Alior Bank launches Kantor Walutowy the online currency exchange platform


Alior Bank launches Kantor Walutowy – the first online, banking platform which offers currency exchange on advantageous terms and conditions as well as the convenience and security of transactions. Kantor Walutowy complements Alior Bank offers for individual clients, sole proprietors and companies interested in Forex.

In order to meet the clients’ expectations, Alior Bank launches Kantor Walutowy to enable currency exchange on a 24/7 basis from the comfort of their homes. Kantor Walutowy is a user-friendly platform. One simply needs to fill in the registration form available at and transfer any amount to the account opened in order to confirm his/her personal details. The existing clients of Alior Bank will do it even faster – they will confirm the agreement by a text message (SMS). Business clients who sign a master agreement at the Alior Bank branch may also use the services of Kantor Walutowy. Upon registration free-of-charge accounts in relevant currencies will be set up as part of the service.

”Kantor Walutowy of Alior Bank offers the most advantageous exchange rates among all banks. Furthermore, owing to debit cards accompanying currency accounts the clients may save money on currency conversions when paying at foreign online stores, hotels or restaurants” - says Tomasz Wróblewski, Director of the Financial Risk Management Department at Alior Bank.

Kantor Walutowy of Alior Bank allows free exchange of 14 currencies in real time (the client’s account is immediately credited with the funds). In addition, the service users may transfer for free the exchanged funds into any account of their choice, both in Poland and abroad. The clients may also withdraw PLN, EUR, USD, CHF or GBP in any of 200 branches of Alior Bank.

Free-of-charge debit card without currency conversion costs
A free-of-charge debit card equipped with the MasterCard® PayPassTM technology may be issued to accompany accounts in EUR, USD and GBP. The card enables the holder to make Internet and contactless payments, pay at stores or hotels when staying abroad and withdraw cash from the account in a given currency without additional currency conversion costs!

Kantor Walutowy available through mobile phones and tablets
Alior Bank also prepared a light version of the service which supports access of Kantor Walutowy from any place and at any time through mobile phones and tablets. Owing to notices of changes in currency exchange rates and completion of orders, sent by text messages (SMS) or e-mail messages, the clients may be kept updated about their accounts.

Cheaper currencies for persons repaying mortgage loans

Owing to several variants of exchange orders, allowing automated purchase of the currency at the demanded exchange rate without the need to follow the listings, Kantor Walutowy enables the client to reduce the mortgage loan instalment. The only thing to do is to define the parameters, i.e. the transaction type, amount, currency, exchange rate, transaction date and the exact expiry date of the order. The order is carried out if the declared level of the exchange rate has been reached. Otherwise the order may be carried out at the rate of the transaction date and time, provided that the client chooses such an option.

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