Safe and Cheap Ways to Exchange Currency in Broadmeadows

You can get a really good exchange rate in Broadmeadows if you know where to look. With so many choices, it's not necessary to travel far to get the best exchange rate. Continue reading to find out how to exchange money in Broadmeadows.

Currency Exchange in Broadmeadows

Online

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.

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.

Money Changers

This is the best way to get currency quickly. You will find them in major shopping centres and towns.

Money Tips

  • 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

Broadmeadows has a range of different money changers:

Travel Money Oz : Shop G02, Broadmeadows Shopping Centre, 1099-1169 Pascoe Vale Road, Broadmeadows VIC 3047
Travelex : You can order the currency and pick it up at the local Australian Post: Broadmeadows Shopping Centre, G1/1099-1169 Pascoe Vale Rd, Broadmeadows VIC 3047

Bank

In certain cases, using a bank will get you a better exchange rate. Some currencies do not circulate around as often as others, and it can be more expensive to obtain. In Australia, common currencies are USD, EUR, JPY and NZD. When getting anything other than those currencies, head to the bank.

Here are the big 4 banks in Broadmeadows:

ANZ: Broadmeadows Shopping Centre, Shop G47 Broadmeadows Town Centre 1099-1169 Pascoe Vale, Broadmeadows – Tullamarine Rd, Broadmeadows VIC 3047

CBA: Broadmeadows Shopping Centre, g43/1099-1169 Pascoe Vale Rd, Broadmeadows VIC 3047

Westpac: g101/1099-1169 Pascoe Vale Rd, Broadmeadows VIC 3047

NAB: Broadmeadows Shopping Centre, 1099 Pascoe Vale Rd, Broadmeadows VIC 3047

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 Swedish Krona (SEK), 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 Broadmeadows?

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 is no one specific way to send money overseas. Since there are many options for you to choose from, we suggest you do your research online before deciding the right method for you.

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Can I buy a Travel Money Card in Broadmeadows?

Yes, you have the option to buy a travel money card over the counter at most banks or money changers. While buying a travel money card on the spot is convenient, it won’t have your name on it. Alternatively, you can order and load your card online and arrange a time and place to pick it up.

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