Foreign Exchange

This is a member-only service. Your account must be fully up-to-date with Photo ID and Proof of Address before transacting.

Are you planning the trip of a lifetime?

We've got you covered if you need foreign currency!

PFCU offers a foreign exchange service in our Portlaoise, Athy, and Abbeyleix offices through FEXCO Ireland, with low commission, excellent rates, and a flexible ordering/collection system.

By clicking this link, you confirm that you are an active member of People First Credit Union.  The credit union reserves the right to cancel your order if you are not a member, or if your account is not fully up-to-date.

  • Over 40 currencies available to order.
  • Orders up to a maximum of €2,500 can be placed online with no commission.
  • Pick you currency up in your chosen People First Credit Union office.
  • Guaranteed transaction rate for two days after your online order has arrived.
  • No minimum spend required.
  • Pay for your order only when you collect it.

US Dollars (USD $) and Pound Sterling (GBP £)

We endeavour to always have a stock of these currencies in our offices for regular transactions. However, low stock levels may arise due to unforeseen circumstances. Call us on 057 86 22594 to confirm that we have the amount you require.

Or save time by ordering through our simple online click-and-collect system!




Monday: Office Closed

Tuesday: 9.00am - 4.30pm

Wednesday: 10am- 4.30pm

Thursday: 9.00am - 4.30pm

Friday: 9.00am - 6.00pm

Saturday: 9.30am - 2.00pm

Monday: 9.30am - 4.30pm*

Tuesday: 9.30am - 4.30pm*

Wednesday: 10am - 4.30pm*

Thursday: 9.30am - 4.30pm*

Friday: 9.30am - 6.00pm

Saturday: Office Closed

*This office is closed for lunch Monday-Thursday 12.30pm-1.30pm

Monday: Office Closed

Tuesday: 9.15am - 4.30pm*

Wednesday: 10am - 4.30pm*

Thursday: 9.15am - 4.30pm*

Friday: 9.15am - 6.30pm*

Saturday: 9.15am - 12.00pm

*This office is closed for lunch Tuesday-Thursday 12.30pm-1.30pm