If you've ever uttered the words "I can't afford a holiday this year", then you may be interested to hear of the 'freemium' service offered by Jack's Flight Club . The company - founded by young entrepreneur Jack Sheldon for whom "travel has always been a bit of an obsession" - works by tracking cheap airfares from the UK to destinations across the globe and sending them straight to your email inbox. By meticulously tracking data, Jack and his team can find low-priced flights by looking out for "unusual drops, sales and mistake fares". Some of his cheapest finds have been Liverpool to Morocco for £58 return, Manchester to Thailand for £279 and Birmingham to Mexico for £230 return. "I always felt that airfare was the one big hurdle between myself and a new place I've never been," he says. "Being a bit of a data guy, I got into tracking certain routes for myself of a daily basis and was really shocked at how much fares fluctuated." January 2019 deals from JLA under … [Read more...] about We asked a flight bargain hunter for the best deals from Liverpool
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It won't be long now before Santa Claus is coming to town and as we speak he will no doubt be making his list and checking it twice. But who will be on the good list and who will be on the naughty list for Father Christmas? If you have children, grandchildren or nieces or nephews to spoil, no festive season will be complete without a visit to Santa's grotto. And, because he is magic, Santa can be in several grottos at once. Fortunately for all of us in London there are plenty of places where children can visit Santa across the city, both in the heart of the capital and some wonderful ones worth visiting outside the centre. In no particular order of preference we list some of best and most loved Santa's grottos in London. To help you plan your day we have also provided some travel information - if the grotto is in the centre of London it's probably best to use public transport but for those a little further out we have given some advice if you're planning to travel by car. 1. Santa's … [Read more...] about 11 of the best Santa’s grottos coming to London this Christmas
Kim Komando Special for USA Today Published 12:51 p.m. UTC Jul 13, 2018 When you’re picking a streaming video service, so many questions pop up: How much does it cost? What movies does it have? Can you find current episodes of your favorite TV show, or are they all from past seasons? Is there an app, and how well does it work? The list goes on and on. Probably one of the most frequently asked questions I get on my national radio show is, “Which streaming service has A&E, Fox News, HGTV, or fill-in-the-blank?” It’s complicated. To simplify things, I created a streaming service chart. Using it, you can see which service has the channel or network you want to watch. Click or tap here now for an easy way to find a service based on specific shows you want to watch. The three big players right now are Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Hulu. Unlike network and public television, which have a lot of free streaming content, these are paid services with vast … [Read more...] about Is Netflix best bet for cord-cutters or should you consider Amazon, Hulu or Vudu?
Samantha Gordon USA TODAY Published 8:16 p.m. UTC Apr 13, 2018 — Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives. I love having a subscription box. I've tried all sorts of them too, from fun boxes overflowing with Japanese candy to a monthly razor delivery to healthy snacks and more. And while I've gotten bored or sick of some of them, and have a long list of others I'd like to try, there's one I cannot get enough of (see if you can find my entry below). And so I decided to ask my coworkers if they have any subscription boxes they're as obsessed with. Turns out I'm not the only one who enjoys getting packages filled with things I love in the mail. These are our favorite subscription boxes, in no particular order. Sephora Play! The Sephora Play! … [Read more...] about The 10 best subscription boxes, according to our editors