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Top Euro Rates £500 Buys Euro
£1 =
TravelFx 592 1.1830
Covent Garden FX 588 1.1762
The Currency Club 588 1.1760

Mon. 5th. December 2016 10:24am




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Top US Dollar Rates £500 Buys US Dollar
£1 =
TravelFx 630 1.2609
Covent Garden FX 626 1.2526
The Currency Club 625 1.2506

Mon. 5th. December 2016 10:24am




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GOV.UK Travel Advice

India
Monday 5 December 2016 9:08am
Latest Update: Summary Section - On 4 December 2016, Chief Minister to Tamil Nadu, J Jayalalitha, suffered a cardiac arrest. There could be severe congestion around the Nungambakkam area, in particular outside the Main Apollo Hospital

Venezuela
Friday 2 December 2016 5:51pm
Latest Update: Safety and security - Increase your vigilance and remain alert and cautious at all times during December.

Gambia
Friday 2 December 2016 4:02pm
Latest update: Summary – the block on internet and outgoing international calls during the election has now been lifted

Ethiopia
Friday 2 December 2016 3:02pm
Latest update: Summary – with the exception of the woreda (district) of north Gonder, the FCO no longer advise against all but essential travel to the Amhara and Oromia regions

Georgia
Friday 2 December 2016 2:07pm
Latest update: Entry requirements section – Georgia has a very strict anti-drugs policy, which can cause serious problems for travellers and in some cases lead to administrative and criminal proceedings; you should carry a doctor’s prescription if you intend to travel with prescription medicine and declare the items on arrival, by filling in a customs declaration form

Uganda
Friday 2 December 2016 12:44pm
Latest update: Summary – between 24 and 27 November, 2016, there were a series of violent clashes in Kasese District (western Uganda), including the town of Kasese, between the Ugandan security forces and the royal guards of the Rwenzururu Kingdom, resulting in significant loss of life; you should exercise caution if travelling to the area, avoid crowds and follow local media for the latest developments

Nicaragua
Friday 2 December 2016 11:11am
Latest update: Safety and security section (Sea travel) - safety regulations and standards vary greatly; you should check the operator’s insurance cover before beginning your journey; in January 2016 a passenger boat travelling between islands off the Atlantic coast sank with the loss of 13 lives

Thailand
Thursday 1 December 2016 5:28pm
Latest update: Summary and Terrorism section - Thai security authorities have said that in October 2016 they disrupted the planning of attacks in Bangkok; further incidents are possible throughout Thailand; the Thai authorities have on a number of occasions warned of the possibility of attacks to coincide with symbolic dates or holidays

Senegal
Thursday 1 December 2016 4:11pm
Latest update: Entry requirements section – a passport with at least three months’ validity is required for visitors entering Senegal on a one-way airline ticket; if you possess a return airline ticket, your passport will be valid for the proposed duration of your stay

Benin
Thursday 1 December 2016 3:47pm
Latest update: Summary & Local law and customs section – Voodoo Day is celebrated annually in early January; make sure you’ve arranged suitable travel and accommodation, take necessary precautions and watch out for pickpockets

Indonesia
Thursday 1 December 2016 1:27pm
Latest update: Summary – a major protest is planned for central Jakarta on Friday 2 December 2016, starting at 8am; expect a heightened security presence throughout the city and possible disruption to your travel plans; you should avoid all demonstrations and gatherings as they could turn violent with little notice

Ghana
Thursday 1 December 2016 12:16pm
Latest update: Summary and safety and security section - Ghana’s presidential and parliamentary elections are due to be held on 7 December 2016; demonstrations could occur at any time in any part of the country before, during and after the elections; you should be vigilant, avoid all demonstrations, rallies, offices of political parties and buildings associated with the elections

Cameroon
Thursday 1 December 2016 11:44am
Latest update: Summary – removal of information and advice about polio vaccination certificate requirements

Uzbekistan
Thursday 1 December 2016 11:20am
Latest update: Summary - presidential elections will be held on Sunday 4 December 2016; there may be some increase in identity and security checks

Netherlands
Thursday 1 December 2016 11:05am
Latest update: Summary - there may be increased security in place over the Christmas and New Year period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds; you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities

Italy
Thursday 1 December 2016 11:03am
Latest update: Summary - there may be increased security in place over the Christmas and New Year period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds; you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities

USA
Thursday 1 December 2016 11:02am
Latest update: Summary – there are currently wildfires burning in the mountains surrounding Gatlinburg, Tennessee; you should monitor the local news channels and follow the instructions issued by the local authorities, including any evacuation orders

Germany
Thursday 1 December 2016 10:59am
Latest update: Summary - there may be increased security in place over the Christmas and New Year period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds; you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities

France
Thursday 1 December 2016 10:57am
Latest update: Summary - there may be increased security in place over the Christmas and New Year period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds; you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities

Denmark
Thursday 1 December 2016 10:50am
Latest update: Summary - there may be increased security in place over the Christmas and New Year period, including at Christmas markets and other major events that might attract large crowds; you should remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities

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