How to Find a Better Exchange Rate at Brisbane Airport
Beat the airport exchange rates with a prepaid travel card
The aiport can be the most convenient option for buying travel money, but that convenience comes at a price: worse exchange rates and hidden fees.
With a prepaid travel card from Wise, you get the market exchange rate (the one you see on Google) with low fees and complete transparency.
Currency Exchange at Brisbane Airport
There are two ways you can change money:
1. Order your currency ahead of time and pick it up at the airport
This is by far, the cheapest way to buy currency at Brisbane airport. The exchange rates are much better than buying it over the counter.
It's really easy:
- Order your currency online and choose a pick up location as Brisbane Airport
- Pay for it using BPAY (and avoid the card fee!)
- Pick up your ordered currency
Please keep in mind, you'll avoid the card fee if you choose BPAY. The rate is locked in on the day you book the transaction. You can choose your pick up date but if you use BPAY, you'll need to allow at least 3 business days. Also, they offer a better rate for amounts above $2000 but have a maximum transaction size of $5000.
2. From a currency exchange store
There are plenty of places to exchange currency at Brisbane Airport. We've broken it down into International Arrivals, International Departures and Domestic;
International Departures - There are five Travelex outlets: two at Duty Free, two on Level 4 and one near gate 80.
International Arrivals - There are two mobile counters near the baggage carousels, one near gates 79-80 and one on Level 2
Domestic Terminal - There are two options in the domestic terminal. One is near gate 22
Pre Order Currency & Pick Up at Brisbane Airport
Tips to help you get a better rate
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