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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...

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...

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:

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...

World News

The plight of Thomas Cook: Should we still use travel agents?

The plight of Thomas Cook has left many people questioning the future trust and reliability of travel agents, with a lot of families considering giving up on travel agents altogether. We’ve conducted some research to see whether it’s better to do it yourself or continue to...

Travel Money Tips

The cost of getting to the Rugby World Cup final this weekend

With England's success at the weekend and the confirmation that they have reached the final, alongside South Africa, some fans are desperatley trying to nab a ticket for the final on 2nd November. Here's our price guide on how to get there on a budget.

Currency Market

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...

Currency Market

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...

Currency Market

Why is the value of the pound falling?

A fall in the value of the pound impacts a wide range of people, it’s not simply big businesses and professional investors that are affected – but who decides rate changes and how is the value determined?