CARD VS CASH: WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO SPEND ABROAD? #WESWAPWISDOM

Your morning coffee, tap. The bus to work, tap. Artisan handmade organic vegan raw soap from a pop-up, tap tap tap. From the supermarket megastore down to your local farmers market, card payments in the UK are accepted everywhere. Contactless is now so common that being asked to enter your pin usually results in a vacant look as you pray your...

17 September 2019

How much spending money do I need in Amsterdam?

There isn’t another city in Europe like Amsterdam. In fact, there isn’t another city in the world like Amsterdam. Nowhere else does art and excess go hand in hand so readily. Amsterdam is alive by day, and by night. If you are wondering ‘is Amsterdam expensive?’ Here is our spending guide for “the Dam”. Quick...

17 September 2019

Use Your WeSwap Card to Book Online in More Places Than Ever

We’ve got some big news, guys. You can now use your card in even more places than ever. Online, that is (you can already physically use the card in over 180 countries). Because WeSwap cards are (drum roll please) 3D Secure (or 3DS for short) verified. This opens up a whole new world of online...

6 December 2018

Travel Money Options Compared: WeSwap vs Travel Cash, Debit & Prepaid Cards

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...

22 November 2018

Choose your own exchange rates with WeSwap Smart Swap

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...

8 November 2018

Top tips for remote working abroad

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?...

6 November 2018

Understanding How The Foreign Exchange Market Works

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.

31 October 2018

How to manage your money in Dubai and the UAE

Money management isn’t something we’d normally associate with Dubai or the UAE. The Emirates are, to put it lightly, rather extravagant. There are man-made islands and beaches, skyscrapers, helicopter tours, you can even buy ice cream coated in gold flakes (quite the upgrade on the 99). However, thanks to an influx of package and discount...

18 October 2018

WeSwap goes global: The story so far

It’s been a few months now since we made one of the biggest updates to the WeSwap app we’ve ever made, allowing you to use WeSwap in over 180 countries. This meant that as well as swapping in the original 18 currencies, you could now take your WeSwap card with you all over the world...

11 October 2018
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