A study conducted by Sunshine.co.uk has revealed that one in seven Brits has accidentally taken the wrong currency on holiday with them before.

A total of 2,173 people took part in the study which found that 14% of holidaymakers had taken away the wrong currency, with the top three destinations for this happening being Turkey, Egypt and Canada.

The majority of those who took the wrong currency to Turkey (51%) had accidentally taken euros, with the same mistake made by 62% of those who had taken the wrong currency to Egypt, while the majority of those who had taken the wrong currency to Canada had taken US dollars (77%).

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