The ICE Newsroom

18 Jan

Keep Calm and Carry On: A Brexit Travel Guide

With May re-entering negotiations after narrowly surviving a no-confidence vote, it looks like a no-deal Brexit, a new-deal Brexit, and a second referendum are all on the table. No one knows for sure how it’s all going to play out, but to help you prepare for every possible outcome, we’ve put together a handy Brexit-proof

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11 Jan

Shifting travel trends as Brits go further to get more for their money

Sales of the Euro were down 6% in 2018, while sales of currency for further afield locations like Egypt, Morocco and Hong Kong soared Consumer travel trends within Europe are also changing, with consumers favouring affordable destinations like Turkey, Romania, and Bulgaria over more expensive alternatives New sales data released by International Currency Exchange (ICE)*

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08 Nov

Change of heart as Brits contemplate holidays after Brexit

More than one in five Brits would have voted differently on Brexit if they had known the impact it might have on their holidays More than half worried about spiralling costs of European travel Large numbers set to change holiday habits with reduced holidays, staycations and breaks outside of Europe New research by currency provider,

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07 Nov

Foreign currency: How to get the best value for money

Continuously fluctuating, and sometimes unpredictable, exchange rates can be a cause of confusion for many travellers. It’s difficult to know when to buy your foreign currency before an upcoming trip, or where you should get it from. In fact, with Brexit looming, it seems a growing number of people are anxious about their next holiday

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28 Aug

Share your holiday photo fails: win £250!

Holiday Photos Competition Did you fail in your efforts to look like you were holding up the Leaning Tower of Pisa? Did your attempt to capture the Statue of Liberty get photobombed? Did your head get chopped off while trying to capture the view from the Eiffel Tower? Or maybe you just had a disaster

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15 Aug

Trying to buy Turkish Lira?

We’ve seen a mammoth 24,000% increase in online orders for Turkish Lira compared to the average daily orders in July 2018. Demand for Turkish Lira has been unprecedented since it plummeted in value. Record levels of British holidaymakers are flocking to Turkey for a bargain summer holiday and savvy customers have been trying to stock

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06 Jul

Help ICE win gold in this year’s British Travel Awards

  We have been nominated for Best Foreign Exchange Retailer at the 2018 British Travel Awards! The award is voted for entirely by YOU, our customers…so we would love to have your vote. Voting only takes 30 seconds, plus all voters will automatically be entered into the BTA prize draw* for the chance to win

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15 Jun

Lost in translation: Do you have a foreign language fail?

  Everyone assumes when they visit a foreign country that there will be some language barriers, but sometimes things really do get lost in translation. To celebrate our love of travel and the language barriers that Brits face when in different countries, we’re on the lookout for some of the funniest translation fails that Brits

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15 May

Top tips for picking a restaurant on holiday

Our research has revealed the cheapest places in Europe to eat brunch, with Budapest in Hungary coming out on top, but how do you go about choosing the right restaurant? We’ve compiled a list of top tips that will ensure you enjoy a brilliant brunch and help you stay well clear of any dining disasters:

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