ICE (International Currency Exchange), the global foreign exchange and prepaid currency card provider, has been awarded the contract as sole Foreign Exchange provider at Edinburgh Airport, Scotland’s busiest airport. ICE has taken over the contract from American Express.
The five year contract commenced on 1st May, with ICE now operating five branches at Edinburgh Airport in the departure and arrivals halls. In addition, 12 multi-currency ATMs have been installed at strategic locations throughout the airport providing passengers with speedy access to Euros.
Almost 9.8 million passengers travelled through Edinburgh Airport in 2013 – the busiest year ever for a Scottish airport. Over 40 airlines fly 145 services to 110 destinations in 32 different countries.
A spokesperson from Edinburgh Airport said: “We’re delighted to welcome ICE to Edinburgh Airport. As Scotland’s busiest airport we’re committed to ensuring our customers have the very best experience and choice of services.
“Foreign Exchange services are a core part of any airport offering and it was important we selected a foreign exchange provider which understood the customer and were focused on delivering convenience and value.”
Koko Sarkari, COO of ICE, adds: “This is another significant award for ICE, boosting our presence in the UK, where we now have a network of over 50 branches, while opening up access to our services to a whole new audience of travellers. Our focus is on delivering FX services in the way our customers want it, whether via branch, airport, ATM or online.
Convenience and value are key and we look forward to serving the growing number of passengers using Edinburgh Airport each week.”
For further press information please contact the ICE Press Office at HSL – Maddy Roles, Arran Fano, Nakhalar Sterling or Alison Reeson on 020 8977 9132. email@example.com
Notes to editors:
International Currency Exchange (ICE) has been providing retail foreign exchange for over 40 years and today has over 400 locations in 20 countries, on four continents, conducting one transaction every six seconds. Through its retail network, ICE offers a wide range of products and services to support the travelling public’s requirements, including foreign currency and phonecards.
ICE’s online products include commission free secure next day home delivery currency and the ICE Travellers Cashcard, an innovative prepaid MasterCard® in £, € or US$, which can be loaded with holiday spending money before travelling, allowing all the convenience of using a bank debit or credit card, but without the risks and charges so
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