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An office that exchanges foreign currency and travellers cheques Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
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Group: Amenities
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A Bureau de Change (using the widest accepted international name) is a generally small office or kiosk that changes foreign bank notes and travellers cheques and usually does nothing else. It is an important amenity for tourists and in some countries, like the Philippines, is an important part of everyday life.

A Bureau de Change may also be known as money changer, currency exchange, Wechsel(büro), (Casa de) Cambio, Обмен валюты.

How to Map

Set a node or draw as an area along the bureau de change outline. Tag it with amenity=bureau_de_change and name=*.

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  • amenity=bank - A bank with counter service offering a variety of financial services, often including money exchange
  • amenity=atm - automated teller machine / cash point
  • amenity=money transfer - Shops that are primarily dedicated to sending or receiving cash to or from other countries, a service offered by companies such as Western Union, Ria or Moneygram