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Currency

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Currency

Travelling to Jaz Mirabel Beach next Friday, 1st time to Egypt. Where can I change money for small denomination notes? Can't seem to get in the UK.

Galashiels, United...
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There's a machine outside reception that exchanges currency, you just put your currency in & get egyptian pounds out, not sure the smallest amount available though

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Great thanks, the smallest I seem to be able to order is a 50.

Ramsey, United...
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At the IB bank I got mixture of notes. Including 5LE notes :D

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Sorry what is the IB bank? Sound silly now!

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Saranibs: if they have a foreign exchange booth, try your local branch of Thomson - they may be able to help you with small denomination notes. UK banks will only deal in 50LE notes and above but I've previously been able to get 1, 5 and 10LE notes from Thomson's. Obviously, change your £ to LE in ATMs when over in Egypt (the exchange rate is about 10% better then here in the UK) and if you need more low denomination notes just ask for them in your change - most places are happy to help.

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Thanks very much for the advice

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