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. First off, a glossary. There can…
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How Much Spending Money do I need in Budapest?

Budapest is an incredible city, the history, the architecture, the wine, the bars, the arts - it's got everything. Popular for long weekends and an essential stop off when interrailing, Budapest is known for being a cheap destination. But how…
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WeSpotted – look out for the WeSwap tube ads!

Our summer advertising campaign is now officially live across the London tube network and we have a mission for all you eagle-eyed WeSwappers out there. Share a pic of a WeSwap tube ad on social media with the hashtag #WeSpotted and…
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What are the factors that move the foreign exchange market?

Because we know he’s a sucker for a challenge, we recently asked our Head of Trading to sum up why the Foreign Exchange markets move... in one sentence! Greg’s “you’re crazy” look, was quickly replaced by a determined furrow of the brow…
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How Much Spending Money Do I Need in San Francisco?

San Francisco is America's most liberal, diverse and progressive city. For a country and a state so vast, and a city with so much going on, geographically it's fairly small (under 50 square miles). So how much do you need…
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How Much Spending Money Do I Need in Copenhagen?

Copenhagen is an awesome city. It's super modern, super clean and the people are super friendly. That's a lot of super. A lot of mystery still surrounds how much travel money you need for a trip to the likes of…
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How much spending money do I need in the Canary Islands?

This article is part of our Spending Money Guide Series: The WeSwap community spent upwards of £38 million around the world last year. That works out at roughly 1.2 transactions every minute. We’ve taken that data, crunched it and created…
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How much spending much do I need in New York City?

New York City, the most famous city in the world. The home of the Empire State Building, Times Square, the New York Yankees, Wall Street, the Statue of Liberty, Maddison Square Garden. The list goes on. But how many greenbacks…
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