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Over 50s stash the foreign cash

The over 50s are packing their bags and heading off in search of some sun this summer, as almost two thirds are planning to travel abroad, according to a recent Saga survey of nearly 10,000 over 50s.

Sterling rally boosts holiday budgets to most popular destinations

Analysis of Bank of England exchange rates by Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money suggests that Britons could continue seeing their holiday money go further. In the past year alone, the Pound has strengthened against four of the supermarket bank’s five most popular currencies.

Top five credit cards to use abroad

With Easter and summer holidays fast approaching, David Mann, money expert at shares his tips on the best five credit cards to make the most of your money when not only booking travel, but also when travelling:

Thinking about buying a house in 2015? For expats, the signs are good

Expats paid in US dollars and currencies linked to the US dollar are sitting pretty when it comes to planning their 2015 property purchases in the UK and Europe. Over the last 12 months, as the US economy has recovered and the Eurozone slumped, currencies have moved to reflect these changes.

Special currency rates with Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money rate sale

Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money is holding its first 48 hour rate sale of 2015, beginning at 9.30am, Monday 12th January and ending at 9.30am, Wednesday 14th January.

Euro slump means British families could save hundreds on European breaks

British families could save hundreds of pounds on their next European holiday thanks to the current Euro slump.

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, 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.