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Top 5 last minute holiday destinations in 2012

Last minute travel means exactly that. With airlines and agents having access to unsold blocks of seats on flights or unoccupied hotel accommodation, last minute bookings is often the best way to save money. Here are the top 5 last minute holiday destinations this year: Aruba Known for fun, sun and a care-free way of life, the Caribbean islands are one of the top destinations for 2012. Bronze-up on the glorious...

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,...