Travelling to Super Bowl XLVIII – Tackle your Travel Money First!
The biggest event in the American sporting calendar is nearly upon us, so what exactly do fans need to know if they’re preparing for a journey to New Jersey for Super Bowl XLVIII? As the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks prepare to go head to head in the MetLife Stadium, it is the first time […]
UK Tourists to Gain 28% More Spending Money with Strong Sterling
The Post Office Travel Money Survey has revealed that tourism could become even more lucrative for Brits in 2014 as a strong pound equates to increased spending money. As the power of sterling rises, British tourists will witness an increase of more than a quarter in their spending money – great news for those planning […]
2014 Holiday Spend to Total £37 billion
New research has revealed that the travel industry is still booming for Brits as 22.8 million of us plan to take a holiday overseas in the New Year, spending a staggering £37 billion in the process and holiday spend is definitely blooming. Proving that we all need a good holiday now and again, almost half […]
3 Reasons why New York is the Ultimate Christmas Shopping Trip
Now whether it’s because the city features in so many of our favourite festive films or because it just has so much to offer, New York remains firmly placed as a very popular Christmas destination. From hundreds of shops to plenty of festive stalls and decorations, the festive feel is visible on every corner. Parades […]
What Makes Christmas Markets Such a Popular Travel Attraction?
As the festive season approaches, many people are keen to embrace the many traditions of other countries by celebrating in style. Christmas markets are popular both at home and abroad, as many European destinations in France, Germany and Austria are all renowned for their festive stalls and traditional foods. Closer to home, big cities such […]
Will Consumers be the Big Winners of Increased Competition in Global Travel Card Market?
Increased competition in any sector is always good for consumers. Whether it is high street retailers, supermarkets or car insurance, when new options are made available and a market expands then customers will always feel the benefits. It appears that the Australian prepaid travel card market is the latest example of consumers coming out on […]
Strength Of Pound Up Against A Number Of Currencies
The pound has continued to gain strength against other currencies, meaning British holidaymakers can enjoy a much better exchange rate this summer. One pound will now buy Brits around 1.20 in euros – an increase of nearly 10% on the same time last year. This means that a family exchanging £500 will get around £50 […]
EasyJet Launches New Routes For Business Travel Market
Budget airline easyJet is continuing its assault on the business traveller market with the launch of nine new routes for winter this year. All the new routes announced by the airline are key European city pairs that have been found to be popular with business travellers. “The launch of these nine new routes cements our […]
British Travel Numbers Return To Form After Four Year Decline
Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed the number of British residents travelling abroad grew for the first time in 2011, following a four year slump. Previous figures had shown a decline in the number of Brits taking holidays abroad since the onslaught of the 2008/2009 recession, making this increase particularly positive […]