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Trix 18 May 2012 11:47

Currency for Ukraine ????
 
Where is the best place to get some currency for the Ukraine I have struggled to find it in the UK so im guessing from a cash point when I arrive can anyone confirm that this is best or not ...

strimstrum 18 May 2012 16:47

We got our currency OK at the border - UK banks don't trade in Ukraine currency so don't bring any back ! (that's also why you can't buy them before you go)

Trix 18 May 2012 21:17

thanks for that is it best to change euros or just use the cash point

markharf 18 May 2012 23:35

ATM's worked fine for me, but there have always been lots of rumors about scams, skimming, hidden cameras, etc. Changing euros or dollars is no problem at all, but be sure to change back before leaving.

strimstrum 18 May 2012 23:49

Quote:

Originally Posted by Trix (Post 379518)
thanks for that is it best to change euros or just use the cash point

We changed our excess Russian roubles - we were travelling west back to the UK but if you are coming in from Eurozone the Euro will work just as well.

Fern 19 May 2012 08:23

Thomsons, is where i've ordered mine from. Only enough to get me in to the country. I don't like to rock up at a border with no currency at all.

Post office-no
Thomas cook- no
Natwest- no

Thomsons (travel agent) yes.

Fern 19 May 2012 08:25

p.s must give you a bell before departure day :-)

Trix 19 May 2012 08:57

You have number Fern call whenever if I'm on the work bike I can't answer but leave a message and I'll call back . Don't forget I'll be seeing you next weekend any way bier


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