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Fresh air, mesmerising scenery, rising peaks – wintertime is truly a magical season. If you love skiing and you are hoping to get the best value for your money, perhaps you want to spend the holiday somewhere busy, but not too busy (which has a lot to do with timing). So, when is the best time to go skiing in Europe? After all, we all know skiing is far from being a budget-friendly sport. However, you can even e...

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Have you ever faced a last-minute dash for cash while on holiday? If so, then you must have already got ripped off on airports. Poor airport exchange rates or bank deals are totally preventable. How? Keep on reading and you will learn how to beat both.Currency fluctuations are the ones to blame for wreaking havoc many people’s holiday money. These fluctuations also affect poor exchange rates and hidden bank cost...

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There is no such thing as a fee-free rate if you are sending money abroad with your bank. Whether you are gifting, paying a supplier, or wiring emergency funds – just avoid the bank. If you want to prevent getting ripped off, read this: Bank systems are slowHave you ever heard of SWIFT? What makes the money move around the world is Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication.However, how fast...

Holiday Inspiration

The day before the departure date, we are sorting out what Brexit will change when it comes to travelling, exchanging currencies, and holiday money. This once-in-a-lifetime event will, no doubt, have numerous implications regarding British consumer rights and finances. These are some of the answers Britons who plan to book their holidays for the year should know. 1. What is going to change in terms of travelling ac...

Holiday Inspiration

Cheap flight season is on, and now is the best time to plan your first holiday for 2020. January boasts great exchange rates as well. When knowing the sterling exchange rate has stabilised a bit finally, why wouldn’t you benefit from this favourable period? Today, we are talking about the best deals. America Would you gladly swap this dreary winter for a couple of days in the sunshine states? Miami and Los Angeles are waiting for you! Book your flights in January and enjoy delightful 21 degree...

Holiday Inspiration

We have already stepped into 2020. Do you know what it means? Spring/summer holidays are getting nearer, and you should have a backup plan that won’t blow through your budget like the last year. Whether you are planning a short winter getaway with family or a solid, 10-day break from reality, spending abroad can hit you like a ton of bricks. If you don’t want poor exchange rates and mad card fees to leave a hole in your wallet, stick to our 9 tips on how...

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