We review Revolut, a digital bank that allows users to receive, send and spend money at the interbank exchange rate.
A closed currency is a one that is not available for purchase in countries other than its country of origin. We take a look at what that means for a traveller visiting a country with a closed currency.
We show you how to Pre-order foreign cash online for better currency exchange rates and save money for your next trip.
Dynamic Currency Conversion (DCC), it comes at a cost.
There are multiple methods and modes to travel money these days. The most seasoned nomads will share that they mix it up with some cash, a pre-paid travel card or a travel credit card. This provides multiple options when you are on the road whilst also minimising the risk of being stranded with no money […]
According to Fortune magazine, Apple sold 18 million apple watches in 2017 which is a 50% increase on the previous year and the highest number of shipments for any wearable vendor. With an increase in Apple watch users it follows that available apps for Apple watch will continue to grow and, whereas in the past […]
We take a look at five tips that can help you avoid common mistakes and save money on overseas property purchases.
We look at the Pros & Cons of using a Travel Card on your travels When planning an overseas trip figuring out how to access your money while away is complicated and often left to the last minute. You then end up paying high fees for changing foreign cash or with unexpected fees on your […]
There are several travel money options you can use to save money and make your trip hassle-free. When planning an overseas trip figuring out how to access your money while away is complicated and often left to the last minute. You then end up arriving in airports needing to change money to pay for the […]
Tips on Buying your dream property abroad.
Manage exchange rates when paying for overseas luxury purchases If you are looking to make a foreign transfer for an international outright purchase to get the keys to a luxurious car or yacht overseas, or pay for that wonderful piece of art or jewelry that caught your eye on a recent trip. Before using your […]
Travel Tips and Ways to Save Money when Traveling in the Bahamas. Bahamas. Like most islands in the Caribbean, the Bahamas are an expensive destination. The Bahamian dollar and the US dollar are both accepted throughout the islands. The USD may even be prefered, so traveling with that may make conversion issues easier. Banking hours […]
Travel Tips and Ways to Save Money when Traveling in Europe. Santorini, Greece. No destination holds as much variety and cultural difference as Europe. From the sunny south to the snowy north there is no shortage of places to see here. When arriving at any new destination for first time visitors it cant hurt to […]
Travel Tips and Ways to Save Money when Traveling in the United Kingdom. The Big Ben. England is still one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. In every day, the most flights go into London. Be sure to get out of London and England’s smaller cities are fascinating and boast a robust culture. […]
Travel Tips and Ways to Save Money when Traveling in Nepal. Nepal might be my favourite place, lovely people, stunning ancient cities, and of course the Himalayas. Do not trek alone, there are frequent changes to the paths due to avalanches and some can be risky. If you hear mule bells coming on a high […]
Travel Tips and Ways to Save Money when Traveling in Italy. Rome at night Italy’s great food, beautiful countryside, fabulous wine, and long history make it an excellent country to visit. Try to learn a few words at least in Italian, the Italians will be impressed that you’re giving it a go but will often […]
Travel Tips and Ways to Save Money when Traveling in Austria. Vienna. The capital city of Austria is Vienna and has a population of around 1.7 million. Vienna is steeped in history. Yet it’s also at the cutting edge of design, architecture, contemporary art, and new directions in drinking and dining. From modern cities to […]
Travel Tips and Ways to Save Money when Traveling in Vietnam. Hoi An Centre Town. Now lately, the tourist industry is growing and has become a major source of national revenue for the past 10-15 years. Ha Noi and Ho Chi Ninh City You cannot escape learning about the horrid history whose effects are still […]
Travel Tips and Ways to Save Money when Traveling in China. China. China’s international visitors have rocketed to an impressive 26 million in 2015. It is said that in less than 10 years, the country will become the first tourist destination with the world’s largest number of visitors. Credit cards are still not accepted in […]
Travel Tips and Ways to Save Money when Traveling in India. The Blue City. India is a vibrant, colourful, and fascinating country to explore but can be a little intimidating for first time visitors. There are many magical places to visit so try to make a point of staying at least two nights in any […]
Travelling with Credit Cards can be expensive! Wondering what those extra “Fees” are on your credit card statement for purchases in Foreign currencies? Most banks and financial institutions charge these sneaky fees for transactions in a foreign currency (as much as 3% of the amount), only a few do not charge a fee for this […]
Money Exchange TV’s Andrew Barnett interviews BER CEO, David Brown, for Sky News Money. David explains how to save money on your travels using a prepaid travel card, and why you should never exchange money at the airport departure gate.