Travelling to Spain? The Foreign Office has applied new advice

If you have followed any news recently, you will have heard of the events that have taken place in Spain. On 17th & 18th August 2017, two terrorist-related incidents took place in the Las Ramblas area of Barcelona and Cambrils, near Salou (100km southwest of Barcelona). These resulted in the loss of life, including a British …

What is the future of carrying currency? 50 years of cash machines

It was 50 years ago on Tuesday that the first ever ATM was unveiled. A Barclay’s branch in Enfield let customers take out money first time from the machine. Fast-forward half a century and the cash machine is still an integral part of our society. Particularly whilst going overseas, transferring currency whilst in the visiting …

Does it make more sense now to buy tech on holiday?

  The majority of Brits now take multiple electronic devices with them overseas. Whether travelling for business or pleasure, phones, laptops and cameras are popular items accompanied on trips around the world. But what are the rules on purchasing technology overseas and bringing it into the UK? More products are being made in Europe before …