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Traveling to the London Olympics? You can medal in savings

Susan Ladika

It’s not quite to the point where I’ll pop over to London for a spot o’ tea. But the capital city has become part of my regular vacation routine, thanks to the kindness of friends who welcome me into their home.

Last year I was arrived just days after the royal nuptials of William and Kate, and Westminster Abbey was still mobbed with tourists, perhaps hoping to find a stray grain of rice or wilted petal from the bridal bouquet.

This year my visit comes weeks before the start of the London 2012 Olympics. I’ll be gone before the torch lights the lamp, but as a longtime London visitor, I do have some money-saving tips for those who are attending the games.

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Visa making most of Michael Phelps’ pursuit of Olympic history

Matt Schulz

Michael Phelps is racking up gold medals and world records at the Beijing Olympics as fast as some people rack up credit card debt, and along the way, Visa is doing everything it can to tie itself to the 23-year-old American swimmer some are calling the greatest Olympian ever.
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Going to the Beijing Olympics? You’d better carry cash

Matt Schulz

Visa is pulling out all the stops to promote itself as being inextricably tied with the upcoming Beijing Olympics. However, if you’re traveling to China this summer to see the Games in person, you may not be able to use that Visa card as much as you might like.
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