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Currency exchange in San Diego

Order your foreign currency online and pick it up at one of our San Diego, California stores with ease.

If you need to pick up some currency for your vacation, it's easy in San Diego.

All you need to do is order your currency online to lock in our best rates* and then head over to one of our San Diego stores to pick it up.

Foreign currency in San Diego

Foreign currency in San Diego

You'll save time and money, and you won’t need to fuss about currency when you arrive at your destination. Great!

Simply place your order online by 1pm (EST) and you can pick up your currency the very next day, subject to availability by currency.

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Opening times vary across our stores in San Diego, but we’re always open early and closed late to help you pick up your currency with ease!

You’ll find the opening and closing times for our San Diego stores below – or you can use our store finder to find your nearest US store.

San Diego Itl Airport - Terminal 2 East, Upper level

Monday-Sunday 5:30 AM-1PM & 4:30 PM-7:30 PM

San Diego Itl Airport - Terminal 2 - Baggage Claim

Monday-Sunday 5 AM-8 PM

Fashion Valley - Simon Mall

Monday-Saturday 10 AM-9 PM & Sunday 11 AM-7 PM 

University Town Center

Monday-Friday 10 AM-7PM, Saturday 10 AM-6PM & Sunday 11 AM-4PM

El Cajon - US Bank

Monday-Thursday 9 AM-5 PM, Friday 9 AM-6 PM & Saturday 9 AM-1 PM

*Travelex’s ‘Best Rates’ are determined by averaging our standard Travelex Retail Exchange Rates, including promotional rates, over the past year.  Travelex Retail Exchange Rate is determined daily by Travelex in its sole discretion.  Check your nearest Travelex retail store for current in store promotional rates.

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San Diego FAQs

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  • Where can I find Travelex in San Diego?

    We currently have 6 stores in San Diego – use our store finder to find one that’s convenient for you.

  • When are you open in San Diego?

    Our store times vary, but we make sure that we’re open early and close late so that you’re always able to collect your foreign currency.

  • Which currencies are available and how soon do I need to order them?

    We have over 60 currencies available to order online. If you order before 1pm (EST), you’ll be able to pick up your order the next day from one of our San Diego stores, subject to availability by currency.

  • How can I pay for my currency?

    You can pay for your foreign currency online using American Express, MasterCard and Visa and you can pay with either your debit or credit card.

First Time

this was the first time I used Travex US and had no problem at all. The money was delivered when promised. I will use Travlex US again

Bernadette S

Easy to use website and great customer service!

Easy to use website, Customer Service on main number 516 area code was polite and concise. Customer Service on local phone and in person was also polite and efficient. A very smooth and easy process for someone who utilized this for the first time ever!

Ann W

Picking up my order was simple and efficient

Picking up my order was quite simple and efficient. The agent carefully checked my ID to make sure I was the person who placed the order, and she carefully counted the funds, which was reassuring. She was also friendly and pleasant to deal with.


The staff at travelex are very…

The staff at travelex are very courteous. They help you with what you need and quickly.


Currency exchange process was easy and…

Currency exchange process was easy and efficient. Website was easy to navigate. Delivery of currency as scheduled.

Walter Mattison

Convenient and Quick Delivery

Very convenient web experience. Fast delivery, as advertised.

Randy Herd

Incredibly quick (delivered in two…

Incredibly quick (delivered in two days) and super simple.


Simplifies foreign travel by having the…

Simplifies foreign travel by having the foreign currency already in hand before arrival. Quick delivery.


Convient and hassle free.

Convient and hassle free.

Paul Coufal

Very easy to purchase and fast.

Very easy to purchase and fast. The exchange rates are a little lower and you can't purchase the cash and card on the same transaction. But overall reasonable for the ease.

Michele A.

Quick and simple!

I normally go to Travelex stores to pick up money for my annual trips overseas but the Travelex by me must have closed down. I was a little nervous to order a large amount of money online but it was a quick and easy process and my money came the morning of the date I requested for delivery! Couldn’t have been happier with my experience! Never had an issue with Travelex



Easy, quick & efficient!

Edward Elibero

Great Experience

Great experience. Efficient and courteous staff.

Kevin Raphael

Convenient and on time…

Money was delivered exactly as promised. I would have wanted more smaller denominations, but that was not promised. The exchange rate was fine. The delivery charge was reasonable, but not cheap. The convenience of the whole experience was nice. I wish they offered more currencies from African countries but I believe that I understand some of that difficulty. I took advantage of an airlines mileage program as a Travelex partner but there was no way to access that benefit within the Travelex web site and it is taking some time to get the airline mileage credit that I earned with the transaction.

William H Davis Jr

The lady at the front desk was so…

The lady at the front desk was so helpful. She help me understand how to use my Yen. Without her I would had been so confused. Now I'm ready to have fun on my trip to Tokyo, Japan.

Johnathan Jenkins