Travelex now pays QFF points for FOREX

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(Apologies if this is old news, I searched and found naught).
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If only I saw this a few weeks ago, when I changed a few thousand USD... :(

Not a bad deal. $1,000-$10,000 earns one QFF point per dollar spent. A lot better than the deal they have with eTrade (one point per dollar spent on BROKERAGE :rolleyes:).

Guessing Travelex's rates are a little higher than normal (I usually change cash through my credit union, who don't charge much), but still...it could work out in your favour if changing a large amount. :)

Edit: Or maybe not...seems their rates are pretty terrible. XE.com has the USD at $0.8233 now. Travelex are selling @ $0.7810...

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As you noted the rates are rubbish.

Travelex currently has the Yen at 87.361 per $A

Comm Bank has the Yen at 93.090 per $A

I know where I'm going to change money.:)
 

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Travelex have been a program partner of QFF for many years. Back in the 90's there was no minimum exchange value before points were earned.

As posted, crappy rates ...
 
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Yeah, crappy rates. They advertise a lot to get business flowing from brand recognition coming in. I changed a whole bunch of JPY lately, Commonwealth Bank was the best deal overall.
 

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fortymilliondaggers said:
Yeah, crappy rates. They advertise a lot to get business flowing from brand recognition coming in. I changed a whole bunch of JPY lately, Commonwealth Bank was the best deal overall.

Yeah, I changed some INR recently and CBA gave a decent rate. Not as good as my credit union, but more convenient.

Still, I haven't found any forex deals that even come close to withdrawing cash from an ATM using my Wizard MC in the local country. :) No fees and excellent exchange rates. :)

Cheers,
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