Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Tour Company recommendations for St. Petersburg
  2. 2 The World's Greatest Churches
  3. 3 Viking Cruise Tours (Barcelona and French Riviera)-- Please Help
  4. 4 And the winner is ...India? Egypt? no, Italy!
  5. 5 Slovenia and Croatia in January (Solo)
  6. 6 Rome, Tuscany & Umbria
  7. 7 Trip Report Three nights in the Italian Riviera: hiking in Camogli with day trips
  8. 8 My France Vacation
  9. 9 Trip Report Paris November 2017
  10. 10 10 days in Cologne Munich Switzerland
  11. 11 GTG Paris December 2017
  12. 12 Paris, Normandy & Amsterdam with College Graduate
  13. 13 London vacation rental agency
  14. 14 Trip Report Sampling Some of Sicily and Bits of Italy Beyond
  15. 15 Germany, Switzerland and Paris with teens
  16. 16 Italy with kids - off the beaten bath
  17. 17 Trans Siberian Train
  18. 18 The 2017-18 Ashes thread - up now on the Aussie forum.
  19. 19 Must See/Do/Eat in Vienna?
  20. 20 Iceland driving in March
  21. 21 Advance tickets for Sagrada and Park Guell
  22. 22 Is Bologna ok for a 3 months stsy?
  23. 23 Pubs showing NFL football in London?
  24. 24 Anthropology and Archeology for the Turkey Traveler
  25. 25 ICELAND in February
View next 25 » Back to the top

Getting British pounds in the US

Jump to last reply

I'm blown away and really confused with the new Fodor's format (needless to say, I've been away for quite a while). So after searching a bit, I thought I'd throw my question out:

I need British pounds because we're landing from a cruise in Dover and immediately taking a taxi (reserved) to Ashford for the Eurostar. The taxi wants money on the spot; they've offered some kind of transfer bank-to-bank ahead of time, but I don't understand that. I thought I could get pounds in Gibralter, only to discover that Gibralter pounds aren't good in England.

So where should I get pounds ahead of time? Help! (I love this forum so much and it has been so helpful over the years, I told my SIL that this is where I would start!) (And why is everything centered—I find that quite disconcerting?)

16 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement