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What’s makes F1 drivers so smart?

28th June 2017 – Crofty tells us why he thinks Formula 1 drivers are so smart and what makes them different from other sporting personalities.

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🇭🇺 Budapest Snapshot Destination Guide

27th July 2017 – 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.

Remember to take your FairFX Everywhere Card with you and use it to spend in shops, restaurants and at ATMs, wherever you see the Mastercard® Acceptance Mark.
 

Simon Lazenby – Best F1 Tracks

26th July 2017 – Simon Lazenby talks about the fantastic destinations you get to travel to as lead presenter of Sky Sports F1. He also recommends Budapest as a smart choice if you plan on travelling to a European race.

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Simon Lazenby – What makes F1 drivers so smart?

7th July 2017 – Sky Sports F1’s lead presenter, Simon Lazenby, talks about naturally talented drivers vs the grafters. But which group is the smartest?

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for more from our F1 Smart Series where we interview some of the brightest people in F1. Hear about everything from smart travel to smart business.
 

 

Spielberg destination guide

🇦🇹 Spielberg Snapshot Destination Guide

6th July 2017 – Spielberg, Austria hosts this weekend’s Formula 1 Grand Prix. The alpine scenery provides a breath-taking natural backdrop for racing and the locals are known for their hospitality. This is a fantastic destination for winter sports and hiking. Enjoy the fresh alpine air as you hike up to the Tremmelberg watchtower, relax by the peaceful Ingeringsee lake or enjoy the thrill of racing on the Red Bull Ring.

Remember to take your FairFX Euro Card with you and use to spend in shops, restaurants and at ATMs, wherever you see the Mastercard® Acceptance Mark.

 

John Hogan’s F1 Journey

6th July 2017 – As part of our F1 Smart Series we met up with John ‘Hogie’ Hogan, the ‘Marlboro Man’ of Formula 1, and talked to him about how he brought commercial sponsorship to the sport, how he got into motor sport himself and his conversations with James Hunt.

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Lyndy Redding’s F1 Journey

5th July 2017 – Building a business in Formula One. Lyndy Redding on her F1 journey, including starting a catering business with Ron Dennis (Absolute Taste) which feeds the F1 drivers.

Some of the brightest people in F1 tell us about the smart moves that are made on and off the track.
 

 

Adam Parr’s F1 Journey

30th June 2017 – Former Williams F1 CEO Adam Parr talks about his spontaneous phone call from Frank Williams and the smart decisions that were made when growing the business.

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for more from our F1 Smart Series where we interview some of the brightest people in F1. Hear about everything from smart travel to smart business.
 

 

What’s makes F1 drivers so smart?

28th June 2017 – Crofty tells us why he thinks Formula 1 drivers are so smart and what makes them different from other sporting personalities.

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for more from our F1 Smart Series where we interview some of the brightest people in F1. Hear about everything from smart travel to smart business.
 

 

Ted’s Smart Travel Notebook: Baku 🇦🇿


22nd June 2017 – 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.

Just in time for the Baku Grand Prix, we’ve teamed up with the legendary Ted Kravitz of Sky Sports F1® for his Smart Travel Notebook.

 

Baku destination guide

🇦🇿 Baku Snapshot Destination Guide

22nd June 2017 – Perched on the Caspian Sea, Baku is the ultimate ‘east meets west’ city with a European and Middle Eastern influence on food and architecture. Baku is the newest Formula 1 racing destination and plays host to the Grand Prix the weekend of 23rd June to 25th June. Check out our Baku Snapshot Guide for a quick idea of what to see and do on a trip to Baku.

Use a FairFX Everywhere Card to spend in shops, restaurants and at ATMs, wherever you see the Mastercard® Acceptance Mark.

 

Ted’s Smart Travel Notebook: Montreal 🇨🇦


9th June 2017 – 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 influence and Gothic architecture.

Just in time for the Montreal Grand Prix, we’ve teamed up with the legendary Ted Kravitz of Sky Sports F1® for his Smart Travel Notebook.

