Where can I cash in coins in Paris?
I just go to bakeries and buy stuff! Lots of bakeries have coin machines to pay
Bakeries will often take your coins gladly. 🍞🍮
Apparently E. Leclerc at Soouest have a coinstar machine that you can cash in your coins and they give you a token to spend in their store
Mine didn’t so now I am stuck with a heavy bag. That’s a good idea to use them at the store but I don’t want to buy anything so thought it’s possible to exchange for cash. Apparently it’s not that easy 😄 And post said I need to have an account
Auchan has machines that exchange coins against coupons, dunno if other chains have the same kinds of machines though
If you have a French bank account, and have a card (CB/Visa etc) tied to it, some branches have a machine where you can drop in your coins. It’s a glorified coin counting machine. No clerk does that anymore, you have to use those machines. It deposits directly into your account.
I had a jar that I filled with cent (1c, 2c, 5c, etc.) coins over a couple of years; about 120 Euro.
The machines are temperamental and slow –yep, I won’t say it, you thought it. Took three tries to empty the whole jar.
Auchen at Issy Les Moulineaux has a coin counting matching that gives you the value in store credit. Works a treat.