Dollar-to-euro exchange rates, at home and abroad

Sunday, May 16, 2010; F05

How can you get the best exchange rate when traveling? We checked out the price of a euro (including fees) at various locations at home and abroad.

April 28

Published price: $1.32

Actual price in the U.S.

Citibank: $1.44

AAA (minimum $300): $1.48

AAA currency bag: $1.59

American Express: $1.43

Travelex at Reagan National: $1.57

Actual price in Europe

Hotel Konig: $1.41

Erste Bank: $1.37

Airport booth: $1.54

Stephansplatz booth: $1.60

Westbahnhof Station booth: $1.36

ATM withdrawal with Citibank card: $1.38

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