If you are coming to Marbella from outside the Euro zone, you will need to change your currency into Euros.
Even though credit and debit cards are accepted everywhere you go, it is always useful to have some cash and small change to hand. There are two options when changing money in Marbella, you can go to any bank or use the exchange bureau?s that you will find in the more touristic areas of the city.
If you chose to use a bank, they will apply the official exchange rates. You will need to show your passport or ID card, remember that a driving card is not enough for this type of transaction.
All banks offer this service, there are no special areas inside the bank just dedicated to this service; you just need to go to the main till.
Commissions in Banks tend to be higher than those in the Exchange bureaus, but not by a lot.
If you do decide to go to an Exchange bureau, you may get more a competitive Exchange rate.
There are bureaus in all the main touristic areas in Marbella and Puerto Banús; you will need your Passport or ID card in these as well.
These offices are handy as their timetables are better than those of the banks and you should be able to change money at almost any time of the day.
The quickest and easiest way to change money is to use the Exchange bureau at Málaga airport: land, pick up your cases, change some money and you are ready, off to your accommodation inMarbella!
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