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Forget the web sites, forget all the other useless answers here. The only rate you need to be concerned with are the rates at the place where you will actually exchange your cash. All the web sites provide the spot rate on the international FX market. It will not be an accurate reflection of what the rate is "on the street". On top of that, many exchange ...


As Mark says, London uses pounds so no need for Euros. However, if you're transiting through a EU destination (such as Amsterdam or Frankfurt) a few Euros may be useful (although you can pay via card). For the base rate I always just use Google, enter "30 dollars in british pounds" etc in the search box (or "30USD in GBP" if you know the currency symbols ...


there are a lot of tools for that in the Internet, moreover, most of the official sites of the countries you are visiting usually have a link to them too among a lot of useful information. Anyway, I often use http://currencyconverter.io, you can convert almost any currency, and it is really simple and easy to use. You can also see there how many pounds or ...


Well you go to a handy currency conversion website, like XE.com. London doesn't use Euros; while the United Kingdom has joined the European Union, they've decided to keep their currency - the British Pound. So if you're just going to London, all you need is Pounds.


In the uk you can usually exchange currencies in most major banks, lloyds, nat west, hsbc, royal bank of Scotland. However from personal experience the rates are not competitive. I have found that travel agents (Thomas Cook, and Thomson/first choice/tui) and marks and spencer department stores with buearax de change in them offer a better rate than the ...


Well the best rate is on the black market, which does exist. However, this is illegal. Your best bet is a bank, and all banks in Ehiopia have the same rates. From Wikitravel: Any commercial bank in Ethiopia can change cash. The rates are the same everywhere. There are dozens of commercial banks in Addis, including in the Sheraton and Hilton hotels, ...


Two factors I can think of. In the US, of course any quality or denomination of notes will be accepted anywhere (except perhaps in rare instances which I have never encountered). In some countries however: They may not accept notes that are not absolutely pristine. Example: Burma. (Why this is the case or whether this makes any sense at all, I do not know. ...


You can also exchange it at the airport. To do so you must have a receipt for when you first exchanged whatever currency you had for ARS. This is so that you can prove how you got ARS in the first place.


Use azimo.com, this has been a life saver for me. Allows you to send peso to several locations in Argentina for pick up. Its safe and cheap, and most importantly its at the blue exchange rate!


One of the simplest is to find your nearest hostel in town, and go find the backpackers. Someone is bound to have just arrived and wanting the local currency (ARS), and may have USD or EUR to give you in exchange.


Find the nearest friendly little tree and sell your pesos on the blue market: What is the best way to get ARS using USD?

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