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Week in Review: January 18 – January 24

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This week at the Current we journeyed to the magnificent Philippines while celebrating a very exciting launch week here at Continental Currency Exchange! As always, catch up on what you missed with our Week in Review.


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The Philippines was our Country of the Week. We looked deep into the long history of this Southeast Asian archipelago while also taking time to discuss what made the land’s culture unique. Read more HERE.

Our Travel Guide shined a light on just how varied the Philippines is. From mega cities to mile long beaches to a wild, jungle interior – the country truly has something for everyone! Start your journey HERE.

In this week’s Currency Spotlight we delved into the history and designs of the Philippine peso. Not only that, but we also shared a few insights into the state of the country’s economy. Learn more HERE.

Continental Launch Week

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This was a very busy week at Continental Currency Exchange. The most exciting news was the official launch of our online ordering platform – FXtoGO! Learn more about the many ways currency exchange just got easier HERE.

If you’re looking for more information about FXtoGO, we’ve put together a comprehensive FAQ! From shipping information to payment queries – it’s all HERE.

Of course we also launched our brand new website! With improved functionality, a sleek aesthetic, and tons more information, the new is your go-to source for all things foreign exchange. Learn more HERE.

We also launched out very own Currency Calculator! Now you can stay up to date on all the latest exchange rates so you know exactly how much you’re spending abroad! Try it for yourself HERE.

With Rate Watch you can save and track your favourite currencies, and receive notifications when they reach your desired rate! This way you’ll always make your purchase at the best possible time! Learn more HERE.


Every week we round up the biggest business stories from around the world in Headlines. This week: oil and the loonie both surge, inflation is rampant in Canada, and more HERE.

Looking Ahead

Next week heading to a country at the crossroads of East and West. Beyond that, look for more of the great stories you’ve come to expect!

Remember to follow the Current for all the latest on Continental Currency, travel, business and more. But if you do miss anything, check in every Sunday for our Week in Review and stay informed, stay Current.