Portugal Holiday Exchange Rate Question and Tobacco Prices

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Found 6th Jul 2010
Hi. Has anyone just come back from Portugal? What I would like to know is the exchange rate from £'s to Euro's. Is it worth changing in Portugal or do it here before I go? Also, any price on Golden Virginia hand rolling tobacco would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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just so you know prices in Portugal for most things have become very expensive. I go once a year normally and my parents have just returned today and said things are a lot more costly than last year.
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jasonsowden;8984208

just so you know prices in Portugal for most things have become very … just so you know prices in Portugal for most things have become very expensive. I go once a year normally and my parents have just returned today and said things are a lot more costly than last year.



Thanks for that. I think Portugal's looking a bit like Greece regarding their finances :!:
Any idea as to exchange rates?
Portugal are in serious trouble and there is a quite a bit of political crap going on at the moment.
I rate here is a round £1 - €1.20 i think my dad said he got around €1.13/14 over there.

But im sure you will have a good trip!
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Thanks. Looks as if the rate here is best. Just wait now and see if anyone has news of baccy. Well, you just have to stock up.
Also Ali Super (the biggest supermarket chain) is now non existent over there! Where abouts are you going?
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jasonsowden

Also Ali Super (the biggest supermarket chain) is now non existent over … Also Ali Super (the biggest supermarket chain) is now non existent over there! Where abouts are you going?



Going to Albufeira.

Thanks for the baccy price chalkysoil
been back 2 weeks, was 1 14 poor exchange rate, better getting euros here rate was 1 19 here when we went but a poorer rate in Portugal.
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billy12

been back 2 weeks, was 1 14 poor exchange rate, better getting euros … been back 2 weeks, was 1 14 poor exchange rate, better getting euros here rate was 1 19 here when we went but a poorer rate in Portugal.



Thanks billy12
Probably too late to be of assistance to you, but others may wish to know, I couldn't find out before I went. Just come back from Portugal and Golden Virginia was 4.95 euros for 50 gram pack. Any shop as prices are set.
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Fingersgolf

Probably too late to be of assistance to you, but others may wish to … Probably too late to be of assistance to you, but others may wish to know, I couldn't find out before I went. Just come back from Portugal and Golden Virginia was 4.95 euros for 50 gram pack. Any shop as prices are set.




err perhaps just a bit late as the Op is now banned .X) but am sure the info is useful


. well no doubt OP will be allowed back next week or something
Edited by: "dog_cop" 7th Apr 2011
thanks
52.50 euro now for 10 x 50g
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billy12

been back 2 weeks, was 1 14 poor exchange rate, better getting euros … been back 2 weeks, was 1 14 poor exchange rate, better getting euros here rate was 1 19 here when we went but a poorer rate in Portugal.


it hasnt been 1.19 for 6 months!

1.14 was a great rate (1.10 now).

xe.com/cur…=1Y
csiman

it hasnt been 1.19 for 6 months!1.14 was a great rate (1.10 … it hasnt been 1.19 for 6 months!1.14 was a great rate (1.10 now).http://www.xe.com/currencycharts/?from=GBP&to=EUR&view=1Y



That's probably because he posted in the thread a year ago.
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midlandscomics

That's probably because he posted in the thread a year ago.


lol - damn noobs regurgitating ancient threads! WHY! oO
hey, its not that ancient!!!!!!!!
and I got 1.12 last week in Portugal
Edited by: "scruffty" 5th Jul 2011
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