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Changing currency

Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by irmster, Dec 19, 2013.

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  1. irmster

    irmster Low-Roller

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    I have a load of Euros which I want to change to US$. Given I am from the UK, in theory it should be better for me to change them when I arrive in the US, as otherwise I would have to change them to pounds and then to $, losing out twice on the buy/sell spread.

    However, I recall the exchange rates at McCarran were terrible (as they usually are at airports). I believe you can exchange Euros to $ in the Casino cages, but I have no idea what the rates are like. Has anyone tried this?
     
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    lotso-bear VIP Whale

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    Have you considered going to an AMEX Travel Office in London? They do currency exchanges and the rates aren't that bad.
     
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    I'd go to an ICE in London, they have the best exchange rates available. Usually find them at the mainline stations.
     
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    We change Euros at the casino cage. Last May the Cosmo and Quad had the best rates.
     
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    If you are going out of Heathrow they have ICE (which I have used many time while in UK) at Terminal 1, 2 and 3, if you are going out of Gatwick ICE is located in South Terminal, Railway Concourse. ICE seems to have the best rates in my opinion, this is who I use while in the UK.
     
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    irmster Low-Roller

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    thanks for replies. In the end I change the money at Thomas Global in London - got a good rate despite the double transfer Euro to pounds to dollars.
     
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