Travelex, a Finablr company and market leading Foreign Exchange specialist, today announced the opening of five new currency exchange stores in Birmingham Airport. The opening of the new stores represents Travelex’s latest UK airport launch and follows a competitive bidding process. Travelex will be the sole foreign exchange provider at Birmingham Airport.
The new stores will also be supported by 15 new ATMs at locations across the airport allowing for the withdrawal of local and foreign currencies using dynamic currency conversion. The convenience of the new Travelex stores means consumers travelling to and from Birmingham Airport will have omni-channel access to a wide variety of currencies at short notice. Consumers can also benefit from Travelex’s competitive online rates by pre-purchasing currency for click-and-collect at Birmingham Airport on the day they travel.
The announcement expands Travelex’s existing portfolio to over 1,200 stores at both on-airport and off-airport locations around the world.
Commenting on the announcement, Richard Gill, Commercial Director, Birmingham Airport said: “Travelling can be both exciting and stressful, with so much to plan—and having the right travel money is a big part of this. At Birmingham Airport, we are committed to making our customers’ travelling experiences enjoyable, stress-free and memorable. The new Travelex suite of services will provide our customers with convenient access to local and foreign currencies for purchase both on the day and in advance for collection at our airport.”
Nathan Best, Commercial Director UK, Travelex commented: “We’re thrilled to be announcing our latest UK airport partner. While the foreign exchange market continues to become more ‘digitised’, consumers also need currency exchange services at key destinations. From click-and-collect to ATMs, Travelex is committed to delivering an omni-channel experience for our customers - with the convenience and competitive rates they have come to expect from the world’s pioneering foreign currency and international payments company.”