Credit & Debit cards fees when travelling abroad

We’ve been getting the word out to Canadians across the country for years that converting money using your debit or credit card when travelling abroad can be a very expensive way to purchase your foreign currency. You receive sub-par rates and get hit by double fees from your card issuer, and the local bank or […]

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Daydreaming about sunny Delray Beach, Florida

Nothing warms up the soul on a bone-chilling January day in Canada like daydreaming about the perfect 3-day getaway to sunny Delray Beach, Florida! Here is an itinerary for your trip if you are lucky enough to go there …http://on.wsj.com/1V0huXH . Before your trip order your US dollars online from Interchange Currency Exchange and get it delivered to […]

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Interest rate cut vs. infrastructure spending – Which will best stimulate the Canadian economy?

Is it time for Bank of Canada Gov. Stephen Poloz step aside and make room for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his infrastructure spending? Click here to find out why some experts say Bank of Canada Gov. Stephen Poloz’s rate announcement on Wednesday really doesn’t matter and it’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s turn to stimulate the sagging […]

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US dollar reaches its highest level in 13 years

The US dollar reached its highest level in 13 years on Tuesday, benefiting from its safe haven status as investors continue to worry about global economic growth and the increased tensions in the middle east….read more in this Wall Street Journal article.

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5 Winter Getaway destinations where Canadians can still get great value for the low Canadian dollar

Over the last few years, the strong Canadian dollar has meant that Canadians could travel almost anywhere in the world, at historically low prices—but with the Canadian dollar down more than 30 percent against most major currencies in 2015, Canadian travelers need to be much more selective in choosing their winter getaway destinations this year. […]

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Where will the loonie go in 2016-2017 ?

If you are thinking of buying US dollars either for an upcoming trip or to purchase a big ticket item in the US you might want to consider doing it sooner rather than later. The combination of persistent low oil prices and the US Federal Reserve bank inching ever so closer to its first interest […]

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Emerging Market Currencies selling at steep discounts

Thinking of travelling to Brazil, Turkey, South Africa or Indonesia? Now is the time to buy your currency online and here is why… http://www.cnbc.com/2015/09/25/its-carnage-out-there-for-emerging-markets.html

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The Perfect Labour Day Getaway

Labouring to come up with something new to do this long weekend? Try visiting our friends south of the border in New York State and don’t forget to buy your US Dollar online before your trip. With the perfect mix of top notch entertainment, world class restaurants, and endless fun in the sun it may just […]

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Canada’s new favourite destination: Turkey

One of the best things about working at Interchange Currency Exchange is that our clients share with us all of their upcoming travel plans. Over a period of time, these plans come together and form Canadian travel trends. A few years ago, Vietnam (Buy Vietnamese Dong Online) was on everyone’s to-do list. The current trend is all […]

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Planning your travel budget

Traveling is the only way to experience all the beautiful and unique landscapes, architecture, history and culture that the world has to offer, but it isn’t free! In order to make sure that these new experiences don’t break the bank when you get back to reality you need to establish a budget beforehand. Here are […]

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