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Hungarian Florint

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Hungarian Florint

HI,

Going to Budapest next week so have left it too late to apply for a Saga card,can anyone tell me if it is better to take the British Pound with us and exchange out there,or get the Florint in the Uk before we leave.

Thanks.

Chicago, Illinois
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1. Re: Hungarian Florint

Hello plasy

You will be much better off waiting and exchanging when you get to Budapest do not exchange the bulk of your money at the airport though, since their exchange rate is not the most favorable.

You may want to take a look at the top question section at the top right of this page it should give you a better and fuller understanding. Additionally you can do a search on the forums since this is a quite often asked question.

Do enjoy your travels Budapest is a great city

SEBESZ

Chicago, Illinois
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2. Re: Hungarian Florint

plasy,

One more item I forgot to bring to your attention just a small matter and that it is the currency used in Hungary is the Forint not florint just a small matter

Again do so enjoy your trip

SEBESZ

Cebu Island...
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3. Re: Hungarian Florint

Hi! We will be arriving in Budapest on a Sunday. Banks are closed . are exchange offices open or should we change money at the airport?

Chicago, Illinois
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4. Re: Hungarian Florint

Hello JAndrews10

The two major exchange bureaus CorrectChange: http://www.correctchange.hu/index.php?lang=hu

and NorthLine : http://www.northline.hu/arfolyamvaltozasok

Both seem to be closed on Sundays so if you can, you may want to use your ATM card on the day of arrival to access some cash at the airport and then do your exchange once you have settled in to your local in the city on Monday.

Rarely will you get a top tier exchange rate at the airport bureaus but if you are left with no other choice

Best

SEBESZ

Cebu Island...
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5. Re: Hungarian Florint

Will i get a better rate at the hotel?

Cebu Island...
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6. Re: Hungarian Florint

Will i get a better rate at the hotel?

nyc, usa
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7. Re: Hungarian Florint

Better than what? Than the airport? Probably. Better than any other option, probably not. There are many open exchanges on Sunday in the major tourist areas, and especially around Vaci; where will you be staying?

Cebu Island...
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8. Re: Hungarian Florint

At the Budapest Intercontinental. We can probably check out exchange centers near St. Stephen's Basilica.

Thank you all for the replies.

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