Foreign Currency Exchange

Whether you're traveling abroad or visiting Hawaii from overseas we can assist with Foreign Currency Exchange, Currency Purchase, International Wire Transfers and Travelers Cheques.

  • Most major currencies accepted
  • Low transaction handling fee1
  • Competitive exchange rates2
  • Current account holders can exchange at any branch
  • For non-account holders, convert amounts of up to $990 U.S. dollars per day. No limit for current accountholders. 

Foreign Currency Purchase Services

We make it easy with more than 100 currencies available for purchase, competitive exchange rates, and convenient locations.

Exchange your currency with us, and you'll:

Ways to Purchase: download and print your completed Foreign Currency Order Form (PDF) and bring it to any branch or fax to (808) 539-7889.

Bon Voyage!

FOREIGN CURRENCY PURCHASE ORDER FORM

Minimum Purchase USD100.00

All fields required

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I want US $:
 
In:
I want:
 
Amount:

Order Confirmation – Please provide a current phone number so American Savings Bank can verify your order; we are unable to complete orders if we cannot contact you. If you do not receive a confirmation call within 1 business day, contact the International Services Department: Oahu - (808) 539-7884 or 539-7887 Neighbor Islands - (800) 272-2566, x7884 or x7887.

Pickup – Based on the type of currency and amount of the order, please allow three to six business days for pick-up. If there are any questions, contact the International Services Department.

Order Cancellation – A cancellation fee equal to the amount of the service fee will apply for currency buybacks or purchases not picked-up within 3 business days after notification. The currency will be converted back to US dollars, at the then prevailing exchange rate, and the cancellation fee will be deducted from the amount exchanged.

By clicking the "SUBMIT" button, I agree by electronic means to the terms above and authorize a one-time debit to my account number above for the U. S. Dollar equivalent (plus handing fees for the foreign currency order requested), and that such agreement may not be denied legal effect, validity, or enforceability solely because it is in electronic form (per the ESIGN Act and/or the Uniform Electronic Transaction Act).

American Savings Bank charges accountholders a service fee of 1% of the foreign currency purchase (U.S. Dollar equivalent), with a minimum fee of $2.50 and a maximum of $10.*

08/13/2015

 

Additional Resources:

Current Competitive Exchange Rates >>
Downloadable Foreign Currency Purchase Form >>

  1. $10.00 U.S. per transaction for non-accountholders. Accountholder fee for customers with verifiable deposit account is 1% of the transaction, minimum $2.50, maximum $10.00.
  2. Rates vary daily. See branch for details.
* An American Savings Bank checking, money market or savings account is required for foreign currency purchases. American Savings Bank charges a service fee of 1% of the foreign currency purchase (U.S. Dollar equivalent), with a minimum fee of $2.50 and a maximum of $10. Minimum foreign currency purchase is USD100. Allow 3 to 6 business days to fulfill your request. A cancellation fee, equal to the amount of the service fee, will apply for currency buybacks or purchases not picked-up within 3 business days after notification. The currency will be converted back to US dollars at the then prevailing exchange rate, and the cancellation fee will be deducted from the amount exchanged.

11 branch locations

for non-account holder transactions:

Oahu

  • Ala Moana Center
  • Haleiwa
  • Honolulu Walmart
  • Kailua
  • Makiki
  • UH Campus
  • Waikiki

Maui

  • Kahului
  • Lahaina

Hawaii

  • Kailua-Kona

Kauai

  • Hokulei Village

There is a fee of $10.00 U.S. per transaction for non-accountholders.

Over 100 currencies

available for exchange

  • Australia Dollar (AUD)
  • Canada Dollar (CAD)
  • China Yuan (CNY)
  • European Central Bank Euro (EURO)
  • Japanese Yen (YEN)
  • New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
  • Singapore Dollar (SGD)
  • British Pound (GBP)
  • Korean Won (WON)
  • AND MANY MORE MAJOR CURRENCIES