High Street (not so great) Currency Deals

We carried out a price check today of the rates on offer in 5 locations for US Dollars and Euros. It confirmed what we repeat time and time again; you should always compare rates and should always plan ahead and not buy at the last minute.

A number of the companies we list allow you to reserve and collect within an hour anyway, so you will get the great online rate whilst the convenience of collecting almost immediately on your high street.

Rates compared at 5pm on Wednesday 4th January 2017

EUR rates
Best online Euro rate – 1.1580
Hemel Hempstead – 1.0954
Manchester – 1.10
Leicester Square, London – 1.08

USD rates
Best online US Dollate rate – 1.2146
Hemel Hempstead – 1.163
Manchester – 1.16
Leicester Square, London – 1.15

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