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 2017-11-20) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.302700 1.252700
Euro (Euro) 1.556700 1.451700
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.744900 1.639900
Australia (Dollar) 0.996700 0.932090
Japan (Yen) 0.011780 0.010880
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2017-11-20) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.113110 0.033100
Australia (Dollar) 0.996700 0.932090
Barbados (Dollar) 0.675660 0.473250
Belize (Dollar) 0.715630 0.530970
Brazil (Real) 0.439850 0.314240
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.736230 1.442370
Chile (Peso) 0.002310 0.001700
China (Yuan) 0.204800 0.171390
Colombia (Peso) 0.000530 0.000320
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002500 0.001990
Czech (Koruna) 0.065650 0.052220
Denmark (Krone) 0.215640 0.188630
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.031950 0.020940
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.532450 0.436340
Egypt (Pound) 0.093890 0.012890
Euro (Euro) 1.556700 1.451700
Fiji (Dollar) 0.684490 0.533690
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.194570 0.159660
Honduras (Lempira) 0.063150 0.046040
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.170550 0.152840
Hungary (Forint) 0.005550 0.004110
Iceland (Krona) 0.014860 0.008650
India (Rupee) 0.021620 0.018120
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.392140 0.328280
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.012590 0.007580
Japan (Yen) 0.011780 0.010880
Jordan (Dinar) 1.822116 1.787835
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014540 0.009630
Korea (Won) 0.001300 0.001030
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.342320 0.263010
Mexico (Peso) 0.076670 0.059810
Morocco (Dirham) 0.165400 0.112440
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.906730 0.834120
Norway (Kroner) 0.165010 0.144400
Oman (Rial) 3.732770 3.065260
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.014140 0.008030
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.431130 0.352370
Philippines (Peso) 0.026180 0.023770
Poland (Zloty) 0.392990 0.326230
Qatar (Riyal) 0.387480 0.316220
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.363200 0.314390
Singapore (Dollar) 0.979930 0.889020
South Africa (Rand) 0.105490 0.075480
Sweden (Krone) 0.157930 0.144220
Switzerland (Franc) 1.330000 1.255190
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.045540 0.037660
Thailand (Baht) 0.044690 0.033380
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.213920 0.169660
Turkey (New Lira) 0.382410 0.276400
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.372870 0.319910
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.744900 1.639900
United States (Dollar) 1.302700 1.252700

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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