In most Interchange countries we accept AMEX travellers’ cheques, which we are able to exchange for cash.
Please check with your local Interchange store regarding availability and which brands are accepted in your country.
We do more for travellers
- Currency exchange
- Western Union money transfers
- Order currency online
- Cash advances
- VAT refunds
- Travellers cheques
- Range of exotic currency
- Full Airport Service
- Corporate Solutions
Interchange acquires retail operations of Western Union in France and Austria
Interchange, a leading provider of money transfer and foreign currency services, has acquired Western Union’s (WU) dedicated stores in Vienna, Paris, and in the principal regional cities of France. The acquisition involves 26 stores and approx. 150 people including one of the single busiest sites in WU’s worldwide network. The transfer of the Austrian stores was completed in November while the French stores are being progressively transferred. Alastair Holberton, CEO, commented: “This is a significant acquisition and reflects the strength… [Read More →]
Interchange and Covid-19
The Covid-19 Pandemic has had a profound effect on all travel related businesses. In particular, with border closures, the airport business has been greatly reduced and passenger numbers have, in many cases, been in low single digits as a percentage of 2019 levels. In March 2020 Interchange acted on the basis that the slump would be both prolonged and severe. This resulted in an immediate and substantial reduction in staff numbers, which was a personal and difficult process for the… [Read More →]
Interchange & ZamPost 21st century remittance coverage across a nation
Interchange’s Joint Venture with the Zambian Post Office – ZamPost – has opened its first location in the bustling Cairo Road Post Office in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia. There has been an immediate and encouraging demand for its Western Union service. The money transfer service will now be rolled out to 9 additional post offices in the Capital – Lumumba Road, Freedom Way, UNZA, UTH, National Assembly, Northmead, Chelstone, Ridgeway and Woodlands. Over a 100 regional ZamPost branches will… [Read More →]
Interchange enters into a joint venture with ZamPost – the Zambian Postal Services Corporation
23rd June, 2020: Interchange Africa announces today that it has entered into a joint venture to manage the Money Transfer Services of the Zambian Postal Services Corporation (‘ZamPost’). This new relationship follows on from its successful cooperation with NIPOST in Nigeria The planned service enhancement is for foreign exchange services to also be provided at Livingstone International and Kenneth Kaunda International airports. In these times of the Covid-19 Pandemic it is more essential than ever to provide reliable, fast, and… [Read More →]
Interchange expands its African management
The former Regional Vice President, Western Union, Southern, Eastern and Anglophone West Africa, Richard Malcolm has joined the fast-expanding Interchange Africa operations. Richard has unrivalled experience across the Continent, one of the fastest growing regions of the world. More than 30 million Africans live abroad and remit billions of dollars home every year. For more information click here.