Compare Holiday Money Logo

Sell Canadian Dollars to Pounds and compare Canadian Dollar buy back exchange rates

Canadian Dollar rates updated 1 minute ago.

What currency do you want to sell?

How much do you want to sell?


Do you have any coins?

Some buyers do not accept coins so this may limit your results

How would you prefer to exchange your currency?

Orders sent by post are more convenient but will cost money to send

You'll Receive
Buy Back Rate
Customer Rating
Sell Online
Appx. Postage £6.50
1 CAD = 1.7617 CAD

The FX Company

More Details

The FX Company is a trading name of Travel FX Ltd. we are a specialist dealer in currency buybacks providing an alternative to Banks, traditional Bureau de Change and the Post Office for clients seeking competitive exchange rates.

Appx. Postage £6.50
1 CAD = 1.7620 CAD

Ace FX are specialist foreign exchange dealers based in London who offer competitive exchange rates and first-class customer service. Over the years, we have established a reputation for honesty, reliability and quality of service and we are one of the few buy back providers who accept coins.

Appx. Postage £6.50
1 CAD = 1.7620 CAD

Get competitive exchange rates in the UK on all currency ordered online for delivery or pick up from your local branch. We use Royal Mail fully insured special delivery service to get your currency to your door securely, 48 hours from receiving your order. You can also use our app to order travel money while on the move.

Appx. Postage £6.50
1 CAD = 1.7640 CAD

Ruislip Currency

More Details

Ruislip Currency is located at the heart of Ruislip High Street and provides Retail Travel Money Services to each and every individual client to suit their needs.

Appx. Postage £6.50
1 CAD = 1.7654 CAD

Currency Online Group

More Details

Currency Online Group specialise in providing travel money and currency buy back services. We offer exclusive, enhanced Currency Buyback rates to Compare Holiday Money customers that you won't find anywhere else.

Appx. Postage £6.50
1 CAD = 1.7700 CAD

The Currency Club

More Details

The Currency Club's travel money service makes ordering online easy and efficient. We offer the best foreign exchange rates on global currencies, charge zero commission and offer a free delivery on every travel money transaction you make. The more you order, the better the rate you'll receive.

Appx. Postage £6.50
1 CAD = 1.7700 CAD


More Details

With over 35 years experience in the foreign exchange sector, Sterling has established an excellent reputation for offering the best exchange rates and excellent customer service to a long standing and ever expanding clientele.

Appx. Postage £6.50
1 CAD = 1.7929 CAD

Covent Garden FX

More Details

Covent Garden FX is a family-owned and operated Bureau De Change located in the heart of Central London. Established for over 20 years, we offer extremely competitive exchange rates with no commission and no fees.

Appx. Postage £6.50
1 CAD = 2.3566 CAD

Unused Travel Money

More Details

We are a UK-based currency exchange business who specialise in buying old and rare currencies that are not usually exchangable at traditional outlets. We buy back most currencies including coins and can pay you by Bank Transfer, PayPal or Western Union in either British Pounds or Euros.

Selling Canadian Dollars back to Pounds Sterling

If you've returned from holiday with some leftover Canadian Dollars or have unwanted Canadian Dollars that you want to exchange back into British Pounds, we can help you to find a buyer at a great rate.

Exchanging Canadian Dollars back to Sterling in the high street can be a challenge because a lot of high street currency suppliers will only buy back Canadian Dollars that they sold you in the first place, and most banks will only exchange currency if you're a customer - and even then they'll offer you a terrible buy back rate. Fortunately, a growing number of travel money providers are buying back Canadian Dollars over the Internet; you can choose to post your Canadian Dollars via insured Special Delivery, or sell it back in person by placing an order online and visiting them in-store. Our currency buy back partners can offer much better exchange rates than most high street providers because their overheads are lower, and they will buy back any Canadian Dollars regardless of where they were originally purchased - no receipt necessary.

