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Hey everyone welcome to Hipfig's
Travel Guide series on New York City
In this video we're going to talk about
currency exchange counters and
information for New York City.
Keep watching to get the most of your money
on your trip to New York City
As you probably already know, the currency in
the U.S. is the US dollar
Usually the airport and hotels have higher rates and charges and
in some cases, exorbitant commissions
so change only minimal required currency
at these kind of places.
New York City has currency exchange counters in Manhattan
Currency Exchange International is one of
the larger chains but there are many others
Many currency exchange counter are located
around Midtown in and around Times Square
You can also change currency at banks like Chase or Citibank
However you may have to pay fees or commission.
If you are changing large amounts of currency
then it is worth checking around a few banks
as every bank exchange rates and fees differ slighty
You can avoid the hassle altogether
by buying US dollars at home from your bank
before getting on the plane to New York
You can also use your credit card
ATM machines allow cash withdrawal
in local US dollars using
International credit cards like the
Visa/Plus and Mastercard/Cirrus
Please check with your bank for any additional fee for using an ATM in a foreign country.
For more details visit Hipfig.com
New York City Currency Exchange page.
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