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Welcome to Currency Exchange International
Grand Central Station, Avenue of the Americas, Penn Station, Union Square & Upper East Side - New York, New York

About Currency Exchange International - New York, NY:

Currency Exchange International aims to create a worry free foreign currency service for all of New York City's foreign currency exchange needs. CXI has five locations servicing Manhattan in convenient, safe areas. CXI's courteous, knowledgeable staff offers exchange rates that are better than local banks and much better than the airport exchange's rates. Don't wait in line at the airport or deal with banking hours just to receive higher rates.

As an international traveler you should know, not all currency exchange companies are created the same. CXI is a specialist in the foreign currency exchange industry operating branches in convenient, safe locations ready to convert your money, as well as being one of the largest wholesale banknote exchange in North America. This allows us to leverage our bulk foreign banknote exchange to give you the international traveler better rates.

To back this up, CXI boasts its Best Rate Guarantee* that it will match or beat any local bank for the same product and service on same day and time of the exchange. This way traveler's in the New York City area know they are always getting a great exchange value along with the added convenience of seven days a week service. Sorry, no foreign coins are exchanged.

Accepted Payment Types
Cash, Debit Cards*, and Credit Cards*.
*Sorry, no personal checks accepted. Limits apply for both credit and debit cards. Additional fee for credit card transactions apply. Call your local CXI branch for more details.

Foreign Currency Exchange Services:

Foreign BanknotesForeign Currency Exchange:

CXI buys and sells more than 90 foreign currencies from around the world. Whether you need U.S. Dollars converted into a foreign currency or foreign currency converted into U.S. Dollars, CXI can do it quickly, securely and at rates that are better than local banks and much better than airport exchange rates with our Best Rate Guarantee*. Many major currencies are kept in stock daily for immediate availability. As well, you can reserve your foreign currency for free online or over the phone.
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Multi-Currency Cash PassportMulti-Currency Cash Passport:

The Multi-Currency Cash Passport is a prepaid travel MasterCard available in six foreign currencies (Australian Dollars, Canadian Dollars, European Union Euro, Mexican Peso and U.K. Pounds). Featuring CHIP & PIN technology, 24/7 card services support** and access to emergency funds from your card balance if it's lost or stolen, the Cash Passport offers international travelers a safer, more convenient way to carry foreign currency than by holding cash alone. Pair the Cash Passport with cash to travel like a pro.
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AMEX Travelers ChequesAmerican Express Travelers Cheques:

CXI branch locations are equipped to buy and sell American Express travelers cheques in seven major currencies. American Express backed travelers cheque security features protect travelers from lost or stolen funds around the world, while being backed by American Express' 24/7 customer support and replacement center hotline.
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Gold Bullion Coins and BarsGold Bullion Coins and Bars:

CXI sells some of the most popular, high quality gold bullion products produced in the world. Gold bullion provides an easy way to invest in precious metals, while at the same time holding onto a physical asset that is highly liquid and recognized around the world. Back by the U.S. and Canadian governments respectively, the Gold American Eagle 1oz. coins, Gold Canadian Maple Leaf 1oz. coins and Royal Canadian Mint 1oz. bars can be ordered to arrive at your local CXI branch.
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Best Exchange Rate Guarantee

Our Best Rate Guarantee ensures you receive a competitive foreign currency exchange rate every day. CXI will match or beat any local bank or airport for the same product and service on the same day and time of the exchange.

*If you find a better exchange rate within the same city and on the same day as the CXI branch you plan to exchange with, notify the CXI branch. Our branch will confirm that the rate you present is for the same amount and currency as you plan to exchange with CXI. Once confirmed with the bank or airport, CXI will match or beat the given rate. This is only valid prior to an exchange and is not valid after an exchange has already been completed.

**Subject to network availability.

Avenue of the Americas

CXI - Avenue of the Americas
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Location Information

1330 Avenue of the Americas
(6th Ave and 53rd St, Inside Apple Bank ATM Lobby)
New York City, New York 10019

Hours of operation
Mon-Fri: 8:30am-8pm, Sat: 9am-8pm, Sun: 11am-7pm
Holidays can affect branch operating hours, please call the branch directly to confirm holiday hours.

Call us today for rates, currency availability or general inquiries at 212-956-2400.

Walking Directions to CXI - Avenue of the Americas

From Times Square

  • Head east and turn left onto 6th Avenue
  • Turn right onto 54th Street
  • Currency Exchange International will be on the right inside Apple Bank.

From Rockefeller Center

  • Head west and turn right onto 6th avenue,
  • Currency Exchange International will be on the right between 53rd and 54th street inside Apple Bank lobby.

New York MTA SubwayMTA Transit:

Rockefeller Center Terminal: Accessible via B, D, E, F, and M subway lines.

