Foreign Currency at Edinburgh Airport

Were you aware that buying your foreign currency at Edinburgh Airport or at your destination are two of the most expensive ways to purchase it? Below we discuss the different options available to help save you time and money, plus look into the benefits of going cashless

Cash & Cheque Benefits

Benefits of carrying foreign currency

* 0% Commission rates offered *

* Convenient Spending Method *

* Competitive Rates when ordered online *

* Home Delivery Available *

* Fixed rate upon purchase *

Cash & Cheque Drawbacks

drawbacks of carrying foreign currency

* No section 75 purchase protection *

*Not as secure as cards *

* Travellers cheques less convenient *

Bureau de Change at Edinburgh Airport

There is one foreign currency provider situated within the terminal of Edinburgh Airport, ICE. Below is a description of the services they offer

ICE – International Currency Exchange

As a world leader in foreign currency, ICE provides a whole range of services globally. From foreign cash exchange to business money transfers, ICE has a service to help you.
There are 6 branches in Edinburgh Airport, 3 can be found in Departures and 3 in Arrivals. Please note, that two of the branches in Arrivals (International Arrivals Hall and Baggage Reclaim) don’t offer a click and collect service.
  • 6 branches in the airport, 4 to collect pre-purchased currency from
  • Price match guarentee
  • Currency buy back option
  • Order online or over the phone

Bureau de Change outside Edinburgh Airport

These two foreign currency providers don’t have bureau de change desks situated in Edinburgh Airport but are also populare choices. You will still be better to order online from them and pick up or have the cash delivered than going to purchase the holiday cash in their branch.
Travelex is the world’s largest travel money provider, offering foreign exchange cash, Moneycards, international transfers and more.
The Post Office are a really well known travel money provider in the UK and can offer home delivery of your holiday cash Monday to Saturday. You can also go into one of their 12,500 branches to pick your currency up, but be sure to order online first to guarantee the best rates possible.