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Holidaymakers offered less than $1 per £1 at airport - how to get better rates - MSE News

A photo taken at Gatwick Airport this morning shows that holidaymakers were being offered a shockingly low exchange rate of less than $0.99 for each £1 - a perfect example of why you shouldn't buy your holiday money at the airport...
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  • edited 26 August 2019 at 3:46PM
    DCFC79DCFC79 Forumite
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    edited 26 August 2019 at 3:46PM
    If you leave buying the currency late then your own fault.

    But if you plan correctly either get some currency before you go (whether by post or a currency seller) or arm yourself with a Starling or another card for atm use and say Monzo for paying by card (other cards are avilable).
  • SystemSystem Community Admin
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    Love the £4.99 commission charge on-top between £20 and £300.
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