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Where to exchange currency in Vegas (to get best rate)?

Stockholm, Sweden
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Where to exchange currency in Vegas (to get best rate)?

Hi,

I'm going to Vegas in January for CES and a conference that happens after CES.

I am now wondering where the best place to exchange foreign currencies into dollar is. I will exchange some Swedish currency into US dollars before going, and I hope that I won't need more money than that, but if the need arises, I have some cash in Euros and British Pounds (around $1500 in total) that I'd like to exchange and use. I assume that the cage at all casinos would be willing to exchange the money for me, but I also guess that they will give me an exchange rate that isn't too favorable for me.

So, is there a good place to change money and get a decent exchange rate?

Las Vegas, Nevada
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1. Re: Where to exchange currency in Vegas (to get best rate)?

I have exchanged foreign currency at the casino cage after shopping my banks and money exchange carts. The casinos offer the best rates and don't add additional surcharges.

I would ask the casino that you are staying in first and then compare their rate to one or two casino that are convenient for you to visit. I use a Station Casino but others have suggested Caesars, PH, or Tropicana.

Irvine, California
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2. Re: Where to exchange currency in Vegas (to get best rate)?

As 6Lucky said, casino cages do generally offer pretty generous exchange rates for foreign currency.

"a conference that happens after CES."

That wouldn't be the Adult Movie Awards by any chance?...... :-)

Stockholm, Sweden
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3. Re: Where to exchange currency in Vegas (to get best rate)?

OK. I'll go for the cage then.

Hehe, no, it's not the adult movie expo that I'm going to (even though as I was posting, I realized that it sounded like that) - it's a research conference associated with CES.

Menifee, California
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4. Re: Where to exchange currency in Vegas (to get best rate)?

Do casino cages take currency from all over the world? We are going in February and one of the guys in our group just got back from Brazil and did not re-exchange his money before traveling.

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5. Re: Where to exchange currency in Vegas (to get best rate)?

Wiley, my guess would be that casino cages would be happy to exchange most currencies. Why not call a couple of Vegas hotels and ask? That way you'd get a quick and definitive answer.

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6. Re: Where to exchange currency in Vegas (to get best rate)?

It's Las Vegas and they will bend over backwards to help make it easier for you to spend your money, so Casino cages often give good exchange rates......I know they sure like Canuck Buck$...lol

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