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Our travel guides can help you venture out and explore the world on a shoestring, offer hints and tips on travelling for less, and could even help you save on the train fare of your daily commute.

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What cover do you need to drive abroad?

Driving overseas can be a great way to travel, but you need to make sure you are covered in case something goes wrong. Here is how to make sure you have the right insurance before you start your trip.

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Spending abroad: last minute options

It is never too late to find an affordable way to spend abroad, here are your options based on when you plan to travel.

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Travel money: dealing with leftover currency

Being stuck with foreign cash after a trip overseas can leave you feeling short-changed. Here is how to get the most out of your unspent currency.

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How much money do you need to go travelling?

Wherever you plan to go in the world you will need to work out how much money to take on your travels. Here is what to consider before your trip.

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Travel money: the basics

Spending abroad is simple when you understand which currency to use and how to exchange your money. This guide gives you the basics to get started.

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Travel money: how to get the best deal

A good deal on travel money means getting the best return for your pound sterling. This guide will show you how.

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What is the best way to spend abroad?

Spending money overseas can end up costing you a fortune in fees and charges, so find out what options you have and which is the cheapest for your trip.

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Annual leave during lockdown: ideas to keep you entertained

If you are choosing to or have been asked to take annual leave during lockdown, check out money.co.uk's guide to keeping entertained at home

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What is the European Health Insurance Card?

If you are travelling to Europe, a free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) should be one of the first things you pack. Here is what they cover and how you can get one.

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Should you get single trip or annual travel insurance?

If you are taking a trip you need to choose between a single trip or annual travel insurance policy, but what is the difference, and which is right for you? Here is how to find out.

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What are your holiday cancellation rights?

If you need to cancel your holiday it is important to know where you stand before you speak to your travel agent or insurer. Here are your rights when you have to cancel your holiday.

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How to make a travel insurance claim

If something goes wrong on your travels you may need to make a claim on your travel insurance. This step by step guide explains how.

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