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Check our currency exchange rates

Look up today's foreign exchange rates across all of the currencies we offer – as well as our historic rates – helping you to see if it’s a good time to buy your currency.

We monitor market rates every day, so that we can bring you our best value on your foreign currency. Whether you need euros, British pounds or a more unusual currency such as Vietnamese dong or Emirati dirham, we offer our very best rates when you order your currency online. 

Choose the currency you need below to see our rates of the day.

Historic rates

Exchange rates fluctuate daily based on the value of a country’s currency, which is affected by anything from political changes to market news. We also list our historic rates here, helping you to understand whether or not it’s a good time to buy your currency.

Get a great deal with our Online Price Promise

When you exchange with Travelex, we promise to give you the lowest online price for foreign currency in the United States.

If you find a lower online price elsewhere for your foreign currency, we promise that we'll match it. Just contact us, and we'll refund you the difference between the price you paid and the price you found.

Please refer to the Travelex Online Price Promise Terms and Conditions for more detail.

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Exchange online with Travelex in 3 easy steps

  • 1. Choose your currency
  • Select the amount of money you need to exchange and the country that you’re visiting

  • 2. Choose between pickup and home delivery
  • Your currency can be picked up from over 100 Travelex stores across the US, or delivered safely to your door. Next-day UPS shipping is free on orders over $1,000!

  • 3. Pay online
  • Pay for your foreign currency quickly and securely with either your debit card or credit card

Heard of the Big Mac Index?

Heard of the Big Mac Index?


If you're looking for an easy way to understand all about exchange rates, look no further than the Big Mac Index.

Big Mac Index

A simple guide to understanding currency jargon

There’s no doubt that foreign exchange can be a confusing subject, especially with all those industry terms that get thrown around. Here we break down some of the most common terms, giving you a better understanding of all things currency.

Market/spot rate: This is the rate that banks or large financial institutions charge each other when trading huge amounts of foreign currency. It’s also known more formally as the ‘interbank’ rate.

Spread: This is the difference between the buy and sell rates offered by a foreign exchange provider such as us. 

Sell rate: This is the rate at which we sell foreign currency in exchange for local currency. For example, if you were headed to the UK, you would exchange your US dollars for British pounds at the sell rate. 

Buy rate: This is the rate at which we buy foreign currency back from you and exchange it into your local currency. For example, if you were returning from the UK, we would exchange your British pounds back into US dollars at the buy rate of the day. 

Vacation money rate or tourist rate: This is another term for a sell rate. 

Exchange Rates FAQ's

Why do currency exchange rates fluctuate?

Currencies constantly move up and down against each other as financial markets change. These movements can be caused by supply and demand, as well as by political and economic events.

Why are tourist money exchange rates not the same as the market spot rate?

The market (or spot) exchange rate, is the rate at which banks exchange currencies. There are a lot of processes and people involved in providing currency into your hands. There is a cost to doing this, which means that the value of the currency is affected to cover all of said cost.

At Travelex, we constantly improve our systems and processes so we can provide you with great currency exchange rates.

Does it pay to shop around and compare rates?

There are a lot of foreign currency providers in the US, offering you a range of products and services. With so much choice, it means that you can spend a lot of time to find the best exchange rate in the market. With our Online Price Promise, we promise to give you the lowest online price for foreign currency in the U.S. If you find a lower exchange rate, we’ll match it.

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