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Christmas Luggage Essentials – WIN an Antler suitcase

Holiday travel can be hectic. Although it is fun to spend the time with family and friends away from the office, it can be stressful to fight the holiday crowds, and difficult to prepare for nearly any event. Packing the right way with the right set of luggage can make one part of your stressful holidays so much easier. The folks over at flythomascook.com are having a contest, with a chance win a fabulous piece...

How to minimise your travel costs this Christmas

Christmas is coming and with thousands upon thousands of people making those inevitable trips to be with loved ones, it’s a guaranteed economy boost for the transport industry. Many of us seem to happily brush off the fact we’ve spend a small fortune at Christmas, but the amount of cash that goes on travel can end up being not much less than the cost of buying gifts, food and all of the other expensive trimmings...

How to get the Best Euro Exchange Rate

This depends on the quantity needed or transferred, and if you have the benefit of time, a little forward-planning. The two key factors that determine how many Pounds to Euros you get are; exchange rate and fees applied for the service. For those who need holiday cash at the last minute, the high street is one of the few options left. Banks and building societies generally offer poor value as this service is...

If it Appreciates – Buy it. If it Depreciates – Lease it

These were the famous words spoken by the super-rich oil baron Paul Getty: If it appreciates, buy it. If it depreciates, lease it. If you apply this good advice to the high value items that you acquire like your house and your car you can see that it still makes sense. When house prices are on the increase it makes sense to buy, if you can. But if house prices are falling then it would make more sense to rent,...