“Smart Currency Exchange helped me bag my retirement business in Spain”

Whether you’re buying a holiday home or permanent residence abroad, don’t waste money – or time - when you come to make those unavoidable currency transfers. Here’s how one recent property-buyer achieved success… Article written by The Overseas Guides Company Not everyone who retires to Spain puts their feet up and sits in the sun [...]

By | 2017-03-20T12:54:38+00:00 June 7th, 2016|Articles, Case Studies|

Don’t let the exchange rate spoil your property purchase!

Expect the £/€ rate to remain volatile until well after the EU Referendum, which means extra care should be taken by property-buyers transferring money abroad. As these new homeowners in Spain discovered, your starting point should be a currency specialist…  Simon and Julie O’Brien can’t wait to spend quality time at their new northern Costa [...]

By | 2016-03-07T17:35:11+00:00 March 4th, 2016|Articles|

UK pensions go further in Europe in 2015 – time to retire there?

British expats in the Eurozone receiving a UK pension will be celebrating the weakening euro, as life in the Mediterranean sunshine gets that little bit cheaper. For retirees considering a move abroad, here’s a glimpse at three hot spots to consider at your future home… The current GBP/EUR rate makes a number of locations across [...]

By | 2015-03-18T14:31:32+00:00 February 27th, 2015|Articles|

Get control of your currency costs – use a specialist

If your holiday abroad develops unexpectedly into a property buying trip, one thing you’ll need to organise is how to send money overseas safely, quickly and cheaply. Fortunately, as new homeowners in Spain the Obornes found out, Smart Currency Exchange are ready to help out… As often happens with overseas property-owners, David and Karen Oborne [...]

By | 2014-12-05T11:50:05+00:00 November 27th, 2014|Articles|

GET SMART – protect yourself from exchange rate fluctuations

Exchange rates are pivotal to the cost of foreign property, which means sending money abroad should be carefully planned, especially in volatile periods. Here, Charles Purdy, CEO of currency specialist Smart Currency Exchange, looks at recent currency movement. Article written by Smart Currency Exchange  Are you wondering why sterling has lost nearly three cents against [...]

By | 2014-12-05T11:35:40+00:00 October 16th, 2014|Articles|

Make your exchange rate a reason to celebrate!

For Barry and Natalie Kimber, drinks on the balcony of their new holiday home will be even more enjoyable knowing they saved money on the exchange rate when they paid for the property. When the Macclesfield couple bought their one-bedroom apartment in Lanzarote, they used currency specialist Smart Currency Exchange to exchange Sterling to euros [...]

By | 2014-12-05T11:34:17+00:00 August 7th, 2014|Articles|