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Travel currency rip-offs under investigation

Currency Jigsaw

The consumer affairs regulator is to investigate whether holidaymakers are being ripped off by banks and foreign exchange firms when they spend money abroad. We lift the lid on what's happening.

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Say goodbye to summer with last-minute sun

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Summer may be slipping away but it’s not too late to grab some winter sun, if you’re prepared to head overseas. Luckily, we have a host of great offers on last minute beach breaks to help ease you into winter.

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Tipping etiquette around the world

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British travellers may be renowned as the world’s worst tippers, especially when it comes to foreign travel.

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Best British bus journeys

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Forget about the hassles of driving or parking and enjoy a relaxing journey by bus this summer. Here is a selection of Britain’s finest bus routes.

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Travel firm collapse: Your rights

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Holidays 4 U has gone bust with almost 13,000 UK travellers overseas and many more in the UK unable to go on booked holidays. Here’s our easy-to-use guide on what to do if you’re affected.

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10 charges to avoid at the airport

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Airports are expensive places. First up there’s duty free to tempt you into spending your holiday cash, not to mention plenty of sneaky rip-off charges before you make it to the departure gate. Here are 10 to avoid.

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5 beaches to visit without a trip to the coast

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Want a day on the beach but can't face those motorway traffic jams and costly seaside car parks? How about taking a trip to some of the UK’s inland beaches instead?

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I cycled 54 miles from London to Brighton and now my bum hurts

Photograph of the London eye's Ian Emery relives the highs, lows, aches and pains of his 54 mile London to Brighton bike trip.

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Get a good deal on airport parking

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Airport parking charges can bump up the price of your trip. But planning ahead will help keep costs down.

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5 things to avoid getting wrong this summer

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It’s often the small things that cause the biggest problems and put a dent in our holiday spending so here are five things to avoid getting wrong this summer.

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