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Welcome to Currency Exchange International
San Francisco Mechanics Bank & Westfield San Francisco Centre - San Francisco, California

About Currency Exchange International - San Francisco, CA:

Currency Exchange International aims to create a worry free foreign currency service for all of San Francisco's foreign currency exchange needs. CXI has two locations servicing the San Francisco area. One at Mechanics Bank, located inside the bank, and another inside the Westfield San Francisco Centre, located through the Fifth Street entrance on level one. CXI's courteous, knowledgeable staff offers exchange rates that are better than local banks and much better than the airport exchange's rates. Don't wait in line at the airport or deal with banking hours just to receive higher rates.

As an international traveler you should know, not all currency exchange companies are created the same. CXI is a specialist in the foreign currency exchange industry operating branches in convenient, safe locations ready to convert your money, as well as being one of the largest wholesale banknote exchange in North America. This allows us to leverage our bulk foreign banknote exchange to give you the international traveler better rates.

To back this up, CXI boasts its Best Rate Guarantee* that it will match or beat any local bank for the same product and service on same day and time of the exchange. This way traveler's in the San Francisco area know they are always getting a great exchange value along with the added convenience of seven days a week service. Sorry, no foreign coins are exchanged.

Accepted Payment Types
Cash, Debit Cards*, and Credit Cards*.
*Sorry, no personal checks accepted. Limits apply for both credit and debit cards. Additional fee for credit card transactions apply. Call your local CXI branch for more details.

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi has announced on November 8, 2016 that all 500 and 1,000 Indian rupee (INR) banknotes will be eliminated from circulation starting at midnight. Due to the circumstances of this developing situation, Currency Exchange International is unable to buy or sell Indian Rupees at this time until there is more clarity and information on the current situation in India. Click here to follow CXI's updates on the status of the INR.

Foreign Currency Exchange Services:

Foreign BanknotesForeign Currency Exchange:

CXI buys and sells more than 90 foreign currencies from around the world. Whether you need U.S. Dollars converted into a foreign currency or foreign currency converted into U.S. Dollars, CXI can do it quickly, securely and at rates that are better than local banks and much better than airport exchange rates with our Best Rate Guarantee*. Many major currencies are kept in stock daily for immediate availability. As well, you can reserve your foreign currency for free online or over the phone.
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Multi-Currency Cash PassportMulti-Currency Cash Passport:

The Multi-Currency Cash Passport is a prepaid travel MasterCard available in six foreign currencies (Australian Dollars, Canadian Dollars, European Union Euro, Mexican Peso and U.K. Pounds). Featuring CHIP & PIN technology, 24/7 card services support** and access to emergency funds from your card balance if it's lost or stolen, the Cash Passport offers international travelers a safer, more convenient way to carry foreign currency than by holding cash alone. Pair the Cash Passport with cash to travel like a pro.
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AMEX Travelers ChequesAmerican Express Travelers Cheques:

CXI branch locations are equipped to buy and sell American Express travelers cheques in seven major currencies. American Express backed travelers cheque security features protect travelers from lost or stolen funds around the world, while being backed by American Express' 24/7 customer support and replacement center hotline.
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Gold Bullion Coins and BarsGold Bullion Coins and Bars:

CXI sells some of the most popular, high quality gold bullion products produced in the world. Gold bullion provides an easy way to invest in precious metals, while at the same time holding onto a physical asset that is highly liquid and recognized around the world. Back by the U.S. and Canadian governments respectively, the Gold American Eagle 1oz. coins, Gold Canadian Maple Leaf 1oz. coins and Royal Canadian Mint 1oz. bars can be ordered to arrive at your local CXI branch.
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Best Exchange Rate Guarantee

Our Best Rate Guarantee ensures you receive a competitive foreign currency exchange rate every day. CXI will match or beat any local bank or airport for the same product and service on the same day and time of the exchange.

*If you find a better exchange rate within the same city and on the same day as the CXI branch you plan to exchange with, notify the CXI branch. Our branch will confirm that the rate you present is for the same amount and currency as you plan to exchange with CXI. Once confirmed with the bank or airport, CXI will match or beat the given rate. This is only valid prior to an exchange and is not valid after an exchange has already been completed.

**Subject to network availability.

San Francisco Mechanics Bank

San Francisco Mechanics Bank
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Location Information

343 Sansome Street
Suite 100
San Francisco, California 94104

Hours of operation
Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm

holiday hours View 2016 branch holiday hours schedule.

Call us today for rates, currency availability or general inquiries at 415-677-4040.

Directions to CXI - San Francisco Mechanics Bank

From San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

  • Head northwest on Access Rd 8 toward N McDonnell Rd,
  • Take the 1st right onto N McDonnell Rd,
  • Continue onto S Airport Blvd,
  • Turn left onto the ramp to I-380 W,
  • Merge onto US-101 N,
  • Take the exit onto I-280 N toward Downtown SF,
  • Continue onto Southern Embarcadero Fwy,
  • Continue onto King St/Willie Mays Plaza,
  • Turn left at 3rd St,
  • Continue onto Kearny St,
  • Turn right at California St,
  • Turn left at Sansome St.
  • Destination will be on the left.

San Francisco Mechanics Bank BARTBART Transit:

Take the BART to the Embarcadero or Montgomery BART station via the Blue, Green, Red or Yellow line.

Embarcadero BART

  • From the Embarcadero BART, walk north one block to Drumm St. and take a left onto California St.
  • On California St., walk four blocks west and take a right onto Sansome St.
  • CXI is one block north on Sansome St. on the left side of the street inside Mechanics Bank.

Montgomery BART

  • From the Montgomery BART, walk north on Sansome St.
  • Walk approximately four blocks.
  • CXI is on the left side of the street inside Mechanics Bank.

Location Tip: Inside Mechanics Bank

Westfield San Francisco Centre

Westfield San Francisco Centre
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Location Information

865 Market Street
San Francisco, California 94103

Hours of operation
Mon-Sat: 10am-8:30pm, Sun: 11am-7pm

holiday hours View 2016 branch holiday hours schedule.

Call us today for rates, currency availability or general inquiries at 415-974-6600.

Directions to CXI - Westfield San Francisco Centre

From the north

  • Take the Golden Gate Bridge to the Lombard Exit,
  • Turn right on Van Ness Avenue,
  • Left on Eddy to Market Street,
  • Turn right on 4th Street,
  • Turn right again on to Mission Street for Valet Parking,
  • Valet parking is located on Mission Street adjacent to the Bloomingdales entrance.

From the south

  • Take 101 North to the Seventh Street exit,
  • Turn right on Bryant,
  • Turn left on 3rd Street,
  • Turn left on to Mission Street for Valet Parking,
  • Valet parking is located on Mission Street adjacent to the Bloomingdale's entrance.

BART transitBART Transit:

Take the BART to the Powell St BART station via the Blue, Green, Red or Yellow line.

The Westfield San Francisco Center is next to the BART exit. CXI's desk is closest to the entrance on Fifth St.

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Location Tip: Level 1, Fifth Street Entry




CXI Branches in the Area

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