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lez Feb 25th, 2006 06:19

Changing £50 notes in Goa?
 
any problems changing £50 notes in Goa?

because it is a lot less space in my wallet than £20s

lez

GoanCanuck Feb 25th, 2006 06:26

No problems whatsoever.

steven_ber Feb 25th, 2006 14:34

I wouldn't take £50 notes, not after thet £50,000,000 robery in Kent, police are expecting the money to be used overseas.

If enough warnings go out, you may find that only banks will change them, and Banks are not the best place to change money, they can be very slow.

1000 Yard Stare Feb 25th, 2006 14:42

Why not take travelers cheques instead? I was in goa for the whole of december and had no problems exchanging 50's and 100's plus they are a lot safer to carry about!

TYS :D

john.sw Feb 25th, 2006 16:03

Quote:

Originally Posted by 1000 Yard Stare
Why not take travelers cheques instead? ...


Why not take an ATM card? It's easy, safe and convenient, and you get a good rate of exchange.

Take a little cash, but bear in mind that four of your £50 notes is more than many people earn in a year!

shere Feb 25th, 2006 16:42

Quote:

Originally Posted by steven_ber
I wouldn't take £50 notes, not after thet £50,000,000 robery in Kent, police are expecting the money to be used overseas.

If enough warnings go out, you may find that only banks will change them, and Banks are not the best place to change money, they can be very slow.

The cash has not been notified as having been withdrawn out of circulation so what difference does it make if you take £50 notes. Those money changers will stll take them.

After brinks-mat robbery people did not stop trading in gold. After that big robbery in NI the notes were withdrawn from circulation so I can only see it being a problem if there is a blanket withdrawl of £50 notes. With the numbers in circualtion the BOE may not want to undertake such a policy.

lez Feb 25th, 2006 16:46

Thanks for the advice everyone.

£50,000,000. I dont I would be going cattle class with that in my back pocket.[paniccow]

as for TCs my bank gets enough from me, the one with the black horse:mad:

I will be taking CCs as a back up.

lez:whistling

lez Feb 25th, 2006 16:56

Steven

thanks for the link, "you know your missing India when.":thumbup: :clap_1: :thumbup:

I nearly wet myself laughing, the wobbly head one had me crying with laughter, in the pub, last night, everyone thaught I was on my "medication":rolleyes:

lez


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