👉 Tips to change your money before traveling

When planning to travel to Spain, one of the main things to take into account is the currency exchange rate and let’s be honest: Depending on the country you want to travel to, currency exchange can be both a pain and a very easy task.

Tips to change your money before traveling

And if you really want to save yourself all sorts of hassle.  when traveling to Spain, keep reading this article because we’ll give you some tips you can’t miss.

Tips to change your money before traveling

Change the amount you need

The more you can change according to the budget you plan to take on your trip, the better, because if you have to change money again in Spain the commissions will be much higher and you will probably receive less money. Also.

Watch for fluctuations

Currency exchange is constantly changing, it is important that you check the fluctuations of the dollar and the Euro or really the local currency where you are traveling a few weeks before you travel so that you know when it will be more convenient for you to exchange money. Conversion rates change daily, and if you make the change at the right time, you will be able to get the most out of your money.

Watch for fluctuations
Euro banknotes lie among a pile of dollars in Berlin, 25 August 2003.

Don’t exchange money at the airport

If your plan is to change money just before departure, let us recommend you not to do so. If you leave this step to the last minute, instead of exchanging it at an exchange house, your money will be worth much less when you exchange it, therefore, you will lose out.

Forget about money exchange houses

Traditionally, the way to exchange money either in the country where you are traveling or in your country before traveling is through exchange houses. And while this is a very valid and common practice, there are now online companies that are 100 percent safe, reliable and will save you a lot of hassle and money loss.

The RIA currency exchange company is one of them and it is one of the best and most reliable online platforms that exist today where you can save time when exchanging your currency and where you can pick up the money yourself at the RIA branch of your choice.

Currently, this online platform is becoming very popular with U.S. travelers, because before they travel, they can schedule their currency exchange and pick up the money in cash at one of the more than 70 RIA branches in Spain.

Ria offers more than 60 different types of currencies, mainly: dollars, pounds, yen, francs, dirhams, pesos, crowns, among others.

Its on-line currency booking service facilitates access to these currencies and you can pick them up at any of our authorized stores or for your convenience you can receive them at your home, workplace or wherever you tell us.

Ria Currency Exchange

Do not withdraw cash at ATMs.

Withdrawing cash at ATMs can be one of the most expensive options you can find since commissions can be up to 5% of the total amount withdrawn. Avoid this situation at all costs and try to pay with the cash you exchanged before your trip.


The Divida exchange between the local currency of the United States and the local currency of Spain does not have to be a headache, so no doubt these tips that we have just given you will be of much help to you. So see you in our next posts.