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Old 27-06-2016, 05:51 PM   #16
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1.894 arcade rate this evening
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Old 28-06-2016, 01:18 AM   #17
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do you guys carry credit cards as well, or change pounds locally and pay everything in cash?
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Old 28-06-2016, 10:48 AM   #18
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do you guys carry credit cards as well, or change pounds locally and pay everything in cash?
Money changer rate is always better than bank rate. For me I always use cash as possible . Credit card for standby
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Old 28-06-2016, 11:59 AM   #19
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Money changer rate is always better than bank rate. For me I always use cash as possible . Credit card for standby
Is it advisable to carry 1K pounds?
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Old 28-06-2016, 01:00 PM   #20
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do you guys carry credit cards as well, or change pounds locally and pay everything in cash?
Bit of both. I usually save the credit card for big things (eg flights/hotel/transport) and try to book that sort of thing in advance so cash is for smaller purchases/items (eg food).
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Old 28-06-2016, 10:05 PM   #21
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Is it advisable to carry 1K pounds?
As pickpocket is very common in Europe. Although I feel uk is generally quite alright compared to Paris and Rome. I don't carry so much cash with me and I don't use wallet over there. I just bring enough for the money that I going to use that day. My trip over there were usually winter and everything is underneath my winter jacket.
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Old 29-06-2016, 04:59 PM   #22
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I just bought a pair of musical tickets in London using my Citibank credit card. 104.5GBP = 196.19 SGD. Exchange rate is 1.877. Seems better than what you can get from the money changer.
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Old 29-06-2016, 05:02 PM   #23
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I have GBP855 to change to SGD1570. kindly PM me thanks.

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Old 29-06-2016, 05:47 PM   #24
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Where to change pounds ? Everywhere is out of stock
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Old 30-06-2016, 10:41 AM   #25
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i got it at the raffles arcade money changer. changed to about 400ish pounds and received it all in 20 dollars note.
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Old 30-06-2016, 12:37 PM   #26
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i got it at the raffles arcade money changer. changed to about 400ish pounds and received it all in 20 dollars note.
may i ask whats the rate?
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Old 30-06-2016, 02:12 PM   #27
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For any foreign currency rate:

http://www.mustafa.com.sg/mmsnew/forex.aspx
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Old 02-07-2016, 12:18 AM   #28
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All the money changers are quoting very wide spreads now. Almost 1000pips...
Wouldn't change if I'm you.. unless you are really urgent...

Even credit card is giving much better rates (because they use bank rates + admin charges)... yesterday i bought something in pound and the rate is 1.84+

So that's how bad it is right now for money changers. Too much uncertainty.. wait till market stabilize then the spread will narrow
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Old 02-07-2016, 12:22 AM   #29
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Spot is 1.79 now and using mustafa as example, they are quoting 1.77/1.87

I think you can get better rates by buying pound from someone in the queue who wants to change his pound to sgd. You can quote him a mid rate of 1.82.

Both side also win compare to the money changer rate. Lol
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Old 02-07-2016, 01:02 PM   #30
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Saw 1.85 yesterday at arcade..
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