Carrefour Adds Foreign Currency to Their List of Offering Through Travelex

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Published December 11th, 2019 - 08:11 GMT
Carrefour Adds Foreign Currency to Their List of Offering Through Travelex
This new addition to Carrefour stores will allow customers to transfer and exchange money while shopping
Highlights
Carrefour, which is operated in the UAE by Majid Al Futtaim, partnered with Travelex to add foreign currency to their offerings.

Carrefour, which is operated in the UAE by Majid Al Futtaim, partnered with Travelex to add foreign currency to their offerings. Travelex have already opened a dedicated section inside Carrefour Mall of the Emirates and Carrefour Marina Crown Tower.

This new addition to Carrefour stores will allow customers to transfer and exchange money while shopping, making Carrefour stores a one stop shop for everyone at any time.

Apart from being a competitive foreign exchange specialist, Travelex offers a variety of services including remittances, the ability to pre-book rates, as well as its “Same Rate Guarantee” offer, which allows customers to return their unused currency at the same rate they purchased them, giving them peace of mind when traveling abroad.

The agreement between Carrefour and Travelex is currently in its pilot phase, with a regional expansion to follow in the future.

Background Information

Carrefour

Carrefour is one of the largest hypermarket and supermarket chains in the world. The brand was launched in the region in 1995 by Majid Al Futtaim, which is the exclusive franchisee to operate Carrefour in 38 countries across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.

In 1995, Carrefour opened its first hypermarket in City Centre Deira UAE and through the years, expanded to over 220 Carrefour stores in 15 countries across the region, serving over 200,000 customers a day.

Carrefour operates different hypermarket and supermarket stores to meet the growing needs of its diversified customer base. In line with the brand’s commitment to provide the widest range of quality products and value for money, Carrefour today offers an unrivalled choice of more than 100,000 food and non-food products as well as thousands of household goods.

Carrefour is dedicated to rewarding its loyal customers and offering access to a unique and pleasant shopping experience through special offers and promotions throughout the year. Carrefour is committed to continued business growth in convenient locations across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia to create great moments for everyone, every day. 

Majid Al Futtaim

Majid Al Futtaim develops and operates a range of community and regional malls that vary in size and type, and each mall is strategically developed to meet the specific needs and requirements of its market.

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