The 7,000 glorious islands that make up the Philippines are fast becoming the go-to for honeymooners with a conscience. As much as we love those flat sandy discs of perfection in the Indian Ocean, the Philippines delivers so much more than screensaver beaches. For starters, many of its islands are yet to be discovered by tourists. As one of the last untouched tropical archipelagos, it offers diving and snorkelling in some of the clearest waters on the planet, plus an abundance of fascinating wildlife. But venture inland, and beautiful lakes, pristine mangrove swamps and even African safari animals including giraffes and zebras – brought to the country under President Marcos in the ’70s, await you in the third-largest English-speaking country in the world. BHUTAN


BA comes out on top for its long-term commitment to service in the sky, its safety record and its generous free baggage allowance (at least one bag of up to 23kg per person). hese days, it’s a novelty to get free food and drink at altitude, but BA has served complimentary refreshments on all flights since its inaugural take-off 96 years ago. Fly business or first and get access to perks including lounges; if you jet off from Heathrow T5, you’ll get a free Elemis spa treatment. Ultimately, what it comes down to in this category is flight paths, and BA and its Oneworld alliance partners offer a global network of nearly 1,000 destinations. AIR NEW ZEALAND


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