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 2018-09-17) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.327100 1.277100
Euro (Euro) 1.582870 1.457660
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.772780 1.647570
Australia (Dollar) 0.981810 0.906300
Japan (Yen) 0.012090 0.011320
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2018-09-17) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.040200 0.022590
Australia (Dollar) 0.981810 0.906300
Barbados (Dollar) 0.696930 0.406920
Belize (Dollar) 0.749650 0.503850
Brazil (Real) 0.358110 0.271500
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.789960 1.211790
Chile (Peso) 0.002130 0.001770
China (Yuan) 0.202630 0.176830
Colombia (Peso) 0.000500 0.000330
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002510 0.002170
Czech (Koruna) 0.064960 0.054510
Denmark (Krone) 0.212420 0.197810
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.029790 0.021670
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.549380 0.371870
Egypt (Pound) 0.083690 0.040580
Euro (Euro) 1.582870 1.457660
Fiji (Dollar) 0.677530 0.565520
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.202200 0.141290
Honduras (Lempira) 0.063120 0.041920
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.173550 0.158340
Hungary (Forint) 0.005170 0.004490
Iceland (Krona) 0.013700 0.009190
India (Rupee) 0.019490 0.016850
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000110 0.000070
Israel (New Shekel) 0.401910 0.352000
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.010920 0.007300
Japan (Yen) 0.012090 0.011320
Jordan (Dinar) 2.058290 1.544459
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014780 0.010010
Korea (Won) 0.001280 0.001110
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.347030 0.305030
Mexico (Peso) 0.073980 0.067060
Morocco (Dirham) 0.160690 0.107800
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.901260 0.830650
Norway (Kroner) 0.166860 0.154350
Oman (Rial) 3.863260 2.847950
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.011660 0.004160
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.437190 0.381480
Philippines (Peso) 0.026450 0.023350
Poland (Zloty) 0.392540 0.343340
Qatar (Riyal) 0.401980 0.272160
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.373490 0.305280
Singapore (Dollar) 0.998620 0.891810
South Africa (Rand) 0.094740 0.082460
Sweden (Krone) 0.152420 0.141310
Switzerland (Franc) 1.395990 1.312180
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.046720 0.041020
Thailand (Baht) 0.043620 0.038710
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.220920 0.149490
Turkey (New Lira) 0.241020 0.200210
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.383110 0.311710
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.772780 1.647570
United States (Dollar) 1.327100 1.277100

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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