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 2018-02-23) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.291900 1.241900
Euro (Euro) 1.610450 1.505240
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.823730 1.718520
Australia (Dollar) 1.035160 0.946150
Japan (Yen) 0.012300 0.011420
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2018-02-23) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.073460 0.046850
Australia (Dollar) 1.035160 0.946150
Barbados (Dollar) 0.680290 0.457980
Belize (Dollar) 0.732050 0.527850
Brazil (Real) 0.437680 0.343870
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.753500 1.283040
Chile (Peso) 0.002330 0.001960
China (Yuan) 0.212960 0.183150
Colombia (Peso) 0.000520 0.000360
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002490 0.001950
Czech (Koruna) 0.066640 0.056370
Denmark (Krone) 0.217500 0.200890
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.029890 0.021330
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.540190 0.389590
Egypt (Pound) 0.089920 0.039810
Euro (Euro) 1.610450 1.505240
Fiji (Dollar) 0.685830 0.565620
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.206490 0.143280
Honduras (Lempira) 0.062300 0.044730
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.170640 0.153230
Hungary (Forint) 0.005500 0.004460
Iceland (Krona) 0.014480 0.010470
India (Rupee) 0.021320 0.018660
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000070
Israel (New Shekel) 0.397350 0.328240
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011580 0.008340
Japan (Yen) 0.012300 0.011420
Jordan (Dinar) 2.024313 1.488673
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014360 0.010390
Korea (Won) 0.001280 0.001070
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.353520 0.293110
Mexico (Peso) 0.072970 0.063540
Morocco (Dirham) 0.170710 0.104300
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.971400 0.875990
Norway (Kroner) 0.167710 0.154200
Oman (Rial) 3.770810 2.778000
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.012790 0.006090
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.432300 0.348890
Philippines (Peso) 0.026930 0.022030
Poland (Zloty) 0.411540 0.335130
Qatar (Riyal) 0.395260 0.285070
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.362820 0.307810
Singapore (Dollar) 1.004280 0.912870
South Africa (Rand) 0.117950 0.102730
Sweden (Krone) 0.161780 0.148170
Switzerland (Franc) 1.400440 1.306030
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.047510 0.039020
Thailand (Baht) 0.043910 0.036430
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.216350 0.155640
Turkey (New Lira) 0.373560 0.295550
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.371520 0.314210
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.823730 1.718520
United States (Dollar) 1.291900 1.241900

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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