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Best exchange rate for US Dollars.......

England-Grew up...
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Best exchange rate for US Dollars.......

Hi all,

I'm looking for the cheapest place to exchange UK pounds for US Dollars. Debenhams have dollars at £1.60 - anything better?

Nick

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1. Re: Best exchange rate for US Dollars.......

Yes but not by a great amount. ;-)

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I keep checking on there. Don't go till November but trying to decide whether to buy now or wait and see. If only I had a crystal ball!

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I've used Moneycorp last few years as you don't pay up-front, just order on-line up to 3wks in advance. If the rate goes up they honour the new rate but if it goes down you get the rate you ordered at. :-D

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I got $1.60 at M&S this week on line

The main reason I use them is the ability to pay by M&S credit card

Bought dollars yesterday won't be paying for them until March

And before anyone tells me I shouldn't buy them if I can't afford them - I can afford them it's all about when my statement date is

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I usually find M&S or Debenhams have the best rates.

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6. Re: Best exchange rate for US Dollars.......

Nick, I hope that is a typo. >>>>Debenhams have dollars at £1.60<<<< ;-)

Edited: 10 January 2014, 14:38
England-Grew up...
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Haha floridashirl yes that was a type :)

Thanks for advice all, think I'll probably use Debenhams.

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If you have a Thomas Cook store near you, you can order online and collect in store 1.6115 at the moment.

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We've normally used Ramsdens and M&S in the past. Both I think are currently at $1.60. Though last time we did find Asda to be pretty good too.

NanaMooner - had an immediate dislike of Thomas Cook last time I went in and asked what their exchange rates were (they didn't have them in the window) and the first thing they wanted to know was "how much". They wouldn't just give me the rate, I had to tell them the exact amount so they could "work out a deal" for me. Gave up and left.

Edited: 10 January 2014, 15:36
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djmcbell, I have found that with several exchange bureaus and they also have asked if I have had quotes from any other bureaus. No problems when ordering on line though just gave them my order no. and I paid for the dollars.