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Foreign Exchange Cash & Cheques - Manchester Airport Guide

Changing your money at the airport or at your destination are the most expensive ways to get your foreign currency.There are many options to choose from when ordering online first and you get the currency providers best rates by ordering online for pick up, either at Manchester Airport or from the providers high street branch.

Cash & Cheque Benefits

  • 0% Commission rates offered
  • Convenient Spending Method
  • Competitive Rates when ordered online
  • Home Delivery Available
  • Fixed rate upon purchase

Cash & Cheque Drawbacks

  • No section 75 purchase protection
  • Not as secure as cards
  • Travellers cheques less convenient

Bureau de Change at Manchester Airport

These travel money providers have bureau de change situated at Manchester Airport, either before or after security in arrivals and departures, throughout terminals 1, 2 and 3(information below). This means that you can go with the cheapest option of ordering your money online and picking it up at the airport before you depart for your holiday. This way you get the providers online rates, rather than the inflated airport rates, but you still have the convenience of picking your holiday cash up at the airport! Alternatively, you could order your foreign currency online for home delivery with some of these providers.

There are many bureau de change desks throughout Manchester where you can order currency. Whether you are before or after security control, or have just arrived at Manchester Airport, you will find a number of foreign currency exchange outlets ready to provide you with your holiday cash! Over 50 currencies are available at competitive exchange rates. You can pay with debit cards, credit cards or cash.


  • Order Currency - ICE
  • Home Delivery Available
  • Convenient Spending Method
  • Great rates online

Pick up your last minute travel essentials. ICE offers a foreign currency exchange service with the option to have a convenient travellers cash card, pick up some travel insurance or phone cards. You can even order your currency to pick up at the airport or be delivered to your home. Locations include both landside and airside in terminals 1, 2 & 3.

Thomas Cook

Thomas Cook

One of the leading foreign currency exchange providers with three branches located land side in terminal 1 and airside in both terminal 2 and 3. They offer over 80 currencies to either pre-order or change at the airport.

Bureau de Change outside Manchester Airport

These foreign currency exchange providers do not have bureau de change situated in Manchester airport but are popular travel money providers who can give you great rates online, and you can pick up in one of their high street branches, or some offer home delivery. You will still be better to order online from them and pick up or have the cash delivered than going to purchase the holiday cash in their branch.


As the world's biggest foreign currency exchange provider, serving over 30 million customers each year. Travelex can provide all your usual currency exchange services, along with a VAT refund service for non EU residents. The currency exchange desk is located before security.

Post Office

  • Order Currency - Post Office
  • Great rates online
  • 0% Commission
  • Home Delivery Mon-Sat
  • 12,500 branches for pick up
Post Office

The Post Office are a really well known travel money provider in the UK and can offer home delivery of your holiday cash Monday to Saturday. You can go into one of their 12,500 branches to pick your currency up, but be sure to order online first to guarantee the best rates possible.