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Where to spend/change a 500 Euro note

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A friend is in possession of a 500 euro note, which happens to be a very disliked piece of currency! They don't live in Eurozone, so can't deposit the bill in their account (without exchange, that is)

Is there anywhere in Switzerland that accepts such bill, given that here people are much more used to large notes?
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A friend is in possession of a 500 euro note, which happens to be a very disliked piece of currency ! They don't live in Eurozone, so can't deposit the bill in their account (without exchange, that is)

Is there anywhere in Switzerland that accepts such bill, given that here people are much more used to large notes?
Go and buy something in Gucci Zurich. They will take it.

https://www.tripadvisor.ch/ShowUserR...se-Zurich.html
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A friend is in possession of a 500 euro note, which happens to be a very disliked piece of currency! They don't live in Eurozone, so can't deposit the bill in their account (without exchange, that is)

Is there anywhere in Switzerland that accepts such bill, given that here people are much more used to large notes?



Most banks will change it for you, especially if you explain the problem
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Go and buy something in Gucci Zurich. They will take it.

https://www.tripadvisor.ch/ShowUserR...se-Zurich.html
He´ll need a couple of those then
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He´ll need a couple of those then
Dont they sell tooth brushes?
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Re: Where to spend/change a 500 Euro note

I had the same problem spending one... in France!

They did not have enough change... they had just cashed up...

I still have it, to try for my next visit.

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Most banks will change it for you, especially if you explain the problem
Without an account, the fees will likely be eye-watering.
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Without an account, the fees will likely be eye-watering.

No they won't be, most banks would change a €500.-- for 5 x €100.-- if you ask them nicely as they know a lot of people won't take them either here or in the EU zone
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