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No1 Currency Gender Pay Report 2018

At No1 Currency we are committed to equality in the workplace for all employees, and are passionate about ensuring talent within the organisation reaches its full potential. In 2018, as part of a broader Government initiative we have published our gender pay gap results for the first time. (more…)

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. (more…)

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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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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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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…)