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 2018-06-18) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.343450 1.293450
Euro (Euro) 1.582200 1.476990
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.797770 1.692560
Australia (Dollar) 1.026270 0.951560
Japan (Yen) 0.012340 0.011630
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2018-06-18) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.056840 0.033940
Australia (Dollar) 1.026270 0.951560
Barbados (Dollar) 0.701320 0.418110
Belize (Dollar) 0.757830 0.514020
Brazil (Real) 0.396050 0.307940
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.807330 1.235050
Chile (Peso) 0.002300 0.001940
China (Yuan) 0.217750 0.191040
Colombia (Peso) 0.000530 0.000350
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002570 0.002250
Czech (Koruna) 0.064490 0.053940
Denmark (Krone) 0.213690 0.199080
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.030350 0.022290
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.554520 0.379210
Egypt (Pound) 0.085070 0.041460
Euro (Euro) 1.582200 1.476990
Fiji (Dollar) 0.695700 0.587790
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.207970 0.147260
Honduras (Lempira) 0.063170 0.042820
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.174670 0.160560
Hungary (Forint) 0.005230 0.004530
Iceland (Krona) 0.014030 0.009320
India (Rupee) 0.020960 0.018170
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.397340 0.352430
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011600 0.007790
Japan (Yen) 0.012340 0.011630
Jordan (Dinar) 2.078871 1.571620
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014900 0.010140
Korea (Won) 0.001300 0.001140
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.359720 0.319910
Mexico (Peso) 0.067960 0.061720
Morocco (Dirham) 0.160420 0.107110
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.959470 0.888660
Norway (Kroner) 0.169100 0.157090
Oman (Rial) 3.515540 2.897030
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.012190 0.004340
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.443120 0.389610
Philippines (Peso) 0.026940 0.023950
Poland (Zloty) 0.404990 0.345690
Qatar (Riyal) 0.405780 0.277480
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.375470 0.310260
Singapore (Dollar) 1.023420 0.917910
South Africa (Rand) 0.105700 0.091980
Sweden (Krone) 0.155760 0.145050
Switzerland (Franc) 1.369350 1.286440
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.047770 0.042350
Thailand (Baht) 0.043840 0.039130
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.222980 0.152460
Turkey (New Lira) 0.313410 0.270310
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.384550 0.316740
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.797770 1.692560
United States (Dollar) 1.343450 1.293450

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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