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Best places to exchange currency in Mississauga

Find the best deal on Canadian dollars for your next trip.

Save time by finding a currency exchange now, so you can spend more time enjoying the sights or visiting family while in Mississauga. Some money transfer services will even let you order Canadian dollars ahead of time, preventing the need to ever visit an ATM or currency exchange while in Canada.

Where can I exchange my money in Mississauga?

Canada Currency Centre logo Image: Supplied

1. The Coin and Currency Exchange

You can find this store on Burnhamthorpe Road, just off the 403. It’s open five days a week and has over 100 currencies in stock.

Money Exchange World logo

2. Money Exchange World

This store can be found in the same area as the Coin and Currency Exchange and is open six days a week. You can visit its website to see its daily rates for major currencies.

Continental Currency Exchange logo

3. Continental Currency Exchange

This is a popular Ontario brand and can be found at Erin Mills Town Centre. It’s open seven days a week and you can even order your currency online for fast and easy pickup or delivery.

Tips for getting the best deal when exchanging money

  • Compare, compare, compare. You can typically find the best deal by comparing rates online or by calling a number of companies to ask for a quote.
  • Know the mid-market rate. Do a quick search for exchange rates on Google or Reuters before you settle on a service so you’ll know when a vendor is trying to charge too much.
  • Pay with cash or bank transfer. Avoid using plastic when paying for your currency because your bank might ding you with hidden charges and fees on the other end.
  • Steer clear of ATMs. ATMs often charge an arm and a leg for fees and offer a dismal return on the exchange rate.
  • Avoid doing business at the airport. Try not to purchase currency at the airport since those exchanges often drive up fees and offer poor exchange rates.

Compare money transfer services

If you just need to get money to Mississauga but you’re not visiting, use a money transfer provider to get the best deal on an international transfer.

Min. Transfer Amount Transfer Speed Online Transfer Fee Rate Amount Received Description CTA Details
$1,000 1 day USD 0.00 1.249 CAD 6,243 OFX has no maximum limit transfers, with competitive exchange rates for 45+ currencies. Go to site Show details
GBP 1,000 1 - 2 days USD 0.00 1.249 CAD 6,243 Exclusive: Minimum transfer of $1,000 for Finder readers (normally $5,000).
CurrencyTransfer lets you shop around for the best exchange rate on its online marketplace.
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USD 1 Same day USD 0.00 1.255 CAD 6,277 XE has fast transfers with no fees and a range of foreign currency tools. Go to site Show details
$2,000 1 day USD 0.00 1.249 CAD 6,243 CurrenciesDirect makes transferring money abroad simple with bank-beating exchange rates. Go to site Show details
$1 1 - 2 days USD 40.00 1.261 CAD
Wise uses the mid-market rate and transparent fees to help you send money in 45+ currencies. Go to site Show details
$1 Within an hour USD 8.00 1.233 CAD 6,154 MoneyGram has fast cash pick-up transfers to more than 350,000 agent locations worldwide. Go to site Show details

Compare up to 4 providers

Disclaimer: Exchange rates change often. Confirm the total cost with the provider before transferring money.

Bottom line

If you’re planning a trip to Mississauga, get your cash online or at an exchange center in the city for the best deal. And if it’s only your money that’s going to Mississauga, compare transfer providers to get the best rate.

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