Currency Exchange in Shawinigan, Quebec

Are you looking for the best exchange rate in Shawinigan?

If you are looking for a currency exchange house or kiosk in Shawinigan, Quebec, you are in the right place. Feel free the compare the different exchange rates and get the most money from your transaction. Always try to look for the best money exchange, but also consider to seek those exchange kiosks nearby.

Map of currency exchange shops and kiosks in Shawinigan

Where can I change money in Shawinigan, Quebec??? Before visiting any of these exchange kiosks in Shawinigan, Quebec, make sure to contact them beforehand and double check todays exchange rates and hours of operation. Also, take into account that some ATMs and banks can also exchange or give you local money but it is very often, they only work with existing customers.

Contact Details

Banque Nationale

1510 Rue Trudel, Shawinigan, QC G9N 0A2, Canada
+1 819-536-2595

Caisse Desjardins du Haut Shawinigan

3962 Rue Trudel, Shawinigan, QC G9N 7Y6, Canada
+1 819-539-9494

RBC Royal Bank

1 Rue de la Plaza-de-la-Mauricie, Shawinigan, QC G9N 7C1, Canada
+1 819-539-6995

Desjardins Entreprises-Centre et Haute-Mauricie - Siège social

1797 Avenue Saint-Marc, Shawinigan, QC G9N 2H6, Canada
+1 819-536-5559

BDC - Banque de développement du Canada

812 Avenue des Cèdres, Shawinigan, QC G9N 1P2, Canada
+1 888-463-6232

Centre financier aux entreprises Desjardins

444 5e rue de la Pointe, Shawinigan, QC G9N 1E6, Canada
+1 819-536-5559

CIBC Branch with ATM

559 5e rue de la Pointe, Shawinigan, QC G9N 1E7, Canada
+1 819-537-1844

Financière Banque Nationale

550 Avenue de la Station Bureau 200, Shawinigan, QC G9N 1W2, Canada
+1 819-538-8628


695 Avenue de la Station, Shawinigan, QC G9N 1B3, Canada
+1 819-537-1524

Reference Exchange Rates

🇪🇺 Euro

1 CAD = 0.68 EUR

🇲🇽 Mexican Pesos

1 CAD = 12.51 MXN

🇯🇵 Japanese Yen

1 CAD = 110.36 JPY

🇨🇴 Colombian Pesos

1 CAD = 2,877.29 COP

🇦🇺 Australian Dollars

1 CAD = 1.12 AUD

🇰🇷 Korean Won

1 CAD = 979.34 KRW

🇬🇧 Pounds

1 CAD = 0.58 GBP

🇧🇷 Brazilian Reales

1 CAD = 3.64 BRL

🇨🇷 Colones

1 CAD = 376.29 CRC

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FAQs for travelers

Which exchange house has the best rate to exchange foreign currency in Shawinigan?

Since there are many options, we cannot tell the best exchange rate. Why? It depends. It is important to see the exchange rate and that changes every day. Also some currency exchange house give the best rate but they do charge you a fee, so at the end is not the best idea.
We suggest you to before choosing any currency exchange house just cause its foreign exchange rate, also check if there are any extra feeds, any minimum, if they are well located, etc. With all those details in the table, you can choose the best foreign currency exchange house in Shawinigan.

Should I exchange currency before going to Shawinigan?

If you can, it would be great to get some CAD dollars before arriving to Shawinigan. Check on nearby currency exchange house if they do have CAD dollars to buy. This will help you to get to Shawinigan and have some cash to move around (e.g. pay taxi or give a tip) until you settle and choose where to exchange more money or use an ATM.

I am traveling from abroad, can I use foreign currency in Shawinigan, Quebec?

The short answer is "it depends". There are some restaurants, coffee shops, etc. that will not receive foreign currency, only CAD dollars. An international credit card could be handy on these situations. Of course, areas related to turism or big malls and plazas receive and exchange foreign currency with no problems at all.

Is it better to withdraw money abroad at any ATM or exchange in a currency exchange kiosk?

You need to check with your bank. Some banks do not charge you any extra fee if you withdraw money in a foreign country. Other charge a huge fee. So before withdrawing any money abroad, check with your bank.

How can I exchange currency without fees or taxes?

It depends on the currency exchange house. Some charge you a fee for the service of exchanging money and others add that fee to the exchange rate. So basically you need to do the math and see if really exchanging money on a currency house makes sense for you or not.

Is it cheaper to get foreign currency at home or abroad?

Usually at home, but it also depends on the currency. If you are traveling to a small country where its currency is not worldwide available, it will be very costly to get it around (some times impossible)

Is it better to use cash or an international credit card in Shawinigan?

In these case, the credit card is your best friend. But also take into account, that you will need some cash. There are some expenses where cash is required.

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