Finding the cheapest way to exchange currency will help you save money before or after a trip abroad. You need foreign currency when you leave the country, but you also need to exchange foreign currency for Canadian bills when you return. There are a few options below that will make it easy for you to exchange your cash. Shop around so that you can get the best rates and save money on your next trip.
Going to the airport makes it easy for you to exchange money because banks and exchange services have counters set up throughout the facility. You could go to the exchange country just before you leave, or you can exchange your money when you land. The airport exchange office will give you an envelope to help protect your cash, and you will not need to worry about going to a bank after landing. (more…)