Post Office and First Rate’s Currency Converter app, has been named winner of Best Innovative App of the Year, at the prestigious Appsters Awards, announced in London on Wednesday 19 November 2015. An app that allows Apple Watch wearers, whether holidaymakers or business travellers, take the effort out of budgeting while overseas.
The Appsters awards are judged by a panel of more than 30 directors, content experts and founders from some of the world’s most recognised businesses including Coca-Cola, BT, Channel 4, Aviva, ITV and The North Face.
The Best Innovative App of the year is rewarded for allowing consumers to convert up to 70 currencies on Apple Watch and iPhone. Get live daily currency rates that are then stored offline, so the app works even when the internet doesn’t.
This was just one of several developments made to the Post Office ini app in recent months. Others have included Post Office branch finder, rate tracks to see when the best time is to buy.
Eddie Jarman, Post Office Money product manager said: “This is a great time for the Post Office and travel, leading the way and being recognised for innovation in our products”