For your next international vacation or business trip, chances are, you will need to exchange U.S. dollars into the local currency of your destination. If you leave this to the last minute, or until the last minute, you’ll probably end up paying a higher transaction rate. If you wait to exchange $1,000.00 (USD) for Euros at JFK, you will end up receiving €795, and paying $108.00 to the service center at the airport from the over-inflated exchange rate.
Whether you’re traveling overseas for business or pleasure, it pays to be a savvy consumer when shopping for currency deals and making your money go further. A good alternative is to find a check-cashing service center, like Community Financial Service Center (CFSC), who offers foreign currency exchange for over 80 currencies.
Your dollars will go further than they would at the airport or your bank due to the lower exchange rates that CFSC is able to offer. And, with the fast service of locations conveniently located near John F Kennedy (JFK), LaGuardia (LGA) and Newark (EWR) airports, you can even make a stop on the way to catch your flight. When you return home, simply stop in and convert your remaining Euros, Pesos, Pounds, Francs,Yen, or any of the other 75 currencies carried by CFSC, back to US dollars.
Bottom line: Make your money go further abroad by exchanging it at CFSC.