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10 February, 2016

by Peter Rudin-Burgess

My First International Transfer

As I mentioned previously I am planning a trip to Iceland this summer. I was recently asked to pay the first installment. That was for €1100. The total bill is going to be for €3490. Now for me you would…

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09 February, 2016

by Peter Rudin-Burgess

Euro Exchange Rate Flatlines

“No News is Good News” is the old cliché but with the Euro exchange rate currently flatlining a bit of good economic news would be welcome! The two sides of the IN/OUT referendum are only just setting out their pitches…

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04 February, 2016

by Rewan

Currencies Harmed as Global Fears Remain Strong

‘Brexit’ Concerns Keep Pound Sterling Weak  David Cameron’s attempts to renegotiate Britain’s membership in the EU have been the main driver of Pound Sterling exchange rates over the past seven days. On Tuesday a deal was finally agreed and outlined…

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The Icelandic Krona Currency Exchange Rates Over The Last Year Infographic

03 February, 2016

by Peter Rudin-Burgess

Blame David Cameron for the poor exchange rate

One of my colleagues, Adam, this week published his infographic about The Icelandic Krona Currency Exchange Rates Over The Last Year. You will notice that from about the end of November 2015 the value of the Icelandic Krona was in…

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02 February, 2016

by Peter Rudin-Burgess

Euro Exchange rate February 2016

For us the biggest single factor in whether the Euro exchange rate is good or not is nothing to do with the Euro or Eurozone but with the strength of the Pound. If the Pound is getting stronger then it…

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29 January, 2016

by Rewan

Central Bank Interest Rate Decisions Dominate

Pound Sterling Rocked by Continuing ‘Brexit’ Debate Pound Sterling was strengthened by positive borrowing figures on Friday, which showed the government ran a smaller deficit than in the previous month. The Pound has been soft overall however as concerns over…

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28 January, 2016

by Peter Rudin-Burgess

Click and Collect Currency

You may have noticed, or you may not but we have a new tool for you to use when buying your travel money. Our new Click and Collect pages allow you to either pick up your current location or you…

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Post Office Bureau de Change

26 January, 2016

by Peter Rudin-Burgess

Post Office Flash Sale

The Post Office are not the best provider that we feature and certainly not the most competitive and they don’t have the best reviews but they are one of the most popular and take way more of the market share…

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21 January, 2016

by Rewan

Chinese Economy Weighs on Global Central Banks

Bank of England Governor Once Again Sends Pound Tumbling This week Pound Sterling was weakened by comments from Bank of England (BoE) Governor Mark Carney, who claimed that the global conditions were not conducive to interest rate hikes. His speech…

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