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Change foreign currency in Bern

Hi,

I'm new in the city and would like change foreign currency in cash (NOK to CHF).
I have an account at PostFinance but they said they don't change money. Visited Migros and Coop banks, they also don't change it.
Other than the SBB Change at train station I couldn't find any money-changer in the city. Now I'm clueless...

What would be the best way to change cash in Bern?

Many thanks!
nora
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Re: Change foreign currency in Bern

If you're from Norway, have someone from Norway pay your Norwegian cash into your account up there, and then transfer using currencyfair.com

Changing cash is a guarantee to get the worst possible rate. After all someone has to deal with the cash for you, and they charge royal fees to do just that.

Option B: try to find someone who wants to travel to Norway, and exchange cash with this person at the mean rate. This cuts out the middle man and guarantees the best rate for both of yee.

Option C: Pay the fee @ SBB.
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