How to buy US Dollars
Whether you’re taking the family to the Big Apple or you’re living out your country star dreams down South - no matter where you are flying to, a holiday to America requires a lot of planning. We can help tick off that one thing on your USA to-do list when you order US Dollars online from us.
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Sell your leftover USD
When you’ve made it back home safely, you can sell any US Dollar notes you have left and we’ll exchange them back into pounds. Just stop by a John Lewis Bureau de Change branch with your ID and US Dollars.
If your American holiday had to be cancelled, you can return your US Dollars for a full refund within 35 days of the purchase date. Bring your original order receipt or order confirmation with you.
Returns can only be made in-store.
Frequently asked questions
The US Dollar is the official currency used in all 50 states in the United States of America. US Dollars are also used in US territories:
The U.S. Virgin Islands
The Northern Mariana Islands
The US Dollar can also be used as official payment in the following countries:
The Marshall Islands
For online orders, you can buy between £250 to £2,500 worth of US Dollars. If you’re travelling to the US, you must declare cash that exceeds $10,000 when entering the American border.
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