Media buying opportunities on TERMINAL U

TERMINAL U is one of the world’s most popular independent travel news websites – covering the latest topics, trends, and features from airport to destination.

Our writers are experienced travel journalists, helping to establish our reputation as a trusted news source centred on consumer tourism.

Coverage also includes in-depth features, expert opinion pieces and travel advice on topical issues affecting the global travelling community.

TERMINAL U offers great short-term and long-term advertising and sponsorship opportunities, including editorial support, media advertising and site customisation. We can also tailor a package to suit your exact needs, at a highly competitive price.

NEW: Online booking and analytics system launched

To simplify your media purchasing process, we have launched a fantastic new online booking system that allows you to reserve specific banner positions on the website.

You can upload your artwork, see usage statistics via our automated reports and manage your account on one centralised control panel, all without the hassle of dealing with an agency. Take the stress out of media purchasing by visiting our online booking page – or by clicking on the banner positions below – where you will be taken directly to the order form.

Book ads

Positions available:

MPU – 300×250

The MPU appears throughout the website in high-impression areas and is visible on all article pages. To book this space, please click here.

Leaderboard – 728×90

The Leaderboard appears on all consumer-facing pages of the website. To book this space, please click here.

Other sponsorship opportunities

To simplify your sponsorship options, please refer to the table below for an overview of the various packages that are available to you.

For more information, get in touch with us via the form here.

To discuss a business opportunity or marketing proposal, please contact us directly at

Sponsorship level


Half Board

All Inclusive

Banner Positions Yes2 Yes5 Yes20+
Exposure to 50,000+ readers each month Yes Yes Yes
24hr support Yes Yes Yes
Position on our acclaimed weekly email newsletter Yes Yes
Social media mentions Yes
Site Takeover Yes
Price per month £59.99€68.99$78.99 £79.99€90.00$108.99 £150.00€175.99$216.99

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To take advantage of our low-cost advertising opportunities, please get in touch using the form below.

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Creative Specifications

Leaderboard (468×60)

  • 468×60. Animated GIF, JPEG, or Flash. 45k (maximum) file size.
  • Displayed throughout the site in the top position inside the masthead.

Wide Skyscraper (160×600)

  • 160×600. Animated GIF, JPEG, or Flash. 45k (maximum) file size.
  • Displayed throughout the site.

Medium Rectangle (300×250)

  • 300×250. Animated GIF, JPEG, or Flash. 50k (maximum) file size.

E-Newsletter Banner

  • Minimum 500×500 product image placed on white background. JPEG, or PNG.
  • Goes out weekly to 2000+ subscribers (as of Dec 2011)

Additional Specs

  • No expanding, floating, pop-up, or in-stream ads.
  • 30-second animation (maximum).
  • Ad with white background must have a 1-pixel border (minimum).
  • ALT tags may contain up to 50 characters (including spaces).
  • Sound must be user-initiated (on-click) with clearly identified play and stop controls.
  • Flash frame rate must be no greater than 12 frames per second.
  • A default GIF must be provided for users without Flash or JavaScript.
  • All public policy, advocacy, political or candidate advertising must be clearly identified on every frame.

Custom arrangements may be available upon request, and are subject to a premium. All ad space is sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

Content of Advertisements

Advertising should not contain material that TERMINAL U considers to constitute or promote discrimination. No adult material, gambling or tobacco advertising will be accepted.

TERMINAL U reserves the right to reject or cancel any advertising at any time.


We require a letter or formal email from the advertiser or agent, ordering the advertising at least three days before the advertising is scheduled to run.


Payment for all insertions must be made in advance.