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    • Poor Princess Sarah
    • By Poor Princess Sarah 20th Sep 19, 2:44 PM
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    To exchange or not to exchange
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    To exchange or not to exchange 20th Sep 19 at 2:44 PM
    Hi all,

    In Jan 2020 Iím off travelling with my partner, we both have circa £9000 each saved.

    We plan to do Singapore, Aus, NZ, Fiji, Thailand, Cambodia, Bali, Vietnam, South Korea, Laos... not in that order!

    With our savings currently in £, saved across Nationwideís FlexPlus regular saver and Marcus, our question now is should we change some money up pre Oct 31st and a possible £ crash?!

    My partner was in the US when Brexit vote was announced, the day before the £ climbed but obviously the day of the announcement the £ tanked and his money suddenly was worth so much less. We canít really afford for our combined £18k savings to drastically drop so much so should we be looking to change the money into another currency and if so what? Some people have recommended changing half into $ and I have a Revolut account I could do this on.

    Whatís the general consensus, stick or twist?
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    • Ganga
    • By Ganga 20th Sep 19, 3:32 PM
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    • 20th Sep 19, 3:32 PM
    You need someone with a crystal ball to answer this,what happens if you change your sterling and the next day the £ goes thru the roof,take a card that charges no fees and not stirling.
    ITS NOT EASY TO GET EVERYTHING WRONG ,I HAVE TO WORK HARD TO DO IT!
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