Holidays: Britons ditch Greece for new favourite – despite country’s stringent tourist ban | Travel News | Travel

The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development office (FCDO) is advising against all but essential travel to Lesvos, Tinos, Serifos, Mykonos, Crete, Santorini and Zakynthos (Zante). Wales also introduced its own 14-day quarantine rules for certain Greek islands which include Mykonos, Zakynthos (Zante), Lesvos, Paros and Antiparos, Crete, Santorini, Serifos and Tinos. Scots have also been advised against travelling to mainland Greece and any of its island destinations. The huge blow for holidaymakers has also seen the price of package holidays to Greece drop by 27 percent. READ MORE: Airport testing: Traveller reveals…

State Pension changes: Will Triple Lock system be scrapped? PM ‘puts his foot down’ | Personal Finance | Finance

State Pensions are given to those who reach State Pension age, every four weeks. The amount you get depends on your National Insurance record, with contributions over your working life adding into your pension pot. Each year the State Pension is increased by a percentage of one of three amounts. This is known as the Triple Lock System, and usually happens around April time, in line with the tax year. However the Triple Lock System has been met with criticism in recent months, with the increase for April 2021 due…

Best supplements for the colder months: Probiotics, vitamin D, and echinacea

Around this time of year, catching a cold is a high possibility. Considering the coronavirus pandemic too, it’s vital to top up your immune system as much as possible. Aside from frequently washing your hands, and staying away from any sniffling noses, you can easily stock up on the right nutrients to put off a viral infection. Holistic nutritionist Danielle Pashko stated how “70 to 80 percent of our immune system lives in our gut”. For this reason, she recommends people to “use probiotics regularly” – widely available in supplement…

Car crime is ‘no doubt’ the biggest insurance issue as thousands of drivers see costs rise

However, Ian Hall, Insurance Director at Go Compare has warned that some drivers may see “significantly higher” costs than this hefty average. Speaking to Express.co.uk, Mr Hall said: “As an average, you will find there are some that are significantly higher than that and some that will be lower literally in the evening out of those numbers, it will vary. All insurance prices do vary significantly by the individual and the risk that they are, the car, where they live, any other previous factors that have been taken into account really.…

Amazon Prime Day 2020 is almost here, here’s one thing you need to do

Rumours of a rescheduled date in early September swirled around for a little while, but have’t amounted to anything. But now, according to an internal email forwarded to gadget blog The Verge, Amazon has chosen to hold Prime Day on October 13 – October 14 this year. The same email purportedly claims Amazon will confirm the date of the event on September 27, 2020. That’s tomorrow. If that’s true, there’s one very important thing you’ll need to do to ensure you’re ready for the packed sales event: join Amazon Prime.…

Fortnite x Rocket League Llama-Rama event date, start time, challenges, Slushii concert | Gaming | Entertainment

The Fortnite x Rocket League Llama-Rama event is about to get started on PS4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch. The Llama-Rama crossover kicks off with a Fortnite Party Royale concert by US DJ Slushii on September 26. Part of the Spotlight Series of in-game concerts, Slushii will take to the main stage in Party Royale from 10pm BST UK time, where he will be performing a brand new single. Fortnite fans can check out encore performances at 4am BST on September 27, and 6pm BST later that same day.…