American Express Travellers Cheques

Whether you're journeying around the world or down to the States, travellers cheques provide convenience and peace of mind when you're on the road.

They’re easy to use and offer many benefits:

  • accepted as cash when you are travelling
  • available in Canadian dollars, U.S. dollars
  • available in a wide range of denominations
  • accepted at banks, hotels, airlines, restaurants and shops everywhere (see the note below)
  • refunded or replaced quickly if lost or stolen

Note: If you’re traveling internationally we recommend that you ensure that an American Express Travel Service Office or one of American Express’ Fee-Free Exchange Partners is nearby so you can easily exchange your American Express Travellers Cheques for local currency.

To find an American Express Travel Service Office near you, please search the listings of over 84,000 Fee-Free Exchange Partners to find locations where you can exchange your Travellers Cheques free of charge. Or call American Express Customer Service at 1-800-221-7282.

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