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Top Euro Rates £500 Buys Euro
£1 =
TravelFx 566 1.1312
Griffin Financial 562 1.1240
The Currency Club 562 1.1233

Tue. 26th. September 2017 5:14pm




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Top US Dollar Rates £500 Buys US Dollar
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TravelFx 667 1.3330
No1 currency 664 1.3276
Debenhams 663 1.3258

Tue. 26th. September 2017 5:14pm




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GOV.UK Travel Advice

South Africa
Tuesday 26 September 2017 5:03pm
Summary – on 27 September 2017, COSATU (Congress of South African Trade Unions) are planning a national strike; this will involve marches and demonstrations across major cities in South Africa; you should avoid all such marches, rallies and demonstrations, follow the advice of local authorities and monitor local and social media for updates

Bhutan
Tuesday 26 September 2017 4:40pm
this advice has been reviewed and re-issued without amendment

France
Tuesday 26 September 2017 2:36pm
Summary – removal of information on protests and strike action (21 and 23 September) and Hurricane Jose (affected French territories)

Pakistan
Tuesday 26 September 2017 12:13pm
Summary – Ashura processions will be held on the 9th and 10th day of Muharram (30 September and 1 October, 2017) across the country, there’s an increased risk of violence around this time; you should avoid processions and crowded areas

Vanuatu
Tuesday 26 September 2017 12:05pm
Summary – Vanuatu has raised its volcanic alert level for Ambae Island to the second highest level (level 4) following an eruption of Mount Manaro, an evacuation of the area has commenced, if you’re in the area, you should follow the advice of the local authorities

Georgia
Tuesday 26 September 2017 10:26am
Summary – Wales take on Georgia in a World Cup qualifier on 6 October 2017; information and advice page for travelling fans

Bolivia
Monday 25 September 2017 4:57pm
Summary - removal of information about road blockades near Achacachi, which have now been lifted

Russia
Monday 25 September 2017 2:31pm
Latest update: Summary - Liverpool FC take on Spartak Moscow on Tuesday 26 September 2017 and Manchester United visit CSKA Moscow on Wednesday 27 September 2017 in the UEFA Champions League group stage; see our information and advice pages for Liverpool and Manchester United supporters travelling to Moscow.

Ethiopia
Monday 25 September 2017 1:23pm
Summary – from 26 September 2017, you won’t be able to buy and use Ethio Tel SIM cards in mobile devices that haven’t been purchased in Ethiopia or registered with the authorities. From 26 to 27 September, Meskel celebrations will take place; traffic will be extremely busy and many roads will be blocked. On 1 October, the Oromia region will celebrate Irreecha; you should avoid large gatherings and seek information from local authorities and contacts on where celebrations are planned and exercise caution accordingly

India
Monday 25 September 2017 12:06pm
Latest update: minor editorial amendments

Spain
Monday 25 September 2017 11:20am
Summary – removal of information on forest fires in Gran Canaria

Poland
Monday 25 September 2017 10:51am
Summary – removal of information on the 2017 UEFA European under-21 football championships

Maldives
Monday 25 September 2017 10:39am
Latest update: Terrorism section and summary - updated information and advice about the threat from terrorism reflecting an increase in the level of threat.

Turks and Caicos Islands
Sunday 24 September 2017 6:19pm
Latest Update: Summary - The FCO advise against all but essential travel to the island of Grand Turk. This advice does not apply to the remainder of the territory, in particular Providenciales, where services are returning to normal.

Dominica
Saturday 23 September 2017 9:10pm
Latest Update: Summary - the FCO is currently advising against all but essential travel to Dominica; Hurricane Maria passed over Dominica on 19 September 2017; initial reports indicate widespread damage to buildings, infrastructure and communications; the airport is closed but commercial ferry options are available; if you're in Dominica, you should exercise caution and follow the advice of the local authorities.

Mexico
Saturday 23 September 2017 5:16pm
Latest Update: Summary - On 23 September 2017 there was an earthquake of magnitude 6.1 in Oaxaca. On 7 September 2017 there was an earthquake of magnitude 8.2 off the coast of Chiapas. There have been reports of severe damage in southern Mexico. Local services, including transport, may be affected. If you’re in the area, you should follow the advice of the local authorities.

Dominican Republic
Saturday 23 September 2017 1:12pm
Latest Update: Summary - Hurricane Maria passed the Dominican Republic on 21 September 2017; there were reports of local flooding and some damage in the north and east. Airports are open and there was no serious damage to tourist infrastructure; you should contact your tour operator or airline for more information.

Anguilla
Saturday 23 September 2017 12:16pm
Latest Update: The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) no longer advise against all but essential travel to Anguilla; Hurricane Maria passed Anguilla on Wednesday 20 September 2017.

Montserrat
Saturday 23 September 2017 11:11am
Latest Update: The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) no longer advise against all but essential travel to Montserrat.

Cuba
Saturday 23 September 2017 9:19am
Latest Update: The central northern coast of Cuba has been badly damaged following Hurricane Irma, including the Cayos region and airport, although the government is working to restore services before the main tourist season in November. Many towns in Camaguey, Ciego de Avila, Villa Clara and Matanzas provinces were also severely affected. Communication is gradually being restored across provinces Havana and many other tourist areas are operating normally including main roads to provinces and most bus services and airports

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