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  • Many airlines have cheap flight deals and slashed prices; the tricky part is finding them. Once you’ve got the knack, you can end up saving a significant amount on flight fares. With some flexibility, and a little extra time spent searching the web, you’ll soon be snagging the best deals around. Be flexible with your travel dates and timesNaturally, airlines hike their prices up at popular times of the year for travel - be it summer or winter holidays, school breaks or festivals - the more peopl...

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  • So the flights are booked and you’ve just received your prepaid currency card in the post… what next? To make your journey completely hassle-free, we’ve amassed some top tips to getting the most out of your prepaid currency card overseas.Choose Local CurrencyWhen using your currency card abroad, you will often be given the option of paying in either your currency or the local one. Always choose the local currency. If not, you will be charged the retailers exchange rate, not the competitive one a...

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  • Check Passport ExpiryThere is not much worse than realising the day before (or day of) your departure that your passport is close to expiry, or worse, expired! A last minute mad dash to the passport office is no fun for anyone. While most of us don’t remember to check our passports expiry and location in advance, it is well worth it. Go and do it now! Print/Scan Additional Copies of Important DocumentsIn case of emergencies, it’s good to have backup copies of all important documents, such as pas...

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  • India is a crazy, chaotic, beautiful place. There is nowhere in the world quite like it. Within this inherent craziness there exists all number of eccentricities and contrasts. Such is the case that many people who visit the country report acutely different accounts and experiences of their time there. For me, ever since I set foot in the country, life has been an unquenchable Indian love affair. India manages to simultaneously meet and defy all expectations....

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  • The rapid development of technology, and with it, spread of information, has much altered the world of travel. Travel booking is no exception. Where before, it was common to create travel plans through a booking agent or agency, now much trip planning is DIY. The internet has become the go-to expert on all things travel, with countless articles a...

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Many airlines have cheap flight deals and slashed prices; the tricky part is finding them. Once you’ve got the knack, you can end up saving a significant amount on flight fares. With some flexibility, and a little extra time spent searching the web, you’ll soon be snagging the best deals around. Be flexible with your travel dates and timesNaturally, airlines hike their prices up at popular times of the year for travel - be it summer or winter holidays, school breaks or festivals - the more peopl...

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So the flights are booked and you’ve just received your prepaid currency card in the post… what next? To make your journey completely hassle-free, we’ve amassed some top tips to getting the most out of your prepaid currency card overseas.Choose Local CurrencyWhen using your currency card abroad, you will often be given the option of paying in either your currency or the local one. Always choose the local currency. If not, you will be charged the retailers exchange rate, not the competitive one a...

Read more >

Check Passport ExpiryThere is not much worse than realising the day before (or day of) your departure that your passport is close to expiry, or worse, expired! A last minute mad dash to the passport office is no fun for anyone. While most of us don’t remember to check our passports expiry and location in advance, it is well worth it. Go and do it now! Print/Scan Additional Copies of Important DocumentsIn case of emergencies, it’s good to have backup copies of all important documents, such as pas...

Read more >

India is a crazy, chaotic, beautiful place. There is nowhere in the world quite like it. Within this inherent craziness there exists all number of eccentricities and contrasts. Such is the case that many people who visit the country report acutely different accounts and experiences of their time there. For me, ever since I set foot in the country, life has been an unquenchable Indian love affair. India manages to simultaneously meet and defy all expectations....

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