converting money back to sterling

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Found 21st Jun 2009
Hi all, iv got some money left from my holiday i want to change back to sterling, will i get the same price anywhere i go or should i look around. also is it worth hanging on to the money for abit or am i likely to get less and less over time? thanks in advance

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Original Poster

also is the exchange rate the same for £-euro and euro-£?

Just saying some shops do take Euro like M&S do here.

You want to change it back while the Euro is strong, so the sooner the better.
It wont be the same rate everywhere. As a rule of thumb Post office and Travelex are the best, but shop around and ask how much they will give you for X amount of euros.

Original Poster

thanks for your reply i want to change it back ideally, iv got about 800 euro i want to change back if i put it straight into my bank will i get a set rate or will i get charged some sort of commision from the bank?

many places offer to buy back any left over currency at the same rate you bought it at. have you checked if that was an option at wherever you got it?

Original Poster

thanks jetpac ill try both of those, rep to both of you.

Original Poster

hi bruffter yeh i need to look into that, i changed some with the post office and some with co-op travel so ill have alook.

Try ebay, people seem to get back nearly what they paid for it it seems.

there you go you have a good excuse to have another holiday! to spend your euros

GRGO140;5550769

Try ebay, people seem to get back nearly what they paid for it it seems.



i just looked on ebay why do people pay so much for the euros is it a good deal 40 euros for nearly £40 is that good deal??

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i just looked on ebay why do people pay so much for the euros is it a … i just looked on ebay why do people pay so much for the euros is it a good deal 40 euros for nearly £40 is that good deal??



i have seen people pay more for euros on ebay than if they went direct to postoffice ???, I noticed this after we come back last year from spain with spare euros and i went off to exchange them at the post office and was disappointed with what I got back, especially when I saw on ebay what people pay!
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