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Currency in Scotland

Currency in Scotland

What You Need to Know About Currency in Scotland Wild, windswept landscapes, long-forgotten castles, and (of course) the lake with the elusive monster. Scotland is a mystical, exciting destination. And now you’re headed there! Be better prepared for your trip by familiarising yourself with Scotland’s currency and preferred methods of payment. This traveller’s guide will help you become a little more travel savvy and ready to make stretch your savings. You’ll learn: The currency commonly used in Scotland Using bank cards in Scotland What Scottish pounds actually look like What the local currency will get you in Scotland The foreign […]

currency of Portugal

Currency in Portugal

What You Need to Know About the Currency of Portugal Famous for its port wine and custard tarts, its pristine beaches, and its athletic football stars, Portugal is a fascinating destination to visit. And now you’re heading there yourself! But to make your savings stretch, it’s helpful to know everything you can about currency exchange and spending in Portugal. In this guide, you’ll find out about: The official currency of Portugal The pros and cons of using a bank card in Portugal What the Portuguese Euro looks like The average costs of things in Portugal How the euro converts What […]

Currency in Malta

Currency in Malta

A Smart Traveller’s Guide to Currency in Malta Though it’s one of the smallest countries in the world, the Republic of Malta is a star tourist destination. You’re going to have an incredible time, thanks to the island country’s warm climate, ancient temples, and crystalline waters perfect for snorkelling. You’ll get even more out of your holiday with careful budgeting. This guide will give you a complete overview of the money situation in Malta, including preferred payment methods and the best currency exchange options for value. You’ll learn: The official currency of Malta The pros and cons of using a […]

Currency in New Zealand

Currency in New Zealand

A Smart Traveller’s Guide to the New Zealand Currency for Australians. Heading across the Tasman to the Land of the Long White Cloud, many Australians are mistaken for thinking they can use their own currency. Be prepared for your next trip to New Zealand by getting your monetary needs sorted. Read on to learn about the New Zealand currency, including how you can get the best value for your kiwi. In this guide, you’ll find information on: The official currency of New Zealand A currency converter How to exchange the currency in New Zealand How to buy New Zealand currency […]

Luxembourg currency

Currency in Luxembourg

A Smart Traveller’s Guide to Currency in Luxembourg Located in the heart of Europe, Luxembourg has a surprising number of drawcards, considering its petite size. Explore forests, castles, gorges, and quaint villages all within easy reach of the capital, Luxembourg City. To make the most of your trip to one of the richest countries in the world, you’ll want to be able to stretch your savings as far as possible. Did you know there are simple ways to save money just in the way you choose to pay? This guide will give you the lowdown on the currency of Luxembourg […]

Currency in Lithuania

Currency in Lithuania

A Smart Traveller’s Guide to Currency in Lithuania An off-the-beaten-path destination, Lithuania delivers a beautiful balance of stunning natural beauty and charming towns. You’ll soon find yourself wandering down the cobblestone streets of the capital Vilnius and winding your way through the country’s famous green forests. You’re in for a treat in Lithuania but to get more out of your stay, it’s always handy to be savvy about your money options. This guide will give you a total rundown of all things money-related in Lithuania, from the best currency exchange options to how to pay for things. You’re set to […]

Currency in Latvia

Currency in Latvia

A Smart Traveller’s Guide to Currency in Latvia This small Baltic country often flies under the radar but it’s one of Europe’s best kept secrets. Blessed with beautiful beaches, historic landmarks, and old-town charm, Latvia is a delight to discover. It’s natural to want to stretch your savings as far as possible to explore this stunning European country but if you’re not careful, you can fritter away a lot of your money on currency exchange fees and rates. This guide is here to help you understand Latvia’s currency situation so you can save where you can. You’ll become savvy about: […]

Currency in Japan

Currency in Japan

A Streetwise Traveller’s Guide to the Japanese Currency A trip to Japan will be so much easier if you have a basic understanding of the Japanese currency. We’ve built this guide to help you get streetwise about paying for things in Japan. Here’s what you’ll learn: The currency commonly used in Japan Using bank cards in Japan What Japanese yen actually looks like What the local currency will get you in the UK How to convert Aus Dollars into Japanese Yen What to do with your leftover yen How to exchange the currency in Japan Important things to remember about […]

Italy Currency

Currency in Italy

A Smart Traveller’s Guide to Italy’s Currency So you’re heading to the boot-shaped land that gave us pizza, pasta, gelato, tiramisu, truffles… And that’s only listing the food! There’s no doubt you’re going to have a blast in Italy. But you can make your savings go even further with a few clever choices, including how you’ll exchange currency and pay for things in Italy. This guide helps you get a little more savvy in your decision-making by giving you an overview on: The legal tender in Italy The pros and cons of using a bank card in Italy What the […]

