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Foreign Currency / Travel Money

Foreign Currency/Travel Money

Best Travel Money & Foreign Currency Rates

BestForeignExchange.com can provide you with over 120 foreign currencies with the most competitive exchange rates on all your holiday, travel, commercial and business money. We offer instant availability on all major currencies with 0% Commission and no service charges. We also specialize in the more obscure currencies, sometimes hard to obtain from high street suppliers.

Before you buy or sell your foreign currency with any other competitor, just check our exchange rates click here to check exchange rates. Banks, Marks and Spencer, Post Office, travel agents, we beat them all!

Check our comparison board to see the savings you will make each time. For further details please ring our head office on 020 7183 4197 or 020 7240 1214 or visit one of our branches.

If you wish to purchase large sums of regular foreign currency or make foreign payments, please open an account with us as you may benefit from getting preferential rates and ensure that your transactions are effortless. Please download our client registration form, complete and forward with the following documents.

  • Copy of your Passport / full UK plastic photo driving licence or paper driving licence issued prior to 1998 (ID's) (Note: the paper counterpart issued with plastic photo driving licence is now invalid as per DVLA)
  • Proof of address, such as a utility bill
  • Bank statement
  • Company Registration (for Companies)

You may avail the necessary documents either by e-mail, fax, post or in person.

Foreign Currency (travel money) by Post

Important Notice

  • You can order foreign currencies (travel money) and Travellers Cheques (TC) by post.
  • We only accept electronic payments 'BACS, CHAPS or Faster Payment Internet bank transfers from your account to our account (N.B. our account details are below). Please ensure that you do not deposit any cash into our account.
  • When you make a payment if your bank is offering Faster Payments service, we will receive your payment within 2 hours. If payment for your order is received to our bank account before 9.00am along with the order number on any business day (Monday through Friday), we will despatch your currency order on the same day for next business day (Monday through Friday) delivery.
  • Our company policy is not to accept Scottish notes. However, we reserve the right to accept only Scottish notes at our sole discretion subject to a charge of 5%.

If your bank is not offering Faster Payments service, we will receive your payment within 3 working days, and we will despatch your order on the same day your funds clear our account.

You can expect delivery within 3 - 4 working days.

Please ensure you state your order number as a reference on the payment advice. If you DO NOT state your order number, you will not receive your money on time.

Collection of foreign currencies at branches

We have instant availability of over 120 foreign currencies at competitive exchange rates, which rates are advertised at our branches. Therefore you can visit any one of our branches to fulfil your foreign currency (travel money) requirements. Payments can be made either by cash, debit or credit cards.

Important Notice

  1. Please note that if you are paying by cash there is no charge from us.
  2. Kindly click customer notification for payment terms and necessary supporting documents.
  3. Once you have completed a transaction, no form of refunds are permitted.
  4. Our company policy is not to accept Scottish +notes. However, we reserve the right to accept Scottish notes at our sole discretion subject to a charge of 5%
Disclaimer:

BestForeignExchange.com will be charging 0.21% of the spend for all customers using a Visa and Master Debit cards for GBP settlements with effect from 1st September 2016.

Please note that this charge passed onto the customers, as Visa UK Ltd and Master Card UK Ltd have imposed this new levy on all debit card processing merchants in the UK with effect from 1st September 2016, which in turn is an expense to BestForeignExchange.com. Therefore BestForeignExchange.com is not making any financial benefit or profit from the charge of 0.21% from the customers and merely only recovering the new cost payable to Visa UK Ltd and Master Card UK Ltd.

Fast Track Branch Collection Service

You can place a Fast Track Branch Collection order and visit any one of our branches to collect the required foreign currencies. Payments in lieu of transaction for fast track branch collection orders can be made at any one of our branches either by cash, debit or credit cards.

The Fast Track Collection Service is valid only for orders submitted and collected on the same day according to the times mentioned below. Print the “order confirmation” (if possible) and produce it at the branch on collection, otherwise verbally mention to our cashier that you have placed a Fast Track Branch Collection order by giving your name.

Orders not collected before the closing time on the same day will be cancelled.

Our Richmond branch will be opened on Friday 24th November 2017 till 7:30pm for the switch on of the Christmas lights across the high street.

