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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.
Purchase travel cash with WeSwap, available in all major currencies at the best rates with no charge for home delivery over £750.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Travel Money Club aims to offer the best exchange rates in the UK for home delivery. Order currency as a guest and pay a one-off delivery charge, or pay an annual membership fee and receive free deliveries and other benefits.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
First Choice offer a range of travel money services provided by Thomson including Travel Money, Currency Buyback and a Prepaid Card.
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.
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.
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.
We compare the US Dollar 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 US Dollar 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 US Dollars page to find a local supplier near you.
Over the past 90 days, the US Dollar has dropped by 4.46% from 1.3238 on the 23rd May to 1.2647 today. Back then, £750 would have bought you $44.33 more than it would today. During this period the US Dollar hit a high of 1.3309 on the 10th June and a low of 1.257 on the 15th August. You can see more historical exchange rate data over longer time frames on our US Dollar exchange rate history page.
The US Dollar (or American Dollar) is the official standard unit of currency in the United States of America, and the unofficial currency of more than 10 other countries around the world including: Afghanistan, Cambodia, Lebanon, and Zimbabwe. The US Dollar is often used when the local official currency is unstable and this can be a warning sign to travellers. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) publish advice under for travellers the banner of "Know Before You Go" for the following countries: Afghanistan, Cambodia, Lebanon and Zimbabwe.
US Dollars are the most traded currency in the world, the most federally reserved currency in the world, and with more than $800bn in circulation; have the second-highest combined value of banknotes and coins in the world after the Euro. Over 20 additional smaller currencies are pegged to the USD by means of a fixed exchange rate. The US Dollar uses the International Standard Currency Code: USD.
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing is contracted to print US Dollar banknotes and the United States Mint is liable for producing coins. Ultimate responsibility for maintaining the US Dollar lies with the US government; with the Federal Open Market Committee tasked with determining monetary policy, and the Federal Reserve System in control of cash flow.
If you are travelling to the United States then you should make sure you have checked the latest travel advice especially regarding credit cards.
If you are travelling to the United States of America as a British Citizen Passport holder then your passport must be valid for the entirety of your stay.
When travelling to the United States of America you can enter the country for up to 90 days on what is called a Visa Waiver Programme which allows you to stay in the country whilst visiting for tourism, certain types of business trips or if you are in transit to another country. However, if your passport describes your nationality has something else other than a British Citizen then you will need to apply for a visa at your nearest US embassy before travelling to the US.
Other travel restrictions to the United States of America which are under the visa waiver programme include specific security features that your passport might have and whether you have any current convictions, pending convictions or you have been arrested in the past. If you need more information or you have any doubts about your situation please contact your, nearest US embassy for confirmation.
When travelling to the United States of America by either Air or Sea you will be required to provide your passport details, country of residence and the address of your first night’s accommodation in the US at least 72 hours in advance. This is what is called an electronic system for travel authorisation or ESTA which is information that your airline or cruise operator will need in advance to secure your entry to the US and failure to provide this information will result in refusal to travel to the country. If you are arriving by land to the US you do not need to apply for an ESTA.
The VWP or Visa Waiver Programme allows you to stay in the US for up to 90 days. If you travel outside of the United States of America to the nearby countries such as Canada, Mexico or the Caribbean you can usually re-enter the US by using the ESTA, however, the time spent out of the United States of America will be included in the 90 day VWP period. When you travel to the US you will need to provide evidence that you have sufficient funds for the duration of your stay even if you are staying with friends or family in the United States of America.
If you take prescription medicines and you will need to take these with you on your trip to the United States of America there are specific restrictions and prohibitions to consider and if you are travelling to the US with a child under the age of 18 with just one parent or with someone who isn’t the legal parent or guardian of the child you will need to provide certain documents to the US customs and border protection agency.
For any extra information on travelling to the USA from the UK compareholidaymoney.com partners with the FCO and you can find more travel advice and information on entry requirements on their website.
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 United States and the exchange rates are much better than those offered by most high street banks.
We compare travel insurance quotes to United States 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 US Dollars in a hurry or don't want to wait in for home delivery, our Click & Collect service can search for US Dollar suppliers near you. Reserve and buy online and collect in-store at a time that's convenient for you.
If you need to send US Dollars overseas or receive funds from a bank account in United States, you may be better off using the services of a specialist foreign exchange broker.
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