Cheaper Alternatives to Exchange Currency in Frankston

In Frankston, you will find money changers like Travelex and Travel Money Oz in Bayside Shopping Centre, and popular banks like ANZ, CBA and Westpac on Wells Street. There’s plenty of options available to buy travel money in Frankston. Find out how to get the best savings for your currency exchange with these useful tips.


Frankston has a range of different currency specialists:

  • Travel Money Oz
    : Shop 186, Bayside North Shopping Centre, 15 Beach Street
  • Travelex
    : Shop G004 Q, c/o Bayside Shopping Centre, 28 Beach St, Frankston VIC 3199
  • American Express Currency Exchange: 54/58 Wells St, Frankston VIC 3199

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Other Currencies

The exchange rates at banks tend to beat money changers for certain currencies. Typically, common currencies in Australia are the USD, EUR, JPY and NZD. Banks have larger reserves of various currencies, so you could end up getting a better rate through the bank than at money changers.

The big 4 banks in Frankston:

ANZ: 48 Wells St, Frankston VIC 3199

CBA: 60 – 64 Wells St, Frankston VIC 3199

Westpac: 52 Wells St, Frankston VIC 3199

NAB: 330 Cranbourne Rd, Frankston VIC 3199

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 Fijian Dollars (FJD), an Australian bank may turn out to be the cheapest option.

Can I send money overseas from anywhere in Frankston?

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 Frankston?

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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I am traveling to the next 5 days As a rule of thumb, the shorter timeframe, the more you could pay.
and I want to exchange $AUD in foreign currency.