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Cut the cost of using your mobile phone abroad

Cut the cost of using your mobile phone abroad

Don’t blow your holiday budget on your mobile bill. Over four nights in New York this June I pretty much only used my phone for maps and researching places to eat and drinks, so not a huge amount. But on my return, a text message from Three informed me the cost of...
Travel money: Find the best currency exchange rates

Travel money: Find the best currency exchange rates

Here’s how to get the most Euros, Dollars and more for your Pounds when you’re getting travel cash for your holiday. The last time I went overseas the bulk of my spending was with my credit card (a fee-free one naturally), but from giving a tip through to...
Last minute holidays – the best way to book

Last minute holidays – the best way to book

Does a package holiday beat booking yourself? And where to find the best deals.  As a kid I remember the days of Teletext, watching the late holiday deals pages go around, frantically scribbling down the phone number and prices before the pages disappeared. It...
The best debit and credit cards to use abroad

The best debit and credit cards to use abroad

Monzo, Starling, Tandem, Halifax Clarity and more compared for overseas spending. If you’re heading out of the UK then one of the best ways to spend money is to use a specialist card. Use the right one and you could be getting near perfect exchange rates. Use...
Why I didn’t tell you I went on holiday

Why I didn’t tell you I went on holiday

I’ve just got back from a week away. But I didn’t post any pics on Facebook or Twitter while I was away. I didn’t mention it anywhere on my blog. Of course I wanted to. Surely the whole point of holiday snaps on social media is to say “look at...