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    • benh8
    • By benh8 20th Mar 17, 7:46 PM
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    Euros before article 50?
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    Euros before article 50? 20th Mar 17 at 7:46 PM
    We're heading off on Honeymoon mid-April. Is it worth getting Euros before the Article 50 stuff that's been announced for 29 March in case the pound tanks?

    Forgive me if this is well trodden ground, if it's not an invoice for something wedding related in the last two months, then the chances are I won't have read it.
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    • zagfles
    • By zagfles 20th Mar 17, 7:52 PM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 7:52 PM
    Not again! Anyone who can predict currency movements doesn't need to post on MSE. They are too busy deciding which of their private islands they'll sail their yacht to next.
    • benh8
    • By benh8 20th Mar 17, 7:55 PM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 7:55 PM
    I'll stick that one in the maybe camp ��
    • phatbear
    • By phatbear 20th Mar 17, 8:10 PM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 8:10 PM
    Get your euros before 10am on 28th
    Live each day like its your last because one day you'll be right
    • richardw
    • By richardw 20th Mar 17, 8:45 PM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 8:45 PM
    How many Euros do you want to buy?
    Posts are not advice and must not be relied upon.
    • Blue264
    • By Blue264 20th Mar 17, 10:13 PM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 10:13 PM
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    • 20th Mar 17, 10:13 PM
    Just keep an eye on this site http://www.xe.com/currencycharts/?from=GBP&to=EUR&view=1M If you see a trough like the one that happened between 10 and 13 March, hang tight for a few days until it rises again. If you're only changing a couple of hundred GBP, don't worry.
    • eDicky
    • By eDicky 21st Mar 17, 5:00 PM
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    • 21st Mar 17, 5:00 PM
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    • 21st Mar 17, 5:00 PM
    the Article 50 stuff that's been announced for 29 March
    Originally posted by benh8
    The certainty that this event will happen, and any perceived economic consequences, is already reflected in the current value of the pound and will have no significant further effect when the time comes.
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