The Corryvreckan whirlpool is an enigma of Scotland’s west coast – its name alone conjures up maritime mysticism and might, translating as cauldron of the speckled seas. We just had to visit. But there’s always more than one way of doing things and when we discovered there were two popular tours of Corryvreckan whirlpool and the Firth of Lorn, we decided to try them both.
There was a time not so long ago when we flew budget airlines. But due to marketing and a desire to rebrand cheap flights the travel industry started to refer to them as low cost airlines. In the late 1990s and early 2000s the trend in low cost airlines was to strip away many of the free (for this read already included in your ticket price) services we took for granted like in-flight meals, hold luggage allowances and assigned seating. But things are changing, and today there is something of a resurgence of service on low-cost flights. Here’s how to upgrade your flight with low cost airlines.