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Travel money tips and holiday hacks for the savvy traveller

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Travel Experiences

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:

Money Tips

5 money-saving tactics you can implement during quarantine

Why not use this spare time to get your finances in check? So, when we come out the other side of quarantine, you’ll hopefully have some extra money to enjoy with your family. Here’s our top 5 money-saving tactics to think about during quarantine:

Caxton Currency Card

Free secondary cards for all Caxton Card holders

As of today, ALL of our Caxton Card holders will be able to request a Caxton Secondary card for free. The secondary card will be connected to your personal Caxton account, which gives you the ability to load money and track account spending.

Caxton Team

Top 5 tips for spotting a phishing email

As we continue our time in isolation, online scammers and cybercriminals are more prevalent and sophisticated than ever. As part of our ‘staying safe online’ campaign we’ve developed a practical guide on how to spot a phishing scam and avoid falling victim to their tricks.

Caxton Team

How can I keep my children safe online?

As we continue our time in quarantine, and with most children now being homeschooled, screen time is on the rise for parents and children alike. The internet can be a great place for children to learn, but it’s our job to ensure that we teach them about the importance of online safety:

Travel Advice

Where shall we go first once the non-essential travel ban has been lifted?

One of the only ways we are going to get through this period of isolation is by circulating hope and optimism for what’s on the other side. We need to stay motivated and remember that this is all temporary; we will explore the world again. So why don’t we put this spare time to good use and start thinking about the destinations that we can add to our bucket-list?

Caxton Team

How to stay safe online during isolation?

We are now a nation that is functioning online; from shopping for essentials, home schooling the kids, keeping in shape or communicating with our loved ones - which is why it’s never been more important to pay attention to our safety and security online.

World News

How to keep the kids entertained at home

As we continue in quarantine, it’s become increasingly difficult to keep the kids entertained at home. Keeping young minds active during this period indoors may seem like an impossible task, but once you start thinking outside the box, there are a lot of available resources that we can make good use of.