Save Time – Foreign Currency Exchange

December 20, 2017
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Are you traveling and in a hurry because you need to change currency?

Were you tired when you reached your traveled destination and had to look for a place to change currency?   

When you returned, did you have leftover currency and needed to change it?

Don’t waste time looking for a place to exchange it and visit Popular, where we buy and sell foreign paper currency¹.  Furthermore, in some automatic teller machines you can withdraw euros.  

Below is a breakdown of our services and the locations where you can access them:

  1. Branches – in all our branches you can:
  • Request the purchase and sale of paper money (cash) from more than 50 countries.¹
  • Request the purchase of checks of the following foreign currencies:  euro (EUR), pound sterling (GBP), and yen (JPY).¹

2. Airport Branch (located in the Luis Muñoz Marín Airport) – Besides all services mentioned above, you can instantly buy and sell the following four currencies. This branch has an inventory of:

  • Euro (EUR)
  • Pound sterling (GBP)
  • Canadian dollar (CAD)
  • Mexican peso (MXN)

3. Automatic Teller Machines (in eight locations) – you can instantly withdraw euros at:

  • Parada 22 Branch in Santurce
  • Popular Center Branch in Hato Rey
  • Plaza Las Américas Branch in Hato Rey
  • Airport Branch in Carolina
  • Plaza del Caribe Branch in Ponce
  • Mayagüez Suau Branch in Mayagüez
  • Arecibo San Luis Branch in Arecibo
  • Luis Muñoz Marín Airport – Terminal A (Check Point) and Terminal C

4. Foreign Exchange Dept. (located in the lobby of the BPPR building, Parada 22, 1500 Ponce De León Ave.) – you can:

  • Request the purchase and sale of paper money (cash) from more than 50 countries.¹
  • Request the purchase of checks of the following foreign currencies: euro (EUR), pound sterling (GBP), and yen (JPY).¹
  • Get quotes on exchange rates to carry out wire transfers through a simple phone call.

For more information:

  • Visit any of our branches
  • Stop by our Foreign Exchange Department  
  • Call our Foreign Exchange Department at 787-722-3240
  • Access popular.com/chat from your computer or cellphone. Write out your questions and we will answer immediately. Available Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturday, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.   

 

¹Paper money sale and purchase transactions entail a commission or surcharge of 1% of its equivalent in dollars ($10 minimum per transaction), and the foreign currency checks entail a commission or surcharge of $15 for individuals and $12 for commercial businesses.  Subject to availability to purchase particular currencies, you must request the service one week in advance.  This only applies to negotiable foreign currency.  Certain restrictions apply.

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