Money Changers near Central Park South

New York Travel Guides / November 21, 2016
Money Changers near Central Park South

Central Park in New York is perhaps the most famous park in the world. If this park is in your bucket list, then you can easily include money exchanging in your trip to the area.

You can find many forex shops clustering around the southern part of the park, called Central Park South. Most of them provide customers with currency exchange and money transfer services every day of the week.

Best rates for
– EUR
– GBP
– JPY
– AUD
– MXP
– THB
– PHP
– IDR
– NZD

Recommended money changers
1. Currency Exchange International – Avenue of the Americas branch

– Foreign exchange company with over 18 years of experience
– Offers currency exchange and money transfer services
– Accepts traveler’s cheques
– It is just a short walk from the Museum of Modern Art
– Address: 1330 6th Ave., New York, NY 10019, USA
– Phone: +1 212-956-2400
– Opening hours: Mon to Fri 08:30 – 20:00; Sat 09:00 – 20:00; Sun 11:00 – 19:00

2. AFEX
– Provides currency exchange service since 1979
– Accepts traveler’s cheques
– This change office is near Carnegie Hall
– Address: The Park Central Hotel, 870 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019, USA
– Phone: +1 800-346-3924/ +1 212 757 9280
– Opening hours: Mon to Wed 09:00 – 20:00; Thu to Sat 09:00 – 21:00; Sun 09:00 – 19:00

3. Currency Exchange International – Lexington Avenue branch
– Foreign exchange company with over 18 years of experience
– Offers currency exchange and money transfer services
– Accepts traveler’s cheques
– It is just a few steps away from Lexington Ave./63rd subway exit, and about a 10 minutes walk from Central Park South-East
– Address: Apple Bank ATM Lobby, 812 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
– Phone: +1 212-421-2220
– Opening hours: Mon to Fri 08:00 – 19:00; Sat 09:00 – 17:00; Sun 10:00 – 16:00

4. Travelex – The Plaza Hotel branch
– International currency exchange chain founded in 1976
– Address: The Plaza Hotel, 768 5th Ave, Cellar Level – Food Hall, New York, NY 10019, USA
– Phone: +1 212-644-8264
– Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 10:00 – 20:00; Sunday 10:00 – 18:00

How to get there
– By subway: Nearest subway stations are Lexington Av/59 St (4/5/6 & N/R/W Line), Lexington Av/63 St. (F/N/Q Line), 57 St – 7 Av (N/Q/R/W Line), and 57 St (F Line)
– By bus: Nearest bus stops are E 60 St/Lexington Av, 5 Av/w 58 St, and 7 Av/w 57 St

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