Canadian Dollar buy back rate over the past 90 days

Over the past 90 days, the Canadian Dollar buy back rate has dropped by 0.50% from 1.7705 on 27th January 2019 to 1.7617 today. This means $250 is worth £0.71 more today than it did three months ago. During this period the Canadian Dollar buy back rate hit a high of 1.7977 on the 15th March and a low of 1.7262 on the 5th February.

When selling Canadian Dollars, lower rates are better because they amount of money you receive is calculated by dividing the number of Canadian Dollars you have by the exchange rate (it's the opposite of buying currency). You can see more historical exchange rate data over longer time frames on our Canadian Dollar exchange rate history page.

If you're selling Canadian Dollars by post, the buy-back process can vary between buyers so we recommend you visit the buyer's website directly for specific instructions.

  1. Find a buyer using our buy back form above. Make sure you enter the full amount of Canadian Dollars you want to sell back because some buyers have limits on the amount of currency they will buy. We'll automatically filter the results based on your requirements. You can also specify whether you have any coins, but be aware this may limit your results because most buyers don't accept them.
  2. Once you've found a buyer, follow the link to their website to see their specific instructions. Some buyers may require you to fill out an online form with details about the currency you want to sell, other buyers will just provide instructions on getting your Canadian Dollars to them.
  3. Next you'll need to post your Canadian Dollars to the buyer at the address listed on their website. Above, we've included an estimate of the Royal Mail Special Delivery cost for each buyer based on the amount of currency you'll be sending, so you can use this as a guide to how much it will cost to fully insure and post your Canadian Dollars.
  4. Once the buyer has received your Canadian Dollars they will confirm the amount with you and will pay you in Pounds Sterling directly into your nominated bank account, usually within one working day.
  5. Check out our list of frequently asked questions below for answers to the most common questions we're asked about the buy-back process.

Exchanging Canadian Dollars for Pounds Sterling over-the-counter is straightforward; simply find a buyer above using our comparison table (be sure to select the 'In person' filter to limit your results to buyers who can exchange over the counter) and visit their website for specific instructions and to find your nearest store. Typically you'll be given cash in exchange for your leftover Canadian Dollars but some buyers may offer alternative options such as loading money onto a store card or gift voucher.

Selling Canadian Dollars in person can save you money because you don't have to spend on postage, but there are a few things to bear in mind if you are considering using this method:

  • You will need to physically take your Canadian Dollars to the buyer which is only convenient if they have a store near you. All of our buyers have store finders on their respective websites' so you can check for a nearby store if necessary.
  • Many buyers still require you to 'reserve' your order online via their website before you turn up at one of their stores. It's always a good idea to register online beforehand if possible because it lets the buyer know to expect you and can also 'lock in' the buy back rate so you know what you are getting before you arrive.
  • You may be required to provide photographic ID when exchanging in person. Check the buyer's website for any documentation they may require before you visit them.
  • Walking around with a large amount of cash on you can be dangerous. Be sure to take all proper safety precautions and take somebody else with you if necessary.

If you need receive Canadian Dollars from an overseas account (either as a one-off payment or for multiple regular payments) you should use our money transfer service to request a free quote because you may be able to save even more on the exchange. Money transfer brokers specialise in transferring funds to and from overseas bank accounts at a fraction of the cost of the banks and with much better exchange rates. Typical examples include:

  • Receiving a large amount of Canadian Dollars from an overseas account (e.g. car or property sale)
  • Receiving regular or one-off Canadian Dollar payments from an overseas account (e.g. rental property or student fees)
  • Sending money to an overseas account (e.g. to pay for goods or services)

This service is only suitable for funds that are being transferred to and from bank accounts; it cannot be used for exchanging cash. If you require cash, please use the buy back service on this page instead.

We compiled a list of our most frequently-asked questions and sent them to a foreign exchange expert at Currency Online Group and for answering. If your question isn't answered below or you would like more information on the buy-back process, please contact us.

What postal method should I use?

