Money exchanging banks in Warsaw

 

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There are many money exchange points in Warsaw which can be used by travellers. Our advise is to avoid any exchanges in banks due to much worse rate of exchange – banks add very high commission on each transaction.


The currency unit in Poland is PLN called ZLOTY (zl) 1 PLN is into 100 GROSZ (gr). There are notes of 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 zloty and coins of 1,2 and 5 zloty and 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 gr. There are many money exchange points in Warsaw which can be used by travellers. Our advise is to avoid any exchanges in banks due to much worse rate of exchange – banks add very high commission on each transaction. The best way is to find an exchange money point which in Polish is called “Kantor” – this is the name which sometimes can appear at the entrance. But it is also important to avoid those located at the airport and train station, because they charge higher commission than ones in the centre. All major banks are located in the centre of Warsaw. Most of them are open between 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. some of them from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Between 12:00 and 2:00 p.m. there might by longer queues in some banks. Credit cards are quite popular and accepted at larger shops, petrol stations, hotels and restaurants. On our tours we require cash payment during the tours or credit card payment in advance on our websites by using Dot Pay tool – top right corner of each homepage.



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