Travel Money Blog

How to make the most of your holiday money, get the best deals and tips on keeping your currency safe.

Why is the Turkish Lira so volatile?

22 Aug 2018

It’s no secret that the Turkish currency is currently going through a tough situation!

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Currency facts you didn’t know you wanted to know

06 Aug 2018

We’ve gathered some fun facts that you may not have known about some of our most popular currencies!

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How To Avoid ATM Fraud While Traveling in Bali, Indonesia

23 Aug 2017

Guest post by Ni Wayan Ekarini

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3 Simple Ways to Protect Your Finances When Travelling

18 Aug 2017

Guest Post by Kim Lewis at Our Travel Moments

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Odd facts and peculiarities about your money

24 May 2017

Money, or rather the exchange of a valued object for another was first mentioned by the Greek philosopher Aristotle in circa 350BC, but the first appearance of the actual form of currency as a coin began somewhere around 1500 BCE. From then on, money as a physical currency that you could carry and exchange for goods and services has been the commonly accepted method of transactions across the world.

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Top Ten ways to save money on your travel in 2017

08 May 2017

Here are eurochange's top ten ways to save money on your travel throughout 2017.

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How to Save Money at your Favourite Theme parks - Part 1 – The Disney Parks

04 May 2017

Summer is nearly upon us and with that in mind, you may find your trouser legs being tugged-on more often than usual as the theme park adverts begin to appear on your television set. “Mummy, Daddy, can we go, can we go, can we go?” To get the most out of your visit, you must plan ahead and be open to shopping around. So here are our hints and tips to guide you through the queues and leave you with at least a few pennies in your wallet at the end of your visit.

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How far can I Travel for £100?

26 Apr 2017

As the foreign exchange expert, eurochange understands that the general British public might be growing concerned as to how far they can actually travel and how far their Great British Pound will go. So, using a rather orange flight website, we have put together a list of destinations that are accessible on a per person basis for less than £100. To keep it simple, all flights depart from London based airports and return to the same location.

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Multi-Currency Cash Passport - how it works

13 Mar 2017

With cash machines prevalent throughout Europe and the rest of the world, why-oh-why do I need another card?

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What is the safest way to carry your cash abroad?

03 Mar 2017

After you’ve decided on your destination, booked your holiday, packed your bag and exchanged your money with eurochange, many people overlook how they will travel around their chosen country/countries with their funds. We would like to suggest a few methods…

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Exchange your money before you get to the airport

24 Feb 2017

Should I exchange my money before I get to the airport? Yes! ​ What, you want more information? OK…

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Traveller's Cheques - Holiday Money through the years

17 Feb 2017

Many of you grew-up travelling mainland Europe with your parents.

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Are you ATOL protected?

04 Jan 2017

On the 15th of July 2016, Travel Company - ‘went-under’ and as of 4th January 2017, Cruise Company - All Leisure Holidays stopped trading. As it stands, 400 people are due for repatriation and a further 7000 customers have had their future holidays cancelled are due a full refund.

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New Years’ Money Customs around the World

03 Jan 2017

New Year’s comes but once a year, but for many people, it is a celebration more exciting than Christmas and full of tradition. Here is our brief but insightful run-down on festive New Year’s traditions around the world.

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7 essentials for your holiday money checklist

16 Sep 2016

1. Keep an eye on exchange rates (or let us do it for you!) to get the best value Don’t leave it until the day before your trip to get your travel money – you may well be cheating yourself out of a healthy wad of extra cash by buying currency on a day when the exchange rate isn’t brilliant.

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8 sneaky ways to get cheaper flights

16 Sep 2016

We all dread the extra charges for luggage, taxes and less than appealing plane food, so here’s how to make sure you're booking the cheapest flights...

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INFOGRAPHIC: Tipping etiquette around the world

16 Sep 2016

We’ve put together a handy infographic detailing the tipping customs and etiquette for 17 of the most popular countries amongst our customers - bookmark it, pin it and share it so you’ll never have to ask ‘to tip or not to tip?’ again...

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