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Travel Currencies App (UWP)

The LeanWork Travel Currencies Universal Windows App is tailored for the frequent traveler. It runs on your Windows 10 desktop, tablet and phone. It can even display conversions on your Microsoft Band.

Travel Currencies shows multiple conversions at once. This helps in scenarios like hotels quoting their room rates in various currencies: one in Euros, one in Dollars and another one in the local currency Baht.

Travel Currencies automatically fetches current rates in the background. So when you step out of a plane or don’t have a local SIM card yet you at least have rates as of your last internet connection instead of staring at the progress spinner of an app hopelessly trying to connect. To see the actual exchange fee charged you can select commission % (e.g. -5% for typical kiosk rate or a 3.5% custom commission). For your convenience the app shows a cheat sheet with values for typical denominations (e.g. 10,000 Baht = 251.36 €).

Travel Currencies is the perfect companion to compare prices and get the best exchange rates for your money.


Get it on Windows 10

Microsoft Band

Mobile Device

Desktop, Tablet

Live Tiles


Usage Hints

The decimal separator and digit grouping separator used is determined by the Regional format you configured in Windows, e.g.: 2.300,123 for German and 2,300.123 for US. In case you are experiencing problems with date and number formats see Quirks with date and number formats in UWP Apps and Windows 10.

Due to a bug in the Windows Store the app may wrongly report "Your license for PRO rates has expired". If restarting the phone does not fix this you can tap "About, Buy PRO rates". This will not trigger a new purchase! Instead the app will report "purchased already" and you can now reconfigure it to use PRO rates via settings.

Features

  • Offers conversions for 170+ currencies.
    Yon can choose between two different rates sources:

    - ECB: European Central Bank
      Rates for 30+ currencies.
      New rates every working day at 14:15CET.

    - PRO: Open ExchangeRates
      Rates for 170+ currencies incl. Bitcoin and precious metals.
      Rates updated hourly.
      Optionally available via in-app purchase.
  • Rates are autoupdated in the background in the background
    every 4  hours.
  • See conversions for multiple currencies at once.
    For scenarios like hotels quoting their room rates in various currencies: one in Euro, one in Dollar and another one in the local currency Baht.
    Sorted in the sequence selected by user.
  • Precious metals: showing values for gold, silver and platinum.
    Optionally available via in-app purchase.
  • Offline mode: Works without an internet connection.
    When traveling you might not have a connection just at the wrong moment; in remote areas, in planes, just after landing before buying a local SIM card.
  • Values: In addition to seeing that 1 Euro is 43 Baht it is convenient to see that a 1000 Baht note is 23 Euro.
  • Choose commission charged.
    None, ATM rate, credit card rate, kiosk rate, custom commission.
  • Favorites.
    User add and remove currencies.
    To remove use 'Tap and Hold' or right-click.
    Sorted alpabetically.
  • Zoom Conversion tab.
    For when the sun is too bright or the night was too long :-)
  • ATM Locator.
    Links to ATM Locator in web browser.
  • Show pictures of notes and coins on Wikipedia.
    To know how they should look like.
  • Live Tiles showing conversions in a configurable currency.
    Medium, wide and large (on desktop and tabled only) Tile.
  • MS Band interactive Tile showing up to 7 conversions under a Microsoft Band Tile. You can press a button on the Band to refresh rates.
  • Automatically preset the local currency using your current geographical location. 
    User can switch location usage off.

Planned Features:

  • Compare hotel prices in different currencies, daily vs sum, computing taxes.
  • Unofficial, black market and alternative digital currencies
  • History graphs
  • Light Theme

Multi-Currency Converter App (WP 8.x)

The LeanWork Multi-Currency Converter Windows Phone App is tailored for the frequent traveler. It does exactly what you need for traveling - not more, not less!

Get

  • Offers conversions for 180+ countries.
    Yon can choose between two different rates sources.
  • See conversions for multiple currencies at once.
    For scenarios like hotels quoting their room rates in various currencies: one in Euro, one in Dollar and another one in the local currency Baht.
    Sorted in the sequence selected by user.
  • Offline mode: Works without an internet connection.
    When traveling you might not have a connection just at the wrong moment; in remote areas, in planes, just after landing before buying a local SIM card.
  • Cheat Sheet: In addition to seeing that 1 Euro is 43 Baht it is convenient to see that a 1000 Baht note is 23 Euro.
  • Integrated calculator.
    For scenarios like comparing a room rate of 50$ per night to 7 days for 10,000THB +17% taxes.
  • Choose commission charged.
    None, ATM rate, credit card rate, kiosk rate, custom commission.
  • Favorites.
    User add and remove countries.
    To remove use 'Tap and Hold'.
    Sorted alpabetically.
  • Zoom Conversion and Cheat Sheet.
    For when the sun is too bright or the night was too long :-)
  • ATM Locator.
    Shows the Maestro/Cirrus ATM Locator to find the nearest ATM.
    Tap 'Search' on best rate info page.
  • Show pictures of notes and coins on Wikipedia.
    To know how they should look like.
  • Live Tile showing a configurable conversion.
  • Automatically preset the local currency uing your current geographical location. 
    User can switch location usage off.

How To Use Video