Foreign currency & exchange rates

To order foreign cash, drafts, travelers cheques and wire transfers, please visit a branch. If you require more information regarding foreign cash/draft, travellers cheques and wire transfers, please contact the member service centre at 604-877-7000 or toll free at 1-888-Vancity (826-2489).

The following rates are for cash (paper currency notes). Please note, you will receive a more favourable exchange rate for transactions involving cheques, drafts, travellers’ cheques, and wire transfers. This is because non-cash transactions incur lower shipping and processing costs than those involving paper currency notes.

Member Buys: is the rate for members to buy currency and pay in Canadian dollars.
Member Sells: is the rate for members to sell currency and receive Canadian dollars.

FX Most Popular Currencies (Rates effective 2018-10-23) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.336100 1.286100
Euro (Euro) 1.565980 1.440770
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.768410 1.643200
Australia (Dollar) 0.973200 0.897690
Japan (Yen) 0.012150 0.011380
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2018-10-23) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.043560 0.025950
Australia (Dollar) 0.973200 0.897690
Barbados (Dollar) 0.700780 0.410770
Belize (Dollar) 0.754150 0.508350
Brazil (Real) 0.400730 0.314120
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.800780 1.222610
Chile (Peso) 0.002140 0.001780
China (Yuan) 0.202000 0.176190
Colombia (Peso) 0.000490 0.000320
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002470 0.002130
Czech (Koruna) 0.063460 0.053010
Denmark (Krone) 0.210120 0.195510
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.030020 0.021890
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.552700 0.375200
Egypt (Pound) 0.084010 0.040900
Euro (Euro) 1.565980 1.440770
Fiji (Dollar) 0.678480 0.566470
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.201060 0.140150
Honduras (Lempira) 0.063400 0.042200
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.174840 0.159630
Hungary (Forint) 0.005150 0.004470
Iceland (Krona) 0.012840 0.008330
India (Rupee) 0.019350 0.016720
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000110 0.000070
Israel (New Shekel) 0.396460 0.346550
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011450 0.007830
Japan (Yen) 0.012150 0.011380
Jordan (Dinar) 2.071621 1.557791
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014830 0.010060
Korea (Won) 0.001270 0.001100
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.347310 0.305300
Mexico (Peso) 0.072320 0.065400
Morocco (Dirham) 0.160200 0.107310
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.903700 0.833090
Norway (Kroner) 0.165980 0.153470
Oman (Rial) 3.886640 2.871330
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.010950 0.003460
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.437230 0.381520
Philippines (Peso) 0.026760 0.023660
Poland (Zloty) 0.388920 0.339710
Qatar (Riyal) 0.404410 0.274590
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.375770 0.307560
Singapore (Dollar) 1.000540 0.893730
South Africa (Rand) 0.098950 0.086660
Sweden (Krone) 0.151930 0.140820
Switzerland (Franc) 1.360440 1.276630
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.046740 0.041040
Thailand (Baht) 0.043620 0.038710
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.222260 0.150830
Turkey (New Lira) 0.261320 0.220510
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.385550 0.314140
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.768410 1.643200
United States (Dollar) 1.336100 1.286100

All rates are for informational purposes and are subject to change throughout the day without notice. Rates are not guaranteed until time of booking.

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