March 2013
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Should London be the Capital of the World? We Think so...

Kellie Hodge
Posted: March 27, 2013 by Kellie Hodge | with 1 comments
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Travel writer, customer service guru, Kellie knows the ins and outs of car rental and always happy to share her knowledge on our blog. Favourite country to visit: Spain.

An interesting thought has been raised this week in a BBC news report that has got people talking. The BBC’s economics editor, Stephanie Flanders has raised the question; ‘If there was to be a ‘capital of the world’ which city would it be?

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Solo Female Travel - Is it Safe to Travel Alone?

Kellie Hodge
Posted: March 21, 2013 by Kellie Hodge | with 0 comments
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Travel writer, customer service guru, Kellie knows the ins and outs of car rental and always happy to share her knowledge on our blog. Favourite country to visit: Spain.

The Foreign Office has this week released updated advice for women travelling to India following a second incident of a sexual nature against foreign women. Incidents of this nature are becoming increasingly common in the Indian subcontinent despite expressions of public outrage at the sexual assaults that have marred the reputation of the country but it’s not just India that is dangerous potentially for women.

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Bugatti Veyron Special Editions

Kellie Hodge
Posted: March 19, 2013 by Kellie Hodge | with 0 comments
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Travel writer, customer service guru, Kellie knows the ins and outs of car rental and always happy to share her knowledge on our blog. Favourite country to visit: Spain.

The Bugatti Veyron has changed its outfit more often than Superman but the end is in sight for the watchers who ask each other what the next model will be dressed in. 

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Places of Pilgrimage - You Don't Need to Be Catholic!

Kellie Hodge
Posted: March 18, 2013 by Kellie Hodge | with 0 comments
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Travel writer, customer service guru, Kellie knows the ins and outs of car rental and always happy to share her knowledge on our blog. Favourite country to visit: Spain.

The election of the new pope has drawn the world’s smallest country, the Vatican, back into the limelight. Most visitors to Rome try to see the Vatican during their stay but adherents to the Catholic faith try to make it to the Vatican to see the Pope at least once in their lifetime.

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Keeping Cash Abroad Safe - Where Best To Keep Your Cash?

Kellie Hodge
Posted: March 18, 2013 by Kellie Hodge | with 0 comments
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Travel writer, customer service guru, Kellie knows the ins and outs of car rental and always happy to share her knowledge on our blog. Favourite country to visit: Spain.

Expatriate holders of local bank accounts in Cyprus have found themselves up to 10% worse off this weekend following the decision to tax bank deposits as part of the EU’s bailout of the Cypriot banking system. The question on everyone’s mind is will this be the ‘one-off’ that it’s being touted as or can further raids on hard earned cash be expected in the future?

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Canberra Centenary - Is Canberra Really Boring?

Kellie Hodge
Posted: March 12, 2013 by Kellie Hodge | with 0 comments
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Travel writer, customer service guru, Kellie knows the ins and outs of car rental and always happy to share her knowledge on our blog. Favourite country to visit: Spain.

This weekend the Australian capital city, Canberra, celebrates its 100th birthday. Most capital cities around the world have a grand and often tortuous and bloody history but not Canberra. Australia as such didn’t exist until 1901. Until then it was simply a continent of different states. In 1901 an agreement was reached to join together in a federation and the newly formed ‘country’ needed a capital city.

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Holiday Complaints - Think Twice Before Complaining

Kellie Hodge
Posted: March 07, 2013 by Kellie Hodge | with 0 comments
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Travel writer, customer service guru, Kellie knows the ins and outs of car rental and always happy to share her knowledge on our blog. Favourite country to visit: Spain.

Have you ever made a complaint about some aspect of your holiday? Don’t get too worried because a lot of people have and in most circumstances the complaints over poor service, dirty rooms and not getting ‘what it says on the tin’ are justified, but then how many of you reading this are nit-pickers, expecting 5 star service yet paying rock bottom prices? Somewhere there has got to a compromise, but in a world where the ‘customer is always right’, spare a thought for the person at whom your complaint is directed.

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Drink Driving on Holiday - Do you Know the Alcohol Limits?

Kellie Hodge
Posted: March 07, 2013 by Kellie Hodge | with 0 comments
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Travel writer, customer service guru, Kellie knows the ins and outs of car rental and always happy to share her knowledge on our blog. Favourite country to visit: Spain.

The news that France has postponed indefinitely the law which says all drivers must have a breathalyser kit in the car has uncovered a worrying lack of knowledge of European road rules from British travellers, many of whom were unaware of the law anyway.

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