4 August 2022
DON’T SPLASH THE HOLIDAY CASH
– APH.com Reveals Best Banking Cards and Apps for Holiday Spending –
With many British travellers heading abroad this summer, airport parking specialists Airport Parking and Hotels (APH.com) is helping savvy travellers plan ahead and avoid paying unnecessary exchange rates and bank fees on their holiday spending.
APH.com has compared the different ways to spend money abroad, highlighting the withdrawal, purchase and transaction fees when using debit cards, credit cards, prepaid travel cards and online banking apps abroad with companies such as Barclays, HSBC, Virgin and Monzo. The research is available to download from www.aph.com/holidayspending.
- Half of countries researched operate the low emission zone (LEZ) all year-round including Austria, Belgium, Germany and UK (where they are known as ULEZ)
- Fines or penalty charges for driving through low emission zones range from €45 (£38) in Spain to €2,180 (£1,863) in Austria
- 11 new low emission zones planned for the UK in 2022 including Manchester, Oxford and Bristol
Airport Parking & Hotels (APH.com), award-winning airport parking operator, is helping travellers planning a European road trip this Summer avoid unwanted fines or penalty charges by comparing the new rules for driving in Low Emission Zones across eight of the most popular European cities. More than 200 cities across 15 countries now operate low emission zones (LEZ)*, restricting vehicles with higher emissions from entering unless a fee is paid, or the vehicle is pre-registered with the necessary authority.