How to buy Euros

From a romantic trip to Tuscany to a bustling tour of Ancient Athens, we’ll help start your European holiday off on the right foot when you order Euros online from us. We’ll make it quick and easy for you to buy Euros, so you can focus on packing for your European adventure.

Competitive rates

We monitor the currency exchange market daily to ensure we offer you a great rate to buy Euros online.

Delivered to you

Order Euros online and have them delivered to a Waitrose or
John Lewis near you
, or to your home by the next working day.

Commission free-fees

You won’t have to pay a commission fee when you buy Euros from us.

Get a step ahead of your European holiday

From the sounds of soft, gentle waves on the Algarve coast to the bold and colourful sights in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, there’s so much culture to see and moments to experience throughout Europe. Whether you’re hopping on the Eurostar for a spontaneous weekend getaway or jetting off on your family’s annual summer holiday, we’ll make it simple for you to order Euros online.

We sell Euros in-store at John Lewis Bureau de Change branches and online orders can be collected from a John Lewis or Waitrose store near you. If you’re tight on time, we can deliver your Euros to your home by the next working day, or Click and Collect at select John Lewis or Waitrose stores at the earliest collection date. Order £500 or more and both home delivery and collection are free.

Sell your leftover Euros

Once you’re back home, we’ll buy back any Euro notes you have left from your trip and exchange them back into pounds. Pop into any John Lewis Bureau de Change branch with your ID and Euros in hand. 

If your European adventure has been cancelled, you can return your Euros for a full refund within 35 days of the purchase date. Make sure you have your original order receipt or order confirmation with you.

Returns can only be made in-store.

Frequently asked questions

Most of the countries in the European Union (EU) use Euros as their main currency. 

The countries in the EU who use Euros are:

  • Austria

  • Belgium

  • Croatia

  • Cyprus

  • Estonia

  • Finland

  • France

  • Germany

  • Greece

  • Ireland

  • Italy

  • Latvia

  • Lithuania

  • Luxembourg

  • Malta

  • the Netherlands

  • Portugal

  • Slovakia

  • Slovenia

  • Spain

 

The following non-EU countries also use Euros as their national currency:

  • Andorra

  • Monaco

  • San Marino 

  • Vatican City

 

Countries in the EU that don’t use Euros are:

  • Bulgaria (Bulgarian Lev)

  • Czech Republic (Czech Koruna)

  • Denmark (Danish Krone)

  • Hungary (Hungarian Forint)

  • Poland (Polish Zloty)

  • Romania (Romanian Leu)

  • Sweden (Swedish Krona)


We sell and buy back all European Union currencies. Check your EU destination’s currency rates with our rate table.

When buying Euros from us, you’ll be given notes. Unfortunately, we won’t be able to accept coins if you do decide to buy or sell Euros and other currency.

Exchange rates online may vary from those offered in-store. 

You can check today’s online rates on our main currency page. Today’s in-store buy and sell rates can be found on the bureau de change store locator.

For online orders, you can buy between £250 to £2,500 worth of Euros. If you’re travelling to and from an EU country, you must declare cash that exceeds the €10,000 limit.

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Our partner

John Lewis Finance and John Lewis & Partners Bureau de Change are both trading names of John Lewis plc. Registered office: 1 Drummond Gate, Pimlico, London SW1V 2QQ. Registered in England (Registered Company Number 233462). John Lewis plc introduce the panel of carefully chosen providers in Bureau de Change products and services, whom each hold the appropriate licences with the Financial Conduct Authority and HMRC.

Foreign Currency online from both John Lewis Finance and John Lewis & Partners is provided by First Rate Exchange Services Limited registration number 04287490 (Money Service Business licence number MLR-64068), whose registered office is at Great West House, Great West Road, Brentford, West London, TW8 9DF England.

For UK clients: International Payments at John Lewis Finance is provided by HiFX Europe Limited. HiFX is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Payment Services Regulations 2017, registration 462444, for the provision of payment services. HiFX is a limited company registered in England and Wales. Registered number: 3517451. Registered office: Maxis 1, Western Road, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1RT.

For EEA clients: International Payments at John Lewis Finance is provided by XE Europe B.V.. XE Europe B.V. is authorised by the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche Bank) under the Payment Services Directive II, licence number R149006 for the provision of payment services. XE Europe B.V. is a limited company registered in The Netherlands with company no. 72587873, and registered office at Rozengracht 12,1, 1016NB Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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