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Tempted to try and bag a bargain on Black Friday? Here's how to beat the chaos and get the best deals


They may be overhyped US imports, but Black Friday - and its online counterpart Cyber Monday - are now as much of the British Christmas countdown as an advent calendar.


Research by travel money company FairFX says the strong pound has made shopping at many overseas markets the cheapest it has been for five years.

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Monday 23 November 2015, 10:38am

Cheapest Places to Ski this Season

Snow Magazine

New research shows that this could be the cheapest season to ski in two years but where will you get most bang for your buck and which resorts might break the bank?

The research, which compares the cost of lift passes, ski school and equipment hire at different resorts, found that the strong pound could deliver the best value ski holiday in the last two years.


FAIRFX currency expert Darren Kilner said “Taking advantage of favourable exchange rates mean that skiers can save significantly when booking their ski trip. For holidaymakers looking to hit the slopes this season, it makes financial sense to plan ahead and consider picking a destination where every pound will get maximum value. Looking at currency trends allows skiers to see which destinations are most affordable and whether their budget can stretch to explore new destinations this winter.”

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Tuesday 17 November 2015, 11:15am

Currency transfer: the ultimate guide to moving money abroad


Choosing the wrong option for currency exchange can be costly. We explain rules around protection and highlight how to avoid hidden fees and get the best deal.

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Friday 13 November 2015, 05:15pm