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Exchanging a substantial amount of Euros into US dollars

You can read about opening an USA account as a tourist here. To summarize, you need to be present personally, not every branch will do it, you will need your original passport and visa but .nl doesn't ...
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Best way to take money from USA to Italy

It rather depends on how much money you have: $100 Withdraw the money as Euro notes and close the account $1,000 Transfer the money into a prepaid Euro account and close the account $10,100 to $...
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Working abroad, get paid in USD or GBP?

There are probably no less than a dozen different banks that will allow you to open an account today and be happy that you are making regular deposits into that account, all without ever charging you ...
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When UKBA say exchange rate for savings of £62500 has to match the amount in £ on the date of the application...what does it mean?

Under the Immigration Rules, in order to qualify for any family settlement visa (spouse, fiance, family dependent etc.), you must meet the financial requirements – by earning above the Income ...
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Where to encash American check in Australia?

I've deposited Treasury (tax refund) checks twice in Melbourne, at the bank (nab). Once they insisted in locking it up for three months, and once I got the money in a few days. Same bank, same branch, ...
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As a legal foreigner, how I can open a US dollar bank account in Chile?

As suggested in the comment to your question, the first place to go is a bank, and ask them "Can I open an account in USD please?". The answer might vary, depending on the banking regulations, but ...
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How to find the best place for currency exchange in the UK?

Just as a baseline: In a department store (Debenhams) the exchange rate now is $1.4715 to sell and $1.6252 to buy right now, which means exchanging pounds to dollars and back gets you 90.5% of your ...
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How to find the best place for currency exchange in the UK?

Use a foreign exchange comparison site such as http://travelmoney.moneysavingexpert.com/holiday-money/ (Select the Buyback link for foreign currency to UK pounds transactions).
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