Currency conversions, credit cards, ATMs, VAT tax refunds, bargaining, and everything else to do with spending money
Typical prices and costs in London faced by visitors and tourists
Why traveler's checks can sometimes still matter (as a way to carry emergency backup cash) in the age of ATMs and computerized banking
Top traveler tips for dealing with money and shopping in the U.K.
The British unit of currency is the pound sterling (£).
From credit cards, cash, and ATMS to VAT refunds, travelers checks, and customs limits
Using credit cards in the U.K.
Using debit cards to get cash at an ATM (automated teller machine) in the U.K.
What you can and cannot bring home with you from your travels
How to exchange your dollars for pounds at the best rates (and lowest fees) possible
Just what are Duty Free Stores in airports and when is Duty Free shopping a savings?
Taxes in the U.K. and how you may be able to get some of that VAT refunded
Which credit card whould a traveler take to Britain? #1: Visa
What is a "chip-and-pin" credit card and how can I get one?
What are foreign transaction fees and how can I avoid them?
Where to get a low-fee credit card for traveling
Call ahead to notify your credit card issuer of you travel plans
How to avoid the high fees and charges for credit card cash advances
Use a credit union, online bank, local bank, or no-fee/low-fee credit card to keep foreign transaction fees (and all other bank fees) to a minimum
A guide to British retail therapy: shopping, VAT, haggling, customs, and souvenir-buying in the U.K.
The difference between customs, VAT taxes, and duty-free shopping
Top shopping tips for a trip to the U.K. to help you bring home the best gifts and souvenirs from your British travels at the best price
I'm a size what? U.K. clothing sizes measures and shoe sizes and how to convert American clothes sizes to British (and European) ones
Pounds and kilos, grams and ounces, stone and tons (and tons, and tonnes)—Deciphering weights in the U.K.
Gallons and litres and pints, oh my!
I'm a size what? U.K. clothing and shoe size conversion charts and how to convert American clothes sizes to British (and European) ones
There is a unqiue eway to guage the age of a pound coin. The portrait of the Queen on it shows her at whatever her age was at the time it was minted.