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The post you link to says about exchanging money right after hotels: [...] Mostly people will go to banks. Remember to take your passport, which need to be presented when converting currency in the country. [...] On another page of the same site I find bank branches listed in Pudong airport: For your banking convenience, banks are located in the ...


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So here's what actually happened. The 2004 notes were accepted without hesitation at a variety of restaurants, shops, etc. The 1979 notes were refused by the first place I tried to spend one, a Starbucks. However, a branch of BMO (Bank of Montreal) was happy to exchange them for new notes, even though I didn't have an account there.


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Qualifier: I live in Japan and have used those ATMs thousands of times. ATMs at banks here (usually not the ones at convenience stores) accept cash deposits. And by cash I don't mean you put the money in an envelope and tell the machine how much is there, I mean you put the money into the tray and the machine counts it and tells YOU how much is there. Yes, ...


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Generally no. HK$ in Hong Kong. RMB in China. However, there are plenty of ATMs where your normal bank card should be able to get you cash at a reasonable rate. Some banks have "no-fee" agreements with partner banks in China. For me that's Westpac in AUS and China Construction Bank in mainland China.


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I'm using a giro card and credit card from comdirect. But as far as I know my experience is generalizable. My report is referring to our vacation in Croatia in June 2016. Paying with giro card and credit card will come with a fee. You will also have to pay a fee for fetching money from an ATM using the credit card. What we did was fetching money on ATMs ...


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I have lived in Hungary for over 5 years and sure i can give you some advise. Yes, there are english speaking banks where you can open your bank account (savings or salary) account just by showing your passport. They also have internet banking in english. Some of the good banks i would recommend to foreigners are Raiffeisen Unicredit CIB bank They ...


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Differences Between Notes It is very rare now to see the old style £20 bank notes in UK. Normally when the Bank of England changed the notes they stayed mostly the same but just had a different picture. However with the level of fraud encountered with the old style notes, the bank radically changed the design of the new style £20 note. Below are specimen ...


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San Francisco is the major financial center for US-Pacific trade and the many bank branches will exchange your Euros. There's an exchange booth in one of the largest downtown shopping malls (other locations mentioned; I am not affiliated with that link). The problem is that exchange rates are terrible everywhere in the United States. I don't even get a good ...


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I've personally had good luck feeding out-of-date notes to the automatic check out machines in supermarkets. Could be worth a try. Banks will be disinclined to help you if you are not a customer of theirs. THe Bank of England is not an especially pracitcal location to visit.


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I cannot give you an official answer [there is no official answer] but I think you will not have much trouble exchanging it eventually, even if you are rejected a few times. In most places a £20 note does not receive much scrutiny. Taxi drivers and sole traders may be reluctant; someone at an airport shop, a restaurant or a bar probably won't look very ...


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Most of the time, you will get the best rate and convenience by using an ATM. Is this not an option?


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Is there a legal limit to the amount of physical cash a US citizen can possess when flying from one US state to another? I've heard that the United States government can and is seizing any amount of cash over a certain dollar amount at airports. However, I have not been able to get a definitive answer as to if these reported seizures are due to ...


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Upon entering the US you will have to prove that you have sufficient funds to sustain yourself for the entire duration of stay in the US. Much to our disappointment, the CBD does not specify how much is "enough funds". There is no fixed amount per day. Indeed, such an amount depends on spending habits, accomodation costs, transportation costs, shopping ...


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If you're in the UK, you can now exchange your foreign coins with Fourex machines. They have created machines that automatically exchange your foreign (and British) coins with either pounds, euros and dollars. They won Richard Branson's Pitch To Rich 2015 and currently have 4 kiosks in 3 locations around London and are in the process of adding many more. ...



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