Exchanging foreign bank notes

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Exchanging foreign bank notes

Post by Pearsonb » Sun 20 Sep 2015 19:06

I have some Dubai banknotes, about 1000 euros worth. Can I just take them into my bank in Ceret and change them into euros? I know that the laws on cash transactions have been tightened up.

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Post by Pearsonb » Wed 23 Sep 2015 09:53

Answering my own question, it seems French banks don't handle most foreign currency any more. My bank manager said I would have to go to the bureau de change in Perpignan. I may try a bank in Figueras as that is easier for me.

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Post by Pearsonb » Wed 14 Oct 2015 08:55

Just to complete the information. The bureau de change in Perpignan was a complete waste of time. They only handle a few currencies. In the end I went to Barcelona Airport and got hassle free service.

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