Exchange Money

This is why swapping is the smart way

So you’ve got your well-deserved holiday sorted and the only thing left is getting your money. You then find yourself on the high-street looking for the closest bureau de change, or you decide to rely on your own bank card.

The problem is, £5.6 billion in travel money was lost by the British public in 2015 to hidden rates and commissions. On top of that, the pound recently plummeted to a 30-year low post-Brexit.

So why is that banks and bureaux are so expensive and more importantly, is there a cheaper way to get your foreign currency?

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Cashpoint with colorful bankomats in the modern city

ATMs & Card Machines abroad: The Golden Rule

When an ATM or card machine asks if you’d like to accept an exchange, there’s only one right answer… always say no. Always refuse any conversion, always choose the local currency for the country you’re in. 

Just say no way, José.

But it’s still so easy to be duped.  Here’s why, and how to avoid it once and for all. 

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