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Ted’s Smart Travel Notebook: Singapore 🇸🇬

FairFX is an official sponsor of Sky Sports F1® for the 2017 Formula 1 season, which means we’ll be running some great competitions throughout the season and our blog will feature lots of exciting travel tips, videos and behind the scenes insights. Head to our Sky Sports F1® hub to see the latest videos and tips >> Formula One heads to Asia this weekend for the Singapore Grand Prix. Singapore hosted the first night-time event in Formula One history back in 2008, and continues to be an adrenaline filled street race in the Marina Bay area of the city using […]

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FairFX Study Abroad Cost Calculator

The cost for UK students wanting to pursue higher education in Europe is revealed in our comprehensive cost calculator. Analysing the tuition fees and living costs of the European universities that made it into the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings, our research reveals the most affordable destinations to study based on tuition fees, living costs and currency rates. The average cost of attending university in the UK has reached in excess of £18,000 a year, combining average tuition fees of £9,234 and average living costs of £9,526. There are many alternative European universities which offer a degree at […]

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Ted’s Smart Travel Notebook: Monza 🇮🇹

FairFX is an official sponsor of Sky Sports F1® for the 2017 Formula 1 season, which means we’ll be running some great competitions throughout the season and our blog will feature lots of exciting travel tips, videos and behind the scenes insights. Head to our Sky Sports F1® hub to see the latest videos and tips >> Formula One heads to another classic European racing circuit this weekend for the Italian Grand Prix in Monza. We’ve caught up with Ted Kravitz of Sky Sports F1® again for his latest Smart Travel Notebook, where he gives us his insider tips of […]

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FairFX journeys: Conquering Mount Elbrus

FairFX recently sponsored staff member Niall Walsh on his expedition to climb Europe’s highest mountain, Mount Elbrus in Russia’s Caucasus mountains. After an arduous 6 day climb he made it to the summit and, as you can see in the image, proudly raised the FairFX flag atop of Europe. Mount Elbrus is located on the Georgian border of Russia and the region has a distinct culture with influences from both Europe and Asia. The local currency is Russian rubles and Niall made sure he packed his FairFX Prepaid Mastercard®, whilst also bringing some cash along as well: “I knew parts […]

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Ted’s Smart Travel Notebook: Spa-Francorchamps 🇧🇪

FairFX is an official sponsor of Sky Sports F1® for the 2017 Formula 1 season, which means we’ll be running some great competitions throughout the season and our blog will feature lots of exciting travel tips, videos and behind the scenes insights. Head to our Sky Sports F1® hub to see the latest videos and tips >> After Formula 1’s annual summer break, racing resumes this weekend in Belgium at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit. This is always an eagerly anticipated venue on the racing calendar and will no doubt provide some fantastic racing action. Belgium is also a fantastic tourist destination, […]

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Top tips for managing your family’s holiday budget

You’ve saved up for your summer holidays, now it’s time to chill out and enjoy the sun. Buying currency and managing your holiday budget probably isn’t top of mind when you’re thinking about enjoying your break, but follow our key tips and you’ll have a hassle-free trip. Get more for your pounds To get a bigger holiday budget for your pounds, planning ahead is always a good idea. If you plan ahead, you can buy your currency when the pound is having a good day. Buying when the rate is in your favour means that you’ll get far more travel […]

Ted’s Smart Travel Notebook: Budapest 🇭🇺

FairFX is an official sponsor of Sky Sports F1® for the 2017 Formula 1 season, which means we’ll be running some great competitions throughout the season and our blog will feature lots of exciting travel tips, videos and behind the scenes insights. Head to our Sky Sports F1® hub to see the latest videos and tips >> Budapest hosts this weekend’s Grand Prix and, according to Sky Sports F1’s lead presenter Simon Lazenby and F1 journalist Adam Hay-Nicholls, it’s one of the must see cities of the season. Budapest offers up some fantastic racing action but it also has a […]

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Ted’s Smart Travel Notebook: Spielberg 🇦🇹

FairFX is an official sponsor of Sky Sports F1® for the 2017 Formula 1 season, which means we’ll be running some great competitions throughout the season and our blog will feature lots of exciting travel tips, videos and behind the scenes insights. Head to our Sky Sports F1® hub to see the latest videos and tips >> We’ve teamed up with Ted Kravitz of Sky Sports F1® for his Smart Travel Notebook from the alpine destination of Spielberg, which hosts the Austrian Grand Prix this weekend. The F1 circus descends on a small town when it heads to Spielberg, so […]

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Congratulations to our Goodwood ticket winner

Congratulations to Mike, our lucky competition winner, who won 2 VIP tickets to Goodwood Festival of Speed presented by Mastercard®. Mike was one of many FairFX customers that entered the competition by ordering a new FairFX Card or by referring a friend to FairFX. He got to enjoy a day at one of the biggest highlights of the motorsport calendar. The tickets didn’t just get him into the hottest motorsport festival of the year, it also gave him access to the exquisite Goodwood House, access to the viewing balcony for a prime view of the famous Hill Climb and the […]

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Ted’s Smart Travel Notebook: Baku 🇦🇿

FairFX is an official sponsor of Sky Sports F1® for the 2017 Formula 1 season, which means we’ll be running some great competitions throughout the season and our blog will feature lots of exciting travel tips, videos and behind the scenes insights. Head to our Sky Sports F1® hub to see the latest videos and tips >> Sky Sports F1® heads to Formula 1’s newest racing venue this weekend, the street circuit of Baku, Azerbaijan. Perched on the Caspian Sea, Baku is the ultimate ‘east meets west’ city with a European and Middle Eastern influence on food and architecture. At […]

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Ted’s Smart Travel Notebook: Montreal 🇨🇦

FairFX is an official sponsor of Sky Sports F1® for the 2017 Formula 1 season, which means we’ll be running some great competitions throughout the season and our blog will feature lots of exciting travel tips, videos and behind the scenes insights. Head to our Sky Sports F1® hub to see the latest videos and tips >> Montreal is set on an island in the Saint Lawrence River and named after Mount Royal, the hill at the heart of the city that provides an iconic view. Every area of the city has its own charm with cobbled streets, French colonial […]

Ted’s Smart Travel Notebook: Monaco 🇲🇨

FairFX is an official sponsor of Sky Sports F1® for the 2017 Formula 1 season, which means we’ll be running some great competitions throughout the season and our blog will feature lots of exciting travel tips, videos and behind the scenes insights. Head to our Sky Sports F1® hub to see the latest videos and tips >> Monaco may only be the second smallest country in the world but what it lacks in size, it makes up for in glamour, stunning sea views and celebrity residents.     Just in time for the Monaco Grand Prix, we’ve teamed up with […]