On 27/12/08 10:57, "Don Madge" <don.madge@...> wrote:
I've just bought 100 Euros from our local post office at a cost of £99.73.It will be about 96.somethingP from NationWide this morning. I guess the
tourist rates will be well below parity and still sliding badly.
So it looks like our costs will go up by about 30% this trip whilst inI used to feel good about living at 33% discount on everything. I can only
repeat that the quality and the service will be the last remaining fillip
available to us now.
Diesel in Luxembourg is about 80 Euro cents a litre and it's well under aFrench brand forecourts seem to be about 1€00 with supermarchés running
about 0€08 less. Not much difference at the moment. Not worth filling up to
come home. The extra weight will wipe out any savings.
The will to travel further into Europe evaporates while crossing France.
Off on Monday if all goes to plan.You have a good one, Don. Keep in touch if you can.
And a Happy New Year to all you others on the list.