How to Cheaply Exchange Currency near Macquarie University

Exchanging currency can be more costly than expected. There are certain things you can do to save money when exchanging foreign currency. To help you save, we’ve reviewed and compared banks and money changers like Travelex, Travel Money Oz and UAE Exchange when you need to buy travel money in Macquarie Centre.


Macquarie Centre has a range of different currency specialists:

  • Travel Money Oz
    :Macquarie Shopping Centre 10 Waterloo Road & Cnr, Herring Rd, North Ryde NSW 2113
  • Travelex
    : Macquarie Shopping Centre, Shop 17 Herring Rd, North Ryde NSW 2113
  • UAE Exchange: Macquarie Shopping Center, North Ryde, 436b, Sydney NSW 2113

Travel Cards, Money Transfers and Other Situations

Other Currencies

Getting a good exchange rate from a bank isn’t usually the first thing that comes to mind for most people. There are certain situations where you could end up getting a better deal at a bank than money changer. Particularly if you are looking to exchange an uncommon currency. Meaning any other currency aside from USD, EUR, JPY or NZD. This is because banks have larger stockpile of various currencies, making it cheaper and easier to obtain.

Big 4 banks in Macquarie Centre:

ANZ: Macquarie shopping Centre, 433 Herring Rd, North Ryde NSW 2113

CBA: Macquarie Centre, UC1 Herring Rd, North Ryde NSW 2113

Westpac: 109 Waterloo Rd Shop 28, Macquarie Centre, North Ryde NSW 2113

NAB: Macquarie Shopping Centre, 2,3,4/225 Herring Road, North Ryde NSW 2113

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) or Indian Rupee (INR), an Australian bank may turn out to be the cheapest option.

Can I send money overseas from anywhere in Macquarie Centre?

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 Macquarie Centre?

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.