Foreign Currency Exchange
In Anchorage, exchanging currency is easy and quick. To exchange foreign currency for U.S. dollars (or vice versa) in person, travelers can visit multiple banks and money-marts throughout the city. Options include:
Wells Fargo: 630 E. 5th Ave. Suite 101, Anchorage, Alaska, 99501
KeyBank: 101 W. Benson Blvd., Anchorage, Alaska, 99503
Travelers may find the best rates by exchanging foreign currency for U.S. dollars in their country of origin. Alternatively, ATMs offer a simple and efficient way to collect cash using a bank card while traveling in Alaska. Travelers can find ATMs in most Anchorage malls, convenience stores, and other places of business, and machines accept all major cards — Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. Almost all Anchorage businesses accept bank card payments, too, and travelers can opt to receive cash back in U.S. dollars when making purchases at most retailers.