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Imola, Italy travel guide 馃嚠馃嚬

FairFX is an official partner of Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team, which means we鈥檒l be running some great competitions throughout the season and our blog will feature lots of exciting travel tips, videos and behind the scenes insights. The FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) heads to the famous Imola circuit this weekend in Italy. Imola is a small town situated close to the city of Bologna; the town may not have a plethora of tourist attractions but it is synonymous with motor racing and just a short drive from plenty of areas of interest. Imola This small town has an […]

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Assen, Netherlands travel guide 馃嚦馃嚤

FairFX is an official partner of Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team, which means we鈥檒l be running some great competitions throughout the season and our blog will feature lots of exciting travel tips, videos and behind the scenes insights. The next round of action from the FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) takes place in Assen, Netherlands this weekend. Assen is a small city in the north of the country, offering museums of historical significance and green spaces to explore. Assen is well worth a visit, whether you鈥檙e watching the racing or exploring Dutch culture. Your trip to Assen can also easily […]

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Arag贸n, Spain travel guide 馃嚜馃嚫

FairFX is an official partner of Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team, which means we鈥檒l be running some great competitions throughout the season and our blog will feature lots of exciting travel tips, videos and behind the scenes insights. The next round of action from the FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) takes place in Arag贸n, Spain this weekend. Arag贸n is one of Spain鈥檚 lesser known regions but is home to picturesque landscapes, medieval villages, and the lively regional capital of Zaragoza. Arag贸n region Arag贸n isn’t the most famous region in Spain but those that do know it, know it for its […]

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Great value breaks for an Easter getaway

Easter is almost upon us, which means it鈥檚 an excellent time for a little weekend away. We鈥檝e picked out some great value Easter break destinations, just a short flight away. Whether you鈥檙e thinking of an action-packed city break or a chilled-out holiday that鈥檚 closer to nature, we鈥檝e got you covered. Get your bags packed, order your FairFX Prepaid Mastercard庐 or Travel Cash, and head off on a fantastic break. Oslo, Norway Now is an excellent time to visit Oslo. It鈥檚 not exactly known for being the cheapest city break destination but at the start of the year the pound was […]

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Thailand travel guide 馃嚬馃嚟

FairFX is an official partner of Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team, which means we鈥檒l be running some great competitions throughout the season and our blog will feature lots of exciting travel tips, videos and behind the scenes insights. The FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) heads to the Buriram province of Thailand this weekend. Whether you’re travelling to round 2 of the championship or just considering a holiday to Thailand, check out our guide on what to see and do, and get more to spend with our smart currency tips. Buriram province The Buriram province is a primarily rural area in […]

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Where to travel once the kids have flown the nest

Now that the kids have flown the nest, it鈥檚 time to treat yourself to an adventure. Taking an exotic trip or moving abroad with a full family can end up costing a bomb, and some destinations aren鈥檛 exactly child-friendly鈥ut now you can start exploring. And with these great value destinations where the pound goes further, you can get even more fun for your money. Check out our best value exotic destinations below: 馃嚥馃嚱 Mexico Those exploring the famous beaches of Mexico will benefit from a 36% improvement in the pound to peso exchange rate, equivalent to 拢264.10 per 拢1,000 exchanged. […]

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5 great value city break destinations

You鈥檝e slogged through January (and most of February) and the kids are back to school after the February half term, now is the time for the perfect city break. Hotel and flight prices have seen a little dip; restaurants, bars and hotel lounges are suddenly a lot quieter鈥nd a lot more inviting. It鈥檚 the perfect time for you and a mate / sibling / partner (take your pick) to take a well-deserved break. And FairFX is here to help. Take a trip to one of these awesome European destinations armed with your FairFX Prepaid Mastercard庐 and enjoy more of the […]

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Six Nations destination travel guide 2018

Just in time for the Six聽Nations rugby, we鈥檝e compiled this useful guide of where to eat, drink and visit when travelling to the host cities. If you鈥檙e heading to Ireland, France or Italy, don鈥檛 forget to take your Euro Card with you 鈥 easily manage your spending money on the go through the FairFX mobile app or website. Make sure to also take out travel insurance and arrange your EHIC before you travel. Already know which city you’ll be visiting? Jump to your preferred destination: 馃嚠馃嚬 Rome, Italy 馃嚠馃嚜 Dublin, Ireland 馃嚝馃嚪 Paris, France 馃嚞馃嚙 Home nations   Eurozone destinations […]

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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 拢18,000 a year, combining average tuition fees of 拢9,234 and average living costs of 拢9,526. There are many alternative European universities which offer a degree at […]

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Where to travel in 2018 – the best value holiday destinations

Brexit talks caused another up and down year for Sterling in 2017, with many holidaymakers being hit by sudden drops in exchange rates over the summer. But as always, those that plan ahead are able to avoid fluctuations and uncertainty about how far their pound will go abroad. Thinking about currency before you鈥檝e chosen your destination means you can pick a country where the exchange rate is in your favour and accommodation, shopping and dining out will cost you less. Rather than opting for your usual European spots this year, why not tick off some more far-flung destinations or secret […]

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Exclusive Christmas experiences for FairFX customers

There鈥檚 just enough time to tick a few final things off of your Christmas list. So you can still book yourself a little Christmas break, upgrade your existing travel plans or grab some last minute gifts. To take the pressure off you we鈥檝e handpicked some of the best exclusive experiences from Mastercard Priceless庐 Cities, available to you as a FairFX Prepaid Mastercard庐 customer.   Luxury stays鈥 Whether you鈥檙e squeezing in a break before the big day or planning something special for the New Year, FairFX Mastercard customers can get access to some exclusive hotel stays. Private Spa at the Grand […]

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Congratulations to our 拢2,000 winner

Congratulations to Mark, our lucky competition winner, who won 拢2,000 on his FairFX Card just in time for some Black Friday shopping. Mark was one of many FairFX customers that entered the competition by simply topping up their card on Wednesday 22nd of November or Thursday 23rd of November. Whilst he isn’t sure how he’ll spend the 拢2,000 just yet, Mark reckons half will probably end up going towards Christmas presents or a winter holiday, and the other half will be saved until next year. Perhaps he’ll take another trip to Hollywood Studios, where he first ventured with his FairFX […]