Posts Tagged ‘ Post Office ’

The Algarve or Turkey? Or Bali? Or…

Jan 12th, 2014 | By
Algarve -beach vista

That’s the view from the Post Office’s latest Travel Money Holiday Money Report.



To ski or not to ski

Dec 20th, 2013 | By

For some years the skiing market, as evidenced by UK and Irish bookings, has been in decline. That may be changing.



Best Buys for Your Pound

Jan 29th, 2010 | By

The post office has come out with its usual survey of where sterling will go the furthest. This year it shows that Turkey has had a rise of 44% in holiday costs and Spain is now cheaper. Jamaica, Egypt and Dubai are places where your pound will buy you more.
Is news of this sort of value to the holidaymaker or is it just playing with words in search of some publicity?
The post office announcement is based on how sterling has gone up or down against whatever the local currency over the last year. As such it faithfully reflected how much £1 will buy when you changed your money across.



So Where Are We Going This Summer?

Jul 24th, 2009 | By

All the schools have broken up now. My local rail carpark is only about half full and the 7.30am traffic jam no longer exists. That means that some of you have already started your holidays.So are you holidaying in this country, having a staycation or are you going abroad after all? We are going to have to wait a little while to see where you have actually gone as opposed to where you said you would go.But there is one guide to what is happening
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