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# Exchange rate - beat this thread watch

1. Im trying to get the best exchange rate for pounds into euros to take to greece so I thought id make it into a bit of a competition.

Ill start off with:

£1 - 1.12 Euros from the post office

Can anyone beat that?
2. Easily. €1.146 for £1.

http://www.thomasexchange.co.uk/

Thomas Exchange is on Maddox Street, W1
3. 1 GBP = 1.1461 EUR

XE Trade for the win.
4. In other words, do the hunting (all the work) for you to get the best deal. lmao
5. 1 GBP = 1.1657 EUR

But I have access to somewhat better rates than you'll be able to get
6. (Original post by ttx)
1 GBP = 1.1657 EUR

But I have access to somewhat better rates than you'll be able to get
I'm a socialist as well. Know what I'm saying?

Jokes. Do you work for Travelex or TTT or something?
7. (Original post by rockrunride)
I'm a socialist as well. Know what I'm saying?

Jokes. Do you work for Travelex or TTT or something?
Hehe. I work on the FX desk of an investment bank. There's a reasonable chance (well probably around 1/20) that the currency you buy is based upon a price calculated by my team
8. (Original post by ttx)
Hehe. I work on the FX desk of an investment bank. There's a reasonable chance (well probably around 1/20) that the currency you buy is based upon a price calculated by my team
Fancy calculating a mass rise in the pound to dollar tomorrow please?
9. (Original post by ttx)
Hehe. I work on the FX desk of an investment bank. There's a reasonable chance (well probably around 1/20) that the currency you buy is based upon a price calculated by my team
Any chance of an internship?
10. (Original post by Spadez)
Im trying to get the best exchange rate for pounds into euros to take to greece so I thought id make it into a bit of a competition.

Ill start off with:

£1 - 1.12 Euros from the post office

Can anyone beat that?
Use a comparison site:
http://www.comparetravelmoney.co.uk/

Edit: this site uses prices which are a few days old, but i'm sure you can find a better site yourself!
11. To get the cheapest rate sign up with Quidco which is a cashback site.
Then go through Quidco to Travelex and buy your euros at whatever the rate is.
Once you've bought them, email them and ask them to price match Thomas Exchange (or whoever else is cheaper)

eg. as of now....
£100 buys €112.83 at Travelex (1.1283)
You'll then get 70p cashback from Quidco.
Then pricematch with TE's rate of 1.14 and Travelex will refund you £1.02

so... you'll get €112.83 for £98.28 which is a rate of 1.148

Maybe it's not worth the hassle for you, but when I did it I saved almost £15, plus Travelex are reputable and allow pickup at all airports unlike Thomas Exchange and the like.
12. ThomEx is only really good if you live close to the West End.

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