3rd November 2016
Although it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of planning a winter holiday, don’t forget to sort your travel money and insurance as well. Save money by being proactive and following these tips:
- Pre-book Don’t wait until the last minute, or you may end up paying more—especially at the airport where exchange rates are inflated. Consider pre-ordering currency online. You can even have it delivered to your home.
- Plan for credit card Credit cards can be a good alternative to cash, which is hard to replace when lost or stolen. But some credit cards have high foreign transaction fees. Shop around for cards with low fees, and inform your credit card company of when and where you’ll be travelling.
- Buy travel Hopefully, you won’t have to use it, but its small price tag offers invaluable peace of mind.
WINTER-PROOF YOUR HOME TO KEEP COSY
Winter will be here soon, and with it comes the threat of severe weather that can wreak havoc on your home. As the Met Office has already predicted record-breaking rainfall this winter, now is the time to winter-proof your house.
9 ONLINE HABITS THAT PUT YOU IN JEOPARDY
Going online has become as commonplace as taking a walk down to your local shop or visiting your mate’s flat. There are certain precautions that you have to adopt when you go online. However, it may not always be clear when you’re in danger.
5 WAYS TO STAY SAFE IN A CROWD
In light of recent UK terrorist attacks, it pays to be attentive while in a crowd. By being aware of your surroundings, you can stay safe at home and while abroad on holiday this summer. Here’s how to safely travel in a crowd: