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Exchange rate CHF - EUR: where is the best rate in Basel?

Hey guys,

am just curious if anyone of you can give me any tips on exchanging CHF to EUR in Basel. I heard the Bad Bahnhof in Basel offers a good rate, but not sure whether it is better than bank? Any advice? Thanks so much.
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Old 02.07.2008, 11:21
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Re: Exchange rate CHF - EUR: where is the best rate in Basel?

You can change to the Euro at almost any bank for a good rate. Same with some post offices. Look for the CHANGE at the Post.

Exchange places are rip offs!
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Re: Exchange rate CHF - EUR: where is the best rate in Basel?

How much money are we talking here? For a significant amount it's worth watching the daily rate and waiting for a good time for the exchange.

I have http://www.xe.com email me out an exchange rate report every day and then just do an international transfer through my bank.
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Re: Exchange rate CHF - EUR: where is the best rate in Basel?

www.wechselstube.ch always beat bank rates (who make their money in the bid-ask spread). They also keep you updated by email/sms on changes in your exchange rate of interest if you like. Savings are quite significant if you are changing amounts in the thousands.
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