18th April 2017
RBS and NATWEST have the worse exchange rate I have ever seen, you can look up and compare exchange sites are these two are always bottom of the pile for rates, I have banked with these banks for over 40yrs but do not get anything for loyalty. They should close down their foreign exchange and stop ripping off customers and concentrate of giving better interest to their customers on their accounts
10th March 2017
I have been looking at changing 1000 pounds into Euros and have been checking the rates at various sites, RBS are the worse rates around, I am a Nat west cudtomer for over 40yrs, makes no difference, If you like being ripped off then change money at RBS or Nat West....Let those banks go under, it will save us all money and time wasted banking with them, you want to go on Holiday, you approach your bank and given the worse ever rate.....disgusting
19th April 2016
I was "sold" the "no commission foreign exchange rates" as one of the benefits of the Nat West black card that costs me hundreds of pounds a year in charges. Having ordered the money I made the mistake of checking on line only to find that this supposedly premium service isn't even in the top 25 providers! I now have to wait 30 hours for my money and walk past numerous providers on the high street that can find far better rates on the way to the bank tomorrow. Appalling!
15th October 2014
Just been down the local RBS branch to wire-transfer Euros abroad. The quote I received was ridiculous. Compared to actual FX market, the first quote would have ripped me off by 300, upon challenging, they got a "live" quote which was still 200 Sterling away from where the market is trading. Reminds one of "The Sting" with Paul Newman, a movie about horse racing and bucket shops.
1st March 2012
There is no point writing about your experience down at your local RBS on this site. These reviews should be for the web based service only. You get a better rate of exchange and most currency is held, including Malaysian currency! Instructions are easy to follow. I dont think that the rates are very good compared to other web based currency exchange sites and only give them 3 stars for that reason only.
1st November 2011
My elderly Father ordered £1000 worth of euros for a week long trip. He couldn\'t go because of ill health. When he went for his euros they had been sent to the wrong branch and when he asked how much it would cost to convert them back to UKP he was told around £100!!! We\'re already bailing the banks out through taxes, no pay rises etc and they still continue to rip the public off.By the way my Father\'s been a RBS customer for over 40 years.
4th October 2011
Shame iv bin with RBS for 22 years but can walk in of the street to the post office and get a better rate ?!
4th May 2011
Ordered and received 2 days later, RBS were best rate for Turkish Lira in april.
6th April 2011
I tried to order Malaysian Ringits at my high street RBS and was told most firmly that i needed an account with RBS before they would order any currency not in stock. Don't waste your time going there.
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