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Tesco Bank celebrates opening of Travel Money Bureau in Bangor with Easter Rate Sale

Tesco Bank Travel Money is holding an Easter Rate Sale to celebrate the opening of its new Bangor Bureau on 2nd April.

The Rate Sale, which will run until Wednesday 11 April, applies to Euros and US Dollars, and offers those going abroad over the Easter break or beyond the perfect opportunity to buy their holiday money. Currency, travellers cheques and pre-paid currency cards are all included in the sale. 

Tesco Bank Travel Money also offers a price match policy - if customers can find a better exchange rate in a retail outlet within a five mile radius on the same day, they will guarantee to match the rate*. 

The new Travel Money Bureau is opening in-store at the Caernarfon Road Extra. Tesco Travel Money now has 190 bureaux in stores across the country.

Euan Ballantyne, Head of Travel Money at Tesco Bank, comments,

“We pride ourselves in guaranteeing competitive travel exchange rates for our customers. Our travel bureaux continue to be very popular with customers, making Tesco a one-stop shop for holiday essentials before going abroad. 

“Getting your travel money from Tesco is a convenient and accessible way to buy a wide range of currencies, travellers cheques and pre-paid currency.”

To buy or return leftover holiday cash, visit the Caernarfon Road Extra between 10 am and 6pm on weekdays, 9am – 6pm on Saturday and 10.30 – 4pm on Sunday. 

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For more information and media enquiries please contact:

Tesco Bank press office

+44 (0) 131 274 3630 

Notes to Editors: 

Rate Sale Terms and Conditions:

1. Sale rate applies when you buy Euro or US Dollar currency notes, travellers cheques or cash passports at Tesco Travel Money Bureaux between 01/03/12 and 11/04/12 inclusive. 

2. The sale rate is calculated by reducing our retail margin when you buy foreign currency from us between 01/03/12 and 11/04/12 inclusive compared to the average retail margin over the 28 days prior to the sale. In store only (not available online or over the phone). (The retail margin is the difference between the rate we buy currency at and the rate we sell to you at.) 

Price Match Terms & Conditions

*Compare on the same day against other high street rates within a 5-mile radius of our in-store Travel Money Bureau, prior to completion of the sale. The comparison must be on a like for like basis. We reserve the right to verify the rate you have found. Terms and conditions apply. Find out more at the bureau or online at www.tesco.com/travelmoney

About Us:

Tesco Bank’s goal is to make banking and insurance easier and better value for people who shop at Tesco. We’ve been around since 1997 and today we help more than 5 million customers manage their money every day. Our 4,000 colleagues serve our customers seven days a week from our three main centres in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle, and we are also available through online and mobile banking 24/7. Tesco Bank participates in the Chartered Banker Professional Standards Board.

Tesco Bank is a trading name of Tesco Personal Finance plc. Registered in Scotland No. SC173199. Registered Office: 2 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9FQ

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