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¥ 6,402.45
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 8.5366 CNY

Travel FX

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Travel FX are specialist dealers in foreign currency, providing a leading alternative to Bureau de Changes for clients seeking the best exchange rates. Travel FX offer some of the best rates on the market, with free home delivery over £700 and no commission.

¥ 6,402.30
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 8.5364 CNY


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With over 35 years experience in the foreign exchange sector, Sterling has established an excellent reputation for offering the best exchange rates and excellent customer service to a long standing and ever expanding clientele.

¥ 6,376.70
Inc. £2.99 Delivery
1 GBP = 8.5363 CNY

The Currency Club

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The Currency Club's travel money service makes ordering online easy and efficient. We offer the best foreign exchange rates on global currencies, charge zero commission and offer a free delivery on every travel money transaction you make. The more you order, the better the rate you'll receive.

¥ 6,376.35
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 8.5018 CNY

Currency Online Group

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Currency Online Group specialise in providing travel money and currency buy back services. We offer exclusive, enhanced Currency Buyback rates to Compare Holiday Money customers that you won't find anywhere else.

¥ 6,350.25
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 8.4670 CNY

Get competitive exchange rates in the UK on all currency ordered online for delivery or pick up from your local branch. We use Royal Mail fully insured special delivery service to get your currency to your door securely, 48 hours from receiving your order. You can also use our app to order travel money while on the move.

¥ 6,315.00
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 8.4200 CNY

NM Travel Money

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NM Travel Money are part of the NoteMachine Group and recently appeared in the Sunday Times list of fastest growing companies. Get your currency delivered to your home, or opt for free next day delivery to over 160 eurochange branches across the UK for you to collect in person.

¥ 6,297.00
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 8.3960 CNY

We are specialist foreign exchange dealers based in London who offer competitive exchange rates and first-class customer service. Over the years, we have established a reputation for honesty, reliability and quality of service and we are one of the few buy back providers who accept coins.

¥ 6,283.30
Inc. £4.95 Delivery
1 GBP = 8.4334 CNY

No1 Currency

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No1 Currency buy and sell currency at over 270 stores across the UK, so no more waiting in for the postman! We also offer a home delivery service and great exchange rates. Please note: Payment methods vary by branch, please check the No1 Currency website for more information on your chosen collection point.

¥ 6,265.80
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 8.3544 CNY

The Money Shop

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At The Money Shop we have great rates on our foreign exchange all day, every day. Wherever you're going we've got it covered, and with over 50 different currencies available we're hard to beat. Order your currency online and collect it for free in-store, or get it delivered to your home.

¥ 6,239.93
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 8.3199 CNY


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FREE £5 off £20 spend voucher in store plus preferential rates for Debenhams Cardholders. Extra 20% free when you load your leftover currency onto a Debenhams Giftcard. Collect your currency from over 100 stores nationwide, or have it delivered to your door.

¥ 6,239.10
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 8.3188 CNY

ICE PLC are one of the largest retail currency exchange operators in the world, with a combined annual group turnover in excess of USD 1.8bn. Founded in 1973, they now own over 300 branches worldwide, and operate in over 65 airports across 4 continents.

¥ 6,217.50
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 8.2900 CNY


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With over 40 years experience in selling and buying currency, nobody knows foreign exchange better than eurochange. Take advantage of great rates on over 70 currencies and use their boost your rate function to find improved rates on over 20 currencies. Order online for Click and Collect in just 60 seconds from over 160 branches, or order before 4pm for next day home delivery.

¥ 6,205.58
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 8.2741 CNY

Covent Garden FX

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Covent Garden FX is a family-owned and operated Bureau De Change located in the heart of Central London. Established for over 20 years, we offer extremely competitive exchange rates with no commission and no fees.

¥ 6,194.25
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 8.2590 CNY

Whitehall FX

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Whitehall FX is distinguished by its specialist team of knowledgable and professional dealers and cashiers who are dedicated to providing customized solutions and advice for our clients. Our dedicated foreign exchange experts have in-depth market knowledge, technological infrastructure and extensive multi-agency networks to provide you with a superior level of service that sets the standard in the foreign exchange industry.

¥ 6,186.68
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 8.2489 CNY

Tesco Bank

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Tesco Bank provide a convenient and secure online ordering system where you can order your currency online for home delivery or pick it up from one of hundreds of dedicated Click & Collect stores around the UK. Note: these are ONLINE rates - you may get a lower rate in-store unless you order online in advance.

¥ 6,161.48
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 8.2153 CNY


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Nectar card holders get better exchange rates online and can collect Nectar points on every order. Sainsbury's Bank offer over 50 foreign currencies. Order online with the option to collect your travel money from one of over 240 Sainsbury's Bank in-store Travel Money bureaux, there is a £1.99 admin fee for collection orders below £200. Or get it delivered to your door, with free delivery on orders over £500.

¥ 6,147.45
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 8.1966 CNY


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Travelex was founded in 1976 and has since grown to become one of the most recognised brands in the Travel Money sector with over 1,100 branches worldwide. As well as providing currency services for many banks and supermarkets, Travelex also operate 900 ATMs around the world.

¥ 6,093.45
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 8.1246 CNY

Post Office

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Order your travel money online with the Post Office and collect it in any Post Office branch or get it delivered to your door for free. Multiples of 500 GBP attract better exchange rates. The more travel money you buy, the better the rate you will receive. Note: these are ONLINE rates - you may get a lower rate in-store unless you order online in advance.

¥ 5,959.05
Collection Only
1 GBP = 7.9454 CNY


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You can order currency and travel insurance from Barclays providing you hold one of their credit or debit cards. Your currency can be delivered to your home or you can pick it up from your local branch at your convenience.

¥ 5,932.50
Collection Only
1 GBP = 7.9100 CNY

The RBS group is a large international banking and financial services company. From its headquarters in Edinburgh, the Group serves over 30 million customers in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, the Americas and Asia.

¥ 5,932.20
Collection Only
1 GBP = 7.9096 CNY

NatWest was formed in 1968 by the merger of National Provincial Bank and Westminster Bank, and was acquired by RBS in 2000. Foreign currency forms part of their financial services, but NatWest are primarily known for their general banking services.

¥ 5,904.60
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 7.8728 CNY

First Choice

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First Choice offer a range of travel money services provided by Thomson including Travel Money, Currency Buyback and a Prepaid Card.

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We'll help you to get the best Chinese Yuan exchange rate

We compare the Chinese Yuan rates from dozens of the UK's biggest currency suppliers including the Post Office, supermarkets, high street banks and specialist online travel money providers, so you can see in an instant who is offering the best deals after commission and delivery charges have been accounted for. Many of our travel money affiliates also offer our customers exclusive exchange rates that are even better than if you go to them direct, and on average our customers save €59 when they compare with us.

Generally speaking, specialist online travel money providers and bureau de change offer the best Chinese Yuan exchange rates, followed by the supermarkets, the Post Office and then the banks. The absolute worst rates of all are found at the airports so try to avoid buying there at all costs. If you're short on time and need your currency in a hurry, check out our Click & Collect Chinese Yuan page to find a local supplier near you.

Chinese Yuan rate over the past 90 days

Over the past 90 days, the Chinese Yuan has increased by 0.69% from 8.4784 on the 24th June to 8.5366 today. This means £750 will buy you ¥43.65 more today than it would have three months ago. During this period the Chinese Yuan hit a high of 8.7794 on the 31st July and a low of 8.4784 on the 24th June. You can see more historical exchange rate data over longer time frames on our Chinese Yuan exchange rate history page.

It is very difficult to summarise China. In a nation of billions of people where provinces are the size of countries; no short description can offer a succinct explanation of what this empire has to offer. The areas most likely to be visited by European and British travellers are Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Macau and Guangzhou – so it is no coincidence that these are by far the most expensive places in China to visit. Nearly 600,000 British tourists visit China each year. If you want to see these iconic places you should budget around ¥500 CNY (£55) or more a day just for food and accommodation per person.

Counterfeit bank notes, especially the RMB100 note, are becoming common. They are normally "used" or crumpled to avoid detection. Unscrupulous traders will try to swap genuine bank notes for counterfeits. Ask in the bank or where you change your money how to identify fake notes. Check before accepting notes – it is quite normal to do so.

ATM Machines are common in Beijing on mainland China and in Hong Kong and Macau. Outside of these areas they are harder to find and credit cards are certainly less widely accepted as the Chinese have a cultural aversion to credit which means cash usually reigns king.

The Yuan is also widely traded on the currency markets. All UK banks and bureau de change stock the Yuan as it is such an important business currency. This means that the best exchange rates can be very competitive as there is a lot of choice available.

British passport holders need a visa to enter mainland China, with the exception of Hong Kong and Macao. China are very strict on their immigration policies and you must obtain a visa before you travel - see the Chinese Embassy website for more information on how and where to apply. Alternatively, see the UK Government website for information on travelling to china

If you visit Hong Kong while in China you will need a visa that allows you re-entry back into the mainland.

Within 24 hours of your arrival in China you must register your place of residence with the local Public Security Bureau. Foreigners' documents are regularly spot-checked and you may be fined or detained if you fail to comply with this requirement. If you are staying in a hotel you are automatically registered as part of the check-in process.

Prepaid Chinese Yuan Cards

Prepaid currency cards are designed specifically to be used overseas. They work the same way as a standard UK bank card, except their fees are lower when used in China and the exchange rates are much better than those offered by most high street banks.

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Travel Insurance for China

We compare travel insurance quotes to China and other worldwide destinations, but you don't need to tell us your life story to get covered. In fact, we don't even ask for your name or email address, so you can be sure we won't bombard you with endless junk mail after requesting a quote.

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Click & Collect Chinese Yuan

If you need Chinese Yuan in a hurry or don't want to wait in for home delivery, our Click & Collect service can search for Chinese Yuan suppliers near you. Reserve and buy online and collect in-store at a time that's convenient for you.

Find the best Chinese Yuan rates in your nearest high street

International Chinese Yuan Transfers

If you need to send Chinese Yuan overseas or receive funds from a bank account in China, you may be better off using the services of a specialist foreign exchange broker.

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