Buy Hungarian Forint

Heading to Hungary? Whether you want to enjoy the buzz of Budapest or the Baroque beauty of Pécs, you can check the Hungarian Forint exchange rate and buy your travel money here.

To exchange your Pounds to Forints, Tesco Travel Money offers you a range of services to make buying and collecting your cash as convenient as possible. Take the stress out of your holiday planning with these options:

  • With Click & Collect, you can order Hungarian Forint online and pick it up from over 300 in-store Tesco Travel Money Bureaux or over 100 Tesco customer service desks
  • Get your currency delivered to your home for free when you spend £500 or more online
  • Prefer not to carry cash? Not to worry, we sell prepaid travel money cards at our in-store bureaux

The Pound to Forint exchange rate may change during each day, and will vary depending on whether you buy currency online, in-store or over the phone. More about travel money

How many Pounds worth of Hungarian Forints would you like to buy?

Buy Hungarian Forints online

Buy Hungarian Forints online and collect them from over 400 Tesco stores

Buy Hungarian Forints online

Get your Forints on your next visit to Tesco, with Click & Collect

Get your Hungarian Forints before you fly and pick it up on a day that’s convenient for you. With our Click & Collect service, you can order your Forints online and pick them up from your chosen Tesco Travel Money Bureau or customer service desk. It’s quick, easy and convenient.

How far will your Forints go?

Budapest

  • Mid-range three-course meal for two:Ft9,000.00
  • Cappuccino: Ft424.00
  • Beer (500ml): Ft500.00
  • Soft drink: Ft288.00
  • Loaf of fresh white bread (500g): Ft199.00
  • Taxi trip (1km): Ft280.00
  • One-way ticket on local transport: Ft350.00

Prices calculated using a variety of sources. Checked July 2018.

Debrecen

  • Mid-range three-course meal for two: Ft6,500.00
  • Cappuccino: Ft386.00
  • Beer (500ml): Ft375.00
  • Soft drink: Ft312.00
  • Loaf of fresh white bread (500g): Ft170.00
  • Taxi trip (1km): Ft290.00
  • One-way ticket on local transport: Ft350.00

Prices calculated using a variety of sources. Checked July 2018.

Szeged

  • Mid-range three-course meal for two: Ft8,000.00
  • Cappuccino: Ft342.00
  • Beer (500ml): Ft340.00
  • Soft drink: Ft293.00
  • Loaf of fresh white bread (500g): Ft174.00
  • Taxi trip (1km): Ft350.00
  • One-way ticket on local transport: Ft350.00

Prices calculated using a variety of sources. Checked July 2018.

Pécs

  • Mid-range three-course meal for two: Ft4,150.00
  • Cappuccino: Ft348.00
  • Beer (500ml): Ft300.00
  • Soft drink: Ft249.00
  • Loaf of fresh white bread (500g): Ft196.00
  • Taxi trip (1km): Ft280.00
  • One-way ticket on local transport: Ft300.00

Prices calculated using a variety of sources. Checked July 2018.

Before you fly to Hungary

Be prepared

There’s lots to think about when planning a holiday, but you can tick one big thing off your list by ordering your currency before you fly.

Currency exchange rates can go up or down daily, so leaving it to the last minute can limit your choices. By having Forints with you when you travel, you won’t need to search for ATMs or local currency exchange shops.

Collect your Forints when you like

Our Click & Collect service lets you order your Forints online, and have them delivered to a store that suits you. We have over 400 collection locations, so you can pick them up during your next shop. You can even enjoy free home delivery on all online currency orders of £500 or over.

Keep in mind that exchange rates can change throughout the day and will vary depending on whether you are buying in store, online or over the phone.

Useful information about Hungary and the Forint (HUF)

Currency Denominations

  • Forints come in coins of Ft5, Ft10, Ft20, Ft50, Ft100, Ft200
  • Forints also come in banknotes of Ft500, Ft1,000, Ft2,000, Ft5,000, Ft10,000 and Ft20,000

Spending and exchanging Forints in Hungary

  • You can change Pounds for Forints at currency exchange bureaux, banks and in some hotels.
  • Bureaux tend to charge a standard 0.3% commission charge when exchanging cash.

Facts about Hungarian ATMs

  • ATMs are common in Hungary, and will typically charge a foreign exchange fee, typically 2% or more.
  • Look out for machines that have recognisable banks and big brands on them, as independent ATMs are more likely to charge far higher transaction fees.
  • You might have to pay a larger fee of between 10-15% when withdrawing from a hotel or airport bureau.
  • Withdrawing money in Forint can help you avoid higher fees, and avoid larger currency exchange charges.

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Tesco Travel Money is provided by Travelex

Tesco Travel Money ordered online or by telephone is provided by Travelex Currency Services Limited. Registered no. 03797356. Registered office: 4th floor, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG.

Tesco Travel Money ordered in store is provided by Travelex Agency Services Limited. Registered no. 04621879. Registered office: 4th floor, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG.

Multi-currency Cash Passport™ is issued by R. Raphael & Sons plc, pursuant to license by MasterCard International Inc. MasterCard® is registered trademarks of MasterCard International Incorporated. R. Raphael & Sons plc is a UK bank authorised by the Prudential Regulatory Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulatory Authority (registration number 161302) and is permitted to issue e-money. Head office and registered office at 19/21 Shaftesbury Ave, London, W1D 7ED, company registration number 01288938.

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