Friday, November 24, 2017

Travel Money

15 cheapest ways to get travel money

Spend the wrong way abroad, and you could be wasting ££s every time you shop. Specialist cards allow you to get perfect rates every...

9 Airline Freebies You Never Knew Existed in Coach

Airlines hate giving anything out for free. In fact, amenities that used to be gratis now often come at a price. Many airlines even...

Tipping in Europe

Here’s a tip: Don’t stress over tipping. While tips are appreciated no matter where you travel, tipping in Europe isn’t as automatic nor as generous...

17 Easyjet tricks

How to manipulate the budget behemoth Easyjet is the UK's biggest airline - and its booking complexity means there are a host of clever tricks...

Pay with Plastic or Cash?

In Europe, day-to-day spending can be more cash-based. So when I'm there I rely mostly on cash, though I appreciate the convenience that credit...

Pre-Trip Questions to Ask Your Bank

Before your trip, notify your credit-card company and your bank (for debit cards) that you’ll be traveling in Europe. This will ensure that they don’t...

How to Haggle: Successful Bargaining Tips

In much of the Mediterranean world, the price tag is only an excuse to argue. Bargaining is the accepted and expected method of finding a...

Tips on Using ATMs in Europe

Throughout Europe, ATMs are the standard way for travelers to get cash. European ATMs work like your hometown machine and always have English-language instructions. Using...

Thrifty 50 Travel Tips

The economy may be wobbly, but our travel dreams are still strong — for good reason. Europe is every bit as magical as ever, and...

The essential guide to travelling to Myanmar/Burma

As Myanmar/Burma opens up, sanctions lift and life there rapidly changes, more travellers are venturing into this alluring country. Because changes happen so quickly,...

Tips for travelling in 21st-century China

The Middle Kingdom is one of the fastest changing countries in the world. Its economy is robust and its population increasingly more modern and...

Lonely Planet’s travel money essentials

It’s the ultimate travel nightmare. You use an ATM in a remote part of the world and it eats your card. What do you...

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