Additional Services

At Williams Lake and District Credit Union, we offer a full range of financial services including a variety of services you might not think about every day. Whether you need to open an account, transfer funds across town or around the world, or manage your cash more effectively, we have the right solutions for you.

Safety Deposit Boxes

Safeguard your valuables with one of our Safety Deposit Boxes. A variety of sizes are available at a low annual rent.

Safety deposit boxes are a great place to store important original documents, jewellery or sentimental photographs to prevent them from being damaged in a fire, stolen or lost. With a safety deposit box you will always know that your valuables are in one safe and easily accessible place. For more information on the variety of Safety Deposit Box sizes and associated annual fees please contact any of our branches.

Wire Transfers

Moving Money Around

You can transfer money from one account to another, to other Credit Union members, or to other recipients at most financial institutions in Canada, the US and many international destinations. Fees for these transfers vary depending on destination. Contact your branch for more information.

We will need to provide the following information when sending a wire transfer:

  • Sender's Name
  • Sender's Street Address, City and Postal Code
  • Recipient's Bank Name
  • Bank Address and * Transit and Branch Number/SWIFT/ABA
  • Recipient's Name
  • Recipient's Street Address, City, Country and Postal Code
  • Recipient's Account Number or IBAN if applicable

* Transit number is required for Canadian Wire Transfers, Swift Code for International Wire Transfers and ABA for Wire Transfers to the United States

Traveller's Cheques

Williams Lake and District Credit Union offers American Express travellers cheques.

Canadian and US dollars are available in the branch. Euro, Sterling, and Yen currencies can be ordered (minimum 5 days for us to receive). Cheques are in pre-packaged amounts and can be purchased at your local branch. Nominal fees may apply.

To report lost or stolen travellers cheques please contact American Express.

Foreign Exchange

With Canadians travelling to many locations around the world, access to a wide variety of foreign currency is more important than ever.

US Dollars are immediately available at Williams Lake and District Credit Union. Other foreign currencies are available, typically within a few days of order.

Ordering currency before you travel avoids any potential difficulties with exchanging currency in a foreign country. With access to many global currencies, you can get the cash you need for even the most exotic vacation.

Please contact your local branch to order foreign currency.

 

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