Branch Name Friday the 24th November
Richmond
(George Street)
9.30 AM to 7.30 PM

Usual branch hours

Branch Name
Monday to Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Strand
8.30 AM to 6.30 PM
9.30 AM to 5.45 PM
10.00 AM to 3.45 PM
Embankment
(Villiers Street)
8:30 AM to 7:45PM
10.00 AM to 7.00 PM
10.30 AM to 6.00 PM
Victoria Place
8.00 AM to 8.00 PM
8.30 AM to 7.00 PM
9.00 AM to 6.30 PM
Victoria Street
8.00 AM to 6.30 PM
9.00 AM to 5.45 PM
10.00 AM to 3.45 PM
Liverpool St.-2 (Wormwood Street)
8.30 AM to 6.30 PM
Closed
Closed
(On Wormwood St. adjoining London Wall behind Liverpool St. Arcade.)
Liverpool St.-1
(Inside the Arcade)
8.00 AM to 6.45 PM
Closed
Closed
Cannon Street
8.00 AM to 6.45 PM
Closed
Closed
High St. Kensington
9.30 AM to 7.00 PM
10.00 AM to 6.30 PM
10.30 AM to 5.45 PM
Hammersmith (Broadway Shopping Centre)
8.00 AM to 8.30 PM
9.00 AM to 5.45 PM
10.00 AM to 4.45 PM
Richmond
(George Street)
9.30 AM to 6.30 PM
10.00 AM to 5.45 PM
10.30 AM to 5.00 PM
London Bridge
(off St Thomas Street)
8.30 AM to 7.30 PM
10:00 AM to 6.00 PM
Closed
St Paul's
8.30 AM to 6.30 PM
9.00 AM to 5.30 PM
10.00 AM to 5.00 PM
         
Monday to Wednesday Thursday & Friday Saturday Sunday
Canary Wharf (Inside the
underground station)
8.30 AM to 6.45 PM 8.30 AM to 7.00 PM 10.00 AM to 5.45 PM Closed

Please check our branch opening hours)

Important Notice

  1. Please note that if you are paying by cash there is no charge from us.
  2. Kindly click customer notification for payment terms and necessary supporting documents.
  3. To obtain the online rates advertised on this website, you MUST place a Fast Track Branch Collection service order from the 'Branch Orders' navigation menu, otherwise the rates advertised at the branches may differ, which may be adverse to you.
  4. Once you have completed a transaction, no form of refunds are permitted.
  5. Our company policy is not to accept Scottish notes. However, we reserve the right to accept only Scottish notes at our sole discretion subject to a charge of 5%
Disclaimer:

BestForeignExchange.com will honour all "Fast Track collection" orders under usual circumstances.

However under unusual circumstances such as manifest error on exchange rates and our publish fees and charges, unavailability of foreign currency stocks, extreme volatility in exchange rates in the wholesale market etc, BestForeignExchange.com reserves the right to decline such "Fast Track collection" orders prior to execution, without any recourse to BestForeignExchange.com.

BestForeignExchange.com also reserves the right to request for more supporting documents (KYC materials) and decline any transactions without citing any reasons.

BestForeignExchange.com will be charging 0.21% of the spend for all customers using a Visa and Master Debit cards for GBP settlements with effect from 1st September 2016.

Please note that this charge passed onto the customers, as Visa UK Ltd and Master Card UK Ltd have imposed this new levy on all debit card processing merchants in the UK with effect from 1st September 2016, which in turn is an expense to BestForeignExchange.com. Therefore BestForeignExchange.com is not making any financial benefit or profit from the charge of 0.21% from the customers and merely only recovering the new cost payable to Visa UK Ltd and Master Card UK Ltd.

Note: Please be advised that we are governed by the Data Protection Act of 1998, as such the confidentiality of your supporting documents is assured.

We accept the following:

We Accept Cards
Caution:
  • Multiple or duplicated Fast Track orders placed by customers, with the view of arbitraging the exchange rates for their benefit, will be refused at the sole discretion of City Currency Exchange.co.uk without disclosing reasons.
  • Please note that we will not change our bank details during the a transaction by e-mail. If any changes are notified by e-mail then please adhere to the under mentioned;

    1. Please do not reply to the e-mail or act on any information contained in it
    2. Your must immediately take steps to contact us in person to obtain confirmation that the change is authorised by us

    We can not accept any responsibility if you transfer proceeds into an incorrect bank account.

Online Money Transfer
Please note our bank account details:
Account Name:
Thomas Exchange Global Ltd
Bank Name:
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Bank Branch:
London Victoria Branch
Account Number:
00146138
Sort Code:
16-01-09

If you have any queries, please phone us on 020 7183 4197 or 020 7240 1214 to speak to a member of our team, who will be happy to assist you.

Please ensure that you read our Terms and Conditions