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Post Office Exchange Rates

The Post Office for the last seven years has been voted the ‘best foreign exchange provider’ at the British Travel Awards. If you are looking to buy currency from a well known high street brand then you can’t go wrong with the Post Office as they offer many solutions for your online travel money requirements..

  • Compare & Buy 70 Currencies on-line or in-branch
  • Choose between Cash, Travellers Cheques or Top-up Currency Cards
  • Click & Collect for in-branch collection at your local Post Office
  • Free Next Delivery to your home if you order before 3pm on a working day
  • 0% Commission on All Orders

Click & Collect Post Office Travel Money

Just like most on-line retailers these days you can now click and collect your post office travel money. When buying on-line you can compare Post Office exchange rates to get the best deal. The more you buy the better deal you will get. The Post Office exchange rates improve when you buy more than £500, £1000, £1500 and £2000. You can buy from £400 to £2500 on-line and you will always get a better deal on-line compared to in-branch.

Free Next Day Delivery

When buying Post Office travel money you can place your order up to 5 days in advance for Free Next Day Delivery to your local Post Office for in-branch collection or to your home if you order before 3pm on a working day. Delivery is also available on Saturday's. We advise you to order in advance as much as you can to avoid any last minute delivery problems.

Current Post Office Exchange Rates (On-line Only!)

These are the latest Post Office exchange rates as of Sat 20th September:

Currency Rate £500 Buys Order Now
Euros 1.2320 616.00 EUR Click here »
US Dollars 1.5778 788.90 USD Click here »
Australian Dollars 1.7714 885.70 AUD Click here »
Japanese Yen 169.7177 84,858.85 JPY Click here »
Thai Baht 49.6594 24,829.70 THB Click here »
Canadian Dollars 1.7259 862.95 CAD Click here »
South African Rand 17.4031 8,701.55 ZAR Click here »
New Zealand Dollars 1.9428 971.40 NZD Click here »
Egyptian Pounds 10.6528 5,326.40 EGP Click here »
United Arab Emirate Dirhams 5.7488 2,874.40 AED Click here »
Mexican Pesos 20.4363 10,218.15 MXN Click here »
Swiss Francs 1.4813 740.65 CHF Click here »
Polish Zloty 5.0282 2,514.10 PLN Click here »
Hong Kong Dollars 11.9375 5,968.75 HKD Click here »
Bulgarian Lev 2.3380 1,169.00 BGN Click here »

Compare all 70 currencies »

Online Rates VS. In-store Rates

As it is for most on-line retailers selling products over the internet helps reduce operating costs and therefore this is no different for the Post Office. You will always find the Post Office exchange rates will be cheaper on-line and we have heard stories that some customers have managed to negotiate the same rate in-branch although this can be very difficult.

The only advantage with exchanging currency in-branch is that you can use cash to pay for your travel money and you still won’t be charged commission on your transaction. Our advice is that you compare and buy on-line to get the best deal as on-line rates are usually much cheaper across all travel money suppliers.

Compare All On-line Currencies & Suppliers

Despite the Post Office being the best foreign exchange provider for the last seven years they do not always offer the best exchange rate for all currencies on-line. If you have time to shop around please come and compare all the best exchange rates for over 80 currencies from the biggest suppliers in the UK.

Our currency comparison table updates every hour with the latest and best exchange rates allowing you to get the best deal on-line without having to shop around on the high street which can often cost you 10% more. We compare currency on-line, currency cards and now our new service currency buy back for any left-over travel money that you return with from your holiday or business trip.

Visit the Post Office Travel Money site »

Latest Post Office Reviews

The latest reviews of the Post Office as left by our users:

Daniel wrote on 16/09/14:

"Never buy from them off the high street. Was exchanging £650.00 into Euros which should of been around €800.00 based on 1.21 rate. The girlfriend took the money to her local post office and only recieved €765.00 which is a rate of 1.17 which i know isnt as bad as other on here have had but its still a loss of around €35.00 They are basically pulling your pants down."

Jane Warman wrote on 04/09/14:

"Read these reviews too late! Just got a rate of 1.13, when it seem 1.2 is available. Will do my homework next time. Just assumed that the PO would be good, safe average. Sadly, no so."

Tessa wrote on 17/06/14:

"Only buy on line. Absolute rip off at the counter. Online rate 1.22, counter rate 1.14. Better off at the hight street banks or Tesco or Sainsburys. Will never use again."

Read all Post Office Reviews »


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Live Best Exchange Rates
Euro Flag EUR 1.2554 Egyptian Flag EGP 11.0036
American Flag USD 1.6162 Thai Flag THB 51.2058
Turkish Flag TRY 3.4185 Mexican Flag MXN 20.9542
Canadian Flag CAD 1.7651 UAE Flag AED 5.8850
Australian Flag AUD 1.7963 Bulgarian Flag BGN 2.4019

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