Education Credit Union


Education Credit Union has you covered...literally.

ECU is here to offer an easier way to travel the globe with its Foreign Currency Exchange services. Whether you are going for beaches or business, it is always a good idea to have some cash in hand. We've created a convenient and cost-effective way to provide you with foreign currency.

Arrive at your destination prepared. We have great exchange rates and the following benefits:

  • We are now able to cash foreign currency cheques
  • There are no transaction fees for buy/sell cash transactions over $250.00 CAD equivalent
  • Major currencies will usually be available within 1 to 2 business days and minor currencies will be available within 1 to 5 business days. Examples of major currencies are:
    • Australia Dollar
    • Brazil Realm
    • China Yuan Renimbi
    • Denmark Krone
    • Euro
    • Hong Kong Dollar
    • Norway Krone
    • Singapore Dollar
    • South African Rand
    • Sweden Krona
    • Switzerland Franc
    • United Kingdom Pound
    • US Dollar

Contact your branch or visit us online for more details or to order the currency you need.

Yes, it’s that easy!