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Offline paulwd

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Exchange rates
« on: July 09, 2017, 08:17:27 PM »
Hi all
New member here but have stayed each year since 2009. Does anyone know what rates of exchanged are being offered in San Stef at the moment
Looking forward to next Friday



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Re: Exchange rates
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2017, 09:01:31 PM »
Never exchange cash in the village. We always take our Euros with us - buy them on line and use our Nationwide flex plus debit card to withdraw extra if needed - no charges. Plus ALWAYS ALWAYS decline the ATM offer to convert. The exchange rate is already bad don't give up anymore of your hard earned cash.

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Re: Exchange rates
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2017, 10:40:40 PM »
Benson, what you are saying is correct. However, Paul may have a valid reason for his request - for example, his wages might be going into his bank a/c halfway through his holiday.

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Re: Exchange rates
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2017, 01:10:01 PM »
Has been about 1.10. Think it's pretty much on par with rates in England.

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Re: Exchange rates
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2017, 02:17:36 PM »
1.10 again today. :)

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Re: Exchange rates
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2017, 02:47:56 PM »
It was 1.10 until we left yesterday. Even TravelFX is only 1.1136 today. It's probably not going to get much better.



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Re: Exchange rates
« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2017, 05:16:51 PM »
It was 1.10 until we left yesterday. Even TravelFX is only 1.1136 today. It's probably not going to get much better.
Don't think it will Jim. Always a pleasure to see you and lovely Gillie. We had a great holiday, hope you both did too! :) xx

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Re: Exchange rates
« Reply #7 on: July 21, 2017, 12:39:15 AM »
Just use an overseas no commission credit card, as Jim and I do, this week I got 1.138, obviously no commission or charges, the best rate possible,

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Re: Exchange rates
« Reply #8 on: July 21, 2017, 02:11:57 AM »
You were lucky. Base rate is currently 1.115 and TravelFX at a disastrous 1.099

Isn't it great that the EU has now banned credit card surplus charges from next year?




 

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