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 2019-01-21) Member Buys Member Sells
United States (Dollar) 1.355350 1.305350
Euro (Euro) 1.574010 1.448810
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.774300 1.649090
Australia (Dollar) 0.997900 0.922400
Japan (Yen) 0.012600 0.011830
Other Foreign Exchange Currencies (Rates effective 2019-01-21) Member Buys Member Sells
Argentine (Peso) 0.042790 0.025180
Australia (Dollar) 0.997900 0.922400
Barbados (Dollar) 0.716460 0.426460
Belize (Dollar) 0.764380 0.518570
Brazil (Real) 0.399040 0.312430
Cayman Islands (Dollar) 1.823920 1.245750
Chile (Peso) 0.002200 0.001840
China (Yuan) 0.208720 0.182910
Colombia (Peso) 0.000500 0.000320
Costa Rica (Colon) 0.002490 0.002150
Czech (Koruna) 0.064280 0.053830
Denmark (Krone) 0.211040 0.196430
Dominican Republic (Peso) 0.030080 0.021960
East Caribbean (Dollar) 0.559810 0.382300
Egypt (Pound) 0.085220 0.042110
Euro (Euro) 1.574010 1.448810
Fiji (Dollar) 0.690870 0.578860
Guatemala (Quetzal) 0.204370 0.143460
Honduras (Lempira) 0.063430 0.042230
Hong Kong (Dollar) 0.177180 0.161970
Hungary (Forint) 0.005240 0.004570
Iceland (Krona) 0.012770 0.008270
India (Rupee) 0.020200 0.017560
Indonesia (Rupiah) 0.000120 0.000080
Israel (New Shekel) 0.398960 0.349050
Jamaica (Dollar) 0.011500 0.007880
Japan (Yen) 0.012600 0.011830
Jordan (Dinar) 2.098489 1.584658
Kenya (Shilling) 0.014960 0.010180
Korea (Won) 0.001300 0.001130
Malaysia (Ringgit) 0.355890 0.313880
Mexico (Peso) 0.074190 0.067270
Morocco (Dirham) 0.161140 0.108250
New Zealand (Dollar) 0.938600 0.867990
Norway (Kroner) 0.162900 0.150390
Oman (Rial) 3.936660 2.921350
Pakistan (Rupee) 0.010610 0.003110
Peru (Nuevo Sol) 0.444690 0.388980
Philippines (Peso) 0.027600 0.024500
Poland (Zloty) 0.391080 0.341870
Qatar (Riyal) 0.409610 0.279790
Saudi Arabia (Riyal) 0.381010 0.312800
Singapore (Dollar) 1.027370 0.920560
South Africa (Rand) 0.103570 0.091280
Sweden (Krone) 0.154280 0.143170
Switzerland (Franc) 1.376620 1.292810
Taiwan (Dollar) 0.047480 0.041780
Thailand (Baht) 0.045560 0.040650
Trinidad and Tobago (Dollar) 0.224020 0.152600
Turkey (New Lira) 0.283520 0.242710
United Arab Emirates (Dirham) 0.390790 0.319380
United Kingdom (Pound) 1.774300 1.649090
United States (Dollar) 1.355350 1.305350

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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