Halifax travel money exchange rates compared 2019

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Most currency suppliers will publish their travel money rates online for all to see but with some high street  banks such as the Halifax, you need to have an account with them to see the exchange rates and buy currency.

If you bank with the Halifax and buy your travel money with them, or if you are looking to compare their rates then you can read our comparison guide below for some selected currencies. Alternatively, you might like to compare the Halifax exchange rate with all our listing travel money companies before buying your travel money for your holiday.

Typically, online travel money companies offer more competitive exchange rates which will enable you to get a better deal for your travel money and to ensure you get more currency in your pocket for your holiday spending.

The only way you can view the Halifax travel money exchange rates is if you have an account with the Halifax bank and you are registered with the Halifax for online banking.

Halifax travel money exchange rates – Ordering travel money from the Halifax

Once logged into your Halifax online banking account you will be able to navigate to the travel money section of the site to see the Halifax travel money exchange rates by selecting the Country/currency you want.

Now, for example if you look at the Halifax Euro Exchange Rate it is 1.1088  which for £1000 will get you €1108

If we compare this other Travel Money Companies from our euro travel money comparison table taken from the same day* you will see that the Halifax Euro Exchange Rate is very poor in comparison and would actually put them bottom or our table alongside other high street banks.

Halifax travel money exchange rates – compared with other euro exchange rates

halifax-travel-money-exchange-rates compared 2019-euro table

As you can see above the WeSwap euro exchange rate is 1.1497 which for £1000 will return €1149.00 which is an extra €41.00 in your pocket with free delivery to your home address providing you order over £750’s worth of currency.

We compared the rates for 4 other leading currencies for £1000 after delivery costs were calculated and this is what we found:

US Dollars Halifax rate: 1.2277 Best rate : 1.3168 with Currency Online Group so you would get $90.00 less by buying from the Halifax.

Australian Dollars Halifax rate: 1.6613 Best rate: 1.8346 with Travel FX so you would gain AU$173.00 with Travel FX.

Thai Baht Halifax rate: 36.4651 Best rate: 41.0374 with Currency Online Group so you would have 4,572 less Baht with the Halifax.

Czech Koruna Halifax rate: 26.669 Best rate 29.417 with Travel FX so you would gain 2,748 CZK with Travel FX.

In order to see the Delivery Costs from our online travel money companies all you need to do is click on the company logo and our comparison table will present you with more information as follows.

Halifax travel money exchange rates –  Euro exchange rate & delivery costs

If you are looking for currency more quickly especially on the high street then as you can see other online travel money companies such as DebenhamsJohn Lewis/Waitrose and Eurochange are some of the suppliers that offer some good exchange rates with reserve and collect available from their local branches which will be much better than buying your travel money from the Halifax based on this comparison.

You can check out our click and collect travel money comparison tool which will enable you to search with your local postcode to find the best exchange rates in your local area for last minute travel money purchases.

However, if you have time then ordering from online travel money companies will always allow you to get the Best Exchange Rate in advance rather than leaving it to the last minute. Our advice is to always buy your travel money in advance of at least one week to allow time for order processing and Royal Mail Special Delivery to your home address.

Halifax Travel Money Exchange Rates – Summary

We very much hope that you found the Halifax travel money exchange rates compared article useful and that it will help you get a better deal when you are looking to buy holiday money in the future.

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*All rates taken online between 12pm and 1pm on the day of publication see live current rates here.

Posted by Graham Morley

Graham Morley

Graham is the Business Development Manager for Compare Holiday Money.

1 Comment

  • Avatar Patrick Spencer says:

    Thank you Graham. Very useful info. I bank with Halifax and confirm their FX rates tend to be below average market, excluding a £9.50 fee.

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