Here's the December edition of CTS News

...Your source of friendly insider news from unspoilt sunny Cyprus

We wish all our readers a very merry Christmas and much happiness in 2008

If this is your first newsletter, scroll to the bottom of the page to get your secret free gift


The Euro is coming!

Cyprus adopts the Euro on January 1st 2008.

Read all about it here

VAT on food and medicines on hold

The introduction of VAT on pharmaceuticals, food and restaurant services has been delayed until 2010.

Find out more here

Rain at last!

The weather has turned and it's raining again. There's even been some early snow!

Find out if our water problems are over

Heating Bills set to fall

The tax on heating fuel has been reduced in something of a political move

Find out what it means for you here

Latest Cyprus Travel Secrets

Here are our latest pages from the Cyprus Travel Secrets website.

Just click on the links below if you haven't caught up with them yet:

The Euro is coming

Visitors are loving our Travel 2.0 site!

Cyprus Travel Secrets went interactive 2.0 back in November, allowing visitors to write travel stories, recommend a favourite taverna and add their own photographs directly onto the site, just like other so called "web 2.0" sites.

We've had some great responses already with reviews on restaurants and hotels and pictures of cute Cyprus cats amongst other things.

Check out our Ask CTS! page

and our Write a Travel Review page to see what others have contributed.

Then please feel free to contribute yourself, especially if you know and love the island as much as I do!

Hot Pages on Cyprus Travel Secrets

Our most popular pages:

People must be planning their Christmas meals as our recipe pages have suddenly become hot favourites. Check out our recipe pages for yourself.

Get the answers to the most frequently asked questions at Ask CTS!

Plan your spring walking holiday now with our Cyprus walking pages

Coming Soon

Things to watch out for on the site in January:

  • Pages on the Troodos mountains - how best to get there and the top 10 things NOT to miss once you are there
  • Cyprus radio - find out what people are listening to on the island
  • Winter in Cyprus - what is it REALLY like?

Offers and Great Deals

  • NEW Join the Wheelie Walkers club. For only £10.00 per annum, local residents can enjoy weekly guided walks of 10-12km. Perfect now the cooler weather is here. Part time residents or occasional visitors also welcome for a small fee per walk

    Contact Helen at Wheelie Walkers for further details

  • Holiday Autos price crash! Lowest ever rates now from only £53.00 per week, all inclusive!

    Get an instant quote now and secure a great deal on your next car hire

  • New Cyprus Cycling Guide eBook - Introductory offer 50% off normal price! OFFER EXTENDED! The new Cyprus Cycling Guide is now available. For a limited period, the guide is available at 50% off the normal price for all subscribers to CTS News

    Only GBP£3.50 (Normal price GBP£6.99)

    Click the following link for further details and enter this PROMOTIONAL code: CTS CCG102b7q on the order form.

    Order the Cyprus Cycling Guide

Sites we like

Whilst building our site and searching the web for quality information, we come across other great sites you might like. Here are this month's sites we like:
Click on the blue links to access these sites

Ipelagos - online computer and electrical store - If you live in Cyprus and want to find a great deal on computers/digital products AND get delivery to the island, check out this site. We ordered a great value Canon digital camera and it arrived in 5 days, payment cash on delivery. Great service. Highly recommended

Ground Effect Cycle Clothing For cool cyclewear at great prices AND low cost delivery to Cyprus all the way from New Zealand

Read some inspiring case studies showing how ordinary people started their own internet businesses, giving them the freedom to live life as THEY want. You can do it too!

Definite food for thought as you wonder how to fill your time over the holiday period.

Our gift to you!

Your SECRET free gift

A FREE E Book - Make your Content Presell

This E-Zine accompanies the Cyprus Travel Secrets website and is a product of Web Publishing.

How it came about is contained in your FREE eBook.

"Make your Content Presell" provided the inspiration and the know-how for me to start my own website and to create my first eNewsletter - the one you are reading right now!

I hope you get as much out of the eBook as I did. Why not read it in a quiet moment over Christmas? Enjoy!

Click on the link below to download your FREE book:

Make Your Content Presell

That's it for this month. Have a great time over the holiday season.

See you in 2008!


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