A recent survey across major international airports has concluded that consumers need to be wary of the high costs being charged by money exchange providers at airports around the globe. Consumers need to mindful there are plenty of alternative out there.
It is suggested for holidaymakers to avoid the high costs of purchasing foreign currency at airports, and rather opting for a safer and more convenient way to carry cash abroad by exploring other options out in the market prior to travelling. With holiday packing and endless last minute jobs, it can be tempting to organise currency at the airport, however poor airport rates and high commission charges can leave holidaymakers out of pocket.
With weekend breaks to European cities becoming an increasingly popular holiday option, holidaymakers taking smaller amounts abroad will be penalised by high-commission charges and poor exchange rates.