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Why Peterborough Likes Us

Are you worried thinking of the cash you need to pay off your bills, insurance, or the loan on your car? At First Stop Swap Shop (FSSS), we take the load off your shoulders by offering instant cash loans. The loan procedure is hassle-free. All you have to do is come in with photo ID and quality merchandise, and we can provide you with an instant cash solution. Should you wish to make a purchase, you are welcome to our store. Read on to see what our customers in Peterborough have to say about us. For more details, give us a call .


“Always a friendly informative experience when I shop here. The employees are knowledgeable, helpful and genuinely care about the customer. The products are top shelf and they back everything they sell. Recommend visiting this store.”

– Deno N.

Great Prices

“Always super friendly and helpful. Great prices and products! Never had a bad experience.”

– Shelby B.

Easy Buybacks

“The staff here treat people with respect. This is so important at times when people are pawning what little they have just to get by. They are also very flexible when it comes to buy backs. Thank you.”

– Trikki P.

Very Good Service

“Very friendly and also very good service. Always willing to work with you.”

–Josh B.

Friendly and Courteous

“My first time ever shopping here. Excellent experience. Dan and David were so helpful, friendly and courteous. I highly recommend this place. Thanks guys for all your help.”

–Janice R.

Great Service

“Friendly staff and great service”

–Annie W.

Phenomenal Deal

“Went in to purchase a new cellphone today. I was recommended by a friend to check out the pricing and selection. Talked to a great group of people working there and walked out with a great deal on a Samsung Galaxy 8 and a fantastic price. Also bought a 60 Inch smart TV that was a phenomenal deal. Thanks so much for your knowledge and great pricing. Will be back and send all my friends. Thanks.”



“I am a regular at the place there. Very friendly”

–Jason J.

Amazing Prices

“Buy gold, earrings, rings estate piece at amazing price. Jewellery store markup 80% or more. Also bring my son to buy tools for carpentry business like dealing with the Tool Guy, very funny, and the red head guy very knowledgeable for gaming. As my kids love to shop for great deals, we come down from Bancroft area to shop.”

–Denise S.

Great Place

“Great place to buy musical equipment! I Bought a guitar there and they threw in a gig bag, strap and picks for free! Super friendly staff, really appreciate the extra effort!”

–Don B.

Great Products

“Been going to First Stop Swap Shop for years. The store is great, always have great products, and most importantly, the staff is AMAZING - I can't say enough about them as I always get wonderful service with a smile and are so helpful. I just want to give a huge thank you for helping me out when you guys didn't have to, it made my son’s Christmas, and I couldn't be more grateful .. I'll always be a First Stop customer.
Merry Christmas to you all and Happy New Year! ”

–Stephanie B.

Always Willing to Work

“Staff is great, knowledgeable, and friendly! I’ve been dealing with them for over 10yrs and I've NEVER had a problem with them and would never go anywhere else! They are ALWAYS willing to work with you on their buyback program! Even in situations where I was late on the payment, they worked with me to send my stuff home! (Which they definitely don’t have to do!) The whole staff knows me by name and vice versa and greet me as soon as walk in! I've been to all the other shops but I prefer the Swap Shop hands down! They are NOT out to milk you for every dollar you have like the others in this town. And anyone that tries to say they have had a bad experience definitely has more to the story! The owner and staff are always fair, and go out of their way to help you leave happy! Keep up the great work guys!!”


Great Staff

“Was trying to find a Unicorn (PS3 OEM controller), they had one, and put my name on it before I got there. Great staff, and tonnes of stock.”

–Jake F.

Honest Business

“A very honest business & the staff are great & very knowledgeable.”

–Bradley W.

Fair Prices

“This is in my opinion the best pawn type shop around! The guys are all very helpful and always willing to negotiate a fair price so everyone leaves happy!”

–Jo M.

Keep up the Good Work

“I have been dealing with Steve since the swap shop opened. Steve and his staff have been amazing the entire time - even when I was late getting my stuff back, they always worked with me and I have never had anything put on the shelves. Whoever this guy is who says they put his stuff up for sale after one day late, give your head a shake, bud I’ve been over a month late and it just does not happen unless you never get back to them, or tell them to. Keep up the good work Steve, you and your staff are kickass.”

–Bram D.


“The guys in the shop are some of the best I've ever had in retail, and are actually knowledgeable in most areas concerning video games, so I always go to them! Also the fact that they double the prices from the hock shop is nice too!”

–Christopher J.

Best Deals

“Always easy to deal with, and some of best deals in town.”

–Chris H.

Good Selection

“Good selection and decent prices. All around a good swap/hock shop”

–David D.

Thank You

“Steve, thanks for fixing the problem it was all done properly. I will come and see you all at the store one day.
Thanks again First Stop Swap Shop.”

–Mike E.

Great Staff

“The staff are great and always remember you. Great prices!”


Visually Appealing Shop

“In my opinion, First Stop Swap Shop is the only pawn shop that gives a "small town feeling" by caring enough to get to know their frequent customers. The staff are down to earth, knowledgeable, friendly, and aren't out to gouge or rip off people. As well, Steve and his staff have ensured return customers by putting on an array of contests (I won an Xbox a couple years ago!) and by making the shop as visually appealing, clean, and welcoming as they can. After visiting other pawn shops in town, I now ONLY go to First Stop Swap Shop! ;)”

–Amber W.

Sweet Deals

“A place to make honest & sweet deals!!! “

–Bradley W.

Great Place

“Great place, friendly staff, who try and remember your name. Make you feel welcome.”

–Matt C.

Super Friendly

“The guys who work there are always super friendly, helpful and super supportive”

–Dianne J.

Check This Place Out

“Bought a PS4 here on March break. I drove all the way from Whitby because I couldn't beat the price. Controller had some issues with charging and they replaced it, no questions asked. If you're in the market for a console and don’t want to pay new prices, check this place out.”

–Kyle W.

Love This Place

“Bought an Xbox One here. Controller had some damage, but I swapped it out, no problem. Staff is knowledgeable and fair. Love this place!!!”

–Brock G.

Excellent Customer Service

“Very happy with the customer service I received today, and tomorrow I am buying something that I can enjoy for a great price. Excellent customer service and support. Keep up the great work.”

–Francis M.

Bright and Friendly

“FSSS is Clean, bright and friendly with a knowledgeable staff”

–Katie G.

Made My Son’s Day

“This place is great! Made my son's day today to find Sky Lander that couldn't be found anywhere else. Sweet deals. Thanks”

–Wendy F.

Friendly Group

“Very friendly group of guys, wouldn’t go anywhere else in town”

–Jessika A.

Great Deals

“The First Stop Swap Shop has great deals, great merchandise and friendly and knowledgeable staff.”

–Jesse M.

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