If you have been looking for a good exchange rate to buy travel money in Charlestown, there are many options to consider. Choose from any of the big 4 banks or money changers. There are ways to save money on your exchange. Before heading in to exchange currency, read through this guide for money saving tips.

Charlestown currency specialists:

  • Travel Money Oz : Charlestown Square Shopping Centre, Shop 2091, 30 Pearson St, Charlestown NSW 2290
  • Travelex : Kiosk 200 Level 2, Charlestown Shopping Centre, 30 Pearson Street

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Other Currencies

Most people think that bank exchange rates are a rip off. Well, in some cases you can get a better rate from the bank. Especially if you are looking to buy rare currencies. Banks hold larger stocks of more currencies, meaning that any currency other than USD, EUR, JPY and NZD may benefit from a better exchange rate through the bank.

The big 4 banks in Charlestown:

ANZ: 212 Pacific Hwy, Charlestown NSW 2290

CBA: 216/218 Pacific Hwy, Charlestown NSW 2290

Westpac: Charlestown Square, 30 Pearson St, Charlestown NSW 2290

NAB: 6 Chapman St, Charlestown NSW 2290

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 Papua New Guinean Kina (PGK) or Singapore Dollar (SGD), an Australian bank may turn out to be the cheapest option.

Can I send money overseas from anywhere in Charlestown?

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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Can I buy a Travel Money Card in Charlestown?

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.

Related: Compare Travel Cards

Related: How to Choose the Best Travel Card for Your Next Trip

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

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 Charlestown 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.