DetroitYES Mini-Film Festival presents two Detroit-themed films by German director Dieter Marcello.
READ MORE »

JOIN DETROITYES NOW
FREE AND FUN

DISCUSSING ALL THINGS DETROIT SINCE 1999

ENJOY DETROITYES?


AND HAVE ADS REMOVED DETAILS »

Results 1 to 7 of 7
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Posts
    5,673

    Default Cheapest way to convert EUROs to US Dollars in Detroit Area...

    OK, here's an interesting question... I know that bank wires from Europe are costly... so I'm getting in the mail 25 Euros for something I sold that I'm mailing off to a Belgian fellow. Where are the cheapest places to convert Euro's to dollars?

    I just called my bank, and there's an $8 fee (and a 1 week wait)... they said it would be even more for a bank wire.

    Anyplace else around that's cheaper??

    How ironic... I remember going to Germany, and even small middling banks would only charge about $2 for exchanging USA currency, and you'd get the funds immediately.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Posts
    4,233

    Default

    unfortunately, I think you should have done the paypal route, if possible. do you go to a CU?

    Other than the airport exchange, I recall one in Birmingham, I think on Merrill St.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Posts
    5,673

    Default

    I have Paypal, but he doesn't....

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    943

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    92

    Default

    I've never had anything but problems changing over money in the U.S.

    That being said, The NUMBER 1 easiest way to do it in Detroit is to go to the casino and they will change it right over at the cashiers counter.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    1,118

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by riviera View Post
    I've never had anything but problems changing over money in the U.S.

    That being said, The NUMBER 1 easiest way to do it in Detroit is to go to the casino and they will change it right over at the cashiers counter.
    Good advice, thanks. Does that work for any currency? Even, say, the Croatian kuna?

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Posts
    5,673

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by riviera View Post
    I've never had anything but problems changing over money in the U.S.

    That being said, The NUMBER 1 easiest way to do it in Detroit is to go to the casino and they will change it right over at the cashiers counter.
    Thanks riviera, I was wondering about that....

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •