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Travelex owner at risk as £81m of undisclosed cheques emerge

Travelex owner at risk as £81m of undisclosed cheques emerge

Finablr chief steps down as board scrambles for clear view of company’s financesThe embattled Travelex owner Finablr is at risk of collapse after the company revealed it had issued $100m (£81m) worth
What does coronavirus mean for holidays, travel insurance and gigs?

What does coronavirus mean for holidays, travel insurance and gigs?

What you can do to get a refund if your flight, sports match or festival is cancelled Yes. The Association of British Insurers confirmed this week that someone booking a holiday to Spain in, say,
Will the pound go up in value if Labour wins the general election?

Will the pound go up in value if Labour wins the general election?

We examine John McDonnell’s claim that Labour’s spending plans could boost sterlingLatest election news – live updatesClaimJohn McDonnell said the pound would rise if Labour won the election. Continue
No, a falling pound is not good. It’s a sign of weakness and decline | Dan Davies

No, a falling pound is not good. It’s a sign of weakness and decline | Dan Davies

Britain has a vocal weak-currency lobby but depreciation is not a route to long-term success, as Italy could tell youLike the weather, the foreign exchange market changes every day and appears at the
No, a falling pound is not good. It’s a sign of weakness and decline | Dan Davies

No, a falling pound is not good. It’s a sign of weakness and decline | Dan Davies

Britain has a vocal weak-currency lobby but depreciation is not a route to long-term success, as Italy could tell youLike the weather, the foreign exchange market changes every day and appears at the
No, a falling pound is not good. It’s a sign of weakness and decline | Dan Davies

No, a falling pound is not good. It’s a sign of weakness and decline | Dan Davies

Britain has a vocal weak-currency lobby but depreciation is not a route to long-term success, as Italy could tell youLike the weather, the foreign exchange market changes every day and appears at the
Use Your Leftover Foreign Currency at McDonald's on Thursday

Use Your Leftover Foreign Currency at McDonald's on Thursday

If you’ve got a spare euro, yen or rupee hanging around from your last international trip, tomorrow, June 6th is your chance to cash it in for some grade-A American fast food.
UK airport travellers receiving less than $1 for every £1 exchanged

UK airport travellers receiving less than $1 for every £1 exchanged

British tourists in New York face eye-watering Christmas prices, with sterling at new lowTravellers at some UK airports are receiving less than $1 for every £1 they change after a week of Brexit
Excessive foreign currency fees under scrutiny from Australian consumer watchdog

Excessive foreign currency fees under scrutiny from Australian consumer watchdog

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will investigate fees for currency conversions and overseas use of credit cardsOverseas holidays for Australians could become cheaper if a consumer
What does falling pound mean for cost of holidays in Europe and US?

What does falling pound mean for cost of holidays in Europe and US?

Tips to stretch your holiday cash as sterling continues to plummet amid Brexit fearsThe drop in the pound against the euro and US dollar is bad news for anyone heading to Europe or America this
Pound edges higher against the dollar while oil rises on Iran sanctions - as it happened

Pound edges higher against the dollar while oil rises on Iran sanctions - as it happened

Sterling still struggling on fears of a no-deal Brexit but recovers some of Monday’s losses 2.46pm BST The pound has stabilised a little after this week’s drop to an 11 month low on growing concerns
Plan early and avoid debit cards: how to get the most from holiday money

Plan early and avoid debit cards: how to get the most from holiday money

As families begin their summer break, here are some tips to help beat the weak poundAs children finish up at school for the summer, the traditional August holiday season will see many families hit the
Holiday money: how to find the best cards and currency rates

Holiday money: how to find the best cards and currency rates

Our guide on avoiding bank charges and making your cash go further this summerPicking the wrong plastic to use while on holiday abroad this summer could prove a costly mistake, but the good news is
Britons feel the squeeze as inflation rises to four-year high of 2.9%

Britons feel the squeeze as inflation rises to four-year high of 2.9%

Rising cost of package holidays one factor in unexpected May increase, with inflation continuing to outpace UK wage growthUK inflation rose to a four-year high in May as the pound’s sharp fall since
Crumbling Lira Pressures Turkish Retailers as Economy Slows

Crumbling Lira Pressures Turkish Retailers as Economy Slows

Turkish retails are squeezed by currency losses, tourism plummeting post-bombings.