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aberdeen
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Is there a place to take out money using your bank card at this resort

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1. Re: money

Hi Pablo: the answer is ... probably.

Which resort are you going to?

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Guess that resort = I love this game

and what currency

Bahia - in each of the sections give US$ from their ATM - BAD - you get charged double fees , then lose on the currency - go to the Hacienda by the hwy for pesos - it sometimes works

ABR - gives pesos

palladium/GS - not sure

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Sorry grand sirenis and it will be a bank of scotland card

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Pablo the general consensus is TAKE PESOS. It costs a fair bit to convert from pounds to dollars and then you get a much better price if you pay pesos. Our exception to this is that we get a bunch of $1 US bills for tipping. We get lots of 20 peso bills as well for the breakfast and lunch buffet tips and fridge stocker guy. We generally leave 50 pesos for buffet dinner and 100 pesos for a la carte dinner. All based on good service. If you are going on trips you might want to use your card or bring US to pay (though it is almost always better to pay in pesos if possible). It is often difficult to get small notes in Mexico - we pre-order from our bank here in Calgary and request the number of small bills we want (so far, so good).

Many say the bank machine at the airport gives great exchange rate, so you can pick some up right away.

I have not been to the Sirenis so not sure about about ATMs. Do take a look a the information on "Currency exchange and ATM tips" on the right side under Top Questions.

Happy trails!

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5. Re: money

Read the Brits to Mexixo thread for similar currency questions

Not sure if these Exchange Houses are available in Scotland

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Vancouversundog - you get the same places all over the UK.

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Cheers for the info just take pesos

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You should get a rate of about 20 pesos to the pound. Think there must be hundreds of places you can get them in Scotland ;-) you might need to order at some places though.

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