Can I exchange Scottish notes in England?
He said: “Scottish notes are not legal tender anywhere in the UK, they are legal currency and I would encourage shopkeepers to accept them right across the UK, but they’re not legal tender.” He added: “English notes and Royal Mint coins are, 1p and 2 p coins are only legal in settlement of a debt up to 20p.
Does the post office accept Scottish notes?
Yes. The Post Office will continue to accept pay ins of Scottish paper banknotes.
Will Lloyds bank accept Scottish notes?
Scottish notes are Pound Sterling, and if you’re a customer of ours, you’ll be able to deposit these in branch.
Does Tesco accept Scottish notes?
Do you accept Scottish and Irish banknotes in all your UK stores? Yes. We’re happy to accept all Sterling banknotes in our stores.
Do English shops have to accept Scottish notes?
In fact Scottish notes are not legal tender anywhere – even in Scotland. In other words, you can’t insist that they be accepted for payment.
Does Natwest accept Scottish notes?
All Royal Bank of Scotland and Ulster banknotes (as with all Scottish and Northern Irish banknotes) remain legal currency, will not be withdrawn from circulation in the same way as the Bank of England notes, and have no end date for acceptance.
Can you use English money Scotland 2021?
The answer is… of course you can! Our Scottish currency is the British Pound (GBP) and all notes that say “Pound Sterling” are accepted. Both Scottish and English notes are widely used in Scotland. We use the same coins in Scotland and England, so they are fine too.
Do Barclays accept Scottish notes?
English banks (Barclays, Nat West) don’t normally have Scottish notes in their atm’s. In London, I find stores such as M&S accept them, the manned ticket office will probably accept them but the machines may not.
Do banks still accept paper notes?
The Bank of England are withdrawing the paper notes from circulation, following the release of the new £20 and new £50 notes in 2020 and 2021. This means that you’ll have to spend them or exchange the notes before the end date, otherwise you won’t be able to use them as legal currency.
Do Sainsbury’s accept Scottish money?
LPT: Sainsbury’s self-service checkouts accept Scottish/Northern Irish money.
Do Morrisons accept Scottish notes?
Morrisons insisted that “unfortunately, it is no longer a requirement to accept Scottish or Northern Irish notes” but that “some of our stores still take them”. The email added: “This would be the same in Scotland. They may take English notes but are under no obligation to.
Do Mcdonalds accept Scottish notes?
The vast majority of McDonald’s UK restaurants accept Scottish banknotes.”
Do self service machines accept Scottish notes?
However, if you’re stuck with hard-to-shift Scottish notes after a trip to Scotland, it’s best you head to a self-service machine. They’ll give you not trouble at all.