It’s convenient to buy travel money in Blacktown. There’s a variety of options you can choose to get the best exchange rate in the area. In this article, we discuss the best method to take based on different situations.

Blacktown has a range of different currency specialists:

  • Travel Money Oz
    : Westpoint Shopping Centre, Shop 1055, 17 Patrick Street, Blacktown NSW 2148
  • Travelex
    : Kildare Road c/o Helloworld, Westpoint Shopping Centre, Level 1, Shop 1013, Blacktown, Sydney NSW 2148 (Not a physical Travelex store, but you can order and pick up currency through Helloworld)

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Other Currencies

Don’t assume you can’t get a good exchange rate because you’re using a bank. In some cases you’ll end up saving on your currency exchange. Particularly when you’re exchanging exotic currencies, banks generally have better rates than money changers. Common currencies in Australia are USD, NZD, JPY and EUR. For all other currencies, they are harder to come by which makes them more expensive to get through money changers.

Banks in Blacktown:

ANZ: 65 Main St, Blacktown NSW 2148

CBA: Westpoint Shopping Centre, Cnr Main & Campbell Sts, Blacktown NSW 2148

Westpac: 17 Patrick St, Shop T26A, Westpoint Shopping Centre, Blacktown NSW 2148

NAB: 17 Patrick Street, Blacktown NSW 2148

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 Sri Lankan rupee (LKR), an Australian bank may turn out to be the cheapest option.


Can I send money overseas from anywhere in Blacktown?

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 a lot of different choices so we recommend doing your research online before deciding what is right for you.

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Can I buy a Travel Money Card in Blacktown?

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 option is to order and load your card online and arrange a time and place to pick it up.

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Is there an easier way to find the best deal in Blacktown?

If you’d prefer to have someone else do the running around to find the best exchange rate, you can call The Currency Shop. For amounts over $5,000 we will compare the exchange rates in Blacktown to the best deals in the city and let you know where the most competitive rate is.


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Helping You Save Money on Currency

Buying travel money or transferring money overseas can be expensive and confusing. So how do you make the best choice and get the most out of your money?

An easy way is to use a comparison table for either international money transfers or currency exchange. These tables list and compare the banks with other large foreign exchange companies.

We’ve also put together tons of helpful videosguides and reviews that will help you make the right decision. You can work out a cheaper way of converting currency while still keeping your money safe.