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What to spend your Canadian dollars on:

  • Entry to Toronto Skypod

    29 CAD

  • 3-mile taxi ride

    8.75 CAD

  • Tourist t-shirt

    10 CAD

  • Postcard and a stamp

    3 CAD

  • Bottle of water

    1.50 CAD

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Must-sees in Canada

  • Whistler
  • Whistler is quite possibly the most famous ski resort in all of North America. Known for it's epic slopes and stunning views, this is a must-do for ski lovers the world over.
  • Vancouver Island
  • Only accessible by ferry, this remote island is home to quaint towns and epic surf spots. You can also use the island as a jumping off point to reach Alaska.
  • Quebec City
  • Get your French on in the capital of Quebec, where you'll feel more like you're in a pretty little European town than a major North American city.

Trust in Travelex

Being able to order online and pickup at a convenient location at no charge was real plus. This is the second time we've use this service and are very pleased.Robin S.

Excellent. Everything was ready for me to pick up.Janet R.

This was a first time experience but I can say the staff was very professional and informativeCheryle L.

A deep dive on Canadian currency

Back in 1821, the Montreal Bank issued the first notes. 20 years later, the first Canadian pounds were born. However by 1858, the Canadian dollar was issued to more closely align with the US dollar, and the Bank of Canada's first banknotes came along in 1934. In 2011 Canada began to produce a more duarble plymer note similar to those used in Australia.

More info on Canadian currency

The most commonly used Canadian dollar bills are the $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100 bills. There are also $500 and $1000 notes, but these aren't seen often because of their high value.

Explore the exchange rate history of Canadian dollars against the US dollar, or head to our Canada Travel Guide for top tips and insider guides to the country.

What to consider when ordering your Canadian dollars online

Thinking about the rate is just one consideration when it comes to getting your Canadian dollars, but don’t worry because we’re here to help make things really simple for you.

  1. Check the rates – Use our handy currency rate tracker check how USD to CAD rates change over time
  2. Think about how much you need – Your budget will help you to work out just how much you need to take with you, depending on how long you’re going for, how many of you are going and how big of a spender you are! See how much Canadian currency you can get for your US dollars with Travelex's currency converter.
  3. How you want to get your money – If lining up to get your money isn’t your style, then you can order your Canadian dollars to be delivered direct to your door. Alternatively, if you have any questions or want to speak with one of our currency specialists when you get your money, you can pick up at one of our stores across the US.

Buying Canadian Dollars Online is Easy


Cash

Cash

Ordering your Canadian Dollar online is simple. There are over 150 Travelex stores across the US to pick up your order from, or you can have it delivered straight to your door.

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Travelex Money card

Travelex Money card

If you prefer plastic to cash, why not try our Cash Passport? A prepaid card, simply top up with Canadian Dollars before your trip and use abroad wherever you see the MasterCard logo.

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