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How will they charge me for exchanging Colombian currency? [closed]

I will be traveling to Colombia next month and I'd like to know how they will charge me. By this I mean that if the exchange rate is approximately 1 USD = 3000 COP, will the charge it as 3000 COP ...
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India just demonetized all Rs 500 & 1000 notes. What do I do with my leftover cash?

On November 08, 2016, India declared that all old 500 and 1000 rupee notes are no longer legal tender, and have to be deposited or exchanged before December 30, 2016. I have some leftover rupees and ...
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Can I change Taiwanese dollars to Chinese RMB at or near the ferry terminals in Keelung, Matsu Island, or Mawei, Fuzhou?

Tonight I'll take the ferry from mainland Taiwan to the Taiwanese island Matsu just off the coast of China, and tomorrow another ferry on to China itself, disembarking at a port named Mawei in Fuzhou, ...
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Are credit cards prevalent in Denmark?

In the next days I'll spend a working period (few weeks) in Denmark (Aalborg). I would like to know if credit cards are frequently used in Denmark, are them more or less accepted everywhere in ...
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Can you exchange Armenian currency for Euros in Paris CDG airport?

I am traveling to Paris in November from the USA, and I still have some Armenian currency from another recent trip that I did not exchange before returning home. I saw that there are direct flights ...
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Are 500 Euro notes accepted by banks in Spain?

I am going to Spain and have some €500 notes. I have been advised that they are not accepted. Will the banks accept them and change them?
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Changing money at Antalya airport, Turkey, late at night

I am flying from Antalya Turkey to Manchester UK leaving at 02:35 hours. Can I change Turkish Liras to Pounds Sterling at the airport at that time? This will very late Friday evening or very early ...
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Best way to pay in Poland when I have Euros?

I have both cash and credit card in Euros but Poland uses zloty. What's the best way to go around and buy things in Poland, exchanging Euro currency or paying with my debit card (Swedbank), or ...
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Foreign Exchange Bureaux in Major Cities in the United States

Are there bureau de change in major cities in the United States (such as New York, or San Francisco) offering competitive rates (say within 1-2% of the current mid-rate for major currencies?). Banks ...
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Where in Hyderabad can I exchange Azerbaijani manats? [closed]

I need to exchange Azerbaijani manats in Hyderabad, India. Where can I do it?
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Where to exchange money [duplicate]

I am traveling to Europe for two weeks from South Africa and the exchange rate is really not in my favour. Where is the best place to exchange? In South Africa or when I arrive in France?
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Money exchange in Moscow [closed]

What denomination and condition of USD bills ($20, $50, $100 etc.) are most readily convertible in Moscow and is it banks or money changers that offer better exchange rates?
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UK or Poland better for buying US dollars? [closed]

For buying US dollars with Sterling, are the rates likely to be better in UK (before departure) or in Poland (en route)?
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Traveling to Croatia - what currency shall I bring?

We are planning to travel to fairly rural Croatia for 2 weeks staying in Plitvice lakes then Pula. We had to pay for the accommodation in Pula with Euros and as such was wondering weather it would be ...
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Money exchange best value for a new middle-aged traveller [duplicate]

I'm travelling to Thailand in September and would like to know if is it better for me to change money here in Australia before I go or when I get to the airport in Bangkok. If here where would be the ...
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Are post-2013 US $100 bills widely accepted in Mongolia and worldwide?

I've picked up my currency today, and the US 100 dollar note had a new look, including a hologram plus it no longer being green. (All of the notes are crisp and clean) In countries where it's not the ...
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How can I avoid the 60 RMB commission at Pudong Airport exchange?

I exchanged my JPY at Pudong Airport for RMB, but the exchange counter charged me an eye-whooping 60 RMB commission for one transaction. It is ridiculous by my standards, and it was not the case in ...
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Best exchange rate to convert INR to HKD [closed]

I am an Indian citizen residing in Mumbai, and will be traveling to HK for a 3-day personal trip. Where can I get the best exchange rate to convert Indian currency into HKD? I am looking to buy about ...
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Preferred method to exchange USD to CAD? [duplicate]

I don't do much traveling outside of the US but in a few weeks I will be driving from NYC to Canada. I am not sure what the best method would be to convert USD to CAD. Should I convert before I ...
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Is exchanging US dollars into the local currency usually a practical option? [closed]

This question is almost the flip side of Is it possible to get Mongolian currency in Sydney? Is it usually practical (though perhaps not always optimal, related questions: Should I change most of my ...
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Is it possible to get Mongolian currency in Sydney?

Is it possible to get Mongolian currency (the Mongolian Tugrik) in Sydney, Australia? I tried looking at Travelex, Australia post, and Westpac, and none of them seem to offer Mongolian currency. A ...
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Best place to convert Euros to US dollars in San Francisco [closed]

Is there any place (easily accessible by someone without a car) to exchange Euros to US dollars in San Francisco other than in the airport? For example, when I was in Lugano, Switzerland, it was far ...
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What exchange rate service to use for income section on visa application?

I would like to complete the income and expenditure section on my visa application in GBP. What exchange rate should I use when converting from Nigerian Naira? I hear Oanda is correct but I am unsure....
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When is the best time to buy Euros based on the EU Referendum in the UK? [closed]

I need to get some Euros before going on holiday in early August. With the EU Referendum coming up in the UK on 23rd June 2016, my question is, When is the best time to buy Euros? By best, I mean, ...
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How to divide large bank notes into smaller ones while traveling?

