UK Travel Money Rockets

According to research undertaken by the Post Office a traveler to South Africa or Turkey this year would find a £500 holiday spend netting an extra £115 in the local currency.

Over the past 12 months, sterling has climbed 10% against the dollar and 4% against the euro, whilst other typical British holidaymaker destinations have also faired particularly well.  For example, holiday destinations such as South Africa the pound has increased 30%,  Indonesia 29% and Thailand 24%.

You can find the latest exchange rates on the Post Office website here.

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