Are you going to travel abroad or did you just arrive in a foreign country without having local currencies? You don’t have the time to run around to visit all the currency exchange offices of the town or be outsmarted with exorbitant fees... In a business trip or a leisure trip, The coChange mobile application is for you!
Totally free (and without ads), the coChange application covers 100 countries. It allows you to quickly locate the nearest currency exchange offices among 10,000 money changers referenced, and to benefit from the exclusive offers of the partners offices (special rates, flash sales, etc.)
To use coChange abroad and go to a currency exchange office instead of using your bank card is also a way to travel on a more sustainable manner: Your currencies benefit to a local business (often run by a family) and go through the country's economy instead of being transferred to international banking intermediaries.
Moreover, using a bank card leads to fees that are often hidden and that you will discover later. Good foreign exchange offices are transparent about the fees and offers at the end a rate that is more interesting.
Main features of the coChange app:
• More than 10,000 bureaus de change referenced in the main cities of the world, tourist sites, business districts or airports.
• Offers and exclusive rates at the partners currency exchange offices (undergoing roll out, feel free to ask us for new partnerships and locations).
• A geo-located service
- Find all the foreign exchange offices around you or around a location
- Show the exchange offices on a map and get its details (address, phone number, website, opening hours, etc.)
- Compare the rates using the rate boards’ photos taken by the member of the community.
- Get the directions to go to your choosen place.
• A community at the heart of the application
- Become a coChanger, participate to the life of the app and take part in the sharing economy!
- Rate the quality of the transaction and your exchange with the office clerk.
- Feed the community and provide the other members with your own rate board’s snapshots.
• A currency conversion tool (more than 150 currencies, including bitcoin).
- Thanks to the converter, get an estimate of how much local money you will get for your foreign currency.
- Find information about the currency rates (rate graphics)
- Keep an eye on the rates by bookmarking your favourite rates
- Display the most common conversion values for each currency
Thanks to coChange make your money travel further and enjoy your trip!
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• New design
• More than 10,000 foreign exchange offices indexed
• Real-time rates available in Paris, London, Rio, etc. (more to come soon)
• View the rate spread in an area with the currency rate gauge
• Detailed information and available services (bankcard payment allowed, new banknotes available, negotiable fees, etc.)
• Available in 8 languages: Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Ratings and Reviews
I travel a lot, this app is very useful it can convert money easily and helps me find the best prices for change.
Nice idea, app doesn't work
Review title kinda says it all. Entered in all the information they asked for, no results.
Developer Response ,
Thanks for your review. Could you tell us in which location or city you where?
We are working hard on covering the world step by step (and the world is vast), but of course we can't locate a currency exchange office where there are none :)
Any support or help on locating currency exchange offices is also welcome. Our app is free and will remain free. Any user can help us with missing places with this form: https://goo.gl/forms/VV65lZYYKFM3qGXd2
Great app, easy to use!
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.