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How to avoid suitcase rage this summer

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Travelling on public transport laden with bags can make the situation more trying for everyone. Here are some dos and don’ts.

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Quiz: What type of traveller are you?

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Knowing your travel personality could make planning your next escape away that bit easier. Take our quiz to find out what type of traveller you are.

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Should I attend a wedding abroad?

Should I attend a friend's wedding abroad?

Use our handy flowchart to help you decide whether to attend a wedding abroad...if you're 'lucky' enough to be invited.

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Don't fall for this currency trick

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It might seem more convenient to settle bills in sterling while you’re abroad. But beware: you could be falling into an expensive trap.

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Getting to the airport: Drive or public transport?

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It's summer: time for Brits' mass exodus to sunnier, foreign shores. But how do you choose to get to the airport? We weigh up driving versus public transport.

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How to get travel insurance aged over 65

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Those aged over 65 can find it hard to get travel insurance as many policies have an upper age limit. Here’s how older travellers can get affordable cover.

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Blog: Why prepaid cards are a holiday money winner

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Secure, practical and often cheaper than the alternatives: if you’re heading abroad this summer, a prepaid card might just make the perfect travel companion.

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End of the line for travellers’ cheques

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Introduced in the 1700s, travellers’ cheques have served holidaymakers well. But as they become harder to cash, we look at the modern-day alternatives.

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How to claim flight delay compensation

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Two recent Court of Appeal rulings have given delayed passengers much greater chance of claiming significant amounts of money back from tardy airlines.

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Top 10 cheapest city breaks in the world

Hanoi in Vietnam

If you’re wondering where your pound will go furthest this summer, try Hanoi in Vietnam, the world’s cheapest place to visit according to TripAdvisor.

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