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Cheap flight season is on, and now is the best time to plan your first holiday for 2020. January boasts great exchange rates as well. When knowing the sterling exchange rate has stabilised a bit finally, why wouldn’t you benefit from this favourable period? Today, we are talking about the best deals. America Would you gladly swap this dreary winter for a couple of days in the sunshine states? Miami and Los Angeles are waiting for you! Book your flights in January and enjoy delightful 21 degree...

Holiday Inspiration

We have already stepped into 2020. Do you know what it means? Spring/summer holidays are getting nearer, and you should have a backup plan that won’t blow through your budget like the last year. Whether you are planning a short winter getaway with family or a solid, 10-day break from reality, spending abroad can hit you like a ton of bricks. If you don’t want poor exchange rates and mad card fees to leave a hole in your wallet, stick to our 9 tips on how...

Holiday Inspiration

If you’re going abroad on a trip, making sure you’ve got some local currency in cash is an essential part of your trip preparation. Yes, credit and debit cards are accepted pretty much everywhere, but it’s always useful to have some cash wherever you’re going. Whatever you do, don’t leave your currency purchase until you get to the airport. There are several travel money exchange opportunities in every airport departure hall and although they’ll do in an e...

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In the height of summer in a city, (if you’re somewhere that isn’t frequently raining like the UK…) it’s hard to put up with the heat radiating off the tarmac and the packed buses and trains. What you need is a swim - and if you’re lucky enough to be visiting - or living in - one of the cities listed below, you’re in luck.London, UK - Hyde Park Serpentine LidoOne of the best-kept secrets in central London is the Serp...

Holiday Inspiration

When booking a holiday in Europe, it can often seem that there are only a handful of places worth visiting. The obvious come to mind: Barcelona, Paris and Venice, to name a few. But to help you avoid getting stuck in this rut, at ACE-FX we’ve found an array of underrated yet amazing European cities. So if you’re searching for inspiration for your next getaway, look no further.Wells, UKGenerally forgotten on a trip around the UK is the quaint town of Wells. This is not surprising, as Well’s is Br...

Holiday Inspiration

Haggling. The mere word brings dread to the heart of many; leaves limbs quaking, lips quivering. While the art of haggling is not something many are ardent about (though it is not without its satisfying elements and fond fans), it is a useful and necessary skill when travelling for any extended period of time. Haggling in essence, of course, is negotiating – something we all do in various different ways throughout ou...

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