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 2018-02-16) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.278950 1.228950
Euro (Euro) 1.611890 1.506680
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.809640 1.704430
Australia (Dollar) 1.037320 0.948310
Japan (Yen) 0.012240 0.011360
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2018-02-16) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.073870 0.047260
Australia (Dollar) 1.037320 0.948310
Barbados (Dollar) 0.673780 0.451470
Belize (Dollar) 0.725580 0.521370
Brazil (Real) 0.433530 0.339720
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.737900 1.267440
Chile (Peso) 0.002300 0.001930
China (Yuan) 0.210530 0.180720
Colombia (Peso) 0.000510 0.000360
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002460 0.001920
Czech (Koruna) 0.066730 0.056460
Denmark (Krone) 0.217660 0.201050
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.029720 0.021160
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.535420 0.384810
Egypt (Pound) 0.089350 0.039240
Euro (Euro) 1.611890 1.506680
Fiji (Dollar) 0.682310 0.562100
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.204940 0.141730
Honduras (Lempira) 0.061830 0.044260
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.169040 0.151630
Hungary (Forint) 0.005530 0.004480
Iceland (Krona) 0.014420 0.010410
India (Rupee) 0.021280 0.018630
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000070
Israel (New Shekel) 0.388040 0.318930
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011520 0.008280
Japan (Yen) 0.012240 0.011360
Jordan (Dinar) 2.005307 1.469666
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014320 0.010350
Korea (Won) 0.001280 0.001070
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.352180 0.291770
Mexico (Peso) 0.072420 0.062990
Morocco (Dirham) 0.170270 0.103860
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.973500 0.878090
Norway (Kroner) 0.167700 0.154190
Oman (Rial) 3.737160 2.744350
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.012670 0.005970
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.428010 0.344600
Philippines (Peso) 0.026420 0.021520
Poland (Zloty) 0.412960 0.336550
Qatar (Riyal) 0.391760 0.281570
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.359360 0.304350
Singapore (Dollar) 1.000990 0.909580
South Africa (Rand) 0.115570 0.100350
Sweden (Krone) 0.164140 0.150530
Switzerland (Franc) 1.402240 1.307830
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.047390 0.038900
Thailand (Baht) 0.043680 0.036200
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.215630 0.154920
Turkey (New Lira) 0.373310 0.295300
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.368000 0.310690
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.809640 1.704430
United States (Dollar) 1.278950 1.228950

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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