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Pound Dollar or Peso?

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Pound Dollar or Peso?

Hi we will be visiting ABBWR in May (from England) and was wondering whether to change money before we go and whether to buy US dollars or Mexican peso or whether to just take our English pounds with us and change in the resort? I know I need pesos for tips etc but was wondering what's the best way to pay for trips etc (we do not have a credit card) thanks

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Where is the best place to exchange € to pesos in Tulum? My local bank here in Ireland doesn't stock Pesos and would only offer me USD at a bad rate, so I declined. Everywhere I check in Ireland just seem to suggest bring USD but I don't want to do that with the bad exchange rate. Does Cancun airport have a good bureau de change?

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32. Re: Pound Dollar or Peso?

There are banks and exchange houses (cambios) in the main town (Pueblo) that give good/great rates

If you go to a cambio , count your amount closely as they have been known to short change you

Do you have an ATM / Halifax Clarity card ???

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Some great places in the UK to get pesos

And bring 1/3 more in your own currency as contingency

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34. Re: Pound Dollar or Peso?

This is a good currency comparison site.

https://travelmoney.moneysavingexpert.com

Your getting about 25 - 26 pesos to the pound at the moment on the best deals.

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