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Santa Monica Place - Santa Monica, California

Santa Monica Place
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Location Information

395 Santa Monica Place
Santa Monica, California 90401
Location Tip: Level 2, Next to Bloomingdale's

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Hours of operation
Mon-Sat: 10am-9pm, Sun: 11am-8pm PST
Holidays can affect branch operating hours, please call the branch directly to confirm holiday hours.

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Call us today for rates, currency availability or general inquiries at 310-393-7444.

Foreign Currency Exchange Services:

Foreign BanknotesForeign Currency Exchange:

CXI buys and sells more than 90 foreign currencies from around the world. Whether you need U.S. Dollars converted into a foreign currency or foreign currency converted into U.S. Dollars, CXI can do it quickly, securely and at rates that are better than local banks and much better than airport exchange rates with our Best Rate Guarantee*. Many major currencies are kept in stock daily for immediate availability. As well, you can reserve your foreign currency for free online or over the phone.
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Multi-Currency Cash PassportMulti-Currency Cash Passport:

The Multi-Currency Cash Passport is a prepaid travel MasterCard available in six foreign currencies (Australian Dollars, Canadian Dollars, European Union Euro, Japanese Yen, Mexican Peso, and U.K. Pounds). Featuring CHIP & PIN technology, 24/7 card services support** and access to emergency funds from your card balance if it's lost or stolen, the Cash Passport offers international travelers a safer, more convenient way to carry foreign currency than by holding cash alone. Pair the Cash Passport with cash to travel like a pro.
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AMEX Travelers ChequesAmerican Express Travelers Cheques:

CXI branch locations are equipped to buy and sell American Express travelers cheques in seven major currencies. American Express backed travelers cheque security features protect travelers from lost or stolen funds around the world, while being backed by American Express' 24/7 customer support and replacement center hotline.
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Gold Bullion Coins and BarsGold Bullion Coins and Bars:

CXI sells some of the most popular, high quality gold bullion products produced in the world. Gold bullion provides an easy way to invest in precious metals, while at the same time holding onto a physical asset that is highly liquid and recognized around the world. Back by the U.S. and Canadian governments respectively, the Gold American Eagle 1oz. coins, Gold Canadian Maple Leaf 1oz. coins and Royal Canadian Mint 1oz. bars can be ordered to arrive at your local CXI branch.
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Best Exchange Rate Guarantee

Our Best Rate Guarantee ensures you receive a competitive foreign currency exchange rate every day. CXI will match or beat any local bank or airport for the same product and service on the same day and time of the exchange.

*If you find a better exchange rate within the same city and on the same day as the CXI branch you plan to exchange with, notify the CXI branch. Our branch will confirm that the rate you present is for the same amount and currency as you plan to exchange with CXI. Once confirmed with the bank or airport, CXI will match or beat the given rate. This is only valid prior to an exchange and is not valid after an exchange has already been completed.

**Subject to network availability.

About Currency Exchange International - Santa Monica Place in Santa Monica, CA:

Currency Exchange International aims to create a worry free foreign currency service for all of Santa Monica and the greater Los Angeles area's foreign currency exchange needs. CXI's courteous, knowledgeable staff offers exchange rates that are better than local banks and much better than the airport exchange's rates. Don't wait in line at the airport or deal with banking hours just to receive higher rates.

As an international traveler you should know, not all currency exchange companies are created the same. CXI is a specialist in the foreign currency exchange industry operating branches in convenient, safe locations ready to convert your money, as well as being one of the largest wholesale banknote exchange in North America. This allows us to leverage our bulk foreign banknote exchange to give you the international traveler better rates.

To back this up, CXI boasts its Best Rate Guarantee* that it will match or beat any local bank for the same product and service on same day and time of the exchange. This way traveler's in the Santa Monica area know they are always getting a great exchange value along with the added convenience of seven days a week service. Sorry, no foreign coins are exchanged.

Accepted Payment Types

Cash, Debit Cards, and Credit Cards* are accepted when paying US dollars. Valid government identification is required for all credit and debit card transactions. Additional cost for credit card transactions apply. Credit card transaction limit: $500. Debit card transaction limit: $5,000. Payments can be split between multiple payment types. Call your local CXI branch for more details.

Note: Your credit card company may categorize this transaction as a Cash Advance and apply their own fees. CXI has no control over how a credit card company categorizes this transaction. Contact your credit card company for more information.

From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

  • Head south on World Way toward West Way,
  • Keep left at the fork and merge onto W Century Blvd,
  • Take the I-405 N ramp to Sacramento,
  • Keep left at the fork and merge onto I-405 N,
  • Take exit 53B for Santa Monica Fwy,
  • Keep left at the fork and merge onto I-10 W/Santa Monica Fwy,
  • Take exit 1A for 4th St/5th St,
  • Keep left at the fork, follow signs for 4th Street,
  • Turn right onto 4th St,
  • Santa Monica Place will be on the left


  • Take a right onto Wilshire Blvd,
  • Use the right two lanes to take the ramp onto I-405 S,
  • Merge onto I-405 S,
  • Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 53 to merge onto I-10 W toward Santa Monica,
  • Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 1A for 4th Street,
  • Turn right onto 4th St,
  • Santa Monica Place will be on the left,
Closest Parking Area
Use Parking Structure 8 and enter near Pandora.

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Location Tip: Level 2, Next to Bloomingdale's

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