When traveling abroad I have noticed that usually the exchange rate is more favourable if I withdraw the cash from ATM at the destination. But getting money this way has always caused me some trouble ...
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Exchanging US dollars for Australian Dollars [duplicate]

Traveling to Australia, where is best place to exchange money? US Bank? Airport in LAX? SLC airport or in Australia
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Where in Beyneu (Kazakhstan) can I get local money?

Does anyone know where to get tenge around the Kazakh Train Station of Beyneu? I'll be arriving there from Russia and need tenge to pay for Transport to Aktau
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Should I convert all of my remaining Yen in Japan or at my next destination?

I am Canadian and have been working in Japan for the past year. I am leaving Japan next week and travelling to New Zealand. I have wired most of my money home to my Canadian bank account, but will ...
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To convert my USD$ in to Euro in my country of origin or in Paris?

Hi everyone :) I live in Australia. I have a remaining money(2,000USD) from my previous trip in the US. Me and my husband are planning to visit Paris maybe in September. I'm not sure whether to ...
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Understanding Venezuela exchange rates

Currently (March 23th), in the currency exchange black market, one dollar will give me 1171 BsF. The minimum wage of Venezuela is 24.853 BsF. So, if I change ~20 USD, I'll get the minimum wage. Is ...
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Can I exchange Euro notes to DKK in Copenhagen (airport)?

As im traveling to Copenhagen this Friday (11-3) and I will be bringing some Euro notes and some DKK with me. As it's not that much DKK and its too late now to order more from the bank is it possible ...
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What documents does a Type C UK Visa holder need to travel to Belgium?

I'm travelling to Belgium in April. I need to apply for a Schengen Visa. Doing that via Belgium. I am an Indian Citizen, in UK at the moment, on a university exchange program on a Type C Short term ...
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What is the best way to get Baht in Thailand?

I was briefly in Bangkok last year and as usual tried to withdraw cash from an ATM. It said it would charge me a local fee of 200 Baht for the transaction. I cancelled and went to the next ATM which ...
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Where should I exchange euros to rubles? [duplicate]

Where should I exchange euros to rubles once I arrive in Russia (Example: Moscow (at any of the three airports))? Is there a special place directly at/near the airport that takes care of this? Or ...
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Still possible to exchange old West German money (pre-Euro)?

I was stationed in West Germany in the 1980's and still have close to a hundred (West) German Deutschmarks in bills and coinage. If I visit Germany, can I exchange them for Euros, or are they now ...
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Can Canadian money (change) be used in the United States?

As a visitor to the US from Canada, is it possible to use Canadian money, especially coins, at businesses in the US? What about vending machines?
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How to take my money on holiday - Prepaid card or creditcard? [duplicate]

I'm based in the UK and travelling to South Africa in two months. I'm slightly against carrying a lot of cash since I have a habit of losing things and we are going to be staying in a lot of different ...
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Maximum withdrawal from an ATM in the USA

What is the maximum amount you can withdraw from an ATM in the USA? I have a UK credit and debit card and can use either to withdraw cash. I know I will be charged a fee so I want to withdraw as much ...
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Euro or USD acceptance in Mauritius

I note a booking with Booking.com informs that the room charged is given in Euro. Does that imply that Euro (and perhaps USD) is generally accepted in Mauritius?
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Do they charge commission fee for money exchange in Moscow? [closed]

I will carry EURO with me. How is the airport? I guess it is bad price?
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Where to get hundred dollar bills in London (same day)

In many countries (particularly developing countries), the best way to get a good exchange rate on the local currency is to exchange $100 USD dollar bills - and $100 dollar bills get a substantially ...
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Is it possible to purchase Iranian Rial in China?

A friend of mine in China is looking for a place to buy Iraian Rial (IRR). I know that in the west Iran is financially blockaded so presume that this is one of the currencies that is not dealt with ...
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Is it possible to change Russian Rubles to EUROs in Irkutsk?

Possibly people in Irkutsk do not need much EURO?
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Is it convenient to change money in Zgorzelec (Poland)?

I will go to Gorlitz (Germany) first and then walk to Zgorzelec (poland) by foot. How long is it? Is it convenient to change money on the way? How much commission would it be?
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Which currency should I carry to Australia from Bangladesh?

I will go to Australia from Bangladesh. I can carry either "US dollar" or "Australian dollar" there. But I do not know whether carrying "US dollar" will be profitable or not if I convert "US dollar" ...
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What is the best way to change money in Moscow?

I have Euros. I will be in Russia along the Trans-siberian railway for about 12 days. I might go to Moscow by plane or by train. So, what is the best way to change money? I do not know how much I ...
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Where can I purchase UAE Dirham with good deal in Dubai? [duplicate]

Although Travelex and other foreign exchanges are located in Dubai airport, the exchange rate and fee is quite high. Where can I purchase UAE Dirham in Dubai with good deal?
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Is there somewhere in Sydney, Australia where I can exchange unusual foreign currencies?

I've got a bunch of Iranian Rials left over from a recent trip because I assumed, stupidly, that like other airports there'd be an exchange place after passport control. Sadly, that was not the case. ...
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Do stores at tourist-heavy sites in Nepal accept USD?

I will be going to Nepal for mountain trekking, I want to bring USD simply because it is very hard for me to get Nepalese Rupee in my home country. At tourist heavy sites, do most stores accept USD? ...
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Which currency for play money? [closed]

I'm running a (one off) game for some friends (in the UK), in which notes will be required. I think it's probably cheaper to do currency exchange for some actual bank notes, then change it back again ...