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Travel Advice

We’re here to show you that you can still get your holiday fix this summer AND avoid the crowds. Here’s some alternative UK holiday destinations to think about:

Currency Market

Travel Money in Germany

If you're heading off to Germany soon, read our Travel Money in Germany checklist, which will tell you everything you need to know about sourcing, spending and enjoying currency in Germany.

Travel Advice

How to plan for a UK mini-break

The recent easing of UK lockdown measures has left us all yearning for a holiday, with many people eager to enjoy a UK mini-break this summer. Planning for a UK staycation is a lot easier than an international holiday, here’s why:

Travel Experiences

5 unforgettable Airbnbs in the UK

The UK government announcement this week has sparked optimism in us all for a holiday this summer. We’ve been looking at some of the most impressive Airbnbs in the UK - here’s our top 5:

Travel Money Tips

Is it a good time to buy a property abroad?

The lockdown period saw a rise in online enquiries for buying property abroad. Could this be an optimal time to buy an international property? Or does the risk outweigh the potential opportunity?

Caxton Currency Card

Why you should use a prepaid travel card after the Coronavirus pandemic

Since this strain of the Coronavirus appeared on our radars early 2020, it’s been changing the way we perceive the world - even down to consumer spending habits. Now, it’s even more important to use a prepaid travel card when spending abroad - here’s why:

Travel Advice

Will we be able to go on holiday this year?

With the UK easing its lockdown regulations and many European countries beginning to open their doors to tourists again, it’s left us wondering when we will be able to holiday again. Us Brits are yearning for a summer holiday - so we’ve created your post-COVID19 holiday guide for 2020:

Travel Experiences

How to pretend you’re on holiday, at home

Many of us will have our travels cancelled or postponed this year, but that doesn’t need to stop you from getting into the holiday feeling. Here’s how to pretend you’re on holiday, despite being stuck at home:

World News

What is romance fraud?

In today’s technological age, the use of dating apps to find romance is on the rise, which unfortunately means that romance fraud is too. One of our Caxton customers was scammed almost £80,000 last year when she was targeted on an online dating website. Read her story to see the common signs of a scam and how to avoid them:

Travel Advice

7 places in the UK that will make you feel like you’re abroad

This lockdown has got the Caxton Team thinking about the beauty of our home turf - and some of the hotspots that we should consider visiting, when the non-essential travel ban is lifted. Here’s the 7 places in the UK that will make you feel like you’re abroad: