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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.
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.
Purchase travel cash with WeSwap, available in all major currencies at the best rates with no charge for home delivery over £750.
Airmoney launched in 2016 to bring convenient and inexpensive travel money to consumers. We are a start-up owned by City Forex, a company based in London which has conducted over £5bn of foreign exchange transactions since 2004.
NM Travel Money are part of NoteMachine group, handling 2.5 million foreign exchange transactions each year. Opt for free next day delivery to over 160 eurochange or NM Money branches across the UK, or get your currency delivered to your home. Credit and debit cards accepted.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
First Choice offer a range of travel money services provided by Thomson including Travel Money, Currency Buyback and a Prepaid Card.
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.
We compare the Romanian Leu 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 Romanian Leu 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 Romanian Leu page to find a local supplier near you.
Over the past 90 days, the Romanian Leu has dropped by 1.80% from 5.1449 on the 20th May to 5.0522 today. Back then, £750 would have bought you lei69.52 more than it would today. During this period the Romanian Leu hit a high of 5.1908 on the 1st June and a low of 5.0311 on the 8th August. You can see more historical exchange rate data over longer time frames on our Romanian Leu exchange rate history page.
There are two currencies called the Leu: the Moldova Leu and the Romanian Leu. These are not the same currency and you cannot spend Moldavian Leu in Romania. Romania joined the EU in 2007 and were scheduled to join the Euro in 2015. This has been delayed further and no date is currently set. Because of this; if you have any leftover Leu after your holiday you should consider selling your currency back as soon as possible.
Outside of Bucharest it may be difficult to exchange Pounds or US Dollars for Leu so we recommend ordering cash before you travel to Romania. On bank notes you will see both "Leu" and "Lei" used. Lei is the plural of Leu, so you will notice 1 Leu and 5 Lei printed on them respectively.
One of the appeals of Romania is the organised Agroturism Bed and Brekfast network. Because these are in rural areas, you should not depend on using credit or debit cards but take enough cash for your stay instead. A couple should typically budget about £80 a day for a comfortable stay.
The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) are aware of a common scam involving thieves in Romania who present themselves as plain-clothes police officers. They flash an identity badge and then ask to see passports and wallets. They count the money and give the documents back, but when they return the wallet, some of the money is missing. You should be extra vigilant on your trip and ask to see proof of identify before handing over money or documents.
Before you travel to Romania you can get advice from the UK Government website
British citizens can enter Romania for up to three months without a visa. If you intend to stay for longer than this you can apply for a special registration certificate from the Romanian Immigration Office as either a student, self-employed, self-supported or employee. You will also be required to register with the Immigration Office if you plan to work in Romania, although no separate work permit is required.
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 Romania and the exchange rates are much better than those offered by most high street banks.
We compare travel insurance quotes to Romania 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.
If you need Romanian Leu in a hurry or don't want to wait in for home delivery, our Click & Collect service can search for Romanian Leu suppliers near you. Reserve and buy online and collect in-store at a time that's convenient for you.
If you need to send Romanian Leu overseas or receive funds from a bank account in Romania, you may be better off using the services of a specialist foreign exchange broker.
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