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Disruption in London This Weekend

23 Mar 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     
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London residents and tourists alike are being warned to avoid Central London or take alternative routes, wherever possible, on Saturday the 26th March as the TUC (Trade Unions Congress) will be staging their March For The Alternative.

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Sixt Fan Challenge at ITB Berlin

22 Mar 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     
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And the winner is…Vera RemoSch wins the trip to Miami with 491 „likes“ including a flight with Air Berlin for two, five nights at the W South Beach Hotel and one week drive with a convertible from Sixt.

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The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race

16 Mar 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     
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Saturday 26 March 2011 sees one of England’s oldest sporting traditions take place on the River Thames, London. The 157th Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race, now also know as The Xchanging Boat Race, will be shown live on BBC One from 1545 GMT with the big race starting at 1700 GMT.

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Fog causes flight disruption – Update

16 Mar 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     
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Once again this morning, adverse weather conditions  in the UK are causing some disruption to flights. Leeds Bradford Airport and London City Airport are advising passengers travelling this morning to contact their airline or tour operator to check the status of their flight before travelling to the airport. As the adverse weather will affect road travel also, […]

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Foreign & Commonwealth Office Travel Update

15 Mar 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Travel And Leisure     

Japan Travel Advice Due to the damage caused by the earthquake and tsunami on 11 March, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office are continuing to advise against all but essential travel to Tokyo and north Japan. For up to date information and contact details of the British Embassy in Tokyo  please visit the Foreign and Commonwealth […]

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Orange Seasons

15 Mar 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Fun Stuff     

I started working in Sixt Doha, Qatar, which is now one of the richest countries in the Gulf States due to the exploitation of large oil and gas fields. It’s a country where it seems that the whole year is summer. I experienced temperatures as high as 52 degree Celsius whilst renting out cars and […]

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Fog causes flight disruption

15 Mar 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     
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Reduced visability due to fog has lead to flights to/from both London City and Norwich airport experiencing delays. London City Airport’s website is currently advising that passengers contact their airline for further information or visit their website for updates as flights are experiencing disruptions due to low visibility.

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Regine Sixt Wins Travel Industry Club Award

10 Mar 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: Sixt News     

Regine Sixt has received the Travel Industry Club Award, the most esteemed award in the travel industry. Regine Sixt received the award on the eve of ITB, the world’s leading travel trade show, as part of the Award Night 2011 in Berlin. Regine Sixt was granted the award in the “Travel Hall of Fame national” […]

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Sheffield Mencap celebrates its Diamond Jubilee

7 Mar 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     
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Who would have thought that an idea by a group of parents of children with learning disabilities over sixty years ago, would still be going strong today. In 1951 parents of children with learning disabilities got together and shared their ideas as to how to achieve a better life for their children. In 2011, some […]

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Gender ruling to affect insurance premiums for young and old

2 Mar 2011 by Matthew Fransioli     
Filed under: General News     

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled today that insurers can no longer charge different premiums to men and women because of their gender. This will affect the cost of various types of insurance, that take gender into account when calculating insurance premiums.

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