Pound GBP to euro EUR exchange rate

  • Order euros online - collect in 2 hours from your nearest branch or get next-day delivery
  • Order between £400 and £2,500 of euros

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3 ways to buy your euros with the Post Office

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Travel Money Card

Load up to 23 currencies, including euros, on our prepaid multi-currency card which can be used wherever you see the Mastercard logo.

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Secure delivery

Order your euros by 3pm today for delivery using Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed® by 1pm.

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Click & Collect Express

Pick up your euros from the dedicated Travel Money counter at your nearest Post Office in 2 hours.

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Buy your euros from the Post Office

To get your euros quickly and at a great rate, buy using our Click & Collect service.

They can be ready to collect in two hours from your nominated Post Office if you order by 2pm Monday - Friday. Orders made between 12 midnight and 9am Monday - Friday will be ready after 11am the same day, and orders made at other times will be available from 11am the next working day.

The more you buy, the better the exchange rate. You can purchase from £400 to £2,500.

If you have left over euros and can show us your Post Office receipt for buying them, we'll buy them back off you commission-free at selected branches.

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Typical conversion amounts: pound to euro*
Pound Euro
1 pound (GBP) in euros = €1.12
10 pound (GBP) in euros = €11.24
100 pound (GBP) in euros = €112.40
200 pound (GBP) in euros = €224.80
Typical conversion amounts: euro to pound*
Euro Pound
1 euros (EUR) in pounds = £0.86
10 euros (EUR) in pounds = £8.61
100 euros (EUR) in pounds = £86.12
200 euros (EUR) in pounds = £172.24


Useful information about euros:

Which countries use euros (EUR)? 19 of the 28 member states of the European Union use euros

The euro is the currency of 19 of the 28 EU member states, collectively known as the Eurozone. Before converting your pounds to euros, make sure that the EU country you’re visiting trades in euros.

The EU countries which us the euro are:

Northern Europe: Estonia, Finland, Latvia, and Lithuania
Central Europe: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Republic of Ireland, Slovakia, and Slovenia
Southern Europe: Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, and Spain

You might be surprised by how many European countries don't use euros: 
Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Georgia, Hungary, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Sweden, Switzerland and Ukraine.

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How does today’s €s rate compare over time? View our historical exchange rate graph

The amount of travel money you receive will vary from day to day according the exchange rate at the time of purchase. Our historical exchange rate graph shows you how the Pound Sterling / Euro exchange rate has changed over time.

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0% commission when you buy or sell your euros Just one of the reasons why we're the UK's number one provider

When you buy your Travel Money with us we don't ask you for a penny in commission. It's another way we try to offer you a great deal for your money.

If you don't spend all your euros there's no need to keep hold of them until you next travel to the Continent. Just show us your receipt and we'll buy them back with zero commission.

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Currency denominations Find out what notes and cents euros are issued in

Euro cents: 1¢, 2¢, 5¢, 10¢, 20¢, 50¢ 
Euros: €1, €2, €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, €500 

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Euro facts Learn something new about euros

The euro was put into circulation on New Year’s Day 2002 in Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. As other countries joined the EU, the euro was introduced into them too.

There are 7 EU countries who will adopt the euro in the future but so far haven’t: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Sweden. Finally, the UK and Denmark – who were EU member states when the euro was introduced – opted not to use the euro.

Some non-EU member states also use the euro: the small sovereign states of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican City.

The currency is finishing its release of its latest banknotes, the Europa series. The €100 and €200 notes were introduced on 28 May 2019 and completed the introduction. Old notes will remain valid but will gradually fall out of circulation.

The European Central Bank are no longer producing €500 notes, however those that are still in circulation remain legal tender.

The euro is the second most-traded currency globally, after the US dollar, and has several global currencies pegged against it. While the physical currency was introduced to countries in 2002, it had been traded since 1 January 1999 in non-physical form, including electronically.

It might also be nice to know that when you convert pounds to euros, you’ll be exchanging the world’s oldest currencies for one of its newest.

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