If you’re going abroad on a trip, making sure you’ve got some local currency in cash is an essential part of your trip preparation. Yes, credit and debit cards are accepted pretty much everywhere, but it’s always useful to have some cash wherever you’re going.
Whatever you do, don’t leave your currency purchase until you get to the airport. There are several money exchange opportunities in every airport departure hall and although they’ll do in an emergency, the exchange rate on offer is always considerably less than that you will receive anywhere else. Foreign currency is widely available on the high street these days, with many retailers providing an in-store bureau de change. And of course, travel agents, banks and many post offices carry foreign currency too.
But did you know about Click & Collect? It’s a quick, efficient and low-effort way to get your hands on foreign currency almost instantaneously. Particularly useful if you’ve just had a work trip sprung on you at the last minute, for example. Or just if you’ve forgotten to change any money.
At ACE-FX, we offer a Click & Collect service in our three London Bridge and Canary Wharf branches. US Dollars, Euros and Sterling are all available within 30 minutes – simply complete a quick online form, select the branch you want to collect from and then get ready to go and collect it. Payment is made on collection. Other currencies can be collected next working day. It couldn’t be easier. Absolutely no excuses for last minute airport currency purchases!
All branches have long opening hours to fit round your day and exchange rates are updated hourly, so you know you’ll always get the best rate available. We won’t charge you any commission, every penny you spend with us is turned into the currency you need.
You can order your Click & Collect currency from us here https://www.ace-fx.com/foreign-currency-collection where you can also keep an eye on the exchange rates as they change. We’re always happy to answer any questions – just give us a call on 020 7357 7373 or fill in our online form.
Enjoy your trip!