In control of holiday finances anywhere - Credit cards - News - Moneyfacts

News

Moneyfacts.co.uk News brings you the latest financial & economic news & reviews of the best products in the UK by our team of money experts.

In control of holiday finances anywhere

In control of holiday finances anywhere

Category: Credit cards

Updated: 31/10/2008
First Published: 04/08/2008

MONEYFACTS ARCHIVE
This article was correct at the time of publication. It is now over 6 months old so the content may be out of date.

Text to top-up holiday spending money anywhere in the world with FairFX.com

Whether they are at the top of the Eiffel Tower or in the middle of the American Rockies, Brits can now stay in control of their holiday finances anywhere they can use their mobile phone.

FairFX.com has launched an innovative and unique new way for Brits abroad to check their balance, confirm the exchange rate and top-up their holiday money - all by text.

Commenting on the launch, Stephen Heath, Chief Executive of FairFX.com, said:

"Now, wherever people are in the world they can find out how much cash they have left to spend, check the exchange rate they will get for their Pounds, and top-up their holiday money simply by texting. This is the easiest way for people to manage their money abroad, and until August 31st the service will be free of charge."

Anyone who wants to try the new texting system can access it via the FairFX.com website, and it is open to existing users as well as new applicants.

Related Links:


Disclaimer: Information is correct as of the date of publication (shown at the top of this article). Any products featured may be withdrawn by their provider or changed at any time.

Related Articles

Credit card mistakes cost borrowers £948m

At this time of year, many people could be turning to balance transfer credit cards in an attempt to overcome their Christmas debt. However, many of these borrowers could get caught out in the year ahead, and they could end up paying for it.

6 of the best balance transfer credit cards

Does the thought of opening your credit card bills fill you with fear? If so, you're not alone! Christmas may be over, but unfortunately, many people will still be paying for it, after turning to credit to cover the cost of their festive spend.

Get a better credit score for the New Year

A new year means a fresh start, and one of the best things you can do is take a cold, hard look at your finances – particularly when it comes to your credit score.
 
Close