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The impact of Brexit so far to the pound

Money November 17, 2016
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The impact of Brexit so far to the pound

Soft Brexit, hard Bexit... what do all the recent headlines mean for those of us planning a holiday soon? Here's our short summary. Firstly, hard Brexit, soft Brexit… what does it mean? Well, a hard Brexit means Britain taking a…
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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…
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The Cost of Travel Money

How much do you really pay for your travel money? This graph shows how much travel money costs from three main sources. Your credit/debit card will normally cost around 3.5%, a high-street bureau such as the Post Office will charge around 5% and an airport exchange – the most expensive…
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Spending with the Israeli Shekel

After months of planning and testing, the Israeli Shekel has officially been switched on and is now available with WeSwap. That takes us to 18 currencies in total. Wahooo! A couple of weeks back, with the new currency launch on…
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7 Useful Travelling Tricks To Avoid Huge Phone Bills

Surprise charges and hidden fees aren’t what we’re about at WeSwap, so here are 7 useful travelling tricks to avoid huge phone bills when you’re back home. Turn off data roaming! Make sure you turn off data roaming before you…
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Spending Money in the USA: The Ultimate Guide

From shopping in New York and skiing in Denver, to surfing the Big Sur and sailing the Mississippi - you are able to experience almost anything in the United States of America. But whilst the endless list of possibilities makes for…
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What Brexit Means For Your Travel Money – In Plain English

Brexit update Tuesday 28/06 We've waived our 7-day swap fee for today and tomorrow! There’s still lots of uncertainty around what Brexit means for our travel money this summer. While we can't predict exactly what's going to happen - nobody…
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3 Startups Putting LA Back on the Tech Map

2015 has been another great year for start-ups. As precocious teams earn more respect, funding increases and great ideas are developed. San Francisco sems to take all the headlines but a mere 400 miles south of Silicon Valley, there’s a forgotten…
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Pound Soars Against Euro: Cheapest Holidays Since 2007

Not since 2007 has a last-minute holiday been so feasible, the pound is at a seven-and-a-half year high against the Euro. The Pound Sterling to Euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate is currently trending in the region of 1.4386. To give these…
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