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Where I can get the best rates to exchange 10000CHF in cash for GBP in cash?

Is it better here in switzerland or better I exchange in the UK?
And if it's here so bank/exchange shop?
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Old 18.12.2014, 11:56
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Re: Where I can get the best rates to exchange 10000CHF in cash for GBP in cash?

Errrrmmmmm iirc the max limit you can walk in and exchange in the UK is £2500 so I wouldn't be going anywhere with 10k chf I think you'd be talking t the BIB pretty quickly trying to explain where you got it and whats its for.

Better off doing it bank to bank
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Re: Where I can get the best rates to exchange 10000CHF in cash for GBP in cash?

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Re: Where I can get the best rates to exchange 10000CHF in cash for GBP in cash?

I can't do it bank to bank from here because I don't have a swiss account.
Best exchange place in swiss someone?
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Re: Where I can get the best rates to exchange 10000CHF in cash for GBP in cash?

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I can't do it bank to bank from here because I don't have a swiss account.
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you have a bank where you are? ask them

on that amount of cash you'll be setting alarm bells off, and any walk in place will give you a shit exchange rate
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Re: Where I can get the best rates to exchange 10000CHF in cash for GBP in cash?

I can do it for you - and give you a better rate than a bank ....... I just have to think of the best dark alley place, to meet you in.
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Re: Where I can get the best rates to exchange 10000CHF in cash for GBP in cash?

with someone like me who is selling GBP and buying CHF?
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Re: Where I can get the best rates to exchange 10000CHF in cash for GBP in cash?

hehehehe this has bad news written all over it lol
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Re: Where I can get the best rates to exchange 10000CHF in cash for GBP in cash?

For a good FX-rate, you should find someone who has a CHF-account in Switzerland. The person transfers the amount to currencyfair.com for you, from there you can transfer it to your GBP account, then withdraw cash from there.
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Actually it might be possible to pay the money into currencyfair at the counter of any bank (against (limited) fees?). I guess, without other options, that´s the first I´d try to establish with currencyfair customer support.
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There are no good rates for cash <--> cash exchanges, except if you happen to find someone who needs to change the other way and you mutually agree to use the median rate between yee.
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Re: Where I can get the best rates to exchange 10000CHF in cash for GBP in cash?

Bank : Please can you tell us where you got this money?

EF Guy : Some bloke from the internet. I'm sending it to Israel for him.

Bank : Sure beans. That'll be fine.
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Re: Where I can get the best rates to exchange 10000CHF in cash for GBP in cash?

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I'm sending it to Israel for him.
Didn't the OP ask?

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Re: Where I can get the best rates to exchange 10000CHF in cash for GBP in cash?

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Didn't the OP ask?
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For a good FX-rate, you should find someone who has a CHF-account in Switzerland. The person transfers the amount to currencyfair.com for you, from there you can transfer it to your GBP account, then withdraw cash from there.
And I know they'd likely be transferring to UK, rather than Israel, but it'd not make much difference and Israel made for a better story (what with the OP being from Tel Aviv and all). I was going to write "Middle East", but thought that was maybe a step too far.
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Re: Where I can get the best rates to exchange 10000CHF in cash for GBP in cash?

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So we are not talking about you laundering money made on your dodgy market stall then.
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Re: Where I can get the best rates to exchange 10000CHF in cash for GBP in cash?

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Is it better here in switzerland or better I exchange in the UK?
And if it's here so bank/exchange shop?
It's for sure here...

I'll give you £5k cash!
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Re: Where I can get the best rates to exchange 10000CHF in cash for GBP in cash?

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you have a bank where you are? ask them

on that amount of cash you'll be setting alarm bells off, and any walk in place will give you a shit exchange rate
All you need is a "Credible Explanation". I asked a bank not long ago and that is what they told me. If it is dodgy keep off the internet.
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It's for sure here...

I'll give you £5k cash!
Are we starting an auction? £5100!
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Re: Where I can get the best rates to exchange 10000CHF in cash for GBP in cash?

Most self-respecting Swiss people wouldn't leave the house without at least CHF10,000 cash in their wallet, so I don't think that a bank is going to ask too many questions.
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Bank : Please can you tell us where you got this money?

EF Guy : Some bloke from the internet. I'm sending it to Israel for him.

Bank : Sure beans. That'll be fine.
For 10k ?? They wouldn't even bat an eyelid let alone ask anything.
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