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Top Euro Rates £500 Buys Euro
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TravelFx 562 1.1247
Griffin Financial 558 1.1155
Covent Garden FX 557 1.1142

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Top US Dollar Rates £500 Buys US Dollar
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TravelFx 698 1.3955
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GOV.UK Travel Advice

Ethiopia
Saturday 17 February 2018 11:27am
Latest update: Summary - On 16 February 2018 Ethiopia declared a State of Emergency. If you are in Ethiopia remain aware of your surroundings and follow the advice of local authorities.

Trinidad and Tobago
Friday 16 February 2018 6:33pm
Summary and Terrorism section - removal of threat to Carnival

Australia
Friday 16 February 2018 4:53pm
Summary – Tropical Cyclone 10 is forecast to hit the north west coast of Australia from 18 February 2018 and may bring hazardous sea and weather conditions to northern parts of Western Australia

Bonaire/St Eustatius/Saba
Friday 16 February 2018 4:38pm
Summary - removal of information on Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Indonesia
Friday 16 February 2018 4:12pm
Summary – the Foreign and Commonwealth (FCO) now advise against all but essential travel within 4km of the Mount Agung crater in east Bali due to ongoing volcanic activity; on 10 February 2018, the Indonesian authorities lowered Mt. Agung’s alert status from level 4 (highest) to level 3 (standby). The authorities have indicated Mt. Agung continues to show signs of volcanic activity and the possibility of an eruption remains

Tanzania
Friday 16 February 2018 12:51pm
Summary – By-elections are scheduled for 17 February 2018 in Kinondoni district, Dar es Salaam; there will be heightened security around polling stations and the local area and political demonstrations are expected; you should avoid large crowds or demonstrations. Traffic congestion is highly likely and may affect the administrative areas of Kinondoni, Masaki, Msasani and Oysterbay.

Ecuador
Friday 16 February 2018 11:57am
Safety and security section (Political situation) - removal of information on national referendum on 4 February

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Friday 16 February 2018 11:47am
Summary - removal of information on events to commemorate the death of Etienne Tshisekedi

Kenya
Friday 16 February 2018 11:31am
Summary – President Kenyatta was inaugurated for a second five year term on 28 November 2017 following a tense election period which saw an increase in protests across the country, some of which turned violent. Political tensions remain high and further demonstrations and clashes are possible

Colombia
Friday 16 February 2018 11:25am
Latest update: Summary - removal of information about ELN activity from 10 to 13 February 2018

Fiji
Friday 16 February 2018 10:13am
Summary - removal of information on Tropical Cyclone Gita

Italy
Friday 16 February 2018 9:35am
Summary - removal of information on Tottenham Hotspur vs Juventus Champions League match

Brazil
Friday 16 February 2018 9:30am
Summary - removal of information on Carnival 2018

Sierra Leone
Thursday 15 February 2018 2:56pm
Safety & security section (Political situation) – the next presidential elections are scheduled to take place on 7 March 2018, with a run-off, if necessary, scheduled around 2 weeks after that; you should avoid political rallies. Vehicular movement will be restricted on election day and only accredited vehicles and personnel will be able to move freely around the country

Latvia
Thursday 15 February 2018 12:13pm
Summary – updated numbers of British nationals visiting Latvia

Lithuania
Thursday 15 February 2018 9:49am
minor editorial amendments

Portugal
Thursday 15 February 2018 9:39am
Latest update: Entry requirements section - revised information on entry and exit requirements for children travelling alone or without a parent or legal guardian

New Caledonia
Wednesday 14 February 2018 5:33pm
Latest update: Summary – Tropical Cyclone Gita is forecast to pass south of New Caledonia from Friday 16 February 2018 and may bring hazardous sea and weather conditions to southern parts of the islands; you should monitor local forecasts and follow any advice issued by the local authorities

Liechtenstein
Wednesday 14 February 2018 12:34pm
this advice has been reviewed and re-issued without amendment

Burma
Wednesday 14 February 2018 10:55am
Local law and customs section - minor changes to information on LGBT guidance

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