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Sun, sea and a strong pound

Clare Nessling, director at Conti, the overseas mortgage specialist, reviews the overseas property market in 2014, and shares her predictions for the year ahead.

French expat euro mortgage rates fall again

Long term fixed rate euro mortgages to buy a new home or releasing equity have fallen again, reflecting the ultra-low level of Euribor, the European Central Bank reference rate.

Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money launches 72 hour rate sale

Sainsbury’s Travel Money is offering a special rate on all currencies bought online or over the phone between 9.30am, Monday 13th October and 9.30am, Thursday 16th October.

Plan half term holiday money now for a better deal

With October half term just around the corner, MoneySuperMarket.com offers tips to help those going abroad when schools break up.

South Africa, Bali and Australia offer best value for overseas weddings

South Africa, Bali and Australia offer best value for overseas weddings

Peak wedding season may be coming to an end in the UK, but couples looking to get married this autumn may be wise to look to get hitched in Hawaii, tie the knot in Thailand or hear wedding bells in Bali.

Brits hoarding almost £3 billion in leftover holiday money

With summer holidays drawing to an end, many Brits are left feeling blue and cash-poor. But research by peer-to-peer lender Zopa has found that there could be a silver lining.

Caxton FX looks at the new top four currencies you should be buying now

With the announcement that the UK economy is growing at its fastest pace in six years, Caxton FX, a leading international payments company and currency card provider has seen an increase in consumers sending money abroad or purchasing currencies outside of the EU.

Ukash Travel Money Card flash sale for Euros

Already providing the best possible value for money for holidaymakers heading to Europe or the USA, Ukash is now making holiday spending go even further.

City workers lose out when it comes to FX rates

Over 80% of city workers are missing out on some of the best buy FX rates because they stick to getting local currency in cash when they go on holiday, according to research from the Ukash Travel Money Prepaid MasterCard.

France and Spain remain firm favourites for Brits buying abroad

France and Spain remain firm favourites for those looking to buy a place in the sun, according to the latest Property Hotpots Report from HiFX.

The currency conundrum: How to make the most of the strengthening pound

As the pound continues to strengthen against the Euro and the US Dollar, British holidaymakers heading abroad are struggling to know when’s the best time to buy their currency.

New Cash Passport prepaid card for young travellers

Access Prepaid Worldwide, a MasterCard subsidiary, has launched its new Young Traveller Cash Passport prepaid card.

Brits flock further afield to take advantage of strong pound

The strongest pound since 2008 will see Brits flocking to far-flung holidays to countries such as Mexico, Thailand and Morocco, as the increasing trend of holidays away from Europe and North America continues, according to analysis by currency exchange specialists, ChangeGroup.co.uk.

Sun, sea and summer saviour for young travellers

The AA is encouraging young holidaymakers to keep their spending money safe as research from AA Financial Services reveals that more than half of 18-24 year olds (60%) who are going away intend to take all of their cash in local currency – the most likely age group to do so.

Sainsbury’s Travel Money hosts longest ever, two month, rate sale

With summer well and truly here, Sainsbury’s Bank is launching its longest ever rate sale, lasting for two months.