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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…)

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Be still my beating card – research reveals pennywise places to pop the question this Valentine’s

They say money can’t buy you love. But it can buy you a romantic getaway, and if you’re planning to propose to your beloved on a last-minute Valentine’s Day break, new research by the travel money specialists No.1 Currency reveals the best value romantic destinations to do so.

If you’ve been inspired by the BBC’s sumptuously romantic TV adaptation of War & Peace, the icy delights of St Petersburg offer the best value. The weak Rouble means return flights for two people and three nights in a four-star hotel in Russia’s most romantic city now cost just £521.70. If you opt to pop the question at the Winter Palace, former home of the Czars, two tickets cost barely a fiver. Here’s hoping your proposal ends better than it did for the Romanovs. (more…)

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No.1 Currency opens currency exchange store in Barnsley 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 Peel Square in Barnsley, creating three new jobs.

Open for business between 9am and 5.30pm 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.

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No.1 Currency opens currency exchange store in Worcester 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 on Worcester High Street, creating three new jobs.

Open for business between 9am and 5.30pm 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.

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No.1 Currency opens currency exchange store in London 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 33 Greek Street in London creating three new jobs.

Open for business between 10am and 7pm Monday through to Saturday 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.

Customers and businesses will have a choice of over 50 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.  (more…)

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Brits enjoy strong pound in more than two thirds of popular holiday destinations

It could be a good year for the British tourist, with the Pound currently stronger against more than two thirds (68%) of currencies of the most popular holiday destinations, according to research by travel money specialist No.1 Currency. And, South America offers the best value, with Argentina (55.3%), Brazil (47.1%) and Colombia, the top three destinations where Sterling has strengthened most over the past 12 months.

No.1 Currency has looked at how the Pound has performed against currencies in 50 of the most popular holiday destinations over the past 12 months; to provide a comprehensive guide as to where could be hot or not in 2016 in terms of best value. (more…)