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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 Wed 26th November:

Currency Rate £500 Buys Order Now
Euros 0.0000 0.00 EUR Click here »
US Dollars 0.0000 0.00 USD Click here »
Australian Dollars 0.0000 0.00 AUD Click here »
Japanese Yen 0.0000 0.00 JPY Click here »
Thai Baht 0.0000 0.00 THB Click here »
Canadian Dollars 0.0000 0.00 CAD Click here »
South African Rand 0.0000 0.00 ZAR Click here »
New Zealand Dollars 0.0000 0.00 NZD Click here »
Egyptian Pounds 0.0000 0.00 EGP Click here »
United Arab Emirate Dirhams 0.0000 0.00 AED Click here »
Mexican Pesos 0.0000 0.00 MXN Click here »
Swiss Francs 0.0000 0.00 CHF Click here »
Polish Zloty 0.0000 0.00 PLN Click here »
Hong Kong Dollars 0.0000 0.00 HKD Click here »
Bulgarian Lev 0.0000 0.00 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:

Andrew Bailey wrote on 10/11/14:

"Shocking disparity between online rate and at the post office. Rate was 1.16 when online advertised at 1.24. Will not be using Post office for currency exchange again."

Kathleen Higgs wrote on 24/10/14:

"Only received rate of 1.15 in person at post office today. 345 euros for 300 pound."

sarah wrote on 16/10/14:

"Very upset I wish I had read reviews first but I trusted that the rate online showing would be what you got at the post office. I got the rate of 1.13 euros. RUBBISH I also won't be going back."

Read all Post Office Reviews »


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Live Best Exchange Rates
Euro Flag EUR 1.2493 Egyptian Flag EGP 10.5825
American Flag USD 1.5580 Thai Flag THB 49.5460
Turkish Flag TRY 3.3975 Mexican Flag MXN 20.7668
Canadian Flag CAD 1.7401 UAE Flag AED 5.6513
Australian Flag AUD 1.8120 Bulgarian Flag BGN 2.3800

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