How to Easily Exchange Currency in Browns Plains

When the time comes to exchange money, you have the option of using a bank or a money changer. Find out which option you should go with to get the best exchange rate to buy travel money in Browns Plains.

Currency Exchange in Browns Plains

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
  • 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.

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

Buy travel money in Browns Plains with these money changers:

Travel Money Oz : Grand Plaza Shopping Centre, Shop 98, 27 Browns Plains Road, Brisbane QLD 4118
Travelex : (Inside Australia Post) 89 Grand Plaza Drive Browns Plains 4118

Bank

When shopping around for a good exchange rate, a bank is generally not the first place people would consider. But in some cases, it could be the best option. Especially if you are looking to purchase a currency that is not common. In Australia, popular currencies include USD, EUR, JPY and NZD. Banks have larger variety of currencies, making it easier to obtain at a better rate.

The big 4 banks in Browns Plains:

ANZ: 111 Grand Plaza Dr, Browns Plains QLD 4118

CBA: Grand Plaza, 137/8 Browns Plains Rd, Browns Plains QLD 4118

Westpac: 6/28 Browns Plains Rd, Browns Plains QLD 4118

NAB: Plains Junction, Browns Plains QLD 4118

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) or Chinese Yuan (CNY), 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 Browns Plains?

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.

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37 Practical Guides to Transferring Money Overseas Without Getting Ripped Off

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Transferring Money Back to Australia from Overseas

Can I buy a Travel Money Card in Browns Plains?

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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Compare Travel Cards

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How to Choose the Best Travel Card for Your Next Trip

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