Most banks and bureaux de change add on various margins to the British Pound to Euro exchange rate that customers are not aware of making it harder for you to compare exchange rates on offer. We have gone one step further. To offer you low-cost exchange rates on your travel money whilst giving you access to the live interbank exchange rate for GBP/EUR at the point of when you transact for complete transparency. Compare our currency exchange rates and see how much you could save. So, if you are looking for the best place to buy Euro, then you are at the right place.
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*We capture the exchange rates being offered by airports and high street providers once a month and calculate what spread they are taking off the live interbank rate. We then compare that to what rates we are offering to calculate the savings you can make if you use us.
*Your potential saving has been calculated using our exchange rate and the most expensive provider's rate in the market at a given point in time.
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Pay via bank transfer or credit, debit cards. We can only dispatch Euro currency once we have received cleared funds
The Euro (EUR) is the centralized currency accepted throughout the European Union which includes countries such as Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, San Marino, Spain to name a few. The euro currency is recognised through the symbol After the US Dollar, it is the second largest reserve currency as well as the second most traded currency in the world. The Euro is consequently used daily by approximately 332 million Europeans and over 175 million people worldwide use currencies which are pegged to the euro, including more than 150 million people in Africa.
Euro currency comes in a variety of bills and coins.
Euro Notes - 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500
Euro coins (cents)* - 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50
Euro coins - 1 and 2
*there are 100 cents in 1 euro
5,10,20,50, 100 and 200 notes. There are still 500 euro notes in circulation however these are becoming much rarer. In recent years, the UK Government has stopped the supply of the 500 Euro bill by Licensed Money Service Businesses in the UK, therefore the largest denomination we generally tend to supply in Euro travel money is the 100 bill however, we can at times obtain the 200 bill.
As with all purchases online, you need to do your homework to ensure that you are using a reputable foreign currency exchange platform and is governed by the relevant authorities. Furthermore do your research on how competitive they are. Compare the exchange rates offered to make sure you are getting the best best euro exchange rate today. We have one of the best euro exchange rates on the high street today. Select companies that are transparent about fees and their business conduct. When registering with a company ensure you use strong passwords and look for the padlock image when adding any card information . All of the above should assist you in minimizing risks of transacting online and give you the confidence to push euros and any other global currencies online securely.
When ordering euros online, orders can be placed at any time via our website. You can place a travel money, buy back or international payment order by simply selecting the service you want from the converter on the right hand side of the home page. Then follow the on screen instructions. We have made it as easy as possible for you to place your order online making us one of the best places to buy euros.
19 European Union member states use the Euro as their official currency:
In addition, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City also use the Euro as their official currency even though they are not members of the European Union. Kosovo and Montenegro, although not EU members, also use the Euro unilaterally as their official currency.
We have an option for to select your denomination preference. The preferences are Large, Mixed and Small. Generally speaking, with Euro and US dollar orders should you select "small" you are likely to receive 20s, 10s and 5s. Mixed denominations provides a range of notes from 100 - 5 notes and large denominations are usually 100s and in the case of euros may be some 200 notes as well.
The allocation of denominations across all currencies is done on a best efforts basis. We cannot guarantee your preference will be matched as it is based on our existing stock levels and sourcing from our wholesalers.
This comes down to individual preferences however, generally speaking, buying Euros before you travel can be a great idea. It is prudent to have some local currency with you when you land at your destination and it is also very convenient, especially if you find a good exchange rate and want to avoid the headache of finding a currency exchange place when you arrive.
Also carrying a large amount of cash while traveling can be risky, so it may be safer to exchange money before you travel and then leave some funds in a safe in your hotel room whilst you are out and about.
Lastly, check the fees. Sometimes fees for exchanging money in a foreign country can be higher than exchanging money before you travel especially if relying on ATMs, you are also at the bureau's mercy should you leave it to exchanging at the airport when you arrive.
Generally speaking it can be and it is always best to visit the website directly. The reason for this is our exchange rates update with the market and we have no control over third party websites but we do show the best place to buy euros online. Their rates may not update as quickly as ours do and due to the time lag you may receive a different rate. Furthermore, most comparison websites receive a rebate for the traffic that transacts so the rates shown on the comparison website may not be as favourable as visiting the website directly. We often have the best price for euros but you can check this for yourself on our website.
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This may mean that your order has not been successfully placed as an email order confirmation is automatically sent to your inbox as acknowledgement. Check your junk/spam folders and finally, log in and click on Order History. If there is no trace of your order then that means the order has not been successfully placed. Call or email us if in any doubt.
This may be because your bank has reserved the funds required to complete the transaction. These funds may remain reserved for a number of days even if your order is not processed and we have no control over their internal procedures. You will therefore need to speak to your bank to ask them to make the funds available to you or wait for them to be released by your bank.
No, our travel money home delivery service only applies to addresses within the UK
No, we can only arrange delivery of travel money to your home address and signature is required from anyone within the property at the time of delivery.