an increasingly vital investment for ambitious and energized organizations seeking to exploit global opportunities.

An innovative approach to travel management

Four essential ingredients helps us to deliver a superior end-to-end travel management service.

Saving time for travel arrangers

The proliferation of booking channels in existence today means that travel arrangers can expend excessive time and effort in attempting to source today's best available fares and rates. Our expertise lies in a close understanding of ths multiplicity of choice and the technical skills to unearth creative and viable fare options that match the requirements of both the corporation and the travellers individual itinerary.

Harness the power of travel experts

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  • 22 September 2017

A time comes when a DIY approach to travel management - where the responsibility for booking travel within a company lies with the nominated travel booker and/or travellers - becomes a liability to a growing SME.

Research takes longer due to the growing number of business trips, purchasing costs increase and all related administrative activity becomes more complex.

For many, it's not a question of if, but when, to migrate corporate travel responsibility to a professional Travel Management Company (TMC).

With three core benefits on offer is it time for your company to hand over the helm?

In today's uncertain global climate how confident are your travellers in your response to an emerging crisis?