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 2018-12-07) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.354300 1.304300
Euro (Euro) 1.576280 1.451070
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.759650 1.634450
Australia (Dollar) 1.008050 0.932550
Japan (Yen) 0.012250 0.011480
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2018-12-07) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.043080 0.025470
Australia (Dollar) 1.008050 0.932550
Barbados (Dollar) 0.715930 0.425920
Belize (Dollar) 0.763850 0.518040
Brazil (Real) 0.388910 0.302310
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.835740 1.257570
Chile (Peso) 0.002200 0.001850
China (Yuan) 0.206220 0.180410
Colombia (Peso) 0.000490 0.000320
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002480 0.002140
Czech (Koruna) 0.063740 0.053300
Denmark (Krone) 0.211420 0.196810
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.030290 0.022170
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.559420 0.381910
Egypt (Pound) 0.085230 0.042120
Euro (Euro) 1.576280 1.451070
Fiji (Dollar) 0.694230 0.582220
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.204130 0.143220
Honduras (Lempira) 0.063540 0.042340
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.177710 0.162500
Hungary (Forint) 0.005180 0.004500
Iceland (Krona) 0.012690 0.008180
India (Rupee) 0.020310 0.017670
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000070
Israel (New Shekel) 0.395400 0.345490
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011880 0.008260
Japan (Yen) 0.012250 0.011480
Jordan (Dinar) 2.097934 1.584103
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014850 0.010080
Korea (Won) 0.001310 0.001140
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.351490 0.309480
Mexico (Peso) 0.070360 0.063440
Morocco (Dirham) 0.162230 0.109340
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.959760 0.889150
Norway (Kroner) 0.164250 0.151740
Oman (Rial) 3.933930 2.918620
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.010600 0.003110
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.438670 0.382960
Philippines (Peso) 0.027570 0.024460
Poland (Zloty) 0.392120 0.342910
Qatar (Riyal) 0.409330 0.279510
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.380610 0.312400
Singapore (Dollar) 1.020640 0.913830
South Africa (Rand) 0.102220 0.089930
Sweden (Krone) 0.154390 0.143280
Switzerland (Franc) 1.382810 1.299000
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.047450 0.041750
Thailand (Baht) 0.044230 0.039320
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.224960 0.153530
Turkey (New Lira) 0.284490 0.243680
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.390500 0.319090
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.759650 1.634450
United States (Dollar) 1.354300 1.304300

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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