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How and where do I convert Afghanis into Sterling?

(8 Posts)
Nixz Sun 27-Jul-08 13:37:56

Just found a wad in a drawer from 5 years ago!
Anyway, they convert to £150 but the post office dont convert them, i dont think my bank will either.

IllegallyBrunette Sun 27-Jul-08 13:38:30

Travel agents ?? They will charge though.

Nixz Sun 27-Jul-08 13:53:38

Travel agents wont buy it back.

TinkyPixie Sun 27-Jul-08 19:01:32

you could try the admin office which is where the boys get their cash before deploying? there's a greater chance that they'll at least recognise them?...

suedonim Sun 27-Jul-08 19:25:11

Try Marks and Spencers. They accepted our rupiah from Indonesia even though they don't sell it.

Nixz Mon 28-Jul-08 16:10:41

Tinkypixie - wheres that?
Dp went to Afghan 5 years ago, I dont think he even knows he still has these afghanis to be honest.

TinkyPixie Mon 28-Jul-08 19:02:33

Hi Nixz
the admin office is the same as the pay office and will be on camp somewhere.
if he doesn't know about them does that make it your pocket money??wink

TinkyPixie Mon 28-Jul-08 19:06:43

DH says ... they have changed the currency in the last couple of years so they may not be valid currency anymore which may be part of your problem...

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