 

Montreal destination guide

🇨🇦 Montreal Snapshot Destination Guide

8th June 2017 – Montreal is an architectural gem, taking inspiration from 18th century Europe. Head to Montreal for cuisine from around the world including Canada’s own dish, poutine (fries with gravy and cheese curds). Montreal plays host to the Canadian Grand Prix too of course, with Sky Sports F1® coverage heading to the French-speaking region of Canada the weekend of 9th June to 11th June. Check out our Montreal Snapshot Guide for a quick idea of what to see and do on a trip to Montreal.

Use a FairFX Everywhere Card to spend in shops, restaurants and at ATMs, wherever you see the Mastercard® Acceptance Mark.

 

Ted’s Smart Travel Notebook: Monaco 🇲🇨


26th May 2017 – Ted gives his tips on where to wine and dine, including venues where you might spot the odd celebrity or driver, especially on race weekend. There’s also some top tips for how to get around and how to be smart with your money. Plus, Ted explains what he thinks makes Monaco such a special Grand Prix.
 

 

🇲🇨 Monaco Snapshot Destination Guide

26th May 2017 – Sky Sports F1® coverage heads to Monaco this weekend. 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. Check out our Monaco Snapshot Guide for a quick idea of what to do and what to take or watch Ted Kravitz’s Smart Travel Notebook to get some more detailed tips.

Use a FairFX Euro Card to lock in great rates before you travel. Use in shops, restaurants and at ATMs, wherever you see the Mastercard® Acceptance Mark.

 

Top Southern European city breaks this summer

12th May 2017 – As the sun starts to heat up in the south of Europe, we take a look at some of the top city break destinations to take your FairFX Prepaid Mastercard® Euro Card this summer. We’ve picked out some destinations where you can bask in the sunshine and indulge in fantastic food. And to celebrate our sponsorship of Sky Sports F1® this year, you can also watch the season’s hottest motorsport action in some of our top city picks.

 

Barcelona destination guide

🇪🇸 Barcelona Snapshot Destination Guide

10th May 2017 – Sky Sports F1® coverage comes from the capital of Catalonia for the Spanish Grand Prix 12th-14th May. Barcelona is both a sprawling metropolis and a beautiful seaside resort. Spend half of the day chilling out on the beach and the other half exploring beautiful landmarks such as La Sagrada Familia or Park Güell.

Use a FairFX Euro Card to lock in great rates before you travel. Use in shops, restaurants and at ATMs, wherever you see the Mastercard® Acceptance Mark.

 

🇷🇺 Sochi Snapshot Destination Guide

25th April 2017 – Sochi hosts the next battle this weekend from April 28th to April 30th. Sochi is the Black Sea resort that received massive investment and attention following the 2014 Winter Olympics. Explore the natural beauty of the nearby Vorontsovskaya Cave or delve into Russia’s history at the Town’s history museum.

Use a FairFX Everywhere Card to buy a glass of wine, sit on the sea embankment and watch the sun drop slowly behind the Black Sea horizon.

 

Bahrain destination guide

🇧🇭 Bahrain Snapshot Destination Guide

13th April 2017 – Racing heads to Bahrain April 14th to the 16th. If you’re travelling to Bahrain for the Formula 1, the traditional Heritage Festival or just a spot of sun, our snapshot destination guide gives you some quick tips on what currency to take and what to see.

Enjoy the growing art and foodie scenes of the 33 islands of Bahrain with a FairFX Everywhere Card. Load Sterling and your pounds will automatically be converted to Dinar when you spend.

 

FairFX Corporate Card sponsors Sky Sports F1®

23rd March 2017 – Check out the first video for our Sky Sports F1® sponsorship. Show expenses who’s boss. Gain complete control and transparency over staff spending with FairFX Corporate Prepaid Cards.Watch the video

 

🇦🇺 Melbourne Destination Guide

22nd March 2017 – The season kicks off with the Australian Grand Prix™ in Melbourne, so we’re sharing our tips for getting the most out of a trip to the coastal capital of Australia’s state of Victoria.Melbourne Destination Guide