Despite appearances, summer is here. For millions of Brits, this means enjoying some sun, sand and sightseeing overseas. But if you’re travelling abroad over the next couple of months, have you prepared for every eventuality? (more on summer holidays preparation…)
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As something of a keen traveller (colleagues sometimes joke I would be better working for Which? Travel, than Which? Money) I already have dedicated credit and debit cards with 0% fees to use overseas. This has worked really well to date, but that could change…
Taavet Hinrikus of TransferWise calls for greater transparency in the fees banks charge you to buy holiday money or transfer money abroad.
Getting travel money used to be simple. When I first went abroad to Greece 20 years ago I brought travellers’ cheques – like everyone else seemed to do at the time.
You’ve booked your flights and accommodation, packed your bags to the brim and got your passport. All you need to do now is sort out your spending money – but what’s the best way to spend your money abroad?
That is the question many holidaymakers will face while enjoying a week or so in the sun this summer. You’ve tried the local cuisine, enjoyed the region’s wine, then the waiter brings the bill and panic sets in…
With savings rates stagnating, I, like many others, have been tempted by the thought of turning a small amount of cash into something significant in a short time frame. As a result, I very nearly bought some Bitcoins…
Lengthy queues, poor customer service, but a good exchange rate. What are you willing to put yourself through to secure the best deal on your currency exchange?
Recently, I sent some cash to a colleague in India as part of a Which? Money investigation. But what shocked me was the trouble he had getting hold of the ‘reddies’. So what is the best way to transfer money abroad?
When our sister blog Which? Tech Daily set out to settle an argument about whether tech products in the UK really do cost more than those in the US, we weren’t surprised by the results. But why are we paying more?
It’s teetering on the edge of a default and potentially leaving the Eurozone. But will you spend any summer nights in Greece this year if it means you’ll get a cheaper holiday deal there?
Where do you buy currency before you go on holiday? For most, the answer is the Post Office, Marks & Spencer or Thomas Cook. But did you know that rates can change depending on where you live?
With a multitude of different fees charged by credit and debit card providers it’s hard to track how much you’re paying to use your card abroad. Unfortunately, some banks are charging far too much.
Along with rumours about the next Xbox’s capabilities, another emerged about the way we buy content on the Xbox 360 and other Microsoft devices. It could soon scrap its virtual currency system; Microsoft Points.