Where to Buy Currency at Garden City
Garden City is a one stop shop for you to buy travel money in Booragoon. Whether you choose to use money changers like Travelex or any of the big 4 banks, you’ve got plenty of options. You’ll realise that there’s really no need to travel to Perth CBD to get a good money exchange.
Currency Exchange in Booragoon
This is usually the cheapest way to buy currency, but you need some time. You can choose where to pick the order up from or get it home delivered.
Home or Office Delivery
- You can pay by Bpay or bank transfer.
- It takes up to 7 days depending on your location.
- Choose your cash denominations like small, medium, large or mixed
- Foreign Xchange usually has better exchange rates than Travelex.
Click and Collect
- Don't pay by card. There is card processing fee. You can avoid it by using Bpay instead.
- It takes 2-7 days depending on how you pay and where you pick it up from.
- Travelex have the most pick-up locations including Australia Post and every major airport.
This is the best way to get currency quickly. You will find them in major shopping centres and towns.
- The exchange rates are better in your CBD. So it can be worth going there if you're exchanging more than $2,000
- Always ask for a better rate. We've found you can often get a better deal just by asking, particularly if you're buying more than $100
You can buy travel money in Garden City from these currency specialists:
Travel Money Oz : Shop 110, Garden City Shopping Centre, 125 Riseley Street
Travelex : Shop 18, Garden City Shopping Centre, 125 Riseley Street, Booragoon
Dealing with banks may not be the first thing people would consider. But you may end up with a better rate if you are purchasing an uncommon currency. In Australia, typically popular currencies include USD, EUR, JPY and NZD.
So if you are buying any other currency from the bank, you’ll benefit from a better rate.
Here are the big 4 banks in Garden City:
ANZ: 135 Riseley St, Booragoon WA 6154
CBA: Cnr Marmion & Davy ST, Suite 17, THE Gateway Building, Booragoon WA 6154
Westpac: Cnr Davy St & Marmion St 6 Gateway Building; Garden City Shopping Centre, Booragoon WA 6154
NAB: Davy St & Marmion St, Booragoon WA 6154
To work out if a bank is the cheapest way to buy your currency, make sure you compare exchange rates.
Our Verdict: When buying less common currencies like Indonesian Ruppee (IDR), an Australian bank may turn out to be the cheapest option.
Travel Cards, Money Transfers and Other Situations
Can I send money overseas from anywhere in Booragoon?
While you have the option to send money overseas at a bank or money changer, it usually isn’t the best way to transfer money.
There are many different choices so we recommend doing your research online before deciding what is right for you.
Can I buy a Travel Money Card in Booragoon?
You can buy a travel money card over the counter at most banks or money changers. While buying the travel money card on the spot is seemingly convenient, your name would not be on it. Another way is to order and load your card online and
arrange a time and place to pick it up.
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