The US dollar is worth what? $1.44 to £1.00 (as of April 1, 2009) What a bargain! Last month, we saw the exchange rate reach an incredible $1.38 to the pound and we haven’t seen numbers like that since the fall of 1985! What does this all mean? Now is definitely the time to visit Britain.
A Prison for a Pound
Malmaison Oxford, a converted prison, is offering a night’s stay for just £1. Travelers that spend at least £75 on dinner at the hotel’s restaurant on a Sunday evening will get a night for a pound. The room must be taken on the same day as the evening meal and is only available on Sundays. The offer is valid now until April 30.
For more information, log on to http://www.malmaison-oxford.com/.
Source: British Tourist Authority (www.VisitBritain.com)