February was and exciting and busy month for us with two new branches opening in quick succession – Bath and Romford. Our Bath branch in part of the impressive Southgate development that opened in 2009 and transformed part of the City Centre and our Romford branch, which is conveniently located in the vibrant Liberty Shopping Centre next to H&M and opposite Superdry.
Bath and Romford support our aim to bring a convenient, good value travel money and international payments services to customers in major UK shopping destinations.
We are pleased to announce the Winner of our recent Bizzi Bag Competition.
David Jankowiak a customer of our Darlington Branch took a wonderful picture of his daughter with
her Bizzi Bag whilst on holiday in Spain, costa brava, Lloret de Mar.
Following on from our recent opening in Cambridge we are delighted to add Trinity Leeds to our branch network.
Trinity Leeds is the largest new shopping centre to open in europe in 2013 and we are delighted to be represented their. Trinity Leeds is our second branch in Leeds and provides Leeds shoppers with another extremely convenient location to obtain great value travel money in addition to our Leeds Merrion Centre branch.
We are delighted to announce the opening of our latest new branch, Cambridge.
Our new branch is conveniently located in the recently refurbished Lion Yard Shopping Centre and forms part of the former HMV unit. As the only foreign exchange provider in Lion Yard and the neighbouring Grand Arcade we aim to provide great value travel money services to the public and visitors to Cambridge.
The Financial Services Act 2012 came into force on 1 April 2013. The Act created a new regulatory framework for financial services and abolished the Financial Services Authority (FSA). It separated FSA responsibilities between a number of new agencies (the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority) and the Bank of England.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) regulates financial firms, providing services to consumers and maintains the integrity of the UK’s financial markets. Its focus is the regulation of conduct by both retail and wholesale financial services firms.
Our Accrington branch has closed its doors today and all business will be transferred to our Blackburn branch.
We would like to thank the customers that have supported us over the years and hope to see many of them at Blackburn in the future. If they are unable to visit our Blackburn store then we hope they will remain customers by using our online service.
We are pleased to announce the opening of Bristol branch, our first branch in the South West of England and our first new branch of 2013.
The branch is located at 106 Horsefair which forms part of the Cabot Circus Shopping Centre.
Speaking about the new Bristol branch, eurochange Managing Director, Giles Custerson said 'We are delighted to have opened our latest branch in Bristol and we are particularly pleased to introduce the eurochange service and product offering to the South West area for the first time'.
Our recently opened Gateshead Metrocentre branch became our sixth new opening this year when it officially opened for trade on the 24th October. The new branch located on the Upper Red Mall next door to Next becomes our third new branch to open in the North East this year following successful openings in Newcastle and Sunderland.
Managing Director, Giles Custerson commented "The Metrocentre in Gateshead is one of the UK’s foremost shopping centres and is an obvious choice for us to expand our service to more customers. We are pleased to have found a great location within the centre and look forward to serving many new customers over many years to come".
We are proud to welcome Telford as our 5th new branch of 2012. This opening in Telford follows on from our recent openings in Lakeside, Norwich, Newcastle and Sunderland.
The opening in Telford Shopping Centre has created five new jobs for local people and becomes our first bureau de change in Shropshire.
The new branch conveniently located in Ashdown Lane between branches of Halifax and Barclays Bank gives Telford residents the opportunity to benefit first hand from our comprehensive range of travel money solutions.
We are delighted to announce the opening of our 88th UK branch. The branch that opened recently in The Bridges Shopping Centre becomes our second opening in the North East this year and adds to our growing branch network that already includes Darlington, Durham, Middlesbrough, Newcastle and Stockton-on-Tees.
UK Managing Director Giles Custerson comments "Our new branch in Sunderland helps us to reach out to more customers and to achieve one of our goals - to make it convenient and easy for our customers to obtain good value travel money and specialist travel money products and services".
We are pleased to announce to opening of our new branch at the Lakeside Shopping Centre in Thurrock, Essex.
The branch that opened in late June is conveniently located underneath the escalators outside the Debenhams Ground Floor entrance and provides the full range of our specialist foreign currency products. Lakeside is our third branch in Essex and compliments our existing locations in Basildon and Harlow.
Our UK Managing Director, Giles Custerson commented "Lakeside in one of Britain's most popular shopping centres and we are delighted to have opened a branch in a convenient location for new and existing customers. The residents of Essex have welcomed our services and given us excellent support in Basildon and Harlow so we are delighted to expand our services to Lakeside"
Obtaining travel money has just become a great deal easier with our NEW unique Stock Checker.
We are proud to be the first UK currency specialist to offer this innovative and convenient service to our customers.
You can now complete a LIVE check to see that your local eurochange branch has the currency in stock, reserve it online and it will ready for immediate collection.
