Posted by Peter Rudin-Burgess on February 24, 2013 at 9:00 am. Categories: Exchange Rates
Best New Zealand Dollar Exchange Rates and More
Presumably if you are reading this then you know all about comparing the best exchange rates and you have managed to find the best New Zealand Dollar exchange rates, now find out how to get the best deals with your dollars.
If I ever have a day off I always try and take a Friday not a Monday. It seems to me that within 20minutes of being back at work on the Tuesday morning and it doesn’t feel like you have had any time off at all. I think the same holds true if you overspend on holiday. The stress of trying to pay it off afterwards is worse than not having the holiday in the first place. Read more...(562 words, 1 image, estimated 2:15 mins reading time)
We are all about getting you the best exchange rates and for some of you it will mean buying currency as cash and for others prepaid cards are the way to go. Occasionally we are asked about Travellers’ cheques but in every case so far the better option was card or cash.
The best exchange rates may be offered by the independent suppliers Read more...(375 words, 2 images, estimated 1:30 mins reading time)
Posted by Peter Rudin-Burgess on January 21, 2013 at 11:45 am. Categories: Exchange Rates
I was just looking at the exchange rates for all the major currencies and they are all down on last week. Mostly they are down by a fraction of a percent and if you think that 1% represents one penny on every pound you spend or £1 in every £100 of currency you buy. This is not the end of the world. Read more...(925 words, 2 images, estimated 3:42 mins reading time)
Posted by Peter Rudin-Burgess on September 24, 2012 at 4:05 pm. Categories: Exchange Rates
Is your ‘holiday money’ just the foreign currency your take with your or is it your entire holiday budget? Booking your holiday is as much about timing as it is about destination, hotels or budget holiday websites. If you want a fairly normal holiday to a popular destination for a week or two then a package holiday is probably best for you and if you can leave booking until eight to ten weeks before your intended departure date you will get some bargains.
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The Post Office has issued an Improved Rate Alert: This weekend only they will have an even better online rate on both Euros and US Dollars. The special rates will be available from 8am Saturday 22nd September through to 8am Monday 24th September.
If you order this weekend your Travel Money will be delivered for FREE to either your local Post Office branch of your home on Tuesday 25th September.
The Post Office has been awarded ‘Best Foreign Exchange Provider’ for the last 5 years running by the British Travel Awards. There is a minimum order value of £400 and a maximum value of £2,500 on this offer.
Posted by Peter Rudin-Burgess on June 11, 2012 at 12:40 am. Categories: Exchange Rates
Originally the single currency was intended to be a great leveller across the entire Eurozone. This never happened and you will still pay more for Diet Coke in Paris than you will in Athens. The turmoil we have had recently right up to this weekend’s (9th/10th of June 2012) €100Billion bailout of Spain’s banking sector has depressed the value of the Euro meaning that you now get more Euros for your pound. Read more...(736 words, 1 image, estimated 2:57 mins reading time)
When I was doing the research for this article the first reactions of everyone I spoke to was “pickpockets” and/or “money belts”. These are prefectly valid concerns but things have moved on in the last ten years and most of us are actually carrying contactless debit and credit cards. I will leave you to think for a second about what that means before I continue. Read more...(817 words, 1 image, estimated 3:16 mins reading time)
Since we first published our ‘Top Tips’ a few things have changed and we have now updated all the tips below to reflect what we think will give the best experience.
It can be difficult to find useful, impartial advice online, especially with so many companies trying to sell you their latest and greatest products. Although this minefield of information can be confusing, the basic principles of getting the best exchange rates haven’t changed – and can save you a lot of money if you are planning to buy currency soon. Read more...(1177 words, 1 image, estimated 4:42 mins reading time)
Posted by Peter Rudin-Burgess on September 13, 2011 at 6:16 pm. Categories: Exchange Rates
August Top 10
The Post Office
Marks & Spencer
ICE (International Currency Exchange)
Every month we publish the top 10 currency providers as used by our site users and their relative market shares. There are most likely currency suppliers who you have not heard of or are not familiar with and being able to see the relative popularity of the top 10 may help you make your decision.