Currency in Ireland

Currency in Ireland

Understanding the Currencies of Ireland: A Travellers Money Guide You’re finally making it to the Emerald Isle, but part of planning your trip to Ireland involves sorting out the currency. And that’s where things get tricky. With two separate currencies across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, it’s natural that you’re confused. So we’ve covered all the info you need to get you up to speed just in time for your trip: The official currencies of Ireland The pros and cons of using a bank card in Ireland What the Irish euro and the pound sterling look like The […]

Greek Currency

Currency in Greece

The 2021 Travel Money Guide to Greek Currency for Australians Famous for the Acropolis, Mt Olympus, the white and blue rooftops of Santorini, and cruises through the Greek islands under a dark blue sky, Greece is easily one of our favourite holiday destinations. And if you’ve worked for this trip, there’s no doubt you’ll want to stretch the savings as far as they’ll go. This guide’s here to help you understand Greece’s currency and how to pay as you travel so you have the best chance of saving money. You’ll learn about: Greece’s official currency The pros and cons of […]

French Currency - Currency in France

Currency in France

A Practical Travellers Guide to French Currency for Australians France is rarely missed on a trip to Europe and so learning about the French currency is important. With the The Eiffel Tower, The Louvre, Notre-Dame and the Palace of Versailles, France is full of places to visit. There’s no doubt you’re going to fall in love with in France. But you can make your savings go even further with a few clever choices, including how you’ll exchange currency and pay for things in France. Here’s what you’ll learn in this guide: What is the main currency used in France The […]

Currency exchange in Finland

Currency in Finland

The Finnish Currency: Get Savvy with Spending in Finland Away from the well-trodden tourist track, Finland remains a shining gem to discover. Beyond its spectacular Northern Lights shows, its heavily forested lands, and its sauna traditions, most of us don’t know much else about Finland. So now you’ve got your itinerary locked in and you’re ready to discover this wonderful country, it’s time to get up to speed on all things money-related in Finland. We’re here to help you out with a comprehensive travel guide to the Finnish currency and how best to pay for things in the Land of […]

Currency in Estonia

Currency in Estonia

A Smart Traveller’s Guide to Currency in Estonia It might be a small country but Estonia packs plenty into its charming old towns, stunning islands, and sandy beaches. Of course, you’ll want your money to go far. And it hurts to squander savings on unnecessary fees and poor exchange rates just to pay for things overseas. Read this guide for a comprehensive overview of Estonia’s currency so you become a savvy traveller when it comes to getting value for money. In this guide, you’ll learn about: The official currency of Estonia The pros and cons of using a bank card […]

Currency in Holland and Currency in the Netherlands

Currency in Holland

What You Need to Know About the Currency in Holland and the Netherlands You’re finally heading to the Netherlands (also called Holland). You’ll have a chance to explore the canals of Amsterdam, photograph windmills, browse cheese markets, stroll through tulip fields, and visit the artworks of the Old Dutch Masters. But you’ll get even more out of your budget by knowing the best way to pay in the Netherlands. In this guide, you’ll learn: The official currency of the Netherlands The pros and cons of using a bank card in Holland What the Dutch Euro looks like The average costs […]

Currency in Cyprus

Currency in Cyprus

A Smart Traveller’s Guide to Currency in Cyprus A small island that is famous for its stunning coastline and its ancient history, Cyprus has a lot to offer. If you’re heading to Cyprus, you can stretch your budget by making a few simple, clever changes to the way you pay overseas. In this guide, you’ll get an overview of Cyprus’s currency and payment options, including: The official currency of Cyprus The pros and cons of using a bank card in Cyprus What the Cyprus Euro looks like The average costs of things in Cyprus How the euro converts What to […]

Australian Dollar rises off the canvas after the RBA keeps rates on hold

In short The RBA left interest rates on hold The statement that followed the decision was upbeat, helping the Australian dollar rise More reports and speeches from the RBA later in the week Time Open Low High Today 0.6737 In the last week 0.6684 0.6777 In the last month 0.6684 0.6955 The Aussie Dollar bounced back from 10 and a half year lows on Monday to move higher on Tuesday. The local currency bounced as soon as the RBA announced that official interest rates would remain at 0.75%. What helped drive the Australian dollar higher was the upbeat statement that […]

Currency in Belgium

Currency in Belgium

A Smart Traveller’s Guide to Currency in Belgium Belgium has made a huge impact on the gastronomical scene, from chocolate and beers to Belgian fries and waffles. But there aren’t just gourmet delights to savour. This little country is home to beautiful castles and forts, famous battlefields, charming towns like Ghent and Bruges, and the unofficial capital of the European Union: Brussels. To help you get the most out of your trip to Belgium, we’re prepared this comprehensive money guide, with everything you need to know from getting the local currency to the best ways to pay. You’ll find out: […]