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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.

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My order was received when expected. Envelope was discreet.

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Convenient and friendly service!

Convenient and friendly service!

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Easier and more value than using banks

Easier and more value than using banks


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