There are various ways of exchanging money to buy travel money in Mt Pleasant. You have the option of using a money changer like Travelex or Travel Money Oz, then there’s also the choice to use any of the banks. But which one should you use? Here we share our tips on getting the best exchange rate based on different situations.

Mt Pleasant has a range of different currency specialists:

  • Travel Money Oz
    : Mount Pleasant Shopping Centre, Shop 170 Cnr and Philip Street, MacKay Bucasia Rd, Mount Pleasant QLD 4740
  • Travelex
    : (Inside helloworld) City Plaza, 58 Wood Street, Mackay, 4740

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Other Currencies

You must be wondering how is it possible to get a good exchange rate through the bank. It is possible, especially if you are buying or selling an uncommon currency. That means any other currency besides USD, EUR, JPY and NZD. The main reason for their competitive rates is due to the fact that they have a larger stock of currencies.

The big four banks in Mount Pleasant:

ANZ: Shop 5 Sydney St Markets Cnr Sydney & Gordon Sts, Mackay QLD 4740

CBA: Malcomson ST, Shop 184, MT Pleasant Shopping Centre, Mount Pleasant QLD 4740

Westpac: 28 Grandview Dr, North Mackay QLD 4740

NAB: Phillip Street, Mount Pleasant QLD 4740

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 Turkish Lira (TRY), an Australian bank may turn out to be the cheapest option.


Can I send money overseas from anywhere in Mt Pleasant?

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 Mt Pleasant?

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 Mt Pleasant?

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 Mt Pleasant 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.