Eurozone News

Average orders for holiday Euros rises 42% to £892

Average orders for holiday Euros rises 42% to £892

Brits are preparing for high costs abroad this summer.  Holiday spending money budgets have gone up by as much as 46% this year compared to last according to analysis of currency orders from foreign currency expert ICE (International Currency Exchange – www.iceplc.com). The average order value for the top ten currencies sold by ICE (see table) is now £746 compared to £634 last year.

22 million UK travellers to visit Eurozone in 2010

22 million UK travellers to visit Eurozone in 2010

9th Mar 2010 Press Release Tourism News

First Rate Exchange Services Limited (First Rate) research has revealed that the eurozone is set to remain by far the most popular destination for UK travellers during 2010, with almost 22 million people¹ intending to visit countries across the region during the year.

Springing into travel action

3rd Apr 2009 Press Release Hotel News

You’d be hard pressed to find a tour operator out there that isn’t feeling the chill of the global downturn. But with the daffodils in bloom and Easter just round the corner, spring fever is restoring some much-needed cheer to the travel industry.This season though sees a shift in holiday booking patterns. The strength of the Euro is leading to a slump in bookings across the Eurozone destinations. British holidaymakers, for example, are finding prices up to three times higher in Eurozone cities than those outside.