Saving Money in France-Tip Number 1

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Buy Euros Online

Most travellers chose to buy their Euros at the airport or at the bank. Unfortunately what these people don’t know is that they’re getting extortionate rates. Usually these involve markups of 10% + difference from the ‘actual exchange rate.’ What does this mean? You could end up paying £50 on every £500 you purchase, ouch! In addition, 0% commission is almost always a myth, so although it sounds tempting, watch out! The only thing that you can depend on is the rate!

via Top 5 Tips for Saving Money In France

 

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