The euro is the most used currency out of all the European countries, making it ideal for people wishing to travel from country to country, and allowing you to a have a trouble free holiday without having to worry about which currency to use in different countries. Obviously there are some countries in Europe that don't use the euro, so it is always worth checking on your holiday destination before converting your money into euros.
The euro exchange rate is still relatively weak in comparison to where the pound was, but that's by no means any reason to avoid these countries, as they all offer you the chance to experience a unique sense of culture, buzzing nightlife and wonderful weather.
Ordering Euros Online
There are various ways that you can order and receive your euros. This currency is available on the Thomas Cook Multi Currency Cash Passport as well as 9 other currencies, for your convenience. The clever alternative to pockets full of cash, traveller cheques or your debit card when you're away.
Select the most convenient option for you below:
Top Euro Countries: Canary Islands
If you are looking for a country with a similar culture to Britain that uses the euro, then the Canary Islands are an ideal holiday destination. They have many British bars and a cracking nightlife during the summer months. Apart from the famous nightlife in the Canary Islands, they also offer some great shopping opportunities, specifically with regards to electrical and leather goods and anything that takes your fancy at duty free, as they are all tax-free, making your pound go that bit further in these euro-based islands.
Top Euro Countries: Greece and the Greek Islands
Another popular euro-based destination is Greece, both the mainland and the many Greek islands. The islands vary from being very traditional, with untouched beaches and landscape, to being developed and popular for travellers who want a Greece clubbing holiday. Mainland Greece is developed in regions, but also allows you to appreciate the history of a country with amazing archaeological sites such as the Parthenon. The culinary choice in Greece is wonderful and a top tip is to buy meze for your crowd, be it meat, fish or a mix. The vast portions ensure that you get the most out of your holiday money.
Top Euro Countries: Spain
Spain is a very popular country which uses the euro and offers people who are on holiday the opportunity to get some great deals on specific products. Throughout the country lace, linen goods and leather products are available at a very cheap price in comparison to Britain. Similarly when going out to restaurants in Spain, a money saving tip would be to order a large paella dish to share amongst your group, or if you enjoy a tapas-style meal, then get the largest variety on offer to get your value for money.
Top Euro Countries: Cyprus
The opportunity to experience various cultures or simply relax beside a hotel pool or seaside in Europe is vast due to the number of countries covered by the euro. Depending on which European country you decide to visit will determine what and how is the best way to spend your euros. A potential holiday destination that uses the euro is Cyprus which offers a wonderful range of hotels covering all budgets, predominantly based within walking distance of a beach. Sample traditional food at local restaurants or British food at a number of bars amongst many of the main strips through the country.
But That's Not All...
The euro is not all that we offer. As the foreign exchange experts, we also have a wide range of other currencies, enabling you to visit further flung parts of the world. Here's a selection:
- US Dollar
- Turkish Lira
- Egyptian Pound
- Swiss Franc
- Canadian Dollar
- UAE Dirham
- Czech Koruna
- Australian Dollar
- Bulgarian Lev