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Buying tickets and paying for travel

Whatever type of public transport you are using, whether it’s bus, tube (Underground), train, tram, DLR (Docklands Light Railway), you must pay your fare. Ticket inspectors operate on all these services, and, if you get caught not having paid, you … Continue reading

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Money matters IV

Here in the UK, if you buy something, it may be subject to a fixed, country-wide sales tax called Value Added Tax (VAT). It’s 20%. Some items don’t have a tax and are exempt or zero rated, but for most … Continue reading

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Money matters III

Cash or card? Despite what people say, most places accept cash and most places accept card. They may prefer card as it’s easier for them. You also have a record of what you spend. Using a card in a foreign … Continue reading

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