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Best Currency Exchange Rates- Birmingham

In this article we show you how to save money if you find yourself looking for Foreign Cash in Birmingham.

It’s never too early to start planning your overseas trip and if like a multitude of others you have set your sights on the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, start keeping a watch on the currency exchange rates now.

You may also be planning an epic stopping trip at the famous Bullring in Birmingham, or just dashing out for some foreign cash for a business trip. Whatever your situation might be, before you hit the streets of Birmingham, check out exchange rates ahead of your need for your British pounds.

By ordering your foreign cash online from Travelex for delivery or if you’re in a rush then picking up the cash at a Travelex branch, you can order when the exchange rate is in your favour and get more pounds for your dollar.

You will find that you can save a couple of percent on the exchange rate margin by pre-ordering your cash. Our Review of Travelex exchange rates includes the following table that shows you an example of how much you can save online vs buying your cash at the airport.

 

Currency Online Rate Airport Rate Online Saving
USD 1.2769 1.2385 3.1%
EUR 1.0968 1.0556 3.9%
AUD 1.7198 1.6537 4.0%
JPY 139.0441 132.1712 5.2%
Travelex Online vs Airport (GBP exchange rates were valid for 2nd August 2018)

Birmingham Currency Exchange Locations

 

Travelex Currency Exchange Rates vs the Banks

The below live travel money comparison table shows how much you could save on your next foreign transfer or travel money purchase by ordering online vs the Average Bank Rate. This example shows you the situation where you want to change sterling for foreign cash, note the margins are compared to the current market mid-rate.

 
Provider Amount USD(U$) Exchange RateFee GBPDeal Links
Travelex Online Foreign Cash
Travelex Online logo
U$1,202.8
2.55%
  Compared
1.2028£0^
Citibank Foreign Cash
Citibank logo
U$1,159.12
6.09%
U$44 less
1.173212
Santander Foreign Cash
Santander logo
U$1,149.69
6.85%
U$53 less
1.1613£10.00
Banks - Average Rate
Citibank logo Santander logo Lloyds TSB logo Natwest Bank logo
U$1,148
7.02%
U$55 less
1.164315
Natwest Bank logo
U$1,143.88
7.33%
U$59 less
1.161315
Lloyds TSB logo
U$1,138.07
7.8%
U$65 less
1.161320
 
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Travelex Online: Travel Money GBP→USD
From Amount (GBP)£1,000
Fee:£0 - No fees for Debit & Credit Cards
Exchange Rate:1.2028 (-2.55% from mid-rate)
To Amount (USD) U$1,202.8
Total Cost:2.55%
Time:
Rate Fetched: Sat May 30 2020 19:45:05 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Currency Services:FREE Home delivery & Branch pickup
Delivery/Collect:2-3 days
Rating:
 
: 4.3/5.0
Reviews:
 
Citibank logo
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Citibank: Travel Money GBP→USD
From Amount (GBP)£1,000
Fee:12
Exchange Rate:1.1732 (-4.95% from mid-rate)
To Amount (USD) U$1,159.12
Total Cost:6.09%
Time:19:51 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
Santander logo
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Santander: Travel Money GBP→USD
From Amount (GBP)£1,000
Fee:£10.00 GBP (1%)
Exchange Rate:1.1613 (-5.91% from mid-rate)
To Amount (USD) U$1,149.69
Total Cost:6.85%
Time:19:51 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
 
: 2/5.0
Reviews:
 
Banks - Average Rate
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Travel Money GBP→USD
From Amount (GBP)£1,000
Fee:15
Exchange Rate:1.1613 (-5.91% from mid-rate)
To Amount (USD) U$1,148
Total Cost:7.02%
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
 
Natwest Bank logo
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Natwest Bank: Travel Money GBP→USD
From Amount (GBP)£1,000
Fee:15
Exchange Rate:1.1613 (-5.91% from mid-rate)
To Amount (USD) U$1,143.88
Total Cost:7.33%
Time:19:51 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
 
: 1/5.0
Reviews:
 
Lloyds TSB logo
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Lloyds TSB: Travel Money GBP→USD
From Amount (GBP)£1,000
Fee:20
Exchange Rate:1.1613 (-5.91% from mid-rate)
To Amount (USD) U$1,138.07
Total Cost:7.8%
Time:19:51 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
 
: 1/5.0
Reviews:
 
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Snapshot 05/30/2020 - View live rates
Travelex currency exchange rates vs bank average
 

 

Pre-Order Foreign Cash & Save

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Order travel money online

Get better rates than available to you by walking into Travelex branches by pre-ordering online from Travelex, you can still pick up in person at any Travelex branch or at the airport.

 
Please note that the opinions of our authors are their own and do not reflect the opinion of Best Exchange Rates and should not be taken as a reference to buy or sell any financial product.
 
 

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