Monthly Archives: March 2012

London 2012 Olympics ticket holders urged to book travel

Olympic gold medallist Jonathan Edwards advisedLondon 2012 ticket holders this week to book their travel to the Games to avoid disappointment. “The athletes realise just how near they are to the Games. Spectators need to realise that too – and get … Continue reading

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10 great places a London tour won’t take you By Larry Bleiberg

When visitors descend on England’s capital for this summer’s Olympics and the Queen’s Jubilee, Craig Taylor  hopes they will look beyond Buckingham Palace and Big Ben. “People have this notion of a city fixed in amber, as a place where men walk around in bowler … Continue reading

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Travel concierge services are on the rise … By Nancy Trejos, USA TODAY

Ed Nawotka can’t stand being put on hold when he’s making travel arrangements. So he’s decided to pay someone to do it for him. Spirit Airlines uses the MyAssist concierge service. Nawotka, a Houston resident, uses MyAssist, a personal concierge … Continue reading

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What Recession? Average holiday spend ‘to increase’ by UKPA

Britons are planning to increase their holiday spending this year, according to a new survey. They intend to fork out an average of £3,890 on overseas breaks in 2012, an increase of more than £300 on the figure for 2011, … Continue reading

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Great Tourist Tips – http://www.tourist-information-uk.com

UK Money The UK currency is pounds sterling (£). There are 100 pence in £1. Pennies (pence) come in 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p and 50p pieces. There is also a £1 and £2 coin. All sterling coins feature a … Continue reading

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