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Money October 12, 2016
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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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WeSwapper Stories: Email from Chris

We always like to hear from WeSwappers out on their travels, but this email really made us smile... "Hi We just wanted to drop you a quick line to say thanks! Just over two years ago, me and my partner…
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WeSwapper Stories: Things to do in Stockholm

WeSwap product manager Olivia has just returned from her first trip to Stockholm. She kindly brought us back a whole load of tips - as well as duty-free Toblerone - but before we hear Liv's insights, some reasoning behind Scandinavia's recent…
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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…
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How To: Make Spumoni like an Italian

In our 'How To' series, we're taking a classic dish from around the world and showing you how to make it like a true local. And don't worry, we're looking at minimum difficulty, maximum impress-your-guest-points. Week One - Spumoni... Spumoni: A…
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5 Books That Will Inspire You to Travel

For lots of us, one of the great joys of travel is having some extra time to read. Whether that's on a plane, in a hammock or on an overnight coach journey - a book is a compelling (and relaxed)…
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Free Swap Olympics

Unless you’re Michael Phelps or Chris Hoy - they now have 27 between them - winning an Olympic gold is quite a rare thing. More often than not, it’s a once in a lifetime thing. We might have the next…
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10 Essential Tips for Packing Light

We've never met a traveller who, after five trips, bragged: “Every year I pack heavier". From the moment you set off for your flight, to the moment you arrive home and try to jam all your dirty laundry into the…
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How Will Brexit Affect our Holidays?

The post-referendum dust has started to settle, but there are still necessary questions around its implications for us travellers. Namely, how will Brexit affect our holidays? Although not everything has become 100% clear yet, here’s what we know today –…
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WeSwapper Stories – A Weekend in Lyon

As you might have seen, we’ve been surprising WeSwappers with hand-delivered gifts all around the world this summer. Something that’s only possible because our community is growing. Connecting us travellers makes everything easier: Our travel money gets cheaper, our holiday…
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