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currency exchange

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currency exchange

Any one know what is the current exchange rate you get from ATMs in Cancun? Debating if I should order from my bank before I go, want to know the difference to decision if save all the hassel to order from bank. Thanks all!

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1. Re: currency exchange

oanda.com will show you the current interbank rates (the ATM rate should be close). You can also print a small currency exchange cheat sheet to bring with you.

It is always best to get currency in the country where it is used. I have a Chase Select account, and am supposed to be able to buy currency without fees as a result. Sure, there may be no fee, but when the euro was trading at $1.22 they wanted to sell me euros at $1.45. I'd rather just wait and use the ATM machine when I arrive.


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2. Re: currency exchange

I got 12.3 pesos/dollar a hotel desk a couple weeks ago. Wait to exchange money until you get there..

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