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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 Jul 2012 at 6:36pm
We've booked Lofus for next year, 17th June for two weeks. The wife's brother and partner are joining us for the first week. They are newby's to Kassiopi so they'll probably get hooked like us.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 Jul 2012 at 11:17pm

Hi Big Al,

We were going to book the Lofos for 2 weeks in June but the room had gone so booked for the Andreas pool instead. Might get to meet someone else off the forum as I only know Alecko and Angel of the north. We will be the geordies sat in Visions or Lime Lounge
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27 Aug 2012 at 9:50pm
Just booked to come back on the 21st June was so fed up after getting home at the end of July had to have something to look forward to didn't I SmileClap

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27 Aug 2012 at 10:45pm
That was my idea as well Norma, even though we dont go for another 3 weeks.
Unfortunatly we will miss you as you come on the day we leave when I look at your holiday countdown it doesnt seem that far away when you look at the days but Im sure it will feel like an eternity
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 Aug 2012 at 12:42am
Seems a long way off but it's half the fun looking forward to a holiday and it will soon pass besides I've got to save up for it yet!LOL.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 Mar 2013 at 8:38pm
Holiday balance paid today.
Managed to save £70 compared to euro rate if we had paid 4 weeks ago!!!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 Mar 2013 at 8:58pm
Whens the best time to get Euros as we are going on May 25th.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 Mar 2013 at 9:23pm
Very up and down at the moment with the Cyprus problems etc.
Its anyones bet when to get some but we will be taking sterling with us and changing it in Kassiopi so we will get what we get.
Last September when we went we got a good rate but in the June we got quite a bit less.
At the end of the day we are in Corfu and everything else is a bonus.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 Mar 2013 at 9:28pm
Here is the euro price over the last 4 weeks.
The column on the left(vertical) tells you how many pence you have to spend to buy one euro.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 Mar 2013 at 9:29pm
Hi Daveneil,
All I can advise is to keep an eye on the exchange rate and try to judge when it is best to buy. I have been watching it this week and it has risen from 1.14 on Monday to 1.18 today, which I assume is due to the Cyprus problems.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29 Mar 2013 at 10:11am
Wednesday in the UK, only got 1.11 € to the £. Post office same rate. Think we will be bringing sterling this year.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29 Mar 2013 at 10:40am
Hi,
Have any of you looked at ASDA they seem to be giving the best rate at the moment, commission free. We go May 13th so have been looking around over the last week. I think its 1.15 today.
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29 Mar 2013 at 11:56am
Thanks, I will keep my eye on them and if they go up soon to about 1 18 I will grab some.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29 Mar 2013 at 4:34pm
Got mine a month ago from Sainsburrys bank euros at 1.26. Dont think that was to bad and NO commision
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29 Mar 2013 at 4:42pm
Wow 1.26 is great, I wish I could get that now.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 29 Mar 2013 at 5:03pm
A month ago the interbank rate was 1.15430 so you got 10 cents to the pound more than the banks were getting. Wow.

The post office rates are usualy pretty lousy but they have handiness in their favour.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 Mar 2013 at 10:58am
Originally posted by alehouse alehouse wrote:

Got mine a month ago from Sainsburrys bank euros at 1.26. Dont think that was to bad and NO commision
 
Thats a great deal, wish I'd have seen that rate a month ago...Sainsburys rate at the moment is only €1.15 = £1.00
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31 Mar 2013 at 12:02pm
Like every year since the year dot I'll take my pounds to Kassiopi and change them there. It saves all that bother of changing them here in the UK...plus the Greeks make a few cents, the travel companies already make enough out of me... Big smile
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31 Mar 2013 at 8:30pm
Originally posted by BruceAndMaria BruceAndMaria wrote:

Like every year since the year dot I'll take my pounds to Kassiopi and change them there. It saves all that bother of changing them here in the UK...plus the Greeks make a few cents, the travel companies already make enough out of me... Big smile
 
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Same here Bruce.Big smile

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01 Apr 2013 at 11:05am
Same here Bruce, just like to take about £100 in euros to do a shop on way to villa and have a little drink when we get there Smile









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