How to Exchange Currency Cheaply at Bondi Beach

Currency Exchange in Bondi

If you find yourself looking to buy or exchange money at Bondi Beach, there are a variety of options. We discuss the options for better savings based on different situations. These include ordering currency online, going to a money changer or going to a bank.

Where to exchange money in Bondi

Bondi has a range of different money changers. This is the best way to get popular currency quickly.

You can save on currency exchange even through a bank. Most people try to avoid using a bank, but they are the best option for uncommon or exotic currencies. Due to the larger stocks and variety of currencies, bank exchange rates will be comparatively better than money changers.

Most banks don't hold currency in each branch. So if you do want to use your bank to buy currency, you'll need to order it online and pick it up from the local branch.

Money Changer Address Phone
Travel Money Oz W1/17 Hall St 1300 217 438

How to get the best exchange rates

Ordering online can be a much cheaper and easier way to buy currency. It usually takes between 1-2 days before the currency is ready

S Money is an Australian online money changer. Unlike other services like Travelex or Travel Money Oz, they use the same wholesale rate that you see on Google or

They do charge a service fee though which start at $9. Even taking this into account, they are often the cheapest option.

How it works


Select your currency and amount Then choose delivery or pick-up. You will also need to provide some I.D.


Pay Pay by card, PayID or bank transfer


Get your cash In 1-2 days

Pros and Cons

  • Excellent exchange rates
  • Transparency - the exchange rates are the same as you see on Google or
  • Faster than any other online currency exchange.
  • Their service fee is low, clear and easy to understand.
  • You can pay via bank transfer, PayID or card.
  • There’s no minimum amount
  • Can't pay for your currency via cash or cheque.
  • A maximum order size of $8500 Australian dollars worth of currency
  • They only sell US dollars (USD), Euros (EUR), British Pounds (GBP), Japanese Yen (JPY) and New Zealand Dollars (NZD)
  • The only pick up location in NSW is in the Sydney CBD
  • You can't sell currency to them (in exchange for Australian dollars)

Money exchange reviews

Travel Money Oz Review

Travel Money Oz have excellent service both in-store and over the phone. They have very good rates online, but store rates vary. There are no fees and ID is required for amounts over $1000.

Unimoni (formally UAE Exchange)

Unimoni (formally known as UAE Exchange) have friendly, professional service with some of the best exchange rates for cash. There are bank limits for eftpos and photo ID is required.


Travelex have an exceptional range of products, payment options and a good stock of currencies. Their foreign exchange rates are much better if you order online and pick up in-store.

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Ileana Ionescu
Content manager
With a background in business journalism, Ileana is an experienced content manager, creating content for Exiap that helps its audience make informed decisions about their finances.
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Last updated
December 14th, 2023