Location Tip: Inside Apple Bank ATM Lobby

Grand Central Station

CXI - Grand Central Station
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Location Information

122 East 42nd Street
(42nd St and Lexington Ave, Inside Apple Bank ATM Lobby)
New York City, New York 10168

Hours of operation
Mon-Fri: 8:30am-9pm, Sat: 9am-9pm, Sun: 11am-8pm
Holidays can affect branch operating hours, please call the branch directly to confirm holiday hours.

Call us today for rates, currency availability or general inquiries at 212-972-6800.

Walking Directions to CXI - Grand Central Station

From New York Public Library and Bryant Park

  • Head north and turn right onto 42nd Street ,
  • Continue walking past Park Avenue,
  • Currency Exchange International will be on the right inside Apple Bank's ATM lobby.

From United Nations Plaza

  • Head south and turn right onto W 42nd Street,
  • Continue walking past Lexington Avenue,
  • Currency Exchange International will be on the left inside Apple Bank's ATM lobby.

New York MTA SubwayMTA Transit:

Grand Central Station Terminal: Accessible via Metro North and the 4, 5, 6, 7, and S subway lines.

Location Tip: Inside Apple Bank ATM Lobby

Penn Station

CXI - Penn Station
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Location Information

371 7th Avenue
(7th Avenue and 31st Street, Inside Apple Bank ATM Lobby)
New York City, New York 10001

Hours of operation
Mon-Fri: 8:30am-9pm, Sat: 9am-9pm, Sun: 11am-8pm
Holidays can affect branch operating hours, please call the branch directly to confirm holiday hours.

Call us today for rates, currency availability or general inquiries at 212-695-1599.

Walking Directions to CXI - Penn Station

From Empire State Building

  • Head west and turn left onto 7th Avenue,
  • Continue heading south to 31st Street,
  • Currency Exchange International will be on the left corner inside Apple Bank's ATM lobby.

From Madison Square Park

  • Head west and turn right onto 7th Avenue,
  • Continue heading north to 31st street.
  • Currency Exchange International will be on the right corner inside Apple Bank's ATM lobby.

New York MTA SubwayMTA Transit:

Penn Station Terminal: Accessible via Path Trains, New Jersey Transit, and the 1, 2, 3, A, C, and E subway lines.

Location Tip: Inside Apple Bank ATM Lobby

Union Square

CXI - Union Square
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Location Information

4 Irving Place
(Irving Place and14th Street, Inside Apple Bank ATM Lobby)
New York City, New York 10003

Hours of operation
Mon-Fri: 8:30am-8pm, Sat: 9am-8pm, Sun: 11am-7pm
Holidays can affect branch operating hours, please call the branch directly to confirm holiday hours.

Call us today for rates, currency availability or general inquiries at 212-533-0003.

Walking Directions to CXI - Union Square

From NYU / Washington Square Park

  • Head east and turn left on Broadway,
  • Turn right onto 14th Street,
  • Turn left onto Irving Place,
  • Currency Exchange International will be on the right inside Apple Bank's ATM lobby.

From Union Square Park

  • Head south and turn left onto 14th Street,
  • Turn right onto Irving Place,
  • Currency Exchange International will be on the left inside Apple Bank.

New York MTA SubwayMTA Transit:

Union Square Terminal: Accessible via L, N, Q, R 4, 5, and 6 subway lines.

Location Tip: Inside Apple Bank ATM Lobby

Upper East Side

CXI - Upper East Side
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Location Information

812-814 Lexington Ave
(Between 62nd St and 63rd St, Inside Apple Bank ATM Lobby)
New York City, New York 10065

Hours of operation
Mon-Fri: 8am-7pm, Sat: 9am-5pm, Sun: 10am-4pm
Holidays can affect branch operating hours, please call the branch directly to confirm holiday hours.

Call us today for rates, currency availability or general inquiries at 212-421-2220.

Walking Directions to CXI - Upper East Side

From Central Park Zoo

  • Head east and turn right on Lexington Avenue,
  • Continue walking south past 63rd street,
  • Currency Exchange International will be on the right between 63rd stree and 62nd street inside Apple Bank's ATM lobby.

From Museum Mile on 5th Ave

  • Head east and make a left onto Lexington Ave,
  • Continue walking north to 96th street station,
  • Take a downtown 6 train heading towards Brooklyn Bridge City Hall,
  • Get off at the 59th street stop,
  • Currency Exchange International will be on the left between 63rd street and 62nd street inside Apple Bank's ATM lobby.

New York MTA SubwayMTA Transit:

Lexington Ave and 59th St Station: Accessible via 4, 5, 6, N, Q, and R subway lines.

Lexington Ave and 63rd St Station: Accessible via theF subway line.

Location Tip: Inside Apple Bank ATM Lobby




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