“Monese gives me the freedom to easily move money”
Romanian-born Londoner Alina shares how she’s using Monese to plan her dream wedding in Portugal
Melissa à February 19, 2020
It’s always been our goal to give people the ability to move, work and travel easily without ever having to worry about accessing their money. We’ve dedicated the last few years to bringing people a product and service we’re proud of. That’s why we’re always glad to hear from happy and satisfied customers like Alina.
Alina is originally from Romania and a soon-to-be-bride getting married in Portugal this year. When we asked her why she opened an account with Monese and how it’s helped her, she had plenty to share with us.
Monese gives me the freedom to easily move money between the UK, Romania and Portugal.
Alina moved from Bucharest to London in 2014. Today, she’s in the midst of planning her dream wedding in Lisbon and describes Monese as her partner for making it all happen. “Monese gives me the freedom to easily move money between the UK, Romania and Portugal”.
Easy to transfer money quickly
With Monese, sending money is easy, fast and simple. Quick and easy money transfers between currencies is something Alina has become quite familiar with as she plans for her big day.
With Monese, my wedding venue is going to see the transfer in no time.
With three different currencies now engaged in her nuptials (Romanian lei, pounds and euros), Alina was in need of something fast and reliable to be able to pay and book her wedding vendors in Portugal. “With Monese, my wedding venue is going to see the transfer in no time”, she said. “For me, it was all about the ease of transferring money from one country to another”.
Great currency exchange
One of the reasons our customers choose Monese is our wholesale currency exchange rates. For someone like Alina, an avid traveler planning a destination wedding and honeymoon, this is extremely important.
I’m using Monese to pay for all my wedding supplies because I get to take advantage of the amazing currency conversion.
Traditional banks can sometimes offer sky-high exchange rates, so for someone planning a wedding abroad, this could quickly eat up at even the most modest of wedding budgets. That’s why Alina is doing the smart thing and saving by paying everything through Monese when it comes to her wedding planning. “I’m using Monese to pay for all my wedding supplies because I get to take advantage of the amazing currency conversion”.
Monese gives me the freedom to be wherever I want.
We’re always excited when we hear awesome customer stories such as Alina’s. With her Monese Premium account and card, Alina benefits from free ATM withdrawals worldwide, free foreign currency spending and free and instant currency transfers to other Monese users — no matter if in Romania, the UK or Portugal! To help her manage her money back home, Alina has also opened a brand new Monese RON account, which comes with a fully localised Romanian account number (IBAN). She said, “Monese gives me the freedom to be wherever I want”.
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