Strong Pound Opens up American Opportunities
The pound is currently trading at a five-year high against the US dollar, opening up a handful of cheaper holiday opportunities for those looking to get away this summer. For those looking to take advantage, they should point their sights in the direction of the USA as a whole host of bargains could be found […]
Top 5 Spring Skiing Destinations
The spring season means warmer weather and brighter sunshine for most people but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy winter sports! A number of ski destinations tend to begin closing their doors around this time of year but what awaits you in those which stay open? Whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure, ski […]
UK Football Fans Score Away Goal With Brazilian Currency
A strong British pound against leading international currencies including Brazilian currency means football fans travelling to Brazil for the 2014 World Cup will get more for their money this summer. According a recent study by Post Office Travel Money, the British pound has strengthened against 40 leading currencies, including the Brazilian real, to give travellers […]
Take Advantage of a Stronger Pound – an Easter Getaway Beckons!
The strengthening of the pound against several other major currencies suggests that the time could be right to consider an Easter getaway. Half term is barely over but many families – and school children especially – will already be looking forward to the next opportunity for some time off. This is reflected by figures from […]
Looking Beyond Cairo…the Appeal of Egypt as a Holiday Destination
In recent months, Egypt has hit the headlines for all of the wrong reasons thanks to scenes of chaos on the streets of Cairo. But beyond the lure of the capital lies a country that is steeped in culture and history – from the great pyramids and tombs to the spectacular sights along the banks […]
The Best Half-term Holiday Destinations – Sun, Sand or Snow?
With half-term just around the corner, and with the weather in the UK far from ideal, it could be the perfect week to get away and enjoy an early break. Snow, heavy rain and flooding are widespread so jetting off to sunnier or warmer shores could definitely be seen as a means of escape. Alternatively, […]
Travelling to the 2014 Australian Open – a Basic Travel Guide
The Australian Open Tennis Championships are under a week away so as the stars prepare to battle it out, here’s what you can expect. The metropolis of Melbourne will welcome the likes of Andy Murray, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal for nearly two weeks of the world’s finest tennis. It’s the first major Grand Slam […]
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 […]
Eurostar Announces Boost In Passenger Numbers
Eurostar has seen an increase in passenger numbers and sales revenue in the first three months of this year, the high speed rail service has announced. The growth has been put down to a boost in leisure travel with the service, as business travel has remained largely the same compared to last year. Sales revenues […]
Mild Weather and Fee Hikes Boost Trading for easyJet
The mild winter weather this year has led to a trading boost for easyJet, the low cost carrier has announced. Winter has been unseasonably mild this year, which has led to far fewer flight cancellations for the majority of airlines. Low-cost carrier easyJet has announced that the mild weather, along with a number of other […]