Welcome to the official Visa First blog!

Here you’ll find top tips for working holidaymakers, our picks for this year’s best tourist destinations, business travel advice & much more



Thorough Online Research Means a Perfect Holiday

While some people like to visit a holiday destination they know very little about, most of us would always prefer to have some advance information about the place before we set off. There is something to be said for a journey into the unknown, of course, but having worked hard all year and spent a […]

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Family Fun in Algonquin Park

Taking a family holiday to the great outdoors is a part of the childhood experience and any child who does not have such an experience is missing out. Algonquin Park has created a number of family-friendly activities throughout the park so that families, regardless of wilderness experience and skill level, are able to enjoy everything […]

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PLACES TO SEE IN SUSSEX

If you are visiting Sussex this year then you are in for a treat. There are some brilliant places to take a trip to whilst in the stunning county. Don’t believe it? Read on and discover the best attractions to visit whilst staying in the historical South East location. Miniature Steam Railway Eastbourne’s Miniature Steam […]

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What Could Attract You to the Vendee Region?

Even if you regularly take breaks in France you might not yet have considered the West Coast of the country as a serious option. If this is the case then you will no doubt be surprised to learn that Vendee is the second most popular department of France with holidaymakers. So what is it that […]

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3 Things to Do in Lyon

The beautiful city of Lyon in east-central France boasts being the second-richest city in the country and is the capital of the Rhône-Alpes region. Often known as the French economic and convention centre, Lyon welcomes everyone to join in their growing gastronomic city. With their hotels internationally acclaimed to be among the world’s best, there […]

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Maldives Islands – An Island Getaway Like No Other

When you’re looking for an exotic vacation destination where sandy beaches, tropical vegetation, and crystal blue waters abound, you probably already know that you have a few different viable options. Why choose the Maldives? The Maldive Islands have long been a popular tourist destination and even a popular wedding and honeymoon location for many UK […]

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Five Perfect Cities for Stag Weekends

In previous years, prospective grooms enjoyed a raucous and enjoyable stag night with a group of friends, in a bid to say farewell to single life. These occasions were always great fun, but it seems nowadays one evening simply isn’t enough, and that a weekend or even a whole week is now necessary. Some destinations […]

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How to Make the Most of a Short City Break

Over the past decade or two, more and more people have added a short city break to their annual travel schedule, and with an increasing number of urban destinations making concerted efforts to attract tourists it seems the trend will continue for some time to come. A week or two at a sun-kissed beach often […]

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Five Things That Make London So Iconic

Every major city of the world has its own individual characteristics, and this heady combination of factors contributes to each location’s unique personality. And while some cities are ultra-modern and others are steeped in history, only a handful are a combination of both. One of them, London, is among the most popular tourist destinations on […]

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Auckland – The Abridged Guide for First Timers

Auckland is known for its breathtaking views and rich culture that can fill up days’ worth of holiday travel. The largest metropolitan city in New Zealand has a lot to offer travellers of all ages. Here are just a few tips and ideas to help make your first trip to New Zealand’s premier city one […]

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