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Money Box Live: Holiday finance

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BBC Radio 4's Money Box Live
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 at 1502 GMT On Radio 4 and Online

If you're planning a holiday this year, you might want advice about travel money or insurance.

Long-haul, short-haul, or just a mini-break, how can you be sure you're getting the best value for money? Whatever your plans, ask our panel of experts for their tips on making the most of your time away.

If you're looking for a cheap holiday, should you buy early or wait for a last-minute bargain?

What are the pitfalls of using debit or credit cards abroad? Do prepaid cards offer the best deals?

What is ATOL protection and how might consumers benefit from new changes in the law?

What are your rights if your holiday is cancelled, your luggage lost or your flight delayed?

And what are the dos and don'ts of car hire?

Vincent Duggleby was joined by:

Sean Tipton, Spokesman, Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA)

Stephen Howard, Secretary, Association of Travel Insurance Intermediaries (ATII)

James Daley, Money Editor, Which?

Presenter: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Sally Abrahams




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