I recently received a phone call from a client who was planning a trip to the Dominican Republic. “Have you heard about all the reports of crime in the Dominican? We’re reconsidering our trip but [...]
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.
Many of our clients find us while seeking to exchange money for travel, but we are also thrilled to help business owners that have currency needs abroad. Our ability to offer competitive rates of [...]
The recent introduction of roundabouts to Canadian roads has created a bit of a commotion. If you’re planning on driving abroad, there are many driving irregularities that you’re going to want [...]
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 [...]
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!