Foreign Exchange Cash & Cheques – Gatwick Airport Guide

Posted on 18. Nov, 2011 by in Information

Airports are not the best place to have your money changed to a particular foreign currency. Aside from the expensive rates they have, sometimes it may cause you getting delayed for your flight. The best choice you have is to have it pre-ordered online where the rates are way cheaper, that way you are given the liberty to pick it up at the Gatwick Airport or from the provider’s high street branch or simply have it delivered to your doorsteps. With this option, you are guaranteed of a hassle-free transaction saving you lots of time, money and effort. Below are some bureau de change providers which offers the said services.

Bureau de Change at Gatwick Airport

Situated at either of the two terminals at Gatwick Airport, this travel money provider has bureau de change. You can go online and order your money there. And by the time you arrive at the airport, your cash is ready for pick up. Easy as that, you just saved yourself lots of cash since the cheapest rates are available online. If you’d rather have it delivered to your homes so as not to worry anything when you are at the airport, then you can do so.

Travelex

This foreign currency exchange provider is the world’s largest serving more than 30million customers each year. They provide all your currency exchange needs, along with a VAT refund service for non EU residence. Offering customers with the Best Price Promise, you are guaranteed of the best rates on your foreign currency. And if they don’t, they are very willing to refund you the difference. Their stall is located before and after security and at the arrivals and baggage reclaim in both the North and South terminals. They also offer home delivery services.

Moneycorp

Moneycorp gives their clients a commission-free currency at a highly competitive rate. Situated strategically in the arrival and departure area of Gatwick Airport both terminals, they operate 24/7. You do not have to worry about not having enough cash while still placing your order. You can pay for it when you pick up the exchanged cash. They also offer a unique ‘Exchange Rate Protection Guarantee’ promo wherein you will get the better rate despite the fact that exchange rates fluctuate every now and then. The good thing about this is that they don’t ask for additional fee for such services.

International Currency Exchange

Located at the arrivals area of the South Terminal near the railway concourse, this FX provider offers services giving customers the option to have a convenient cash card, travel insurance or phone cards. They can hand it to you as you arrive at the airport or have it delivered to your home.

Bureau de Change outside Gatwick Airport

This FX provider unfortunately does not have bureau de change at the Gatwick Airport but is known to offer great rates online. You can pick-up you can pick-up your cash in one of their high street branches or have it home delivered which is the better choice to save you from all the hassle of finding the right spot where to pick it up.

Post Office

They are the leading FX provider having 12,500 branches operating in the UK. By ordering online, you get the best rates. From there you can either pick it up from one of their branches or have it home delivered from Monday to Saturday.

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