Sell us your unused notes at any of our open Bureau de Change desks


If you purchase foreign currency from us between 2 March 2020 - 27 July 2020 and your holiday is cancelled, you'll have until 31 August 2020 to return your currency to us for a full refund.

If you purchase foreign currency from us after 27 July 2020 and your holiday is cancelled, you'll have 35 days from purchase to return your currency to us for a full refund.

Refunds will be given for the full order amount only. All we'll require is your original receipt or order confirmation, along with the ID you used to make your purchase.

We're still able to buy back currency that wasn't originally purchased from us or is outside of these dates but it will be at that day's buy back rate.*

*If you didn't originally purchase your currency from us or don't have proof of purchase, we're unable to buy back the following currencies: Barbados Dollar (BBD), Costa Rican Colón (CRC), Dominican Peso (DOP), Fijian Dollar (FJD), Icelandic Króna (ISK), Jamaican Dollar (JMD), Mauritian Rupee (MUR), Malaysian Ringgit (MYE), Omani Rial (OMR), Trinidad & Tobago Dollar (TTD), Vietnamese Dong (VND), East Caribbean Dollar (XCD), CFP Franc (XPF)

Currency Sell rate Buy rate
Euro (EUR) 1.0916 1.213
US Dollar (USD) 1.2854 1.4155
Australian Dollar (AUD) 1.7777 1.9917
Canadian Dollar (CAD) 1.692 1.9261
UAE Dirham (AED) 4.6201 5.2956
South African Rand (ZAR) 21.6258 25.0111

Rates at Tuesday 4 August 2020, 10:10 GMT


When you’re buying or selling currency at a Bureau de change, you'll need to have some valid ID with you. This can be one of the following:

  • UK Photocard Driving Licence (Full or Provisional)
  • Passport 
  • EU National Identity Photocard

John Lewis Finance and Bureau de change from John Lewis Finance is a trading name of John Lewis plc. Registered office: 171 Victoria Street, London SW1E 5NN. Registered in England (Registered Company Number 233462).  John Lewis plc introduce the panel of carefully chosen providers in Bureau de change products and services, whom each hold the appropriate licences with the Financial conduct authority and HMRC.

Foreign Currency online from John Lewis Finance is provided by First Rate Exchange Services Limited registration number 4287490 (Money Service Business licence number MLR-64068), whose registered office is at Great West House, Great West Road, Brentford, West London, TW8 9DF England.

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