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Holidays abroad get the green light. Here’s how to protect your trip.

Holidays abroad get the green light today as the Government says we can now visit a whole host of countries around the world. Since March it's been advising against 'all but essential' international travel but it's now published a list...
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How I got a refund from Airbnb

I'm a big fan of Airbnb. In fact the snap you've just seen was taken from the balcony of a fabulous apartment we stayed in last year in Malta. Sadly this year's trip won't be going ahead but Airbnb has...
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5 ways to protect your holidays

January is the most popular month for booking holidays, and we splash out an average of £3,216 a year on them, so here's five ways to protect your trip against holiday nightmares. Book a package holiday Don't let your dream...
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How much would you pay for a holiday season ticket?

A new luxury travel pass means unlimited stays in glam five star locations around the world. What's there not to like? Rather fabulous looking place in the sun....... How much? I've just been reading about the new Inspirato Pass which...
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Melbourne: Sue’s tips on ways to see the sights & save money

  Melbourne is a stunning city and I’ve been lucky enough to go there twice so here’s my tried and tested tips on ways to make the most of it without going for broke. Free trams  Hopping on a tram...
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Prague – see the sights & save money

Prague is a stunning city but there's lots of ways to see the sights and save money. I've made a one minute video version below or read on for my top five moneysaving tips. Getting around If you want...
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Nice – see the sights and save money

Nice may look pretty fancy but there's plenty of ways to see the sights and save money.  I've just been there to see a friend for a couple of days and absolutely loved the place. And it's easy to get...
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Jersey – see the sights and save money

I've just come back from a long weekend in Jersey.  It's the largest of the Channel Islands and in fact it's so close, just 100 miles from mainland Britain, and a 40 minute easyJet flight from Luton airport that I can't believe...
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Sydney on a budget

Sydney on a Budget.  Yes I know that Sydney, one of the most stunning cities on the planet, and the word 'budget' don't exactly go hand in hand. But there are ways to see the sights of this amazing city...
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Why can’t all holiday hire car companies be like this?

Booking holiday hire car can sometimes seem like a lottery when it comes to weeding out the good guys from the rip off brigade. So having written a fair few pieces over the years about the 'problem' side of car...
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Save money on a trip to Uluru

Taking a trip to the red centre, the spiritual heart of Australia and home of the mighty Uluru, (Ayers Rock), is beyond amazing. I've been lucky enough to go there twice, and if you're in Australia, it's a trip well...
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Airport Meet & Greet? Will your insurer pay up if you hand over your keys?

Check your insurance small print before you hand over your keys or you may not be covered if  you car comes back damaged. Airport 'Meet & Greet' services are becoming more popular and not just for the super rich.  Paying...
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Just returned from a fabulous trip to Australia

Here's my top tips for ways to save in Sydney........ Just back from a fantastic holiday in Australia and love it so much this was my third trip there. Spent a week in Sydney which is a stunning city and...