Number 1 from this article. Do you thinkg this will work? We are going to Europe in 3 days. Thoughts?
- Ask your hotel to process your stay as a new transaction
This won’t work if you’ve already checked out, but if you’re currently staying at a hotel and you’ve authorized your card with a deposit at check-in, ask the hotel to process your final bill as a new transaction, so you don’t end up getting stuck with the less favorable exchange rate that may have been locked in on the date your card was authorized. While most clerks should know how to do this, you might want to pay with a different card than the one you provided at check-in, just to avoid any potential confusion.
Here is the full article: http://thepointsguy.com/2016/06/how-to-maximize-the-improved-british-pound-exchange-rate/