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What to spend your pounds on:

  • Entry to Westminster Abbey

    20 Pounds

  • Pint of beer

    4 Pounds

  • Fish and chips

    5 Pounds

  • Postcard and a stamp

    1.5 Pounds

  • 3-mile taxi ride

    15 Pounds

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Must-sees in England

  • Brighton
  • Just 90 minutes from London, Brighton is a great little getaway from the hustle and bustle of the capital. It's a great little day trip and the chalk cliffs are a great photo-op.
  • Cotswolds
  • The Cotswolds are an area of rolling hills and quaint villages tucked away in the middle of England that are great for exploring and are full of places quintessentially British.
  • Oxford
  • If you're feeling particularly erudite, Oxford is another great day trip from London where you can explore one of the oldest institutions of higher learning (and the setting for many scenes in the Harry Potter movies).

Trust in Travelex

Travelex offers a fantastic service already. The online service is the best, and this was also the case with the pickup in store. Great service TravelexSurveyMonkey customer review.

Easy online purchase of foreign currency and pick up facility.SurveyMonkey customer review

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A deep dive on Pounds

The British Pounds is the 4th most traded currency in the world.

It was first circulated in it's current decimal form in 1968.

More info about Pounds

The most commonly used bills for British Pounds are the £5, £10, £20, £50 and £100 notes. The most commonly used coins are the .01, .02, .05, .10, .20, .50, £1 and £2.

Buying British pounds online is easy

Order British pounds online, lock in the rate and collect at your local store, at the airport before you fly or have it delivered at home.

  • 1. Select your currency
  • Just tell us how much British pounds you need

  • 2. Choose how to get it
  • Collect your currency from over 2,800 locations or have it delivered to your home

  • 3. Pay online
  • You can pay online using either BPAY, Visa or MasterCard®

*Rates are subject to change throughout the day.

**The figures provided are indicative only and are there to provide an idea of the amount of travel money you may need during your trip.

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Very easy system safe and best price

Very easy system safe and best price

Sam ansari

The whole process was simple and fast.

The whole process was simple and fast.

John David Hunt

Easy Peasy....convenient!

Love the fact I can order foreign cash with Travelex on line to pick up locally. It’s always in quickly and pick up costs nothing, no fees! Have used several times, so easy!

Elaine

Mostly smooth but Post Office still …

Mostly smooth but Post Office still slow and "clunky" too many signitures. Need to be able to have more choice with denominations

Gary John Goodship

Easy

Easy, efficient and secure. The rate seemed appropriate for us.

Ken McSweyn

New fee

Annoying that they introduced a $10 pickup fee at Australia Post.

Leon

Great service

Great service, competative rates and picked up the cash from my local post office. Too easy thanks.

Andrew John Sutton

Excellent service easy pickup from …

Excellent service easy pickup from local Post Office

Paul Webster

Convenience

Very easy to place an order and exchange rates were better than those offered by the bank. i was able to collect the cash from my local post office which was also very convenient.

Colin Tindale

Good exchange rate and pickup at local …

Good exchange rate and pickup at local PO went without a hitch.

Philip Carter

A good way to purchase currency without …

A good way to purchase currency without waiting at a bank. The rates are so - so but that's expected with currency sellers. Easy pick up at Post Office with ID, look out for online promo vouchers when purchasing for discount.

Nick Ellis

Easy to deal witb

Easy to deal witb. Great service.

Brian Patrick Mounsey

It would be better if I could nominate …

It would be better if I could nominate the broard category of notes "large denomination ($100,$50), mixed or small".

Ian K

Quick easy process of ordering and safe …

Quick easy process of ordering and safe delivery of money

Cathryn Anne Keogh

Simple process

Simple process, no hassle but a bit of a wait for delivery to the local Post Office

Greg

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