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Global Exchange Costa Rica

Global Exchange started operations in Costa Rica in 1994, rendering its foreign exchange services at Juan Santamaría International Airport, which is not far away from the capital, San José. In 2012, we arrived at Danial Oduber International Airport in Liberia, Guacanaste. Our Costa Rican Subsidiary offers our Customers an impeccable image, looking for excellence in Customer Service.  So far, in the eleven years rendering our services at international airports in Costa Rica, we have served approximately a million Customers.

Global Exchange is the third leading company in the world providing currency exchange services to tourists at international airports and other major tourist areas. Today, with a network of over 310 branches at 57 international airports in 22 countries in 5 continents, our staff of 2,500 employees offer our services to 7 million Customers every year. 

Besides Costa Rica, Global Exchange is present in Australia, Antigua and Barbuda, Brazil, Colombia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Jordan, Mexico, Morocco, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey and Uruguay. 

Corporate presentation: Who we are

Our core values

Our daily work and business is inspired by these 7 corporate principles:

1 Strict Compliance with Ethics, Legality and Transparency

At the Global Exchange Group we are fully committed in the fight against financial crime and money-laundering. Apart from fully complying with the laws and regulations of various central banks, our Group maintains and fosters and ethical conduct in all of our branches and with each of the members of our company.

2 Importance of Human Capital

Our working team is our most valuable resource at the Global Exchange Group, with a constant concern to encourage professional development, training and participation through our career plans.
We have an efficient organizational structure based on operability, participation and teamwork, with a culture where quality and transparency of all proceedings and knowledge management are a must.

We have an efficient organizational structure based on operability, participation and teamwork, with a culture where quality and transparency of all proceedings and knowledge management are a must.

3 Excellence in Customer Service

At the Global Exchange Group we work to achieve a quality that is noticeable from outside and reflected in all the activities of our company. We seek our Customers’ full satisfaction at all times, investing all necessary resources to achieve it.

4 Constant Search for Growth and Expansion

From our earliest beginnings, at the Global Exchange Group we have developed an ambitious and constant growth strategy that has led us to successfully engage and achieve projects at a national and international level. .

5Development and Application of New Technologies

Our business project requires our full commitment to achieve the highest levels of technological advance and development. In Global Exchange we develop our own software applications in-house, specifically designing them for the management of our exchange business and adapting them to serve our project of continuous improvement.

6 Impeccable Corporate Image

Our corporate image shows a modern design that reflects our global style in attractive colours and the best materials. It truly reflects what we are: a serious, modern and professional company with an international vocation, a company that attaches the greatest importance to the quality of its service and its human relations.

7 Orientation towards Innovation and Continuous Improvement

At the Global Exchange Group our constant strive for innovation brings us to anticipate the markets in our exchange services as well as in developing new business opportunities. Our constant improvement guarantees our competitiveness, enabling us to adapt to the needs and demands of our Customers in the specificity of the various environments in which we operate.



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