Alterna Savings Exchange Rates

Below you will find the mid-market foreign exchange rate for many popular currencies. You can use KnightsbridgeFX’s comparison chart to evaluate the foreign exchange rates of other financial institutions in Canada against Alterna Savings’ foreign exchange rates to ensure you get the best rate!


Alterna Savings Exchange Rates Overview

Alterna Savings offers currency exchange services for popular currencies such as the US dollar, Great British Pound and the Euro. If you are looking for less popular currencies, you may need to take your business elsewhere. 

Accessing Alterna Savings’ Exchange Rates

You can view all of Alterna Savings’ exchange rates on their website. Here you will find both their buying and selling rates for specific days. Keep in mind that if you are planning on buying any foreign currencies, you must first give your local bank two days’ notice.

If you have any questions about their services, you can always give them a call at 1-888-807-4101. 

Alternatives to Alterna Savings’ Foreign Exchange Services

There are several alternatives to Alterna Savings available to Canadians when evaluating prospective foreign exchange providers. The five major Canadian banks (BMO, CIBC, RBC, Scotiabank, TD) offer a myriad of foreign exchange services, and deal in a much wider breadth of currencies than those available at Alterna Savings. To compare the offerings of Alterna Savings with that of the large banking providers, you can use the resources provided at the bottom of the page. If you are looking to exchange physical cash, make sure to check the bank’s exchange rates to ensure you are getting a competitive rate!

If you are looking to do a currency transaction for a large amount ($5000+), you should shop around in order to ensure you get the best foreign exchange rate. Banks offer worse exchange rates on larger amounts, as other firms will be willing to undercut bank exchange rates, conducting transactions for lower margins. At KnightsbridgeFX we offer a best rate guarantee, beating bank rates by 1-2%. If you are looking to make a large transaction, give us a call at 1-877-355-5239 to get a comparison quote.

Compare Other Alterna Savings Products

Alterna Savings has a full array of products and financial services, such as personal banking, mortgages, investing, credit cards and insurance.

More on Alterna Savings

Alterna Savings Credit Union was formed in 2005 as a result of a merger between CS CO-OP and Metro Credit Union. By 2001, Alterna Savings had around 103,000 members and $2.3 Billion in assets.

Alterna has various locations scattered across Eastern Canada and has a total of 500 employees.

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