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No.1 Currency opens currency exchange store in South Wales creating three jobs

One of the UK’s leading travel money retailers, No.1 Currency, has today opened the doors to its newest store located at Bridgend Designer Outlet, South Wales – creating three new jobs.

Open for business between 10am and 8pm Monday to Friday, 9am to 7pm Saturday and 10am to 6pm on Sunday, the No.1 Currency store will provide a comprehensive range of currencies to local people travelling abroad and to the thriving local business community.

Customers and businesses will have a choice of over 60 different currencies to buy and sell over the counter with 0% commission and no minimum spend. They will also be able to use No.1 Currency’s Click & Collect and Click & Sell services, which are available through the No.1 Currency website, to pre-order or pre-sell their currency online and collect at the store.

Following a significant expansion of the network in 2015 and 2016, No.1 Currency now operates 65 specialist foreign exchange stores across the UK.

Simon Phillips, Retail Director at No.1 Currency comments: “We are delighted to be opening our newest store in Wales at the Bridgend Designer Outlet.

“We are committed to offering the best possible service to our customers and that means not only offering the most competitive foreign exchange rates and the widest range of currencies available on the high street, but also providing the most extensive network of over 250 local currency exchange stores and agents.

“Our online Click and Collect and Click and Sell services show our commitment to meeting the needs of our customers, enabling them to buy and sell currency online and complete their exchange at their local No.1 Currency outlet.”

No.1 Currency launches prepaid travel money card

One of the UK’s leading travel money retailers, No.1 Currency, has today launched its first ever travel money prepaid card.

What is the No.1 Currency Prepaid Travel Card?

Similar to your credit or debit card – the No.1 Currency Prepaid Travel Card is the smart way to manage your foreign currency allowing you withdraw cash at ATM’s as well as using it as you would your VISA or MasterCard at the Point of Sale.

Simply load the card with one of three available currencies; EURO, USD or Sterling online or at your local No.1 Currency store and use it abroad in the same way you would your credit or debit card – but with no hidden charges!

The card can be used to withdraw cash at over 1million ATM’s in 210 countries and can be used at over 35million acceptance points worldwide – that’s anywhere you see the MasterCard logo.

Peace of mind

Customers using the No.1 Currency Prepaid Travel Card enjoy peace of mind when spending abroad as they have pre-loaded the card with the exact amount of money they want to spend – helping to avoid going over their holiday budget.

The card locks into a fixed rate at the time of loading currency, guaranteeing a competitive rate with no commission charge for customers. In addition, the card is secured by ‘Chip & Pin’ – making it one of the safest ways to access your foreign currency when abroad.

How does it work?

Simply log on to https://www.no1currency.com/travel-money-card/ to create your account. Select the currency you wish to load and confirm the amount required. Your card will be delivered within 10 working days. All you need to do then is to sign the reverse of card and call the Activation line to receive your PIN.

With the No.1 Currency Prepaid Travel Money Card you have 24 hour online access to your funds. Loading the card is simple and it is a safe and secure way to manage your foreign currency.

Visit https://www.no1currency.com/ for more information.

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No1 Currency acquires London foreign exchange firm CAC

The fast-growing foreign exchange specialist No1 Currency has acquired London firm CAC and six of its branches to become the largest dedicated foreign exchange provider on the UK high street.

The latest transaction crowns a year of rapid expansion and strong turnover growth for No1 Currency. The high street brand, which is owned by the Irish multinational financial services company FEXCO, has grown its UK network by over 40 branches in 2016 alone. (more…)

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No.1 Currency opens eighth currency exchange store in Scotland creating three jobs

One of the UK’s leading travel money retailers, No.1 Currency, has today opened the doors to its newest store located at Overgate Shopping Centre, Dundee – creating three new jobs.

Open for business between 9am and 6pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 9am – 7.30pm Thursday and 11am to 5pm on Sunday, the No.1 Currency store will provide a comprehensive range of currencies to local people travelling abroad and to the thriving local business community. (more…)

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No.1 Currency opens fourth currency exchange store in Edinburgh creating three jobs

One of the UK’s leading travel money retailers, No.1 Currency, has today opened the doors to its latest store located at 414 Morningside Road in Edinburgh, creating three new jobs.

Open for business between 9am and 5.30pm Monday through to Friday and 9am to 5pm on Saturday, the No.1 Currency store will provide a comprehensive range of currencies to local people travelling abroad and to the thriving local business community. (more…)

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No.1 Currency opens currency exchange store in Perth creating three jobs

One of the UK’s leading travel money retailers, No.1 Currency, has today opened the doors to its latest store located in St Johns Shopping Centre, Perth, creating three new jobs.

Open for business between 9am and 5.30pm Monday through to Saturday, and 11am to 5pm Sunday’s the No.1 Currency store will provide a comprehensive range of currencies to local people travelling abroad and to the thriving local business community. (more…)

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Virgin Holidays announce No.1 Currency as official travel money partner

Virgin Holidays, one of the UK’s most popular tour and travel operators, has today announced a partnership with travel money specialists No.1 Currency.

The collaboration sees No.1 Currency, one of the country’s fastest growing foreign exchange retailers, selected as official travel money partner for Virgin Holidays.

No.1 Currency, which handles one in 50 of all travel money purchases in the UK was selected by Virgin Holidays due to their competitive rates, excellent customer service and extensive national store network. (more…)

No.1 Currency network sees record sales amidst Brexit confusion

Travel money specialist No.1 Currency has recorded a 70% surge in business compared to this time last year as holidaymakers in the UK clamour to buy their foreign currency in the final hours before the result in Britain’s EU referendum.

No.1 Currency recorded its busiest day of the year yesterday, with customers queuing outside its network of 102 high street stores.

The surge in demand  for foreign currency also saw No.1 Currency record its busiest ever day for online sales, and a 300% increase in orders for home delivery of currency. (more…)

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No.1 Currency opens currency exchange store in Barnstaple creating three jobs

One of the UK’s leading travel money retailers, No.1 Currency, has today opened the doors to its latest store located at the Green Lanes Shopping Centre in Barnstaple, creating three new jobs.

Open for business between 9:15am and 5.15pm Monday through to Saturday, the No.1 Currency store will provide a comprehensive range of currencies to local people travelling abroad and to the thriving local business community. (more…)

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No.1 Currency opens currency exchange store in Lincoln creating three jobs

One of the UK’s leading travel money retailers, No.1 Currency, has today opened the doors to its latest store located at the Waterside Shopping Centre in Lincoln, creating three new jobs.

Open for business between 9am and 5.30pm Monday through to Saturday and 10.30 to 4.30 on Sunday, the No.1 Currency store will provide a comprehensive range of currencies to local people travelling abroad and to the thriving local business community. (more…)