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    • EJ
    • By EJ 6th Jun 06, 11:41 AM
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    How to find Halifax current account euro exchange rate for a euro cheque?
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    • 6th Jun 06, 11:41 AM
    How to find Halifax current account euro exchange rate for a euro cheque? 6th Jun 06 at 11:41 AM

    Not sure if the title really makes sense but will try and explain myself!

    Need a cheque for 97p from a person in Ireland and I will pay it into my halifax current account ... anyone know what the exchange rate is at halifax for cheques being paid in so I can tell person in ireland the amount in euros?



    PS phoned customer services and bloke was hopeless!
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    • grumbler
    • By grumbler 6th Jun 06, 12:25 PM
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    • 6th Jun 06, 12:25 PM
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    • 6th Jun 06, 12:25 PM
    97p?! Are you joking? Forget about this.I am not expert, but AFAIK most of banks have fixed charge for deposing foreign currency cheques - this is in addition to poor exchange rate.

    P.S. I assume that 97p=!!!163;0.97
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    • M Thomson
    • By M Thomson 7th Jun 06, 12:04 AM
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    • 7th Jun 06, 12:04 AM
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    • 7th Jun 06, 12:04 AM
    I don't think Halifax charge a fee if the cheque is under !!!163;30 in the sterling equivalent, but is it really worth it for 97p?????? Also you have to wait up to 28 days for it to clear.
  • regularsaver1
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    • 7th Jun 06, 7:57 PM
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    • 7th Jun 06, 7:57 PM
    yes, if you take it into the branch you will not be informed - they have to send the cheque off, which can take up to 28 days to be cashed

    you will receive a letter saying what the conversion is
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