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Fact: most people who deal with foreign currency aren’t finance experts. Why is all the information available online filled complicated jargon then? The Currency Shop Blog is an unbiased source of information written in plain English to take the guesswork out of foreign exchange. You’ve worked hard for your money. We’ll help you get the most out of it.

Good News for International Travelers, the Aussie Dollar is Higher

The Australian dollar (AUD) hit a 2-month high against the US dollar and is trending higher against the British Pound and Euro

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3 Tips On Managing Your Currency That's Guaranteed to Cut Your Travel Costs

We share our top travel money tips for the 2017 travel season to help you make the most informed decision about how to organise your currency before departing. From cash to credit cards and prepaid travel cards, we've got all the info you need before you take off.

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Credit Card or Travel Card: Which Should You Use Overseas?

Credit Card or Travel Card: Which Should You Use Overseas?

When traveling overseas, it's easy to rack up credit card fees on international transactions.

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The Perfect Time to Buy Currency

What day of the week is best to buy currency? Is it better to buy it in the morning or the afternoon? Should I hold off getting my US dollars until next week? All good questions with only one answer.

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