Weekend travel information for 6 April 2018

Here is our weekly travel update to help you get around London this weekend, 7-8 April, and also the following week. Most of the network will be open with services running as normal, but please check if any of the following affect you. London Underground Due to ballast and track replacement, there is no service: Metropolitan line On Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 April, between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Uxbridge Piccadilly line On Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 April, between South Harrow and Uxbridge London Overground There will be no service: From Saturday 7 April to Sunday 8 April between: • Gospel Oak and Barking, due to Network Rail infrastructure work • Crouch Hill station will be closed, with no staff or ticketing facilities available, due to Network Rail bridge work On Sunday 8 April between: • New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace/West Croydon, due to Network Rail track and infrastructure work • Surrey Quays and New Cross after 20:45, due to Cr…
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Moving abroad: The top five cities South Africans should consider

As beautiful as South Africa can be, sometimes you’ve just got to fly the nest. So with the help of Nestpick, we’re looking at some of the most attractive options for those of us considering moving abroad. Compared to previous generations, we have been lucky enough to travel around the world for many different reasons, either for pleasure and curiosity of exploring what we can find behind the doors of our comfort zone or simply for gap years or educational exchanges. Whichever your reason might be and even though most popular destinations among expats include Australia, USA, UK and New Zealand, there are some top cities that definitely attract a larger audience of expats eager to live and work abroad. Nestpick, a search aggregator for apartment rentals all over the world, has analysed different factors in some of the most attractive cities for expats in order to assess the costs of renting a flat there and furnishing it. The best cities for South Africans moving abroad: Lo…
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Weekend travel information for 23 March 2018

London Underground Due to line modernisation work, all weekend there will be: Circle line No service on the entire line District line No service between Edgware Road and High Street Kensington Hammersmith & City line No service between Moorgate and Hammersmith Metropolitan line No service between Aldgate and Wembley Park London Overground There will be no service on: Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 March between: • Hackney Downs and Enfield Town/Cheshunt (via Seven Sisters), due to Network Rail infrastructure work • Romford and Upminster, due to Crossrail construction work and Network Rail infrastructure work Sunday 25 March between: • Liverpool Street and Walthamstow Central, due to Network Rail infrastructure work • South Tottenham and Barking until 12:30, due to Network Rail track work On Saturday 24 March, trains will not stop at: • Cambridge Heath station, due to Network Rail infrastructure work • London Fields st…
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Weekend travel information for 16 March 2018

London Underground Due to ballast and track replacement, and points and crossings refurbishment, there will be: Metropolitan line No service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Uxbridge Piccadilly line No service between South Harrow and Uxbridge London Overground There will be no service on: Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 March between: • Romford and Upminster, due to Crossrail construction work and Network Rail infrastructure work • Sydenham and West Croydon, due to Network Rail infrastructure work Sunday 18 March between: • Camden Road and Stratford from 21:45, due to Network Rail infrastructure work • Highbury & Islington and Dalston Junction from 22:00, due to Network Rail infrastructure work • Gospel Oak and Barking (eastbound) until 09:00, due to Network Rail infrastructure work • Liverpool Street and Enfield Town/Cheshunt (via Seven Sisters)/ Walthamstow Central, due to Network Rail infrastructure work TfL Rail This weekend th…
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Moving to the UK? Don’t leave South Africa without tying up these loose-ends

For South Africans, the road to the UK can be a challenging one, but once you get there it’s worth it. To help you navigate through all the requirements and to ensure that your move goes off as smoothly as possible, we’ve compiled some essential advice and information based on what other Saffas have learned while making the big move. Transfer your money the easy way When transferring your money out of South Africa, you want to get as many Pounds for your Rands as you can. Banks are notorious for giving shoddy exchange rates and it’s far better to use a specialist forex agency. Forex agents build key relationships with banks from all around the world and they process all their transfers in bulk. That’s how they’re able to give you the best rates at lower fees. So forget about using your bank, shop around online and find a broker with local expertise that can help you get the most out of your money transfers. To financially emigrate, or not to financially emigrate? Financial e…
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Here is your Status updates on transport information for London

