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 2018-08-14) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.334050 1.284050
Euro (Euro) 1.542760 1.437550
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.724330 1.619120
Australia (Dollar) 0.994800 0.920090
Japan (Yen) 0.012220 0.011510
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2018-08-14) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.054070 0.031160
Australia (Dollar) 0.994800 0.920090
Barbados (Dollar) 0.695950 0.412740
Belize (Dollar) 0.753130 0.509320
Brazil (Real) 0.381100 0.292990
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.796020 1.223750
Chile (Peso) 0.002200 0.001840
China (Yuan) 0.203210 0.176500
Colombia (Peso) 0.000510 0.000330
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002550 0.002230
Czech (Koruna) 0.063070 0.052510
Denmark (Krone) 0.208290 0.193680
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.030000 0.021940
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.551050 0.375740
Egypt (Pound) 0.084340 0.040730
Euro (Euro) 1.542760 1.437550
Fiji (Dollar) 0.679400 0.571490
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.206700 0.145990
Honduras (Lempira) 0.062730 0.042380
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.173460 0.159360
Hungary (Forint) 0.005110 0.004410
Iceland (Krona) 0.013920 0.009210
India (Rupee) 0.020290 0.017510
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000110 0.000070
Israel (New Shekel) 0.389320 0.344410
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011160 0.007340
Japan (Yen) 0.012220 0.011510
Jordan (Dinar) 2.065622 1.558371
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014860 0.010090
Korea (Won) 0.001270 0.001110
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.349380 0.309570
Mexico (Peso) 0.073140 0.066910
Morocco (Dirham) 0.159310 0.106000
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.907450 0.836640
Norway (Kroner) 0.163630 0.151620
Oman (Rial) 3.491120 2.872610
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.011800 0.003950
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.439730 0.386220
Philippines (Peso) 0.026750 0.023770
Poland (Zloty) 0.395120 0.335820
Qatar (Riyal) 0.403240 0.274940
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.372950 0.307740
Singapore (Dollar) 0.999750 0.894240
South Africa (Rand) 0.100670 0.086950
Sweden (Krone) 0.150150 0.139440
Switzerland (Franc) 1.364880 1.281970
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.046590 0.041170
Thailand (Baht) 0.042830 0.038120
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.221590 0.151070
Turkey (New Lira) 0.234370 0.191260
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.381990 0.314180
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.724330 1.619120
United States (Dollar) 1.334050 1.284050

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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