In Search of the Best Way to Exchange Currency in Glenelg

When you are along Jetty Road in Glenlg, it is likely you'll find all the places where you can exchange your holiday money. There's the option to use a bank or head to a money changer. Find out the best practices for getting the best exchange rates when you buy travel money in Glenlg.


Glenelg has a number of currency specialists in the area:

  • Travel Money Oz
    : 13 Jetty Rd, Glenelg SA 5045
  • Travelex
    : Bayside Village Shopping Centre, c/o Brighton Road and Jetty Road, Glenelg, Adelaide SA 5045

Travel Cards, Money Transfers and Other Situations

Other Currencies

Can you really get a good exchange rate at a bank? That depends on the type of currency you are buying. Typically, USD, EUR, NZD and JPY are common currencies in Australia which makes them cheaper to purchase. For all other currencies, banks tend to have a larger stock which makes them a better option.

Banks in Glenelg:

ANZ: 81 Jetty Rd, Glenelg SA 5045

CBA: 86/88 Jetty Rd, Glenelg SA 5045

Westpac: 78 Jetty Rd, Glenelg SA 5045

NAB: 63 Jetty Rd, Glenelg SA 5045

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 Malaysian Ringgit (MYR), an Australian bank may turn out to be the cheapest option.

Can I send money overseas from anywhere in Glenelg?

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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Transferring Money Back to Australia from Overseas

Can I buy a Travel Money Card in Glenelg?

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 money providers to find the best deal

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.