Central Line: No service between Woodford and Epping and between Hainault and Woodford and SEVERE DELAYS on the rest of the line due to a faulty train. Tickets are being accepted on London Buses. Circle Line: Minor delays due to an absence of train operators and a signal failure at West Kensington on the District line. District Line: No service between Earl's Court and Ealing Broadway / Richmond and SEVERE DELAYS on the rest of the line due to signal failure at West Kensington. Tickets are being accepted on local buses and South Western Railway. Jubilee Line: Minor delays, southbound only, due to a faulty train at Finchley Road earlier. Free signup to our Expat Match ...just click ExpatMatch.com now !! London Overground: MINOR DELAYS between New Cross and Dalston Junction due to an absence of train operators. MINOR DELAYS between Stratford and Clapham Junction due to faulty trains. MINOR DELAYS between Euston and Watford Junction and between Liverpool Street and Chesh…
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25% OFF Global Flights: London, New York, Frankfurt, Zurich, Phuket, Bangkok… BOOK NOW!

Qatar Airways are offering amazing deals to global destinations. CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW before tickets are taken. Till when can I book? Until 28 Feb 2018 When can I depart? 21 Feb - 22 Mar 2018, 9 Apr - 20 Jun 2018 1 July - 10 Dec 2018 When can I return? Maximum stay: 12 months CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW!   Flight Route Airline Cabin Class Type Price From Johannesburg - Phuket Qatar Economy Return R7299 Johannesburg - Bangkok Qatar Economy Return R7389 Johannesburg - Frankfurt Qatar Economy Return R7779 Johannesburg - Zurich Qatar Economy Return R7479 Johannesburg - New York Qatar Economy Return R8609 Cape Town - Bangkok Qatar Economy Return R7349 Cape Town - Phuket Qatar Economy Return R7809 Cape Town - London Qatar Economy Return R9069 Cape Town - New York Qatar Economy Return R10209   Qatar Airways operates between over 170 destinations worldwide and offers unmatched levels of service excellence that elevated them into an award…
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Weekend travel information for 23 February 2018

London Underground Due to ballast and track replacement work this weekend, there will be: Circle line No service between Aldgate and Edgware Road (via Victoria). District line No service between Edgware Road/South Kensington to Ealing Broadway/Richmond/Wimbledon and Earl’s Court to Kensington (Olympia). London Overground There will be no service between Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 February, between: • Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction, due to Network Rail track work • Sydenham and West Croydon, due to Network Rail signalling work • Romford and Upminster, due to Crossrail construction work Sunday 25 February between: • Hackney Downs and Chingford until 09:45, due to Network Rail track and infrastructure work From Monday 26 February until Thursday 1 March there will be no service between Hackney Downs and Enfield Town/Cheshunt (via Seven Sisters) after 22:30. This is due to Network Rail track and infrastructure work. TfL Rail …
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Weekend travel information for 16 February 2018

Here is our weekly travel update to help you get around London this weekend, 17-18 February, and also the following week. Most of the network will be open with services running as normal, but please check if any of the following affect you. London Underground Due to line modernisation work this weekend, there will be no service on: Circle line Between Baker Street and Hammersmith/High Street Kensington via Bayswater. District line All weekend between Edgware Road and High Street Kensington and also before 09:00 and after 21:00 between Earl’s Court and Kensington (Olympia). Hammersmith & City line Between Baker Street and Hammersmith. London Overground All weekend, there will be no service between Romford and Upminster, due to Crossrail construction work. TfL Rail All weekend there will be no service between Stratford and Shenfield, due to overhead line and track renewal work. Buses Bus users may be affected by the following this week…
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Weekend travel information for 9 February 2018

Here is our weekly travel update to help you get around London this weekend, 10-11 February, and also the following week. Most of the network will be open with services running as normal, but please check if any of the following affect you. London Underground Metropolitan line On Sunday, before 09:30 and after 20:30, there will be no service between Wembley Park and Aldgate due to ballast & track replacement work. Northern line Trains will not stop at Bank this weekend due to improvement works. London Overground There will be no service on: Saturday 10 February, between: • Camden Road and Stratford, due to bridge replacement work at Highbury Corner Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 February, between: • Highbury & Islington and Dalston Junction, due to bridge replacement work at Highbury Corner • Hackney Downs and Chingford, due to Network Rail track work • Romford and Upminster, due to Crossrail construction work Sunday 11 February be…
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