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 2018-04-20) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.296700 1.246700
Euro (Euro) 1.614630 1.509420
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.837120 1.731910
Australia (Dollar) 1.025820 0.945010
Japan (Yen) 0.012060 0.011500
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2018-04-20) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.072850 0.048540
Australia (Dollar) 1.025820 0.945010
Barbados (Dollar) 0.680060 0.392550
Belize (Dollar) 0.734450 0.489750
Brazil (Real) 0.421980 0.326070
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.755690 1.179960
Chile (Peso) 0.002360 0.001990
China (Yuan) 0.215080 0.188370
Colombia (Peso) 0.000540 0.000360
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002520 0.002170
Czech (Koruna) 0.067010 0.055890
Denmark (Krone) 0.218630 0.203120
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.029500 0.021390
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.537870 0.361360
Egypt (Pound) 0.083380 0.039770
Euro (Euro) 1.614630 1.509420
Fiji (Dollar) 0.687130 0.576120
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.204020 0.142910
Honduras (Lempira) 0.062260 0.041270
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.169600 0.154490
Hungary (Forint) 0.005570 0.004820
Iceland (Krona) 0.014580 0.009770
India (Rupee) 0.020870 0.018020
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000100 0.000070
Israel (New Shekel) 0.398920 0.349010
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011690 0.007880
Japan (Yen) 0.012060 0.011500
Jordan (Dinar) 2.013309 1.503989
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014570 0.009810
Korea (Won) 0.001310 0.001140
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.357990 0.316380
Mexico (Peso) 0.072700 0.066340
Morocco (Dirham) 0.160920 0.106340
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.967790 0.888480
Norway (Kroner) 0.170440 0.157330
Oman (Rial) 3.781280 2.772370
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.012140 0.004180
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.441130 0.382820
Philippines (Peso) 0.026710 0.023650
Poland (Zloty) 0.415170 0.362980
Qatar (Riyal) 0.393450 0.264450
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.364510 0.297510
Singapore (Dollar) 1.018560 0.907450
South Africa (Rand) 0.114280 0.099870
Sweden (Krone) 0.157740 0.145730
Switzerland (Franc) 1.354320 1.264310
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.047670 0.041800
Thailand (Baht) 0.044270 0.039360
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.214220 0.144960
Turkey (New Lira) 0.352290 0.303680
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.373620 0.303610
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.837120 1.731910
United States (Dollar) 1.296700 1.246700

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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