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UK to us dollar---good exchange rate

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Old Jan 29th 2016, 4:34 pm
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Seems every time I go to the UK the exchange rate to pounds is the highest. Today it is $1.43 US to the pound. Last summer I paid $1.71 to the pound. I'd like to purchase pounds NOW so as maximize my $$$$. We are attending a wedding in June and have relatives there. Any suggestions on converting US$$$$$ to pounds now?
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Old Jan 29th 2016, 6:03 pm
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Seems every time I go to the UK the exchange rate to pounds is the highest. Today it is $1.43 US to the pound. Last summer I paid $1.71 to the pound. I'd like to purchase pounds NOW so as maximize my $$$$. We are attending a wedding in June and have relatives there. Any suggestions on converting US$$$$$ to pounds now?
Much appreciate any suggestions

Rich
I'm in the opposite situation. We're expecting a payout from my MiL's estate after she passed away early this month but the current exchange rate is killing me.

I'm seriously tempted to have them hold on to it until the rate improves.

Of course it could drop still further so a gamble either way.
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Old Jan 29th 2016, 8:24 pm
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Yes it is a gamble/crapshoot. One never knows but if history repeats itself, the rates will go up in favor of the pound when all the Americans are taking vacation in the UK.
Good luck with yours.
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Hello Rhalama and welcome to the forum

What brings you to this forum? You're in the introductory section. Do let us know where you are moving to, or where you are based.
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