New York City (NYC) Currency Exchange Guide | NYC Travel - Episode# 4

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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

New York City Currency Exchange page.

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