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money exchange options?

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money exchange options?

I will be arriving in Fortaleza from a cruise ship. Is there anywhere near the pier that is safe for money exchange from Canadian or US dollars to Brazilian money?

I also heard from other cruise ship tourists that there is a lot of robberies. How safe is this town? Any advice on how to stay safe?

Vatican City, Italy
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Adopt disguises. Use native cunning, cover yourselves in maple syrup and pretend to be a large pancake.

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Have you checked to see whether the cruise liner has money change facilities? I suspect it will. Change a small amount and then get what you need from an ATM ashore.

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Be careful!!!!!! My card was cloned at Fortaleza Airport at the ATM machine and I had 4500 euros stollen from my bank account. I am aware that in Brazil they are having problems with card cloning in supermarkets, shops, etc.

Sayulita, Mexico
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Haha Jorge!!You are so FUNNYYYYYY!!!great advice how you stay safe in Fortaleza.I went as a polobear last year and wasn´t bothered beside the hot sun=)

Edited: 4:34 am, November 05, 2012
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