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[Infographic] The hidden costs of forgotten holiday items

Money June 8, 2016
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[Infographic] The hidden costs of forgotten holiday items

We’ve all been in that situation where you unpack your suitcase at your hotel and realise you’ve forgotten a vital item. But thanks to inflated exchange rates and overseas card charges, how much could it really end up costing to re-purchase those…
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A weaker currency – is it all bad news?

The British Pound has been in the news a lot over the last few days.  Its value has declined following the news that the Bank of England Governor, Mervyn King, voted to increase the size of its quantitative easing programme.…
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Banks – The balance of power is shifting

Andy Haldane, an executive director of the Bank of England, has suggested that person-to-person lending services may well replace traditional bank lending. Although this is not directly relevant to WeSwap and travel money, it is interesting that someone in such…
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