Foreign Exchange


The Credit Union has one of the busiest foreign exchange services in Lurgan. Members showing their passbook can buy foreign currency without paying a commission.

Available currencies

The Credit Union will always endeavour to provide the currency you require. However if this is not possible, we’ll suggest an alternative.

The following currencies must be ordered in advance:

  • Australian Dollars
  • Bulgarian Lev
  • Canadian Dollars
  • Chinese Yuan
  • Polish Zloty
  • Dubai UAE
  • Czech Krona
  • Thai Baht
  • Hong Kong Dollar
  • Hungarian Forint
  • Japanese Yen
  • Turkish Lira
  • Malaysian Ringgit
  • Danish Krone (r)
  • South African Rand
  • Swedish Krona
  • Swiss Franc
  • New Zealand Dollar
  • Norwegian Kroner
  • Jamaican Dollar


Ordering your currency

During the summer months (June – September) we require 1 week’s notice when ordering currency, including Euro and US Dollars.

Your rate

The rate you receive is calculated for your currency on the day you collect.

Transfering money to other countries

The Credit Union can transfer money to other countries and the service is FREE for members. To be able to complete an international transfer to another country, you will need the following information:

  • The name and address of the person the money will be transferred to.
  • The name and address of that person’s bank or building society
  • The Swift Code, Sort Code and Account Number of the account to which the money will be sent. The IBAN number will also be helpful.


Foreign currency cheques

The Credit Union can not cash or receive foreign currency cheques. Your bank may be able to do this.

Further information

Please contact the office on 028 38325016.