What is the best way to exchange foreign currency?

I will be based in Dubai for about 8 months and would like to know which platform is the best for me to exchange foreign currency aside from traditional money exchangers

  • user image

    No Name

    That would have to be YouTrip my friend. It is best to look at it like you are getting a 3% rebate. These days there are no more dormancy fees so you can top up via app as and when required. The only drawback is that it doesn't support online payment that requires a one-time pin (OTP)

    2019.08.01 2:49

    Please leave your knowledge and opinion!

    Related Forums

    Should I invest on properties in Singapore?

    What are Stocks?

    What are the different types of stock?

    What is the best unlimited mobile data plan in Singapore?

    What is Singapore's main landline provider?

    Is it true that foreigners would be subjected to aggregate loan caps?

    Related Reviews

    Spend S$1,500 in the first 3 months to receive 24,000 Membership Rewards points

    American Express Rewards Card / American Express International

    The welcome bonus with this card is quite mouth-watering. Simply spend S$1,500 in the first 3 months to receive 24,000 Membership Rewards points. That you will find to be enough points to redeem for S$110 cash credit. Plus you can see the points add up with 100% bonus points on all spend in your first 3 months of Card Membership. I have been using this card now for 6 months and am yet to find reasons to complain.

    Emergency legal and medical assistance

    American Express Platinum Reserve Credit Card / American Express International

    Seldom would you find a card that has your best interest at heart as the AMEX Express Platinum Reserve Credit Card with its Emergency legal and medical assistance even when you are anywhere in the world. You can enjoy privileges around the globe with Live the World and American Express with all round protection against accidental damage or theft for your purchases.

    Close to 6.5% rebates on dining

    American Express CapitaCard / American Express International

    I have held this card for quite a long time and one thing I like about the card is the fact that it is used for CapitaLand malls and they are almost everywhere. So I enjoy dining taking advantage of the 10x rewards merchants to accumulate the points faster. Imagine getting close to 6.5% rebates on dining. Not to forget their sign up bonus of $60 rebates in vouchers when you spend $1,500. That's a 4% rebate excluding the points you will earn which will convert into vouchers too.

    Zero Travel Related Online Merchants

    Citi Prestige Card / Citibank Singapore

    The Citi SMRT card is a pretty decent card for spending but they unfortunately exclude travel related online merchants. This to me is the downside of the card and may be a reason to get another card for travel websites.

    Poor and upleasant hotline

    HSBC Revolution Credit Card / HSBC Bank Singapore

    I am a fresh graduate and just started my first job, I signed up for this card due to the onetime $150 cash back reward for $800 spend within the first two months. However for its main monthly rewards, it is nothing to be pleasant about and the hotline is very bad, I even had to hold more than 20 minutes during non-peak hour.

    You get 10X points when you shop at retails for babies and children's wear

    OCBC Titanium Rewards Credit Card / Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation

    I would recommend the card for use by people who frequently purchase clothing and electronics and also in particular from known on online merchants like AliExpress, Amazon, Lazada, Shopee and Taobao.You get 10X points when you shop at retails for babies and children's wear, clothes, bags and shoes, department stores, electronics and gadgets; which cover almost all retails. Also the OCBC Reward is a $10 rebate for 3600 points which I think is fare.