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It may be Christmas, but are you in the spirit of goodwill?

The season of goodwill is upon us and with that comes a lot of parties, friends and family to visit and the organisation of getting from A to B and then to C to be arranged.

But, did you know:

  • 25% of people dislike seeing their families over Christmas
  • 15% hate attending parties
  • 91% will be travelling by car
  • 16% hate feeling that they need to be nice

Personally, I found those statistics a little surprising and as someone that will be travelling quite a bit this winter, a touch concerning – what happened to goodwill, merriment and festive cheer? Continue reading It may be Christmas, but are you in the spirit of goodwill?

Credit cards & travel: ‘The Balance of Britain’s Breaks’

Tesco Bank have recently carried out a study of British holiday habits, that revealed a few interesting trends about how Brits tend to use their credit cards for the purchase of travel-related expenses as well as costs incurred within the country. For example, did you know that people who travel to Scandinavia are most likely to use their credit cards to pay for their flights, hotels and/or purchases abroad, while only 36% of people who go to the Canaries use their credit card to pay for their holiday?

Further information is shown in the infographic below. For tips of how to budget responsibly when travelling, have a read of my earlier post. Continue reading Credit cards & travel: ‘The Balance of Britain’s Breaks’