can exchange cash or travellers cheques at any bank or exchange
office. Rates are not fixed and vary from one place to another.
generally take a 0.30 % commission. The exchange offices
do not, but the rate is often less favourable. In some offices,
you can negotiate a better deal on exchanging large amounts.
banks only open from Mon. to Fri. in the morning and Thursday afternoons.
Banks also open on Sats.
exchange offices are found mainly in the centre of the city (The
Rambla), at the airport and at the railway stations. Their opening
hours vary, but some remain open till late, including weekends.
If you are in need, you can also exchange money at hotels, although
probably at a poorer rate.