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 2017-10-18) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.275800 1.225800
Euro (Euro) 1.525090 1.420090
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.700080 1.595080
Australia (Dollar) 1.012170 0.947560
Japan (Yen) 0.011500 0.010590
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2017-10-18) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.112200 0.032190
Australia (Dollar) 1.012170 0.947560
Barbados (Dollar) 0.662200 0.459790
Belize (Dollar) 0.702170 0.517510
Brazil (Real) 0.442330 0.316720
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.703630 1.409770
Chile (Peso) 0.002310 0.001700
China (Yuan) 0.200930 0.167520
Colombia (Peso) 0.000530 0.000320
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002440 0.001930
Czech (Koruna) 0.064120 0.050690
Denmark (Krone) 0.211310 0.184300
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.031430 0.020420
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.522510 0.426400
Egypt (Pound) 0.092390 0.011380
Euro (Euro) 1.525090 1.420090
Fiji (Dollar) 0.683680 0.532870
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.190490 0.155590
Honduras (Lempira) 0.062330 0.045220
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.167200 0.149490
Hungary (Forint) 0.005510 0.004080
Iceland (Krona) 0.014340 0.008130
India (Rupee) 0.021220 0.017720
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.385130 0.321270
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.012310 0.007310
Japan (Yen) 0.011500 0.010590
Jordan (Dinar) 1.784175 1.749894
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014290 0.009380
Korea (Won) 0.001240 0.000970
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.330560 0.251250
Mexico (Peso) 0.075690 0.058830
Morocco (Dirham) 0.162570 0.109620
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.928600 0.855990
Norway (Kroner) 0.168050 0.147440
Oman (Rial) 3.662880 2.995370
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.013880 0.007770
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.422770 0.344010
Philippines (Peso) 0.025340 0.022930
Poland (Zloty) 0.385660 0.318910
Qatar (Riyal) 0.380220 0.308960
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.356010 0.307200
Singapore (Dollar) 0.959140 0.868230
South Africa (Rand) 0.107030 0.077020
Sweden (Krone) 0.160560 0.146850
Switzerland (Franc) 1.315850 1.241040
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.044400 0.036520
Thailand (Baht) 0.043430 0.032120
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.211580 0.167320
Turkey (New Lira) 0.396560 0.290550
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.365540 0.312580
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.700080 1.595080
United States (Dollar) 1.275800 1.225800

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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