The independent travel money survey was completed on May 11th by Simon Calder a highly respected Travel journalist. Simon is Senior Travel Editor for The Independent, writing a weekly column as well as articles and features. He also writes for Conde Nast Traveller, High Life (BA’s inflight magazine) and Travel Trade Gazette, as well as many other publications.
Simon is regularly interviewed on TV about travel stories and events. He is a frequent guest on BBC Breakfast News, Daybreak, ITV News and, Sky News. He is also the presenter of Fast Track’s Travel Clinic with Simon Calder on BBC World, where he answers holiday questions from viewers.
We are delighted to announce that we have added Norwich to our expanding UK Bureau De Change network.
The branch that opens on March 17th is conveniently located on the St Stephens Street entrance to the Chapelfield Shopping Centre in Norwich City Centre; it will have our full range of travel money and international money transfer products available.
Norwich is a fantastic city and it is great to be opening in Norfolk which is a new territory for us.
We are delighted to announce that we have added to our growing presence in the North East of England by opening of our 85th UK Bureau De Change in Newcastle upon Tyne.
The branch that opened on March 1st is conveniently located in-between Marks & Spencer and John Lewis in the Eldon Square Shopping Centre.
Giles Custerson, UK MD for eurochange said "We are delighted to be adding this branch to our North East network and we’re particularly pleased to have found a great location in the Eldon Square Shopping Centre."
Christmas has come early to 5 people in Watford who have secured employment at a foreign exchange specialist, with the opening of a new branch.
National chain, eurochange, has announced the opening of its latest UK bureau de change, in The Harlequin Centre on December 14, which becomes the sixth store to be opened nationally this year.
Managing Director, Giles Custerson, said, “It is great to be creating up to five new jobs for local people in these troubling economic times.
A poverty-tackling charity had cause to celebrate, when a travel money retailer donated £500,000 to its coffers, with plans to contribute a further £50,000 by the end of the year.
National bureaux de change chain, eurochange, donated £500,000 from its 2010 profits, to Sustain for Life, the official eurochange charity. The significant donation represents the largest gift to charity the company has ever made.
Giles Custerson, Managing Director of eurochange, said: "On behalf of our board, we are delighted to be in a position to make a donation of this scale to help those less fortunate than ourselves to help themselves.
A foreign exchange specialist is set to create up to five new jobs, with the opening of its new branch in Bromley.
National chain, eurochange, has announced the opening of its latest UK bureau de change, on Bromley’s High Street this Friday (23rd).
Established for over 35 years, the trusted travel money expert delivers clear pricing, great value, well-trained staff and reliable products to its rapidly growing and valued customer base.
Managing Director, Giles Custerson said, "We are delighted to be opening our latest bureau de change in Bromley and bringing great value travel money to Bromley residents."
A foreign exchange specialist is set to create up to five new jobs, with the opening of its new branch in Peterborough, next Thursday.
National chain, eurochange, has announced the opening of its 82nd UK branch, in Queensgate Shopping Centre’s Central Mall, on 25th August.
Established for over 35 years, the trusted travel money expert delivers fair prices, well-trained staff and reliable products to its valued customers.
Managing Director, Giles Custerson said, "We are delighted to be opening our latest store in Peterborough, and to create some retail jobs for local people in this time of uncertainty."
Arranging your travel money has become even less stressful and more convenient than ever, thanks to an innovative foreign exchange expert.
eurochange, which has the largest independent network of bureaux de change in the UK, has made ordering travel money even easier than ever, with the launch of its upgraded website.
With over 80 branches, conveniently located in shopping centres and on the high street around the country, the company has now re-launched its website, to include a home delivery service and a pre-order and collect service.
As well as allowing travellers and holidaymakers to order cash at great rates, the website also allows them to set up a free rate monitoring service, enabling people to keep an eye on exchange rates for free, via SMS or email.
A foreign exchange specialist is set to make getting hold of great value travel money easier for residents of Blackpool, with the long-anticipated relocation of one of its local branches.
National chain, eurochange, has announced the opening of its branch, in Blackpool’s Houndshill Shopping Centre, near the main Victoria Street entrance, on 22nd August.
Having been established in its Birley Street branch for over a decade, eurochange has developed a reputation locally, for great value, on-demand travel money.
In addition to being the only travel money retailer within the Houndshill Shopping Centre, the new branch of eurochange will create two new jobs for the town.
A foreign exchange expert is bucking
the economic downturn, by
expanding and moving to new
premises, in Banbury town centre.
After six years operating from its current kiosk,
next to the Tourist Information Centre in Castle
Quay, eurochange is relocating within the
shopping centre, to the larger, former Castle
Flowers unit, this Friday (12th).
The expansion has also created one new full-time
job at the branch, which now employs two
full-time and one part-time member of staff.
Giles Custerson, Managing Director of
eurochange, said: "We are delighted to have had
the support of the Banbury public over the past six
years, and are looking to providing an even better
service going forward.