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French Currency (Money) Exchange Phrases & Vocabulary

French Currency (Money) Exchange Phrases & Vocabulary

French currency (money) exchange phrases and vocabulary

One of the first things you’ll have to do upon arrival in a French speaking countries is get some local currency. Here you’ll find all the phrases you’ll need to know for currency (money) exchange.

Currency exchange
  • Où puis-je trouver un bureau de change? Where can I find an exchange office?
  • Pouvez-vous changer des chèques de voyage? Can you change traveler’s checks?
  • Je voudrais changer des dollars. I’d like to change dollars.
  • Je voudrais changer des dollars canadiens. I’d like to change Canadian dollars.
  • Je voudrais changer des livers. I’d like to change pounds.
  • Pouvez-vous changer ceci en euros? Can you change this to euros?
  • Je vends des francs belges/suisses. I’m selling Belgian/Swiss francs.
  • Quel est le taux de change? What’s the exchange rate?
  • Pouvez-vous me donner des billets de vingt / cinquante / cent euros? Can you give me bills in 20/50/100 euros?
  • Y-a-il une banque près d’ici? Is there are bank near here?
  • Y-a-t une guichet automatique près d’ici? Is there an ATM near here?
  • À quelle heure fermez-vous? What time do you close?
  • Pouvez-vous me donner un reçu? Can you give me a receipt?
  • Votre passeport, s’il vout plaît. Your passport, please.
  • Signez ici, s’il vous plaît. Sign here, please.

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