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Currency in the USA

A Savvy Travellers Guide to the US Currency You’ve got that epic holiday in the US planned. It’s been in the works for ages and you’ve been saving for it like mad. Naturally, you want your money to go as far as possible. But there’s no need to whittle away those important savings on unnecessary fees and poor rates that often accompany money exchanges. This guide provides you with a thorough overview of the US currency so you know not just the ins and outs of the greenback but also how to get the best value during your time Stateside. […]

UK Currency

Currency in the UK

A Smart Traveller’s Guide to the British Pound So you’re making the pilgrimage to ol’ Blighty. One of the best ways to prepare for your trip is to get up to speed on the UK currency. Get your money’s worth and feel a little travel savvy with this helpful traveller’s guide to the British pound. Here’s what you’ll learn: The currency commonly used in the UK Using bank cards in the UK What British pounds actually look like What the local currency will get you in the UK The foreign exchange rate on the Pound Sterling What to do with […]

Spanish currency

Currency in Spain

An Australian Travel Money Guide to Spanish Currency It’s on many people’s bucket lists but you’re finally getting there! A trip to Spain is on your calendar and you’re about to experience everything we love about this country, from Picasso to Gaudi, tapas to paella, bullfighting to the flamenco, and sangria on the pristine beaches. But how do you make it by with the Spanish currency? We’ve developed this guide to give you a complete lowdown on everything you need to know about the euro, currency exchange, and paying in Spain. You’ll learn about: The official currencies of Spain The […]

Currency in Slovenia

Currency in Slovenia

A Smart Traveller’s Guide to Currency in Slovenia It’s unlikely Slovenia will stay an untouched destination for long. Already tourists are flocking to Lake Bled but Slovenia has far more to offer than that beautiful lake. Are you ready to explore Slovenia’s Mediterranean seaside towns, jaw-dropping Alpine scenes, famous wine region, and the fairytale streets of Ljubljana? However long you’re staying, you’ll stay ahead of your budget with a better understanding of Slovenia’s money situation. Read on to find out more about: The official currency of Slovenia The pros and cons of using a bank card in Slovenia What the […]

Currency in Slovakia

Currency in Slovakia

A Smart Traveller’s Guide to Currency in Slovakia Slovakia is an unusual travel destination still comparatively untrammelled by tourists to Europe. Yet there’s so much to offer, from the small country’s mystical castles and charming towns to captivating mountains and stunning glacial lakes. If you’re heading to Slovakia and you’re looking for the best value, you’ll want to read up on the local currency, along with everything from bank card payments and ATM withdrawals to currency exchanges. We’re here to get you up to speed fast. This guide covers everything you need to know, including: The official currency of Slovakia […]

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 Japan has so many different things for visitors to do including visiting Kyoto, Tokyo or Mount Fiji, going on the shinkansen (bullet train), skiing in Hokkaido, watching geishas or sumo wrestlers. 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 […]

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 […]