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buying currency for travels ?

Travel Forums General Talk buying currency for travels ?

1. Posted by Durlew04 (Budding Member 46 posts) 2y

what is the best way to get the best rate ?

get it when you get here ?


do it online ? (browsing sites)


post office ? (going into shops)


2. Posted by wizzmor1977 (Respected Member 201 posts) 2y

Whats wrong withdrawing cash on the road fro ATM's?

3. Posted by WomBatt (Full Member 133 posts) 2y

You use your atm card as you would at home.
You will always receive a better rate of exchange in your destination country.

4. Posted by Borisborough (Moderator 540 posts) 2y

Where are you going? Have a look first to see if there are plenty of ATMs and, if so, us your normal bank card as suggested above. Check first with your bank to see how much a withdrawal costs and, if it's is a fixed amount per withdrawal, try to take out the maximum allowed amount each time. If there aren't loads of ATMs, take US dollars or Euros or GB pounds and change bits when you need it at your destination.