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Offline darkhelmet

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Where change money for good rates?
« on: May 30, 2011, 02:37:22 pm »
Where can one change money against good rates?

With the national change offices and banks, usually one gets a bad exchange rate. So i know of this exchange office in Amsterdam (Lorentz Exchange) where I got a commission free rate very close to the actual value of the Dollar.
I know you can also change at borders, but i want to have dollars, which isnt an official currency in Southern Africa.

For me i will be crossing Gauteng (pretoria) and Mpumalanga, so any tips will be welcome




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Re: Where change money for good rates?
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2011, 03:09:30 pm »
Just come with dollars...  I will buy your dollars from you at the daily bank exchange rate.

no, it is that i want more dollars, i dont want to sell :)
i dont have anytime left to go to Amsterdam...
 

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Re: Where change money for good rates?
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2011, 03:12:02 pm »
Just go and draw cash from an ATM off your credit card. Quickest, simplest and probably one of the best exchange rates.
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Re: Where change money for good rates?
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2011, 03:38:35 pm »
Just go and draw cash from an ATM off your credit card. Quickest, simplest and probably one of the best exchange rates.
For Rand that is OK. But that doesnt provide me with dollars

where to get dollars?