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Best Travel Money Exchange Rates – Manchester

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

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Manchester is globally renowned for it’s football, but there are countless reasons why one might visit Manchester other than for a trip to the ‘theatre of dreams’, Old Trafford.

Many come to marvel at the gothic architecture of the John Rylands Library; immerse themselves in the fine art at  the Manchester Art Gallery; or, to enjoy the great oudoors on the outskirts of the city centre at Hollingworth Lake, Heaton Park or Haigh Hall.

Being a diverse and multifaceted city, Manchester has something to offer everyone and whether you are visiting as a tourist or over on business, you will want to be prepared for your trip and ready with some british pounds in your wallet.

In the bricks and mortar, established, tourist attractions you’ll have no problems using a topped up travel card or credit card. But as always with travelling, it’s always wise to have some cash at the ready.

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 is your best bet for convenience and getting more for your currency

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)

Manchester 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.

 
Travel Money Provider Amount USD(U$) Exchange RateFee GBPDeal Links
Travelex Online UK logo
U$1,191.9
2.84%
Compare
1.1919£0^
Citibank Foreign Currency
Citibank logo
U$1,154.34
5.9%
U$38 less
1.166£10
Banks - Average Rate
Lloyds TSB logo Santander logo Citibank logo Natwest Bank logo
U$1,144
6.73%
U$48 less
1.1571£10
Lloyds TSB logo
U$1,142.66
6.85%
U$49 less
1.1542£10
Santander Foreign Currency
Santander logo
U$1,142.66
6.85%
U$49 less
1.1542£10
Natwest Bank logo
U$1,136.89
7.32%
U$55 less
1.1542£15
 
Travelex Online UK logo
Travelex Online UK: Travel Money GBP→USD
From Amount (GBP)£1,000
Fee:£0 - No fees for Debit & Credit Cards
Exchange Rate:1.1919 (2.84% from mid-rate)
To Amount (USD) U$1,191.9
Total Cost:2.84%
Time:
Rate Fetched: Sat Apr 04 2020 08:45:04 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Currency Services:FREE Home delivery & Branch pickup
Delivery/Collect:2-3 days
Rating:
 
: 4.3/5.0
Reviews:
 
Citibank logo
Citibank: Travel Money GBP→USD
From Amount (GBP)£1,000
Fee:£10 GBP (1%)
Exchange Rate:1.1660 (4.95% from mid-rate)
To Amount (USD) U$1,154.34
Total Cost:5.9%
Time:8:49 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
Banks - Average Rate
Travel Money GBP→USD
From Amount (GBP)£1,000
Fee:£10 GBP (1%)
Exchange Rate:1.1542 (5.91% from mid-rate)
To Amount (USD) U$1,144
Total Cost:6.73%
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
 
Lloyds TSB logo
Lloyds TSB: Travel Money GBP→USD
From Amount (GBP)£1,000
Fee:£10 GBP (1%)
Exchange Rate:1.1542 (5.91% from mid-rate)
To Amount (USD) U$1,142.66
Total Cost:6.85%
Time:8:49 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
 
: 1/5.0
Reviews:
 
Santander logo
Santander: Travel Money GBP→USD
From Amount (GBP)£1,000
Fee:£10 GBP (1%)
Exchange Rate:1.1542 (5.91% from mid-rate)
To Amount (USD) U$1,142.66
Total Cost:6.85%
Time:8:49 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
 
: 2/5.0
Reviews:
 
Natwest Bank logo
Natwest Bank: Travel Money GBP→USD
From Amount (GBP)£1,000
Fee:£15 GBP (Minimum fee)
Exchange Rate:1.1542 (5.91% from mid-rate)
To Amount (USD) U$1,136.89
Total Cost:7.32%
Time:8:49 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
 
: 1/5.0
Reviews:
 
Snapshot 04/04/2020 - View latest rates
Travelex currency exchange rates vs bank average
 

 

Pre-Order Foreign Cash & Save

Travelex logo

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.

 

Further Reading

 

Coronavirus panic drives US dollar strength

Currency rates were extremely volatile last week as the coronavirus situation worsened day by day with various countries implementing ever-tougher measures to stop the spread of the disease.

Last update: 23 Mar, 2020

Coronavirus spread fears linger – USD strong – AUD at 11 year lows

This week the US Dollar was touching three-year highs when valued against a basket of major currencies. The greenback’s traditional role as one of the safe-haven currencies is helped by a domestic economy that is largely immune to the threats of the coronavirus.

Last update: 22 Feb, 2020

Coronavirus unnerves currency markets

The strong start to the year for “risk-on” currencies is already a distant memory.

Posted: 3 Feb, 2020

  

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