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 2018-08-17) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.332400 1.282400
Euro (Euro) 1.543500 1.438290
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.716400 1.611190
Australia (Dollar) 0.997460 0.922750
Japan (Yen) 0.012250 0.011540
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2018-08-17) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.053190 0.030280
Australia (Dollar) 0.997460 0.922750
Barbados (Dollar) 0.695130 0.411920
Belize (Dollar) 0.752300 0.508500
Brazil (Real) 0.376180 0.288080
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.794040 1.221760
Chile (Peso) 0.002170 0.001810
China (Yuan) 0.202960 0.176260
Colombia (Peso) 0.000500 0.000330
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002550 0.002230
Czech (Koruna) 0.063060 0.052500
Denmark (Krone) 0.208320 0.193720
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.030060 0.022010
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.550440 0.375130
Egypt (Pound) 0.084240 0.040630
Euro (Euro) 1.543500 1.438290
Fiji (Dollar) 0.678350 0.570450
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.206710 0.146000
Honduras (Lempira) 0.062650 0.042310
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.173260 0.159150
Hungary (Forint) 0.005100 0.004410
Iceland (Krona) 0.014040 0.009340
India (Rupee) 0.020220 0.017430
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000110 0.000070
Israel (New Shekel) 0.390450 0.345540
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011120 0.007300
Japan (Yen) 0.012250 0.011540
Jordan (Dinar) 2.062647 1.555397
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014820 0.010060
Korea (Won) 0.001270 0.001120
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.348280 0.308470
Mexico (Peso) 0.072570 0.066330
Morocco (Dirham) 0.159100 0.105800
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.907530 0.836720
Norway (Kroner) 0.161220 0.149210
Oman (Rial) 3.486830 2.868320
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.011810 0.003960
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.436300 0.382790
Philippines (Peso) 0.026740 0.023760
Poland (Zloty) 0.394670 0.335370
Qatar (Riyal) 0.402790 0.274490
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.372500 0.307290
Singapore (Dollar) 0.999730 0.894220
South Africa (Rand) 0.096440 0.082720
Sweden (Krone) 0.148350 0.137640
Switzerland (Franc) 1.358440 1.275530
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.046590 0.041170
Thailand (Baht) 0.042820 0.038110
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.221340 0.150820
Turkey (New Lira) 0.247280 0.204170
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.381540 0.313730
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.716400 1.611190
United States (Dollar) 1.332400 1.282400

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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