When sending in your currency order you should use Royal Mail Special insured delivery. You can insure the package for either £500, £1000 or £2500. It costs between £6.50 to £9.50 for the insurance and arrives the next working day. It is very rare for the Royal Mail to ever lose a special delivery package as it goes through a more secure process than regular mail and should the unlikely ever happen the Royal Mail will repay the GBP value of the currency from the insurance. There is nothing on the package to suggest what is inside and needs to be signed for at the other end. It is just as safe, if not safer, as ordering anything else online.

Is it safe to post my currency?

Yes, it is very safe. Royal Mail's special delivery service goes through a more secure process than regular mail. It is very rare for the Royal Mail to ever lose a special delivery package and should this ever happen the Royal Mail will re-pay the GBP value of the currency.

When and how do I get paid?

You will be paid within 3 working days via bank transfer to your chosen bank account.

Can you pay into another account that is not in my name?

The GBP will need to be paid into an account in your own name. You could call us to explain any reason why you might need it paid to another account and we can advise how we can help.

Do I need to provide ID/proof of purchase / any other documentation?

For small amounts of currency, no ID will be required. For larger amounts of currency, ID will be automatically requested via the website as well as questions and further documents to prove where the money has come from. This is to adhere to regulatory obligations which are required by law, and also help mitigate the risks associated with criminals attempting to use our products to launder money or commit fraud.

What happens if the exchange rate changes before you receive my currency?

The exchange rate you will receive will be the rate on the day we receive the currency. Rates do not normally move much from day to day however you could receive slightly less or more than when placing your order.

What happens if I dispute the amount you offer?

If you are not happy with the amount of GBP we offer we can arrange for the currency you sent us to be returned to you.

Can I exchange my leftover currency for another non-GBP currency?

We can arrange to exchange your currency for another currency other than GBP. In this case, we would buy your currency at the live Market rate then sell you the currency requested at the rates on our website. This way you are only being charged one way on the exchange rate. It is best to contact us to let us know you would like to exchange to another currency and make a note on the print out form you send in with your currency. We will then arrange for the new currency to be sent to you via Royal Mail special delivery.

What happens if my notes are outdated?

Countries often update their notes, so we try to keep our system up-to-date and when you select any recently affected currencies you should be notified of the change. We recommend double checking any currency that you have had lying around for a while before sending them to us. Unfortunately, there is absolutely nothing we can do with them once they get outmoded by the country in question. We'll do our best to make sure our website lets you know when you fill in one of these currencies anyway. But if you have any doubt, then double check just in case. Any outdated currency will be returned to you.

Travel destinations where they speak English (Africa and Southern America)

Posted by Mink Borwornsenee on 24th April 2019

From our last post, we introduced you to countries around Europe and Asia where they speak practically perfect English nearly everywhere you go. Now, we’re going to explore Africa and Southern America... read more

Bank holiday favourites

Posted by Sam Stone on 19th April 2019

The four day Easter break is the biggest bank holiday weekend of the year for most office workers. An estimated 27 million cars in the UK alone are set to jam our motorways, and airports will be bursting... read more

Breathtaking motorcycle rides across Australia

Australia is one of the most unique places on earth, ranging from unique landscapes and wildlife, all the way to the climate that’s just ideal for motorcycle driving. This is why choosing the travel m... read more

Travel destinations where they speak English (Asia and Europe)

It’s understandable if you get tired of a language barrier on your trips. This is because adapting to new cultures is challenging enough, so don’t worry. There are plenty of countries around... read more

How to prepare for working abroad

Nowadays, living and working abroad appears to be an aspiration for many in their careers. Whether it’s to have a change of lifestyle or roles are in higher demand elsewhere, opting for an international j... read more

Join our monthly newsletter

Latest exchange rates • Special offers & holiday extras • Click here for more details

As aggregators and publishers of exchange rate data we do not endorse or recommend any foreign exchange bureaux that appear on our website. Although we carry out stringent checks on the companies that feature in our comparisons, we cannot guarantee their solvency. Please conduct your own research before transacting with a company.

© 2019 Viridian Media Limited, International House, 142 Cromwell Road, Kensington, London, SW7 4EF | Company Registration Number: 10021682
For insurance booking, Viridian Media Limited is an appointed representative of Financial Compliance Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.