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    • Murikami
    • By Murikami 12th Oct 16, 4:03 PM
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    Transferring Foreign Currency
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    • 12th Oct 16, 4:03 PM
    Transferring Foreign Currency 12th Oct 16 at 4:03 PM
    Hi there, a bit of a random question.
    What's the best/cheapest way of sending Euro (a couple thousand) from Spain to the UK? I don't want it to be converted to British Pounds on route, I want to receive it in the original currency (ie Euro). I thought about setting up a currency account in the UK but this usualy requires settting up a 'business account' with a bank and costs quite a bit. Any tips/suggestions?
    Many thanks!
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    • Thrugelmir
    • By Thrugelmir 12th Oct 16, 4:16 PM
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    • 12th Oct 16, 4:16 PM
    Withdraw the money as cash in Euro's.
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    • eDicky
    • By eDicky 12th Oct 16, 11:17 PM
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    • 12th Oct 16, 11:17 PM
    If it's in a bank you can use Revolut, costs nothing.

    https://revolut.com
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