Why should you avoid exchanging currency at the airport?
Avoid UK currency exchange at the airport as it the worst place to exchange foreign currency.
Why should you contact your local bank?
You can contact your local banks before travelling and find out what are the UK currency exchange rates. Local banks are more likely to offer better exchange rates.
Which is the best place to exchange currency?
No matter what your destination is, exchanging foreign currency at a government institution is always better. Visit your nearest post office or a government bank.
Should you pay using your debit/credit cards?
Don’t overuse your international debit card or credit cards because that will result in unnecessary convenience and transaction fees.
Which places should you avoid?
If you don’t want to pay high conversion fees plus get a poor exchange rate, you must avoid exchanging currency near popular tourist attractions or in the city center.