Announces Exchange Rates for the Valentine’s Day Holiday Weekend as the Pound hits a Seven-Year High against the Euro

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Britons planning to celebrate their Valentine’s Day vacation in Europe will enjoy an exchange-rate bargain. Travellers using will receive approximately Euro 50 extra on exchanging £ 500 compared to the 2014 holiday season.

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Those looking to travel this upcoming week will be able to receive approximately an extra €50 when exchanging £ 500 announced today that outbound travellers looking for a romantic Valentine’s Day holiday in Europe will enjoy cheaper travel expenses this year, as a result of the Euro currently being weaker compared to the Pound.

According to an article released by BBC titled “Pound hits seven-year high against euro after ECB action” (January 23, 2015), the pound reached a seven-year high against the Euro at €1.34 on January 26, 2015. With a better exchange rate for Britons, Senior Manager Trevor Samuel of believes the Valentine’s Day weekend is the perfect time to travel for Britons looking to save additional money.

“Those looking to travel this upcoming week will be able to receive approximately an extra €50 when exchanging £ 500. Whether you are celebrating the weekend alone or with a loved one, who wouldn’t want to take advantage of such a wonderful deal?” stated Samuel. has experienced an increase in demand for exchanging Pounds for Euro as many travellers often buy their travel money when the exchange rates are favourable.

The experts at the company caution that the attractive exchange rates need to be purchased in advance of travel because airports and ATMs often do not offer the best rates due to convenience. While many travellers are focusing on the exchange rate between the Pound and Euro, Samuel notes some other currencies are experiencing depreciation against the Pound.

“In addition to the Euro, British travellers will receive extra travel money due to the exchange rate when purchasing Croatian Kuna, Czech Koruna, Romanian New Leu, Bulgarian Lev and Serbian Dinar. Travellers need to exchange money in advance to fully take advantage of the deal,” said Samuel.

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Owned and operated by Thomas Exchange Global, offers the most competitive exchange rates in London and customers that reserve currencies online will be assured the same exchange rate until close of business on the particular day despite any adverse fluctuations. They stock the widest range of foreign currencies in London with over 120 types of foreign bank notes. All foreign currency buy/sell transactions are free of any commission or charges.

Thomas Exchange Global also offers International Money Transfer Service where funds can be remitted to overseas bank accounts within 1 to 2 days. With commission free service for transfers over £10,000 backed by competitive exchange rates, customers are assured of a better deal and a substantial saving compared to banks and money brokers. Thomas Exchange Global branches are located at Strand, Victoria Street, Liverpool Street, Hammersmith, Cannon Street, Richmond and Wormwood Street.

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