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where is best to exchange dollars to euros?

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where is best to exchange dollars to euros?

Sailing in and out of St. Maarten/Anguilla and St. Barts. We are wondering if we will need to pay for a lot of things in Euros? If so, should we exchange at our bank here in US ahead of time, or if we should exchange at the airport when we get there??

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1. Re: where is best to exchange dollars to euros?

We have never done an exchange as everywhere we have been on SXM takes dollars. 2 weeks every year for 8 years. The grocery stores have dual cash registers for example.. In restaurants just make sure to check their math!!! Have fun! Bish!

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We are here now and have paid for everything in dollars with no problems.

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3. Re: where is best to exchange dollars to euros?

Don't excahnge at all. Pay in dollars. Some places like resturants may even accept dollars at par to the Euro.

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4. Re: where is best to exchange dollars to euros?

We spent the last two weeks there and if we paid in cash, where there was not a 1:1 exchange, the restaurants consistently added 25% to the Euro total for dollars. The exchange rate today is $1.33 to the Euro so paying in $ is the way to go.

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