Finnoy Travel - Travel Stories and Reviews
PROMOTION LINE PLACEHOLDER

Unforgettable Travel Stories and Honest Reviews

Finnoy Travel is a bi-lingual (Finnish & English) travel blog which started 7 years ago as a simple blog publishing immigration and travel tips.

We focus also on writing authentic travel service reviews - airlines, airport lounges and payment cards. Though in the years since, we’ve also written about road trips, cruise travel, hiking and driving tips while travelling abroad.

Check out our latest articles below and get ideas for nice journeys!

Finnish flag on Viking XPRS

Viking XPRS Review - a Ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn

  • Published: 15/06/24

Every year, we sail multiple times from Helsinki to Tallinn. This time, we took m/s Viking XPRS by Viking Line. It is not the newest ferry but still modern. You can have a drink, eat or enjoy entertainment onboard. There is also a tax-free store to do shopping. Read our review of Viking XPRS.

Sala Galdos Lounge

Review: Sala Galdós at Gran Canaria Airport

  • Published: 01/06/24

We've had the pleasure of experiencing the Sala Galdós lounge at Gran Canaria Airport twice. The improvements between our 2018 and 2024 visits were remarkable. The layout and design had undergone upgrades, creating an inviting space. Accessing the lounge was convenient, with options for Priority Pass members and others. In this review, we'll delve into why we believe Sala Galdós is a must-visit for your upcoming travels.

Norwegian Boeing 737-800 in Split

How to Book Cheap Flights - Our Best Tips

  • Published: 23/05/24

Airfares can fluctuate significantly. We compiled 11 actionable strategies to help you to cut travel costs. While these suggestions aren't miraculous solutions, they offer straightforward measures towards securing lower-cost flights. Dive into our guide to potentially reduce expenses on your upcoming trip.

AirBaltic Airbus A220 at Riga Airport

Should You Accept Airline's Voucher Offer?

  • Published: 23/05/24

It is common nowadays that flights are cancelled before the planned travel dates. It may be that the airline is no longer able to fly to certain destinations. Read our article to know which is a wiser decision to make, whether to accept the refund as an airline voucher or to apply for a monetary refund.

Passports and airplane

Travel Insurance - Why Every Traveller Needs One?

  • Published: 23/05/24

We travel multiple times a year and that is why we have continuous travel medical insurance even though it is not necessarily required by anyone. Our travel medical insurance is always valid whenever we exit Finland. In this article, we describe why it is important to have insurance even if you are visiting only your neighbouring country. Read this article and learn what you should know about travel insurance.

Viking Cinderella at Stockholm

Review of Cinderella: a Classic Cruise Experience

  • Published: 18/05/24

We embarked on the m/s Viking Cinderella for a journey from Helsinki to Stockholm. While the ferry may not boast the latest modern amenities, it charmed us with its nostalgic allure, and we enjoyed cruising aboard. Though some aspects could be better, the vessel still provided a delightful and economical cruising experience on the Baltic Sea. Dive into our comprehensive review to discover the services Cinderella provides and our take on them. Additionally, find out why we awarded the ferry a rating of three stars, despite it having the potential to earn one more.

Eurovision Song Contest

Eurovision Song Contest 2025: How to Attend Live Shows

  • Published: 09/05/24

Have you ever witnessed the thrilling performances of the Eurovision Song Contest live or only watched on TV? We've experienced it firsthand, and it has been incredible. If you're thinking about going to the Eurovision Song Contest 2025, it's crucial to prepare soon since tickets and accommodations can be scarce. This article offers our best strategy for making your bookings.

Road in mountains in Gran Canaria

Driving in Gran Canaria - Our Experiences

  • Published: 04/05/24

The lack of sunshine enticed us to leave the cold weather of Finland behind for a week-long getaway in Gran Canaria. We preferred to establish our base in the island's warm southern region, but we opted to rent a car for the flexibility to roam freely. In this article, we divulge the insights we gained about navigating the roads of Gran Canaria and offer useful advice. Dive into the article to discover essential information you need to know about driving in Gran Canaria.

JET Lounge at Vienna Airpot

DragonPass vs Priority Pass: In-Depth Comparison

  • Published: 03/05/24

DragonPass comes from China and it allows you to enter airport lounges around the globe. It is the main competitor for Priority Pass which is a well-known airport lounge membership provider in Western countries. We compared if DragonPass beats Priority Pass.

Wines at Puerta del Sol Airport

Review: Puerta Del Sol Lounge at Madrid Airport

  • Published: 20/04/24

Puerta del Sol Lounge in Terminal 3 of Madrid Airport offers domestic and Schengen travellers a tranquil haven. Our detailed exploration of the lounge in 2024 unveils its accessibility, amenities, and the serene ambience it provides to weary travellers. Despite minor critiques such as less scenic views and the occasional underripe fruit, the lounge's overall quality secures it a 4-star rating. For a comprehensive insight, delve into the full article and discover why it might be your next airport lounge destination during travels through Madrid-Barajas.

Tarmac at Charles de Gaulle with Air France aircraft

Review: Air France's Economy Class Experience

  • Published: 13/04/24

Are you considering a short economy flight with Air France? Our review underscores the airline's strengths for budget-conscious travellers. Air France provides enticing deals, comfortable Airbus aircraft, and complimentary refreshments in economy class. However, the variety of in-flight entertainment options was somewhat limited. For a comprehensive breakdown of our experience with Air France, delve into the full review.