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Best travel money exchange rates and where to get them before you head abroad

Many people will be thinking about booking their flights now – or maybe you’ve already booked them and just need to get your money before you head abroad.

Wherever you’re going, you’ll want to get the best exchange rate possible to make the most of your money.

But as we all know, this can be difficult when the market can at times be like a rollercoaster with fluctuating rates for travel money.

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At present, the exchange rates are pretty good so if you’re heading abroad, or are planning to, now may be the time to order it.

Remember – sometimes it’s better to book your travel money ahead of time rather than turning up at the booth as quite often you’ll find that you can get better rates or deals online.

And be sure to look out for rates that only are for members – such as those with a Nectar Card.

So where is the best place to get your travel money and what are their rates? Here’s what you need to know…



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Best exchange rates for Dollars travel money

  • Travel FX: 1.2970
  • eurochange: 1.2888
  • Tesco Bank: 1.2871
  • Sainsbury’s: 1.2866
  • John Lewis: 1.2841

Best exchange rates for Euros travel money

  • Travel FX: 1.1780
  • eurochange: 1.1728
  • Tesco Bank: 1.1707
  • Sainsbury’s: 1.677
  • Sainsbury’s, Nectar members only: 1.1700
  • Where to get the best rates for your Euros in Edinburgh

    Whether you’re jetting off to Spain or France, it’s always handy to know the bets deals to get the most out of your hard earned money.

    If you want to buy £100 in Euros, this is how much you’ll get:

    Eurochange Edinburgh Waverley Mall

    • Exchange rate: 1.17.28
    • Total amount: 117.28

    Eurochange Gyle

  • Exchange rate: 1.17.28
  • Total amount: 117.28
  • No1 Currency Edinburgh, Waverley

    • Exchange rate: 1.172
    • Total amount: €117.17

    No1 Currency Edinburgh, High Street

  • Exchange rate: 1.172
  • Total amount: €117.17
  • No1 Currency Edinburgh, Queensferry Street

  • Exchange rate: 1.172
  • Total amount: €117.17
  • No1 Currency Travel Zing

  • Exchange rate: 1.172
  • Total amount: €117.17
  • No1 Currency Stewart Travel Edinburgh

  • Exchange rate: 1.172
  • Total amount: €117.17
  • No1 Currency Edinburgh, Morningside

  • Exchange rate: 1.172
  • Total amount: €117.17
  • No1 Currency Porty Exchange

  • Exchange rate: 1.172
  • Total amount: €117.17
  • No1 Currency Morrisons Edinburgh Gyle

  • Exchange rate: 1.172
  • Total amount: €117.17
  • Tesco Broughton Rd Superstore

  • Exchange rate: 1.171
  • Total amount: €117.07
  • Tesco Davidson Metro

  • Exchange rate: 1.171
  • Total amount: €117.07
  • Tesco Edinburgh Colinton

  • Exchange rate: 1.171
  • Total amount: €117.07
  • Tesco Corstorphine Extra

  • Exchange rate: 1.171
  • Total amount: €117.07
  • Tesco Edinburgh Corstorphine Extra

  • Exchange rate: 1.171
  • Total amount: €117.07
  • Tesco Hermiston Gait Superstore

  • Exchange rate: 1.171
  • Total amount: €117.07
  • Sainsburys Bank Meadowbank

  • Exchange rate: 1.170
  • Total amount: €117.00
  • Sainsburys Bank Blackhall

  • Exchange rate: 1.170
  • Total amount: €117.00
  • Sainsburys Bank Murrayfield

  • Exchange rate: 1.170
  • Total amount: €117.00
  • To get this rate you must have a Nectar card.

    Sainsburys Bank Cameron Toll

  • Exchange rate: 1.170
  • Total amount: €117.00
  • Sainsburys Bank

  • Exchange rate: 1.170
  • Total amount: €117.00
  • To get this rate you must have a Nectar card.

    Where to get the best rates for your Dollars in Edinburgh

    If you want to jet off across the pond, you can’t blamed as there are several states to visit.

    The current exchange rate for 100 dollars are as follows:

    No1 Currency Edinburgh, Waverley

  • Exchange rate: 1.290
  • Total amount: $128.95
  • No1 Currency Edinburgh, High Street

  • Exchange rate: 1.290
  • Total amount: $128.95
  • No1 Currency Edinburgh, Queensferry Street

  • Exchange rate: 1.290
  • Total amount: $128.95
  • No1 Currency Travel Zing

  • Exchange rate: 1.290
  • Total amount: $128.95
  • No1 Currency Stewart Travel Edinburgh

  • Exchange rate: 1.290
  • Total amount: $128.95
  • No1 Currency Edinburgh, Morningside

  • Exchange rate: 1.290
  • Total amount: $128.95
  • No1 Currency Porty Exchange

  • Exchange rate: 1.290
  • Total amount: $128.95
  • No1 Currency Morrisons Edinburgh Gyle

  • Exchange rate: 1.290
  • Total amount: $128.95
  • Eurochange Edinburgh Waverley Mall

  • Exchange rate: 1.289
  • Total amount: $128.88
  • Eurochange Gyle

  • Exchange rate: 1.289
  • Total amount: $128.88
  • Tesco Broughton Rd Superstore

  • Exchange rate: 1.287
  • Total amount: $128.71
  • Tesco Davidson Metro

  • Exchange rate: 1.287
  • Total amount: $128.71
  • Tesco Edinburgh Colinton

  • Exchange rate: 1.287
  • Total amount: $128.71
  • Tesco Corstorphine Extra

  • Exchange rate: 1.287
  • Total amount: $128.71
  • Tesco Edinburgh Corstorphine Extra

  • Exchange rate: 1.287
  • Total amount: $128.71
  • Tesco Hermiston Gait Superstore

  • Exchange rate: 1.287
  • Total amount: $128.71
  • Sainsburys Bank Meadowbank

  • Exchange rate: 1.287
  • Total amount: $128.66
  • Sainsburys Bank Blackhall

  • Exchange rate: 1.287
  • Total amount: $128.66
  • Sainsburys Bank Murrayfield

  • Exchange rate: 1.287
  • Total amount: $128.66
  • Sainsburys Bank Cameron Toll

  • Exchange rate: 1.287
  • Total amount: $128.66