But do you really know what the best option is or do you just walk in to your nearest high street bank?
What if you want a bank account with a good English-speaking customer service or no extra ATM charges when you draw your money out abroad?
What if you really want a bank that offers cheap international transfers between your accounts?
It's hard to know what to chose where to look, which is why you our readers are the best people to help others.
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