UK (in General)

lostling November 23 2010 4:25 PM EST

anyone from there? :) me and alisa are going there for a holiday soon =x

QBJohnnywas November 23 2010 4:29 PM EST

Whereabouts are you going and when? Me and GL are UK. So is G Beee and Freed and Wasp, possibly some others.

Demigod November 23 2010 4:48 PM EST

Sebidach might be in Germany, but I'm entirely sure where he lives now.

Unappreciated Misnomer November 23 2010 5:11 PM EST

well if you are on the east coast of Canada and stuck at YQM (Moncton international airport) ill come hang out and bring you some coffee!

sebidach [The Forgehood] November 23 2010 6:14 PM EST

I'm still in Germany. If you travel through Berlin, I'd be glad to show you around, or even offer a place to stay. Though you might come some other time, we currently have a rather hectic situation because of terrorist threats.

AdminQBGentlemanLoser [{END}] November 23 2010 6:41 PM EST

I'm just outside of London now, but close enough to count! :P

lostling November 24 2010 5:23 AM EST

lol cool... we are actually gona spend a few days in london then gona drive up north

lostling November 25 2010 6:20 AM EST

anyone has any idea is it cheaper to exchange SGD to GBP in singapore or in UK?

Demigod November 25 2010 11:10 AM EST

Making exchanging at my bank is a hassle, so I always wait until I arrive in another country. Even if the exchange is slightly worse, it's worth the convenience to me. However, shop around at the airport. I got stuck in a country one time where the only place around was a Western Union office. I lost my shirt on that deal.

BluBBen November 25 2010 11:36 AM EST

In 99 of 100 times it's cheaper to exchange your own currency for others in your home country.

lostling November 25 2010 2:07 PM EST

well if anyone has xchange numbers from UK i can compare it against mine here

Demigod November 25 2010 2:31 PM EST

No clue if you're coming into Gatwick or Heathrow, but here's Gatwick Airport's currency site:

It lists the airport's exchange vendors with image links. So for Travelex, you can view their exchange rates here:

That link shows that 1 quid is going for 1.968 Singapore dollar. However, I don't see anything on either link that mentions fees.

Wasp November 25 2010 2:39 PM EST

Never change money at an airport. You'll always get a better rate at a big bank/ travel agents in town

lostling November 26 2010 5:00 AM EST

wasp any rates for me? :)

Minnakht November 26 2010 12:47 PM EST

You won't see a difference if you exchange your money in Singapore or England; exchange rates in different countries are about the same.

Just don't exchange your money in an airport, like Wasp said.
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