Ria, a subsidiary of the Euronet group, is a leading foreign exchange company. It offers home delivery service in just 48 hours, as well as a network of stores in premium locations in the main cities of Spain. More details
iCambio is the trademark of Change Center, a foreign exchange office born in 1991. They have exchange offices in Madrid, Andalusia (Málaga, Fuengirola, Torremolinos, Marbella, Seville and Córdoba) and Alicante (Benidorm) and a home delivery website . More details
Today's average exchange rate for this foreign currency in the main banks in Spain. The euros to be paid by the bank will charge a commission of between 2.5% and 3%, with a minimum of € 6 to € 10 (the most expensive of the two). More details
Average prices today for this foreign currency in the two main airports in Spain: Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suarez Airport and Barcelona El Prat. More details
If you are going to to buy dirhams from UAE you only have to select this currency in our currency purchase form. Next type in the euros you want to change and choose if you want to receive the dirhams from UAE at the office or at home or chooseyour city in order to collect the currency in store.
Cambiator will display the outcome of the different currency providers, sorted from more interesting to less appealing. We will also display the average rate at Spanish high street banks and at the airports (if they manage).
Upon return to Spain, you can change your remaining dirhams from UAE at your nearest of the different currency provider´s outlets that take part on the Cambiator grid.
Then click/tap on the Sell your currency tab and look for your leftover currency and then fill in the quantity of United Arab Emirates Dirham notes you need to change. Please do not introduce the value of loose coins, because these providers will not admit them.
Foreign exchange is a very opaque market in Spain.
When you acquire dirhams from UAE at a bank or at the airport, you are paying more.
Spanish banks usually impose on you a commission of 3% on the dirhams from UAE that you buy from them.
And the currency provider at the airport charges you a very disappointing rate taking advantage of the fact that you passed through there.
Comparing rates in a comparison engine like Cambiator that includes 5 currency providers in Spain is the best way to obtain more dirhams from UAE for the same euros.
Where you are never advised in making a euro to United Arab Emirates Dirham currency exchange is at the airport. As with the bottle of water at very high prices, the airport manager and the airport currency supplier, divide the benefits of your exchange at the airport. Have in mind that, the more participants that play in the currency exchange game the more expensive the rates to apply to people.
Practically all banks in Spain charge you a 3% fee, with a minimum (whichever is higher) amount of six to ten €.
Normally, if you change United Arab Emirates Dirhams at a bank branch, they will already know their customers and you will only have to identify yourself as a customer of your entity.
When you change United Arab Emirates Dirhams at a holiday money provider´s office, on the street or at the airport, you will have to show an updated and valid identity card (resident´s ID card (DNI or NIE) or passport in Spain). Have in mind that your driver's license is not accepted as a valid document when changing Euros to United Arab Emirates Dirhams.
Generally, the online prices of the currency providers in Spain, are cheaper than those you obtain when you change directly in one of their offices.
So we advise you to conduct a rate comparison when before purchasing United Arab Emirates Dirhams. And then either make an online reservation to select click and collect at a branch of the currency exchange providers near you or to purchase them online selecting home delivery as delivery alternative. This way you will receive the United Arab Emirates Dirhams adequately at home or the office.
Every day of the year the euro to United Arab Emirates Dirham prices oscillate in international markets, depending on the vigour of the United Arab Emirates Dirham currency against the Euro.
This explains that, there is no exclusive moment to obtain dirhams. But you may find free online services like Cambiator that assist you in comparing all the dirhams being sold by currency suppliers, banks and the airport. With this information you will have bought dirhams at the best price on every ocasion you need.
foreign currency providers in Spain usually cap the maximum amount of foreign currency to be ordered (dirhams from UAE, etc.) to between 3,000 and 6,000 euros per calendar quarter. This is mandatory by the antimoney laundering norms. If you need to change a higher amount of Euros to dirhams from UAE, it is advisable to speak directly with the currency supplier. They might ask from you additional documentation and proof of the source of your Euros (identity card, passport, certificate of professional activity, income statements, etc.).
In Spain there are 3 businesses where you can buy dirhams from UAE. The first thing that comes to mind is our bank. However, Spanish banks will all add an exchange rate to your dirhams from UAE together with a fee of 3%. This implies that, to give an example when you change 500 euros to dirhams from UAE you will be cashed a 30 € commission.
On the other hand, your other option is the airport at the last minute. Still, Spanish airports are the most overpriced of all alternatives because the currency suppliers based there, owe a huge part of their profits to the airport owner.
Foreign exchange providers based out of the airports in Spain are a much better alternative to acquire dirhams from UAE with euros.
In Spain, travel money suppliers and some banks are beginning to propose online currency exchange services to their clients with 3 delivery options:
a) buy now and pay now online and be handed the currency at the office/home or withdraw it from a store of the courier company (Correos, MRW, Seur, Nacex, etc.). Some of them will allow you to pay cash on delivery when you will be delivered the travel money in hand.
b) make a reservation for United Arab Emirates Dirhams. Afterwards choose a store of the provider where to pick it up from (online payment with a bank card).
c) make an online booking for United Arab Emirates Dirhams. Afterwards select a branch near your home or work where to pick up and pay. In this modality, the rate you obtain may be in some cases that of the day you made the online reservation, and in the rest, the price the day you go to the store of the travel money provider.
Opt for the option that better suits you. Cambiator makes it easy for you to compare.
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