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Making your holiday money that bit easier, one step at a time… Found yourself with an endless holiday to-do list and no time to complete it?Forgot to organise holiday money the day before you’re meant to be flying?No time to leave the office to come and pick it up?No problem. No stress!On our mission to make every aspect of your travel - and particularly your travel money - as...

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A castle is a glimpse into the past. A trip back to bygone times where moats and turrets were the norm, and battles were fought through arrow slits and with the aid of thunderous cannons. Inside the stone walls, a whole maze of secret passages, gloomy castle rooms and dark dungeons await. There’s something enchanting and intriguing about castles; partly why so many flock to the...

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With more than 2,000 years of history and a vibrant, diverse culture, it’s safe to say there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to London. For many tourists, visiting London and only stopping at the main attractions - think London Eye or Buckingham Palace - means missing all the best bits of this dynamic and intriguing place.There’s more than your fair share of oddities and obscurities in the big city. From coff...

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There’s nothing quite like the wind whipping through your hair as you stand on the deck of a boat, watching the sun’s slow descent across the sky with panoramic views of the ocean on every side. One moment, you’re discovering hidden coves and bat caves, the next you’re in the turquoise water - snorkel on - exploring sunken shipwrecks and technicolour coral reefs. Subsequent days are spent relaxing on the deck, soakin...

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You may have been a little surprised, and an equal part amused, by our previous ACE-FX article: 15 things we bet you don’t know about the UK. But what about the London Underground? How well do you really know it? And what about its history – think you’ve got that down?We think you might not know the Tube as well as you’d expect – at least not all it’s facts, figures and strange historical occurrences. So here we go:...

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Haggling. The mere word brings dread to the heart of many; leaves limbs quaking, lips quivering. While the art of haggling is not something many are ardent about (though it is not without its satisfying elements and fond fans), it is a useful and necessary skill when travelling for any extended period of time. Haggling in essence, of course, is negotiating – something we all do in various different ways throughout ou...

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