Breaking the law always conjures up images of a bank robber, or a murderer or a drug dealer. While these crimes are frowned upon in all territories, there are some seemingly harmless actions that [...]
The Currency Converters Blog
Read our latest blogs to learn more about the best practices for currency exchange, wire transfers, traveling with money, and doing business internationally.
We have the pleasure of chatting with hundreds of travellers each week at our wickets — and after spending the last 10 years hearing about all of their international adventures, the single best [...]
When sending money abroad, the modern traveller has a range of options at his or her disposal like banks, credit unions, and private financial institutions. Private financial institutions like [...]
Life presents many scenarios where money needs to move across borders:
Online shopping and ‘points cards’ have made Visa and Mastercard very popular choices when deciding how to pay for your purchases. Who can argue with a “free” trip to Mexico, courtesy of Visa?
On November 8, 2016, Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India interrupted TV programming with an unscheduled announcement that would shake their economy. He announced that within hours, the [...]
Have you ever found yourself in a position where your jar of ‘spending money’ is full of foreign currency? If your travel money is currently in Pesos, and you need Euros, skip the Canadian dollar!
Sometimes the business opportunities that fall into our laps feel almost too good to be true. In these situations, it’s important to be vigilant if anyone you don’t know if asking you to transfer [...]
We hear this question countless times each day. Travellers heading to any country for the first time — Italy, England, Hungary, or Mexico — are often perplexed when trying to plan for their [...]
England has joined the likes of Australia, Canada and Mexico by introducing a new polymer 5 pound note. Replacing the current paper banknotes, plans to unveil polymer 10 and 20 pound notes are [...]