When purchasing items abroad and given the option to purchase in sterling, always choose the local currency as the exchange rate is often appalling. If you are going to Spain, be especially careful. Some Spanish banks have started to ask UK card holders if you want to have your money converted to sterling when withdrawing euros from ATMs. Always say no — the rate you get is often much worse.
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