Money Changers in Lower Manhattan

New York Travel Guides / November 21, 2016
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New Yorkers simply say Wall Street when referring to the financial district in Downtown Manhattan. This is where you can find the New York Stock Exchange, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and headquarters of major financial institutions.

Most of the money changers in Lower Manhattan are located within walking distance from the Washington Square Park.

Best rates for
– EUR
– GBP
– CHF
– CAD
– JPY
– AUD
– AED
– MXP

Recommended money changers
1. Currency Exchange International – Union Square branch
– Foreign exchange company with over 18 years of experience
– Offers currency exchange and money transfer services
– Accepts traveler’s cheques
– It is less than 5 minutes away from Union Square Park
– Address: 4 Irving Pl, New York, NY 10003, USA
– Phone: +1 212-533-0003
– Opening hours: Mon to Fri 08:30 – 20:00; Sat 09:00 – 20:00; Sun 11:00 – 19:00

2. Travel Money USA
– Offers currency exchange and money transfer services
– This forex shop is a 5 minute walk from Union Square
– Address: 25 W 14th St, New York, NY 10011, USA
– Phone: +1 855-959-6968
– Opening hours: Mon to Fri 10:00 – 19:00; Sat & Sun 11:00 – 16:00

3. Choice Forex
– Provides currency exchange services since 1955
– Accepts traveler’s cheques
– This is located at Soho district
– Address: 401 W Broadway, New York, NY 10012, USA
– Phone: +1 212-966-7080
– Opening hours: Mon to Thu 09:00 – 18:00; Fri & Sat 08:00 – 20:00; Sun 10:00 – 17:00

4. Travelex
– International currency exchange chain founded in 1976
– Its location is near the 9/11 Memorial
– Address: 30 Vesey St, Freedom Tower Area, New York, NY 10007, USA
– Phone: +1 212-227-8156
– Opening hours: Daily 09:00 – 19:00

How to get there
– By subway: Nearest subway stations are 14 Street Union Square Station, Prince St Station, and World Trade Center
– By bus: Nearest bus stops are E 14 St/Union Sq W, Prince St Station, and Church St/Park Pl

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