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Need to change up quite a lot of Polish coins- where's the best place to go?


Jay24 12 | 64  
7 Sep 2009 /  #1
The girlfriend and I have been saving all of our loose change for a few months now, we figured it would be useful spending money for our holiday in November. I heard on here the other day that it can be a problem changing up loads of coins at a time - is this true? I'm now at about 800 PLN and need to know where the best place to change this up would be. I'm used to strolling into a bank in the UK with coins in money bags, having them weigh your dough, and giving you notes within a couple minutes, however I gather this can't be done in Poland. Any ideas as to where I can go?
daffy 23 | 1,500  
7 Sep 2009 /  #2
Change it at the Bank in Poland - sort the coins by denomination and bag it.
Bring to bank and change it for notes :)
ShawnH 8 | 1,491  
7 Sep 2009 /  #3
The girlfriend and I have been saving all of our loose change for a few months now

And irritating every check out girl you have come across in the process.

I would suggest making amends for your devious ways, and pay for everything under 10zloty in coins - in 5 or 10 groszy increments if at all possible. I am sure you would delight every check out girl in your travels.
OP Jay24 12 | 64  
7 Sep 2009 /  #4
sort the coins by denomination and bag it.

Thanks Daffy, that's what I thought - it seems the logical thing. However, someone on here mentioned recently that when they tried to go into a bank to do this, they were made to book an appointment to come back and count the money. Just wanted to avoid this if possible but I'll give it go.

And irritating every check out girl you have come across in the process.

Absolutely. I've refused to offer up any of my hard gotten change over recent weeks.

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