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Ten simple holiday mistakes that will leave you with truly nothing to declare

Date: Embargoed 00.01am Wednesday 22nd April

●Throw away £106*** by getting holiday currency at the airport
●Lose £160 by spelling your name wrong on your airline ticket
●Overweight luggage can add £225 to your holiday costs

From bulging baggage to the last-minute currency cash dash, Brits can throw away around £773* unnecessarily for every trip they take abroad, foreign exchange experts FAIRFX has found.

In fact, with the average Brit spending £587.50** while on every trip overseas, travellers are throwing their spending money away before even reaching the departure gates.

Commenting on the 10 silly ways to make your holiday more expensive FAIRFX currency expert Darren Kilner said: “Most of these mistakes are things we’ve probably all done without thinking, so it’s no wonder companies are tempted to rip off...

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