Did you know that you're probably spending more than you should by making common currency exchange mistakes? In this article we review simple ways you can get better exchange rates through money changers like Travelex, Travel Money Oz and UAE Exchange as well as banks. Read to find out how to buy travel money in Marion.

There are 3 currency specialists in Marion:

  • Travel Money Oz
    : Westfield Marion, Shop, 2059a/267 Diagonal Rd, Oaklands Park SA 5046
  • Travelex
    : Westfield Marion, 297 Diagonal Rd, Oaklands Park SA 5046
  • American Express Currency Exchange: Marion Westfield, 297 Diagonal Rd, Oaklands Park SA 5046

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In certain cases, using a bank will get you a better exchange rate. Some currencies do not circulate around as often as others, and it can be more expensive to obtain. In Australia, common currencies are USD, EUR, JPY and NZD. When getting anything other than those currencies, head to the bank.

Banks in Brookside all at one location:

ANZ: Brookside Shopping Centre, 159 Osborne Rd, Mitchelton QLD 4053

CBA: Brookside Shopping Centre, 159 Osborne Rd, Shop 100, Mitchelton QLD 4053

Westpac: Brookside Shopping Centre, 42/159 Osborne Rd, Mitchelton QLD 4053

NAB: Brookside Shopping Centre, 159 Osborne Rd, Mitchelton QLD 4053

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 Swedish Krona (SEK), an Australian bank may turn out to be the cheapest option.


Can I send money overseas from anywhere in Brookside?

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 is no one specific way to send money overseas. Since there are many options for you to choose from, we suggest you do your research online before deciding the right method for you.

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Can I buy a Travel Money Card in Brookside?

Yes, you have the option to buy a travel money card over the counter at most banks or money changers. While buying a travel money card on the spot is convenient, it won't have your name on it. Alternatively, you can 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 Brookside?

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 Brookside to the best deals in the city and let you know where the most competitive rate is.


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Did you know that you're probably spending more than you should by making common currency exchange mistakes? In this article we review simple ways you can get better exchange rates through money changers like Travelex, Travel Money Oz and UAE Exchange as well as banks.

How to Get the Best Deal on Currency in Marion

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Buying Currency Online

Jump onto Travelex or Travel Money Oz's website and you'll see that their rates are comparatively better than what they offer in stores. This is one of the best options for transaction amounts of $5,000 or less. Why do you even need to leave Marion when you can do it all in the comfort of your own home?


What you need to know about ordering currency online:

  • Use BPAY to avoid having to pay a card fee

  • The process can take between 3-5 business days, so it's not the best option if you're in a rush

  • Travelex's maximum transaction is $5,000

  • You have the option to order a travel card within the same transaction

Our Verdict: If you need less than $5,000 worth of currency, ordering your currency online and picking it up in Marion is usually the best option.

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Buying Currency In-Store

How can you get a better exchange rate at money changers? If you are dealing a larger amount, money changers will be open to negotiation. This works particularly well for amounts $5,000 or more.


There are 3 currency specialists in Marion:

  • Travel Money Oz
    : Westfield Marion, Shop, 2059a/267 Diagonal Rd, Oaklands Park SA 5046
  • Travelex
    : Westfield Marion, 297 Diagonal Rd, Oaklands Park SA 5046
  • American Express Currency Exchange: Marion Westfield, 297 Diagonal Rd, Oaklands Park SA 5046

Our Verdict: Drop by a store to negotiate a better rate. Particularly if you are buying popular currencies like US Dollar (USD), Euro (EUR), Japanese Yen (JPY) and New Zealand Dollar (NZD).

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How can you get a good exchange rate at a bank? If you are exchanging an unpopular currency, it's likely the bank will offer you a better rate. As currencies like USD, EUR, NZD and JPY flow through money changers, other currencies are more difficult to obtain. That's where banks come in as they have a larger supply of various currencies, making it cheaper to buy.

Big 4 banks in Marion:

ANZ: Westfield Marion, Marion Westfield, 1038 & 1038a/297 Diagonal Rd, Oaklands Park SA 5046

CBA: 297 Diagonal Rd, Oaklands Park SA 5046Westpac: Corner of George and Church Street or 126 Church Street

Westpac: 1/162 Sturt Rd, Warradale SA 5046

NAB: 297 Diagonal Road, Oaklands Park SA 5046

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 such as Mauritian Rupee (MUR), an Australian bank may turn out to be the cheapest option.


Can I send money overseas from anywhere in Marion?

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.

Related:

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Related:

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Can I buy a Travel Money Card in Marion?

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

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 Marion 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.