fb
Home WDW Tickets WDW Guide WDW News WDW Reviews WDW Articles


News

Pound Sterling Hits 1.42 Against The US Dollar

The pound has strengthened against the dollar to $1.42. Is now the time to buy Disney World spending money?


Pound Sterling Hits 1.42 Against The US Dollar

Thankfully for us Disney World visitors, the pound has slowly started to strengthen against the US dollar. We reported in May 2017 that the dollar rate was at £1 = $1.30, and today it has entering the realm of £1 = $1.42. Still a way off the long term average of around $1.50, but it's good news for those visiting this year -- as we had some awful rates last year.

Is now the time to buy your spending money?


Again, I'm not one to speculate on financial markets, and I have no idea what direction the value of the pound will go in. I gave some good advice in the previous article that I will repeat here:

"A good rule of thumb is take advantage of any spikes in currency value, and get at least some spending money. Don't lose sleep over the rates, buy at a rate you're happy with, don't try to bet the markets, and budget for the dollars you have bought.".

If you're travelling before the summer, it won't hurt to get some now if you plan on taking cash.

The Post Office tend to have the best rates (commission free) when you order online and either have it delivered or pick up from a store.


Click Here To View Post Office Currency Exchange Rates >>>







Book Your 2021 Disneyland© Paris Holiday For Free Dining, €100, 25% Off & Free Eurotunnel Crossing Book Your 2021 Disneyland© Paris Holiday For Free Dining, €100, 25% Off & Free Eurotunnel Crossing. Click here for details and info >>

Book Your 2021 Disneyland© Paris Holiday For Free Dining, €100, 25% Off & Free Eurotunnel Crossing
Book Your 2021 Disneyland© Paris Holiday For Free Dining, €100, 25% Off & Free Eurotunnel Crossing Book Your 2021 Disneyland© Paris Holiday For Free Dining, €100, 25% Off & Free Eurotunnel Crossing. Click here for details and info >>

Book Disney World 2021 Book Your 2021 Walt Disney Holiday Now >>

Flights Cheap Orlando Flights Search >>

Tickets 2021 Ticket Guide & Deals >>


Join the Mickey From The UK email club & never miss any of our Disney content
Tick the box to confirm you want to opt into our emails
(Your email will never be shared, sold or spammed as outlined in our privacy policy. Only Disney goodness you'll receive.)

This article was posted on 24-Jan-2018
Please share this article using the buttons below.

            submit to reddit

Read Next  View More >
Park Reservation System "Here To Stay" Says Chairman Josh D`Amaro Disney Owned Locations at Disney Springs Opening May 27 Disney Offers First Look At New Halloween Fireworks Show Temporary Starbucks To Soon Open At Epcot You Can No Longer Book Disney World Past September 2021

Mickey From The UK
UK Disney World Community
Who Are We?


Book Your 2021 Disneyland© Paris Holiday. Free Dining, €100, Up To 25% Off & Free Eurotunnel Crossing >>

Book Disney World 2021 Book Your 2021 WDW Holiday >>



Facebook Facebook Twitter Instagram

Recent News
  • Virgin Atlantic Now Resuming Orlando Flights December 10th
  • Florida Governor Signs Order To Allow Higher Capacity At Theme Parks, Entering Phase 3
  • Florida Governor To Allow Restaurants To Open At Full Capacity
  • New Polynesian Village Resort Concept Released
  • Hong Kong Disneyland To Reopen On September 25

  • Product Reviews  View More >
  • Donald Duck 85th Limited Edition Plush Review
  • Disney Traditions Jim Shore Mickey The True Original
  • Disney Traditions Jim Shore Mickey Takes The Lead
  • Looking Back Over The Mickey Memories Collection
  • Swarovski Mickey Mouse Celebration

  • Disney World Reviews  View More >
  • Mama Melrose Ristorante Italiano Hollywood Studios Review
  • TUI Review
  • Boathouse At Disney Springs Review
  • Garden Grill Breakfast And Lunch Review
  • Ohana Review

  • Q&A  View More >
    Have a question? Ask us here!

    Popular Questions
  • Can I Upgrade My Free Quick Service...?
  • How do we get to the Super Target s...?
  • Can I Buy A Disney World Annual Pas...?
  • What forms of ID are accepted?
  • What Happens When My Disney World P...?


  • 'Mickey From The UK' is an unofficial Disney community website, primarily focused on Walt Disney World.
    © MickeyFromThe.UK . All Rights Reserved. Content cannot be reproduced without permission.

    Email Club       About       Contact Us       Advertising/Reviews/Sponsorships       Report Error       Terms       Disclaimers       Privacy       RSS Feeds