[Infographic] The hidden costs of forgotten holiday items

We’ve all been in that situation where you unpack your suitcase at your hotel and realise you’ve forgotten a vital item. But thanks to inflated exchange rates and overseas card charges, how much could it really end up costing to re-purchase those items abroad? We decided to take a look, and the results make for some eye...

8 June 2016

Load and Swap on the go: the WeSwap app

Our latest update to the WeSwap app means you can now load and swap currency on the move, wherever you happen to be.

8 June 2016

Your Swap Stories - 1

Call us nosy, but we're constantly looking to hear about how our users get on with WeSwap - what they like, what they don't like, all of it. Recently we got in touch with one user who, having lost out to poor exchange rates and bank fees when travelling from London to her hometown in...

8 June 2016

Europe’s best (and quirkiest) Firework Displays

The USA may have the 4th July, but we’d wager that these displays closer to home are more than capable of giving our friends across the pond a good run for their money. Here’s a round up of Europe’s best and brightest firework displays, along with the unique charms that we think make them especially...

8 June 2016

WeSwap Update October 2013

Since we opened our doors to our first customers in July you may have noticed that we've been keeping our hands busy and our mouths shut, blog wise. Instead we've been beavering away on a whole host of updates to make WeSwap slicker, speedier and more useful to our travellers. Here's what we've been getting up...

8 June 2016

WeSwap Selected for STARTglobal at Dublin Web Summit 2013

Using technology to make people’s lives that little bit easier is pretty much at the heart of everything we do here at WeSwap, which is why we’re absolutely thrilled to have been selected to participate in this year’s STARTglobal programme at the most anticipated tech event of the year, Dublin Web Summit.

8 June 2016

WeSwap: The journey to the starting-line

Last Tuesday was a big day for WeSwap: our investors, team and early Alpha users had been swapping currency and enjoying their cards for some time, but on Tuesday we officially invited the wider world to sign up and join us. There’s still a lot to be done - the experience we’re launching today will...

8 June 2016

A weaker currency - is it all bad news?

The British Pound has been in the news a lot over the last few days.  Its value has declined following the news that the Bank of England Governor, Mervyn King, voted to increase the size of its quantitative easing programme.

8 June 2016

Romance in Paris on a Budget

WeSwap might be in the business of saving you money when you’re abroad, but a budget doesn't have to be a barrier to love... So with Valentine's approaching, we asked  Meliane, our French community manager, to share some ideas on how to have un séjour trés romantique in Paris without breaking the bank. On Valentine’s Day you’re...

7 June 2016
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