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Currency exchange in uk or Dubai

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Currency exchange in uk or Dubai

Planning to go later in the year to Dubai is it better to exchange here in UK or Dubai? Just double checking as last post was in 2009...

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1. Re: Currency exchange in uk or Dubai

We always exchange in Dubai. There is an exchange place at the airport just next to duty free/opposite baggage claim in arrivals. The rates there are more favourable than here in the UK. There are also places in the Malls which can have a slightly better rate than the airport. It all depends on the day in question.

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2. Re: Currency exchange in uk or Dubai

Change only a minimum at airport, rest outside. In fact you can use Master Card or Visa Card (Credit Cards) at many places.

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3. Re: Currency exchange in uk or Dubai

The difference between Dubai airport and the malls is not much so best to change a bit there to last you the first day (taxis, snacks) and the rest in the malls.

See here for a snapshot of comparative rates:

tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g295424-i872-k6120…

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