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WeSwap has had a makeover

Good Things Happen November 19, 2019
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Dynamic Currency Conversion: Just say no

How to avoid being ripped off by ATMs abroad Ever notice how ATMs abroad politely ask if you’d like to be charged in your home currency (the currency you use when you’re at home; pounds in Britain, euros in Europe…
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Can I get Moroccan currency in the UK?

Can I get Moroccan currency in the UK? Yes and no. The Moroccan dirham is non-convertible which means it is not openly traded on the forex market. You are allowed to take a maximum of 2,000 Moroccan dirham to or…
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Picture the scene. You’re on holiday; maybe in a restaurant; at an ATM; renting a pedalo. You pull out your WeSwap card to pay but disaster strikes: it’s been declined. You’re embarrassed. A crowd is forming. You panic and run…
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Can I Buy Indian Rupees in the UK?

Can you buy Indian rupees in the UK? The short answer is no. The Indian Rupee is a closed currency that is heavily regulated, this means there are restrictions on taking the currency in and out of India. It's not…
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What’s Strong Customer Authentication?

Since summer 2019, you might have noticed a stronger security presence when it comes to your mobile or online banking. Maybe you received an email from your bank letting you know about measures they were adding to increase security? When…
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WeSwap has had a makeover

You may have noticed some changes around here. Our website has had a pretty big lick of paint, the emails we’re sending are looking a little shinier and our card has had a complete and utter back-to-the-drawing-board redesign. It’s now…
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When your friend picks up the bill, now you can pay them back instantly via the WeSwap iOS or Android apps. ✨ This is surprise #2 of our summer of People-Powered Surprises. Whether you’re planning your holiday, sharing a meal, or all chipping…
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Hands up. How many of us have got currency sitting at home in kitchen drawers, miscellaneous small bowls, cash jars or – in one WeSwap staffer’s case – stuffed inside an old CD of Shania Twain’s “You’re still the One”?…
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Tips for using your WeSwap card abroad

At WeSwap, we want to make sure that you can enjoy your holiday stress-free. To do so we have a few card tips and tricks to help you out along the way. If you have already activated your card, got your…
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