Can I get Moroccan currency in the UK?

Heading off to explore the bustling city of Marrakech or try surfing in the windy Essaouira? Read our Moroccan currency guide first. Can I get Moroccan currency in the UK? Yes and no. The Moroccan dirham is non-convertible which means it is not openly traded on the forex market. You are allowed to take a...

16 December 2019

5 WAYS TO AVOID YOUR WESWAP CARD BEING DECLINED

Picture the scene. You’re on holiday; maybe in a restaurant; at an ATM; renting a pedalo. You pull out your WeSwap card to pay but disaster strikes: it’s been declined. You’re embarrassed. A crowd is forming. You panic and run into the sea and wait there until everyone who saw goes home. Kept awake by...

2 December 2019

Can I Buy Indian Rupees in the UK?

Can you buy Indian rupees in the UK? The short answer is no. The Indian Rupee is a closed currency that is heavily regulated, this means there are restrictions on taking the currency in and out of India. It's not permitted for tourists to take Indian rupees in or out of the country. However, (to...

28 November 2019

What's Strong Customer Authentication?

Since summer 2019, you might have noticed a stronger security presence when it comes to your mobile or online banking. Maybe you received an email from your bank letting you know about measures they were adding to increase security? When logging into mobile or online banking, you might have had to verify your phone number...

25 November 2019

WeSwap has had a makeover

You may have noticed some changes around here. Our website has had a pretty big lick of paint, the emails we’re sending are looking a little shinier and our card has had a complete and utter back-to-the-drawing-board redesign. It’s now got a new, portrait design that responds to how we actually use our cards in...

19 November 2019

✨ NOW SEND MONEY TO FRIENDS ✨

When your friend picks up the bill, now you can pay them back instantly via the WeSwap iOS or Android apps. ✨ This is surprise #2 of our summer of People-Powered Surprises. Whether you’re planning your holiday, sharing a meal, or all chipping in for an activity, collecting money from a group can be a hassle. Paying people...

17 September 2019

INTRODUCING WESWAP BUY BACK!

Hands up. How many of us have got currency sitting at home in kitchen drawers, miscellaneous small bowls, cash jars or – in one WeSwap staffer’s case – stuffed inside an old CD of Shania Twain’s “You’re still the One”? Fine, maybe not the CD.  But whatever your vestibule, you’re not alone: we’ve discovered that...

17 September 2019

Tips for using your WeSwap card abroad

At WeSwap, we want to make sure that you can enjoy your holiday stress-free. To do so we have a few card tips and tricks to help you out along the way. If you have already activated your card, got your PIN and loaded your account, you can skip the first part of this article and go...

17 September 2019

TOP TIPS FOR TRAVELLING WITH A GROUP

Group travel is great but it’s hard to maintain those pre-holiday levels of excitement as you argue with your parents over whether to sit by the pool or visit a Roman fort. Or, as you stare in silence as the waiter places the bill in the centre of your friends and you attempt to subtract...

17 September 2019
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