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    How long does it take to open a Nationwide current account?
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    • 20th May 06, 8:32 PM
    How long does it take to open a Nationwide current account? 20th May 06 at 8:32 PM
    I'm about to travel to the US on business and I don't want to convert sterling into dollars unless I need to as I won't be recompensed for any loss through commission or exchange rates.

    Opening a Nationwide current account purely for this trip and loading it up with sterling before I go seems to be the cheapest way to get dollars as and when I need them whilst I am over there (unless anyone knows better).

    The problem is that I fly on the 2nd of June (9 business days!). Do you think there is anyway of getting the account opened and receiving the debit card before I fly? If not, does anyone have any advice about how to lose as little of my cash as possible?

    All advice welcome!

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