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Ted’s Smart Travel Notebook: São Paulo 🇧🇷

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 >> The next stop on Formula One’s tour of Latin America is São Paulo, Brazil. Greater São Paulo has an estimated population of 20 million people, making it the third-largest metropolis on earth. That might sound like an overwhelming amount of traffic and people […]

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Ted’s Smart Travel Notebook: Mexico City 🇲🇽

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 Latin America this weekend for the Mexican Grand Prix, and with Lewis Hamilton within touching distance of the championship win there’s likely to be an extra buzz in Mexico City this weekend. Whether you’re an F1 fan or not […]

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Ted’s Smart Travel Notebook: Austin 🇺🇸

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 >> Austin, Texas hosts this weekend’s Formula One Grand Prix. As the teams head to the Lone Star State, we catch up with Ted Kravitz of Sky Sports F1® again for another instalment of his Smart Travel Notebook. In this installment, Ted walks the […]

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5 Thanksgiving traditions to see and taste

Thanksgiving Day falls on November 23rd this year (the fourth Thursday in November) and is the day that traditionally kicks off the ‘holiday season’ in the United States. Thanksgiving Day can be traced all the way back to 1621 in Plymouth, Massachusetts and it has picked up quite a few traditions over the years. If you’re thinking of visiting America this autumn, here’s 5 things to see and taste on your trip. 1. Turkey (or turducken) Turkey is the most common choice of roast bird when it comes to Christmas Day in the UK but in the USA, turkey is […]

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Ted’s Smart Travel Notebook: Suzuka 🇯🇵

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 >> It’s another weekend of racing in Asia as Formula One heads to Suzuka for the Japanese Grand Prix. We’ve teamed up with Ted Kravitz of Sky Sports F1® again for another instalment of his Smart Travel Notebook. In this edition Ted is outside […]

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Ted’s Smart Travel Notebook: Kuala Lumpur 🇲🇾

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 >> Following Ted Kravitz’s Singapore Smart Travel Notebook two weekends ago, the Formula One teams have remained in Asia for this weekend’s Grand Prix in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Ted is also in Kuala Lumpur, on a bus of all places, to tell you more […]

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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 […]