Changing money at Changi Airport? You'll be shocked how much you've lost!

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You've your flights confirmed, you've your hotel booked, you went ahead with your busy life, initiating a countdown to your well deserved holiday.

D-Day comes, you rush to the airport and realise you don't have any foreign currency in your wallet.

Sheepishly, you pull up at the money changer at Changi Airport, changing S$1000 to tide you over your week long escapade.

If all these sound familiar to you, you'll be shocked by how much you could have lost during this exchange had you checked on CashChanger and proceeded to the best money changer in town.

To prove our point, here's the rates from Changi Airport on 23 May:

Lets pick a few currencies on the same day to compare:

*For Malaysian Ringgit, money changers were transacting at 3.12: *

Compared to Changi Airport's rate of 3.012, you would have lost S$35.86 per S$1000 you transacted.


For Korean Won, money changers were transacting at 804-805:

Compared to Changi Airport's rate of 757.57, you would have lost S$62.59 per S$1000 you transacted.


For Japanese Yen, money changers were transacting at 80.129:

Compared to Changi Airport's rate of 78.431, you would have lost S$21.64 per S$1000 you transacted.


For Aussie Dollars, money changer were transacting at S$1 = A$0.9606:

Compared to Changi Airport's rate of S$1 = A$0.930, you would have lost S$34.4 per S$1000 you transacted.


As such, stop losing money at the airport. Check who has the best street money changer rates on CashChanger today.

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