Currency Exchange in Colchester

Are you looking for the best exchange rate in Colchester?

If you are looking for a currency exchange house or kiosk in Colchester, you are in the right place. Feel free the compare the different exchange rates and get the most money from your transaction. Always try to look for the best money exchange, but also consider to seek those exchange kiosks nearby.

Map of currency exchange shops and kiosks in Colchester

Where can I change money in Colchester??? Before visiting any of these exchange kiosks in Colchester, make sure to contact them beforehand and double check todays exchange rates and hours of operation. Also, take into account that some ATMs and banks can also exchange or give you local money but it is very often, they only work with existing customers.

Contact Details

Nationwide Building Society

10 Culver St W, Colchester CO1 1JG, UK
+44 345 266 0601

NatWest

25 High St, Colchester CO1 1DG, UK
+44 345 788 8444

Barclays Bank

9 High St, Colchester CO1 1DA, UK
+44 345 734 5345

Santander

48 High St, Colchester CO1 1DH, UK
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Handelsbanken Colchester

27 Middleborough The Octagon, Colchester CO1 1TG, UK
+44 1206 544777

TSB Bank

2 Culver St W, Colchester CO1 1JG, UK
+44 1206 547363

Metro Bank

31-32, High St, Colchester CO1 1DB, UK
+44 20 3402 7950

RBS

45 Head St, Colchester CO1 1NW, UK
+44 345 724 2424

HSBC

26 High St, Colchester CO1 1DQ, UK
+44 345 740 4404

Halifax

22-26 Head St, Colchester CO1 1NG, UK
+44 345 720 3040

Lloyds Bank

27 High St, Colchester CO1 1DU, UK
+44 345 602 1997

HSBC

Midland House, 26 N Station Rd, Colchester CO1 1SY, UK
+44 345 740 4404

The Co-operative Bank

Albert Hall Building, High St, Colchester COLCHESTERCO1 1JW, UK
+44 345 721 2212

Reference Exchange Rates

🇪🇺 Euro

1 GBP = 1.16 EUR

🇨🇦 Canadian Dollars

1 GBP = 1.72 CAD

🇲🇽 Mexican Pesos

1 GBP = 21.58 MXN

🇯🇵 Japanese Yen

1 GBP = 190.29 JPY

🇨🇴 Colombian Pesos

1 GBP = 4,976.41 COP

🇦🇺 Australian Dollars

1 GBP = 1.95 AUD

🇰🇷 Korean Won

1 GBP = 1689.43 KRW

🇧🇷 Brazilian Reales

1 GBP = 6.29 BRL

🇨🇷 Colones

1 GBP = 648.91 CRC

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FAQs for travelers

Which exchange house has the best rate to exchange foreign currency in Colchester?

Since there are many options, we cannot tell the best exchange rate. Why? It depends. It is important to see the exchange rate and that changes every day. Also some currency exchange house give the best rate but they do charge you a fee, so at the end is not the best idea.
We suggest you to before choosing any currency exchange house just cause its foreign exchange rate, also check if there are any extra feeds, any minimum, if they are well located, etc. With all those details in the table, you can choose the best foreign currency exchange house in Colchester.

Should I exchange currency before going to Colchester?

If you can, it would be great to get some GBP Pounds before arriving to Colchester. Check on nearby currency exchange house if they do have GBP Pounds to buy. This will help you to get to Colchester and have some cash to move around (e.g. pay taxi or give a tip) until you settle and choose where to exchange more money or use an ATM.

I am traveling from abroad, can I use foreign currency in Colchester?

The short answer is "it depends". There are some restaurants, coffee shops, etc. that will not receive foreign currency, only GBP Pounds. An international credit card could be handy on these situations. Of course, areas related to turism or big malls and plazas receive and exchange foreign currency with no problems at all.

Is it better to withdraw money abroad at any ATM or exchange in a currency exchange kiosk?

You need to check with your bank. Some banks do not charge you any extra fee if you withdraw money in a foreign country. Other charge a huge fee. So before withdrawing any money abroad, check with your bank.

How can I exchange currency without fees or taxes?

It depends on the currency exchange house. Some charge you a fee for the service of exchanging money and others add that fee to the exchange rate. So basically you need to do the math and see if really exchanging money on a currency house makes sense for you or not.

Is it cheaper to get foreign currency at home or abroad?

Usually at home, but it also depends on the currency. If you are traveling to a small country where its currency is not worldwide available, it will be very costly to get it around (some times impossible)

Is it better to use cash or an international credit card in Colchester?

In these case, the credit card is your best friend. But also take into account, that you will need some cash. There are some expenses where cash is required.

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