Vancouver – Tourist Information – Currency Exchange

Like most currencies, the Canadian dollar is pegged against the US dollar. Its value tends to fluctuate between .7 and 1.05 $US per Canadian Dollar. The lower this number, the better value you will probably receive of your currency when you visit Vancouver from another county.

It takes 100 cents to make a dollar. Therefor 1 cent equals 1% of a dollar.

In Canada we have the following currency:

Coins

  • Nickel = 5 cents
  • Dime =  10 cents
  • Quarter = 25 cents
  • Loonie = 1 dollar (CAD)
  • Toonie = 2 dollars (CAD)

Bills:

  • 5 dollar bill
  • 10 dollar bill
  • 20 dollar bill
  • 50 dollar bill
  • 100 dollar bill

For up to date currency rates visit  Currency Exchange Rates website.