September 2016
Recent Blog Posts

Cyprus Peace Talks Update - Varosha

Over 40 years of conflict, disagreements and worldwide publicity and yet Cyprus still remains a divided country. The country was invaded by Turkish military in 1974 as has been occupied ever since. The occupation displaced thousands of Cypriots, leaving homes abandoned and possessions discarded. 

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How to hire a car - What you need to know:

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Can I hire a car with points on my licence?

Most hire car companies will generally accept 6 points on a licence. Due to the latest change in regulations, external parties such as rental car agents are able to check your driving licence through an online portal. On the whole most rental car companies will not worry about a first fixed penalty offence for speeding, but may refuse to hire a car to you outright if it is a more serious offence.

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Can I hire a car without a Credit Card?

We are often asked if it’s possible to hire a car without a credit card. The short answer is no, however there are exceptions to the rule. The industry standard is that a credit card is required to hire a car, this has to be registered in the name of the main driver for the rental and presented on arrival at the rental agent office / depot.

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Extra departure tax will help fund Greek airport improvements

UK holidaymaker’s love travelling to Greece and thousands of us visit both the Greek mainland and the beautiful Greek Islands year on year. However most of us would agree that the regional airports are long over due a makeover; they need modernising and in some cases increasing in size.

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Latest foreign office update for travel to the UAE

The number of UK passengers travelling to the United Arab Emirates, especially Dubai, is ever increasing in popularity. Thousands of us flock to the glamorous city of Dubai for a holiday of shopping, glorious beaches and sightseeing. However us Brits can some times be a bit blasé about the local customs and laws of the UAE. So much so that in the past UK citizens have found themselves in trouble with the local police and even facing prison sentences due to a lack of understanding as to what is acceptable behaviour in the UAE.

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