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Top Euro Rates £500 Buys Euro
£1 =
TravelFx 560 1.1193
Griffin Financial 556 1.1122
Debenhams 556 1.1115

Wed. 22nd. November 2017 11:10am




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Top US Dollar Rates £500 Buys US Dollar
£1 =
TravelFx 658 1.3152
Griffin Financial 653 1.3068
The Currency Club 653 1.3066

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GOV.UK Travel Advice

Zimbabwe
Tuesday 21 November 2017 5:57pm
Latest update: Summary - Following the resignation of President Mugabe on 21 November you should expect large crowds, especially in urban areas. Although demonstrations have so far been peaceful, you should continue to exercise caution and avoid large gatherings and any demonstrations.

Iceland
Tuesday 21 November 2017 3:29pm
Summary – the Icelandic Met Office issued a yellow warning on 17 November 2017 for the Öræfajökull volcanic glacier in southeast Iceland, indicating higher than normal levels of volcanic activity; you should monitor the Icelandic Met Office for updates and follow the advice of the local authorities. In case of an emergency, the Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management in Iceland will send out text messages to everyone situated in the area of Öræfajökull

Indonesia
Tuesday 21 November 2017 1:25pm
Latest update: Summary - the National Disaster Management Authority for Indonesia is reporting that Mount Agung in Bali is erupting; smoke is visible around 700m above the peak of the volcano; the Authority's alert level remains unchanged at level 3 following a reduction from level 4 on 29 October 2017; you should continue to monitor local media reports, follow the advice of the local authorities and stay outside of the existing exclusion zone.

Barbados
Tuesday 21 November 2017 12:29pm
minor editorial amendments

Somalia
Tuesday 21 November 2017 12:25pm
Summary – updated information following elections across Somaliland

Denmark
Tuesday 21 November 2017 12:12pm
Summary – there may be increased security in place over the Christmas and New Year period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds; you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities

Netherlands
Tuesday 21 November 2017 12:09pm
Summary – there may be increased security in place over the Christmas and New Year period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds; you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities

Austria
Tuesday 21 November 2017 12:07pm
Summary – there may be increased security in place over the Christmas and New Year period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds; you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities

Germany
Tuesday 21 November 2017 12:05pm
Summary – there may be increased security in place over the Christmas and New Year period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds; you should be vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities

Italy
Tuesday 21 November 2017 11:59am
Summary – there may be increased security in place over the Christmas and New Year period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds; you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities

Belgium
Tuesday 21 November 2017 11:25am
Summary – there may be increased security in place over the Christmas and New Year period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds; you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities

France
Tuesday 21 November 2017 11:16am
Summary – there may be increased security in place over the Christmas and New Year period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds; you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities

Turkmenistan
Tuesday 21 November 2017 10:32am
Latest update: Safety and security section (Telephones) - the Russian mobile network provider MTS has suspended its mobile phone and internet service in Turkmenistan; the one remaining provider Altyn Asyr doesn't offer a roaming service and the quality of the network is low; Summary - removal of information about car-free days in Ashgabat in September 2017

New Zealand
Tuesday 21 November 2017 10:01am
Summary – the British High Commission offices in Wellington re-opened on 14 November after a temporary closure due to earthquake damage

Philippines
Tuesday 21 November 2017 9:52am
Summary – removal of information on the 31st ASEAN summit

Spain
Tuesday 21 November 2017 9:46am
Latest update: Summary - Liverpool FC take on Sevilla in the UEFA Champions League group stage on Tuesday 21 November 2017; see our information and advice page for travelling fans.

Dominica
Monday 20 November 2017 4:52pm
Latest update: Summary - the FCO no longer advise against all but essential travel to Dominica; if you're planning to travel to Dominica, you should be aware that the environment remains challenging; supply of electricity and mains water is still being restored outside the capital and some roads remain difficult to navigate safely; hotels have reopened but accommodation options remain limited; you should confirm your accommodation before you travel; Safety and security section - removal of information about a political demonstration in Roseau in February 2017.

New Caledonia
Monday 20 November 2017 4:24pm
Summary – on 20 November 2017, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck near the Loyalty islands in New Caledonia; you should monitor media for the latest developments and follow the advice of the local authorities, including any evacuation orders

Macedonia
Monday 20 November 2017 4:00pm
Entry requirements section (Passport validity) – passports and other documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 90 days from the arrival date

Grenada
Monday 20 November 2017 12:50pm
this advice has been reviewed and re-issued without amendment

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