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How Will Your Customers React To Euro Pound Parity?

[fa icon="calendar'] 17/08/17 14:43 / by Rosie Murray-West posted in travel money, banking

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What once seemed an unlikely nightmare for British travellers is becoming an expert forecast. City giants Morgan Stanley and HSBC are both predicting that the euro will reach parity with the pound and even go beyond that point in the coming months¹. 

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Prepaid Travel Cards - What’s Putting Us Off?

[fa icon="calendar'] 17/08/17 14:43 / by Rosie Murray-West posted in travel money, prepaid travel card, banking

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Using a prepaid travel card to take foreign money abroad has many advantages, from security to the possibility of good rates. But consumers have proved surprisingly resistant to using the cards, which have now been on the market for many years, preferring to take cash with them.

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The Seven Habits Of Highly Effective Foreign Exchange Companies

[fa icon="calendar'] 20/07/17 14:58 / by Rosie Murray-West posted in travel money, foreign exchange

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Changing people’s foreign exchange buying habits is not easy. We know from our research that customers value convenience and tend to stick to the brands they know when they are buying their currency. So how do you get them to switch? Consumer Intelligence’s research suggests that these are the top things that you should do.

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Travel Money: What Your Customer Is Really Thinking

[fa icon="calendar'] 15/06/17 16:09 / by Rosie Murray-West posted in travel money

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Buying travel money is an important part of many people’s holidays abroad, and Consumer Intelligence’s latest survey shows that travellers are becoming more price sensitive, perhaps due to the slide against the dollar and the euro.

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Why Cash Is Still King When We’re Travelling Abroad

[fa icon="calendar'] 18/05/17 17:01 / by Rosie Murray-West posted in travel money, travel money survey

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We don’t walk around with our pockets stuffed with ten pound notes in the UK, but we still flash the cash abroad.

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An Election Year Staycation? It Turns Out Britons Can’t Wait To Flee The Country

[fa icon="calendar'] 18/05/17 17:01 / by Rosie Murray-West posted in travel money

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The Brexit vote in June should have been a boon for holiday cottage owners, Center Parcs and Butlins. 

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The General Election Spells Currency Volatility For Travellers This Summer

[fa icon="calendar'] 20/04/17 16:51 / by Andrew Buller posted in travel money

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With a General Election looming, those going abroad this summer will be faced with the prospect of significant currency volatility before they reach their destinations.

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Cash Is Still King When Paying For Coffee

[fa icon="calendar'] 30/03/17 08:25 / by Ian Hughes posted in travel money

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Over half of all consumers would pay for a cup of coffee and a cake with cash according to research from Consumer Intelligence released for European Money Week. 

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Consumers Miss Out On Protection When Purchasing Abroad

[fa icon="calendar'] 29/03/17 08:25 / by Ian Hughes posted in travel money

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Consumers are missing out on important protections and legal rights by choosing not to pay with a credit card when travelling or buying online. 

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How Using A Cash Point Could Cost You In Europe

[fa icon="calendar'] 28/03/17 14:30 / by Ian Hughes posted in travel money

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Brits travelling abroad are being warned about double hidden charges when using overseas cash machines in European Money Week.

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