You’re going away. Somewhere nice, we hope? But it can be tough to know what to do, travel money wise. There’s a lot of options: travel cash, your normal bank card and a load of prepaid cards. Then there’s a lot of companies too, WeSwap (that’s us), Tesco, the Post Office, Revolut, Travelex.
Then there’s the jargon. Oh, the jargon! FX, Forex, Mid-market exchange rate, commission, a spread.
It’s hard work figuring out how to get the best deal. So, we’ve put together this blog for you to show you how WeSwap compares with the other options on the market.
If you really want to get to grips with the FX markets, give our Understanding How the Foreign Exchange Market works blog a read.
Whether you’re working hard to save money for a trip or planning every single detail, we know travellers are busy people. Too busy, perhaps, to monitor FX markets all day long?
Well, let us introduce WeSwap Smart Swap.
Smart Swap leaves us to monitor the markets for you. So you don’t miss out on more money for your holiday.
Just choose your own target exchange rate and amount. Then, if that target is reached any time before your own deadline, we’ll automatically swap your money. Read More
The remote worker goes by many names. Digital Nomad. Wi-fi vagrant. Dial-up bandit*. Jonny. They are the envy of the working world. For they have made the beach their boardroom, they’re working 5-9 (client availability permitting), they’ve swapped their desktop for a dongle, they are, to put it mildly, living the dream.
Or are they?
Frankly… yes. But does that mean remote working is easy? No. Doing it successfully is its own skill set. Doing it abroad? That’s practically an art form.
Does that mean you can’t do it?
Of course not! Because we’ve spoken to the experts, we’ve done our research, we’ve spoken to remote WeSwap workers** and we’ve put together our top tips for remote working while abroad. Read More
The idea of exchanging one currency for another seems simple enough. But understanding who and what is actually involved can be somewhat more complicated.
So, we thought we’d try and explain it for you. Read More