The Cost of Travel Money

How much do you really pay for your travel money?

The Cost of Travel Money

This graph shows how much travel money costs from three main sources. Your credit/debit card will normally cost around 3.5%, a high-street bureau such as the Post Office will charge around 5% and an airport exchange – the most expensive option out there – will cost a whopping 11% for the pleasure.

One of the most frustrating things about traditional providers is their lack of clarity when it comes to pricing and fees. They often claim to charge 0% commission but really the fee is just hidden inside a poor exchange rate.

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