What are Wholesale Exchange Rates and How to Use

YouTrip Wholesale Exchange Rates
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A guide to Wholesale Exchange Rates and how you can exchange money around the world, even without money changers near you!

 

What are Wholesale Exchange Rates?

Wholesale Exchange Rates are foreign exchange rates used by banks, large corporations, and public & private institutions for large volume currency transactions.


How good are Wholesale Exchange Rates?

Wholesale Exchange Rates are real-time exchange rates that are very close to the rates published on Google, XE.com, and other financial sites.

MYR RM1,000
Google Rates SGD $330.25 +0%
YouTrip (Wholesale Exchange Rates) SGD $330.70 +0.13%
Money Changer SGD $334.39 +1.23%

Rates accurate to 8 Jan 18, 4:02 am UTC


Who manages the Wholesale Exchange Rates?

YouTrip’s Wholesale Exchange Rates are managed by the YouTrip platform with foreign currency partners and Mastercard®, typically with a marginal difference of only 0.1% to 0.4%.


Can I look at the Wholesale Exchange Rates?

Yes, you can check the live rates for the 10 selected currencies in the YouTrip app:

SGD, USD, EUR, GBP, JPY, HKD, AUD, NZD, CHF, SEK.

You can exchange and store any of these 10 currencies in your YouTrip account anytime, anywhere.


Do the other 140+ currencies have Wholesale Exchange Rates too?

Yes, when you use your YouTrip card to make payment with the remaining 140+ currencies, our SmartExchange™ will be activated automatically to convert your currency for you with Wholesale Exchange Rates.


What are the other 140+ currencies?

MYR, THB, CNY, IDR, INR, PHP, TWD, KRW, VND, CAD, AED, AFN, ALL, AMD, ANG, AOA, ARS, AUD, AWG, AZN, BAM, BBD, BDT, BGN, BHD, BIF, BMD, BND, BOB, BRL, BSD, BTN, BWP, BYN, BZD, CDF, CHF, CLP, COP, CRC, CUP, CVE, CZK, DJF, DKK, DOP, DZD, EGP, ETB, EUR, FJD, FKP, GBP, GEL, GHS, GIP, GMD, GNF, GTQ, GYD, HKD, HNL, HRK, HTG, HUF, ILS, IQD, ISK, JMD, JOD, JPY, KES, KGS, KHR, KMF, KWD, KYD, KZT, LAK, LBP, LKR, LRD, LSL, LYD, MAD, MDL, MGA, MKD, MMK, MNT, MOP, MRO, MUR, MVR, MWK, MXN, MZN, NAD, NGN, NIO, NOK, NPR, NZD, OMR, PAB, PEN, PGK, PKR, PLN, PYG, QAR, RON, RSD, RUB, RWF, SAR, SBD, SCR, SEK, SGD, SHP, SLL, SOS, SRD, SSP, STD, SVC, SZL, TJS, TMT, TND, TOP, TRY, TTD, TZS, UAH, UGX, USD, UYU, UZS, VEF, VUV, WST, XAF, XCD, XOF, XPF, YER, ZAR, ZMW.

For example, when you’re paying for your skincare products in Seoul with your YouTrip card, the SmartExchange™ function will convert your SGD into Korean Won (KRW) through Wholesale Exchange Rates automatically.


Where can I check the rates for the other 140+ currencies?

You can check rates of the remaining 140+ currencies through the Mastercard® Currency Converter.

Access Mastercard® Currency Converter on Desktop

  1. Select foreign currency (eg. KRW)
  2. Enter the amount
  3. Enter 0 for bank fee
  4. Select home currency (SGD)

Access Mastercard® Currency Converter on Mobile

  1. Select foreign currency (eg. KRW)
  2. Enter the amount
  3. Enter 0 for bank fee
  4. Select home currency (SGD)

Mastercard Currency Converter Mobile YouTrip Card Exchange Rates Thai Baht Korean Won


Do I have to pay fees for Wholesale Exchange Rates?

No, YouTrip offers competitive wholesale exchange rate across 150+ currencies worldwide with no additional fees or markup.

 

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Enjoy a worldwide fees-less travel experience!

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