The cheapest, safest, quickest and easiest way of getting travel
We trade on live market rates and add a small buffer on to the
rate we offer our customers.
Travelex, Caxton, Fair FX
We keep our rate consistent with the live market rather than
doing a daily rate, so we can keep a tighter margin. We're the only
company to be run by travellers rather than people in suits, so
we're always looking out for the customer. Oh, and we also plant a
tree for every card purchased.
Family, friends and fools (albeit very astute
I have another start-up called Student Money Saver where I am a
I went travelling for six months after I graduated and just
thought there had to be a better way of using money abroad, and
Starting my own business. It's addictive, I love what I do.
People think you're taking a huge risk, but at least I'm in control
of that risk.
Going surfing without a leash in Mexico. I nearly drowned.
Tim Tam's. A chocolate biscuit that originated in Australia and
is going to take the world by storm.
Google. I don't think people quite realise it yet, but its changed humanity. Anyone, anywhere in the world can access information on any topic they want. It's the catalyst to the incredible rate of innovation that we are currently going through. However, our education system needs to catch up and embrace the fact that kids don't need to be able to memorise every King of England, as Google can tell them in a second. They need to be able to think laterally, solve problems, learn how to adapt to situations - things a robot or piece of software can't do. Oh yeah, and it has a turnover of $40 billion a year.
Starting to show the potential of VIDA, this is only the start.
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