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Getting cash at Chopin airport

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Getting cash at Chopin airport

DH heading to Poland this summer. He will mostly use credit cards while there but will need a bit of cash for a taxi to and from the airport to downtown. For the small amount of cash he will need the exchange rate isn't significant.

His plan is to use an ATM card and as a back up use dollars at a currency exchange if his card doesn't work at the airport ATM machine. Does this sound like a good plan? (To get cash in advance of trip, our bank would charge $20 fee to get $100 worth of Zlotys...way too high)

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1. Re: Getting cash at Chopin airport

Your credit card will work at least in one of airport's ATM. If not it is better to exchange 50 USD in airport exchange office (kantor) - it will be cheaper than in USA. You do not need cash to travel to city - you can use your card. Then the best is to exchange some cash in downtown kantor.- today you should get 360 PLN for 100 USD

Edited: 12 June 2018, 22:34
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2. Re: Getting cash at Chopin airport

thank you

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3. Re: Getting cash at Chopin airport

Just keep in mind to exchange small amount of USD at airport as kantors there offer not a good rates.

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4. Re: Getting cash at Chopin airport

Why don't you get a Revolut card ? Brilliant idea, I can't imagine any trip abroad without it...

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