Travel Money at Edinburgh Airport
It’s true that purchasing your currency at the airport can be one of the most expensive ways to do so, but not if you pre order online, lock in those rates and collect in the airport!
ICE offer this service in 4 of the 6 branches they have located throughout the terminal. Simply state which desk you want to collect from and away you go.
Why use a Prepaid Currency Card?
Probably the safest way to carry your travel money is on a prepaid currency card like the Money Card from Travelex. Load up to 10 available currencies onto the card to spend how you like. The money is not linked to your bank account and you can withdraw cash at anytime with no ATM fees. You can also be reassured that if anything does go wrong, 24/7 assistance is on hand.
Credit and Debit Cards
If you do opt to take your personal cards, have a read through this guide from Money Saving Expert to familiarise yourself with the charges and interest that get added to a varity of cards.