When you are traveling around the world, you need to use different currencies in each country. Before you leave Canada for your trip, you should find places to exchange your money. You might exchange your foreign currency when you get home, and you need to get the best rates possible. Use the tips below to find the location that works best for you.
When you get to the airport in Vancouver, you can exchange your money at a special window. These windows show you the exchange rate for the currencies you want to exchange. You can exchange your money just before you get on the plane, or you could exchange your money just after getting off the plane.
This particular airport office makes it easy for you to exchange money as you walk to your connecting flight. Plus, you get impeccable customer service inside the airport.
The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce has branches in the area that you might visit before or after you get to the airport. Most people who go to a CIBC branch have an account, and the teller will log into your account to complete the exchange. Plus, you could deposit some foreign cash into your account.
You can ask the bank teller to give you specific bills or coins that you need, and you will get a receipt that shows the exchange rate you got. You can check the bank’s exchange rate online, and you will save money if you shop around for the right bank. (more…)