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20 Secret Staycation Swaps That Look Like They’re Abroad

We’re here to guide you through the coronavirus lockdown. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism. It’s safe to say our summer holidays are going to look decidedly different this year with quarantine travel restrictions in place, but that doesn’t mean you can’t dream about your next staycation getaway for life after lockdown. The UK is filled with stunning landscapes, idyllic beaches, and quaint villages – it’s amazing how a few hours’ drive really does feel like you’re getting away from it all. We swapped some popular overseas destinations with some strikingly similar UK equivalents. Enjoy. Related... Are Staycations The Way Forward For Your Holiday This Year? 1. Visit West Voe Beach, Shetlands, Scotland instead of...

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The Digital Shift, Real-Time Payments, Stimulus Funding Top This Week’s News

It’s the end of the work week, and the PYMNTS Weekender is here to make sure you didn’t miss anything with the latest in payments and commerce news. We have deep dives on the digital shift, real-time payments and stimulus funding. Top News Next Economic Stimulus Package Could Hit $1T The Trump administration anticipates that a $1 trillion figure could be ahead for the new round of stimulus funding, with an eye toward potentially including liability protections, back-to-work incentives, and more. The Future Of Payments Beyond The Pandemic Predictions are hard. But in the final installment of the “Powering the Digital Shift” series with Karen Webster, six experts talked about one sure bet: “Digital optional” is no option as we...

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