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Where to find Bank ATM which gives Euro notes?

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Does anybody know if there is any bank ATM in Zurich which gives euro notes?
I know already that there are some but they give euro only if you already have an account with a swiss bank.What if someone(like me) needs euro notes but doesnt have an account here yet.
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Old 31.05.2011, 20:44
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Re: Where to find Bank ATM which gives Euro notes?

A dated thread that might interest you:

ATM in Zurich (Location) where I can get EURO.
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Re: Where to find Bank ATM which gives Euro notes?

Most ATMs in the City center will do that, but I have noted some surprising anomalies. Anyway, ATMs at the Central Station will give euros, and so will many Postbank in the Center, and ATMs up and down Bahnofstrasse etc etc
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Re: Where to find Bank ATM which gives Euro notes?

If I saw it right there is one inside the Zurich HB station near the Kiosk store(between platform 14 to platform 7) that gives Euros for CHF.
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Re: Where to find Bank ATM which gives Euro notes?

Nearly all the yellow Post Office ATMs offer Euros. I don't think you have looked very hard.
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Re: Where to find Bank ATM which gives Euro notes?

main ubs branch machines also give out euros as well as creditswiss machines
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Old 01.06.2011, 10:16
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Re: Where to find Bank ATM which gives Euro notes?

I bank with ZKB and it's been a very very long time that I last saw an ATM that didn't do Euro notes.
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Old 01.06.2011, 10:21
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Re: Where to find Bank ATM which gives Euro notes?

The OP doesn't have a Swiss account. Most ATM (probably all) that I have seen will only tend Euro with a Swiss card.

Your only option might be to go to a Bureau de Change and buy your Euros there.
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Old 01.06.2011, 10:25
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Re: Where to find Bank ATM which gives Euro notes?

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The OP doesn't have a Swiss account. Most ATM (probably all) that I have seen will only tend Euro with a Swiss card.

Your only option might be to go to a Bureau de Change and buy your Euros there.
True, the SBB ones are normally quite good and not too expensive. In Zürich HB there is even an automatic changing machine if ever you should need Euros outside of normal opening hours.
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Re: Where to find Bank ATM which gives Euro notes?

i know that most of the ATMs offer Euro notes but only if you have a swiss card which i dont so that is the problem. i guess the best solution is exchanging chf for euro as the last peopled suggested.

anyway,thank you all for your time!
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Re: Where to find Bank ATM which gives Euro notes?

If i have a swiss card and ask EUR in which rate i will be charged? i take the money on the bank's sell rate?
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Re: Where to find Bank ATM which gives Euro notes?

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If i have a swiss card and ask EUR in which rate i will be charged? i take the money on the bank's sell rate?
They will quote you a price at the time, it's slightly better than the counter rate.
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Re: Where to find Bank ATM which gives Euro notes?

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Hello there,

Does anybody know if there is any bank ATM in Zurich which gives euro notes?
I know already that there are some but they give euro only if you already have an account with a swiss bank.What if someone(like me) needs euro notes but doesnt have an account here yet.
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I see your present location is Patras, Greece, so they might be a bit nervous of giving you euros and will need to check with Angela Merkel first!
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