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Where can you find a holiday destination that merges beautiful landscapes, great food and the friendliest people in the world?! The answer: Canada. Don’t be fooled into thinking Canada is just bears and beers, as it also boasts some of the most breath-taking scenery, from mountains to serene lakes. Here's our top tips on travelling Canada and how to save money in the process!

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Planning your holiday with Brexit in mind

Whether you’re heading off for a last-minute half term break in search of warmer weather, or maybe planning the much-anticipated big summer holiday, there’s always plenty to organise before you jet off. But throw the current Brexit uncertainty into the mix and suddenly there are some additional holiday issues to consider. Don't worry, we’ve done the digging around for you and put together a quick guide and checklist to help you ensure that everything is sorted in time for your holiday, so you can put your feet up and enjoy a stress-free break.

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Caxton Recommends: Podcasts to Travel With

As part of our quest to provide expert travel tips for our customers, we have put our heads together to create a list of the top five podcasts to listen to about travelling or whilst travelling, whether it be a long-haul flight or on your morning commute to work!

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Tips for a stress-free holiday with the kids

With the October half term fast approaching, many of us are getting prepared for a week of organized, or perhaps, unorganized chaos! Don’t worry, with so many families planning on heading away this October, we’ve shared our top tips that will help make your trip a stress-free one...

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Top Five Halloween Destinations for Ultimate Scare-Seekers

With the spookiest time of year fast approaching, we explored the top five freakiest and most ghoulish destinations in the world. This list attracts scare-seeking tourists every Halloween; would you be brave enough to visit?

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How to avoid the horrifying airport exchange rates this October

With October half-term around the corner, it is prime time to book a well-deserved holiday. Though, Halloween isn’t the only spooky thing on our doorsteps, as airport exchange rates could give you even more of a fright this month! Don’t let the spooky rates stop you from embarking on your travels, as organising your holiday money in advance can save you fortunes.

Travel Experiences

Biking to the ruins of Coba, Mexico

Did you know Mexico attracts more holiday-goers than all the countries in South America? Despite its global attraction, there are still a number of hidden, untouched gems to be found in this beautiful corner of the world. We explored the city of Tulum and the ancient ruins of Coba, and did it on a budget too! Here’s how…

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A beginner's guide to Verona

Verona is one of Italy’s most popular cities, boasting ancient roman architecture, the divine Lake Garda and some of the world’s most prestigious Opera. Those literature-savvy of us will recognize that it is also the home of literature’s most famed lovers, Romeo and Juliet. Check out our beginner’s guide below to see the many reasons as to why we also fell in love with Verona.

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What’s on your travel bucket list?

The average person has 11 destinations on their bucket list, and we’ve been wondering what your dream destinations are? Get your imagination sparking with this bucket list of top travel spots, from Iceland to India. Maybe it’s the inspiration you need to start saving up?

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Brexit Beer Index shows increased cost of drinking abroad

Drawn out Brexit negotiations have seen the pound weaken significantly against many currencies around the world, making food and drink more expensive when we go on holiday. Our latest Caxton Brexit Beer Index reveals that the average cost of a pint of beer has gone up 16% for British holidaymakers.