Brisbane Currency Exchange

29 Feb 2020 15:37

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There is 35 currency exchange locations currently available in Brisbane, Australia on this page. Most Australians travel for at least three weeks when they go overseas and spend $100-$150 a day, according to Travel Money Oz, which has an assortment of travel tips on its blog Travelex's website is handy too, listing basic expenses in popular destinations, such as a pint of beer in the UK or entry to Tokyo Disneyland; there's also an online calculator that shows how much you'll need for your budget (shoestring, mid-range or high-end).

We are a specialist in the foreign currency exchange industry operating branches in convenient, safe locations ready to convert your money, as well as being the supplier of best exchange rates here in best place to exchange money in Brisbane Brisbane. You can also open one of TransferWise's borderless multi-currency accounts , which allows you to send, receive and manage money in over 40 global currencies, including Australian dollars.

No matter where you're headed, you'll need some cash for tipping and markets and other places where cards aren't accepted, perhaps a travel money card for most of your spending money to keep fees to a minimum, and a credit card for emergencies and large purchases.

Convenience comes at a cost and travellers who leave it until the airport to change their cash are paying the price — in one case cited by the regulator, a customer who bought $US200 at the most expensive airport currency exchange could have saved $40 if they went to the cheapest non-airport location.

Transaction limits also vary: you can tap and go for purchases under $100 within Australia, under $NZ80 ($74) in New Zealand and under $US50 ($67) in the US. Travel Money Oz's Currency Pass and the Cash Passport Platinum Mastercard let you also tap on and off the London Tube.

Take your hard-earned dollars to one of those counters at the airport, convert it into another currency then back again, and you're guaranteed to nearly halve your money. Don't get ripped off - make sure you're getting the real exchange rate for your money.

Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 AFSL and Australian credit licence 233714 acts as a distributor for the Foreign Currency Notes Service, which is provided by Travelex Limited ABN 36 004 179 953 AFSL 222444. Typically, you'll get a fair exchange rate when using your credit or debit card, as long as you avoid the unfair charges associated with DCC , which we talked about earlier, and you don't need to worry about carrying around a lot of cash.

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