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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.

Travel Experiences

Top activities to do when you can't leave the house

As the UK begins to close its doors and implement stricter social distancing regimes, concerns arise on how to keep our bodies and minds active while stuck inside. We want to show you that staying at home doesn’t mean that life has to become boring.

Travel Advice

Working from home? Here’s how to get your travel fix straight from your sofa

With more of us working from home and practising social distancing - going on holiday can seem a faraway fantasy.  But, we’re here to tell you that it doesn’t have to be the case! Here’s how to quench your thirst for travel, despite being stuck on your sofa:

Travel Advice

Holiday destinations to visit this year instead of Italy

This outbreak shouldn’t be stealing every aspect of joy out of our summer holiday plans; as long as we keep up to date with the government health and travel information, travel is both plausible and feasible. Here's some alternative places to visit this year instead of Italy:

Travel Experiences

8 literary icons who are great travel inspirations

Get some travel inspiration with us as we look back at some famous literary icons whose writings and accounts of their travels continue to inspire millions of people around the world to this day. From a millennia ago to recent blockbuster adaptations, this selection of writers through the ages still spur our travel bug.

World News

Coronavirus: What to do if you're heading abroad on holiday

As the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office are warning against travelling to certain destinations and major airlines are stopping flights to particularly high-risk countries. Understandably, the constant evolution of COVID-19 is leaving many people anxious about how it could affect their holiday plans this year.

Currency Market

Travel Money in Switzerland

If you're heading off to Switzerland soon, read our Caxton Currency Checklist, which will tell you everything you need to know about sourcing, spending and enjoying travel money in Switzerland.

Travel Money Tips

3 Ways Booking Your Holiday Now Could Help You Stick to Your Budget

When it comes to booking time away, many of us will often rely on those last-minute deals to make some savvy savings. But what if we told you that actually booking your out-of-season holiday now could deliver even greater savings and help you stick within your holiday budget?

Travel Money Tips

Tips for a stress free holiday without the kids

Half term is officially here, which typically provides the perfect respite from a busy work schedule. However, as I’m sure we’ve all experienced, half term can also make holiday havens turn into destinations to be avoided, if you are looking for a bit of peace and quiet. Here’s how to enjoy a holiday without being bombarded by other people’s kids!