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Best to change it in arrivals, hotel or a bank? Where would we get the best rate?

UK, Mauritius
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1. Re: currency

Change your sterling in the arrivals hall.

Do not change in hotels - they offer the worst rate.

There are branches of Shibani and Thomas Cook at Flic en Flac.

Current rates are:

www.shibanifinance.com/pages/exchangerate.php

Lancashire, UK
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2. Re: currency

Arrivals hall at the airport - several kiosks will be open when your plane arrives all offering the same excellent rate and no commission charges, it's quick and easy to do.

Other than that there are branches of Shibani or Thomas Cook in various locations on the island.

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3. Re: currency

oops - Posts crossed Bronia :)

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4. Re: currency

Thanks both :-)

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5. Re: currency

Anyone know if we can change £50 notes or just smaller notes?

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6. Re: currency

Yes - Shibani actually prefer £50.00 notes :)

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7. Re: currency

Apologies if this covered somewhere else but is it best to change here in uk or on arrival?

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8. Re: currency

Definitely not in the UK - change in the arrivals hall here in Mauritius :)

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9. Re: currency

Check out the exchange rate on the link Bronia gave in #1

www.shibanifinance.com/pages/exchangerate.php

You can see for yourself that it's impossible to beat other than in Mauritius.

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10. Re: currency

Great thanks for advice! 😁