THE EUROPEAN Commission is distributing 1.2 million leaflets this summer - many via EU hotel and tourism federations - which aims to educate holiday-makers on how to use the single European currency, the Euro.

With its notes and coins due to be launched in January, "Don't forget to Pack the Euro" encourages tourists to get used to the concept of the single currency whilst vacationing abroad this summer. This, it says, could be done by examining Euro denominated price labels, using Euro travellers cheques or making credit and charge ...

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