Preston's Best Currency Exchangers

Where can you go to get the best exchange rate to buy travel money in Northlands Preston? Money changers like Travelex and Travel Money Oz are located within the shopping centre itself. Then there are also the big four banks where you can get your currency exchanged. With all these options, which one will give you the best bang for your buck?


Preston has a range of different currency specialists:

  • Travel Money Oz : Northland Shopping Centre, Shop J002, 2-50 Murray Road, Preston VIC 3072
  • Travelex : Northland, Northlands Shopping Centre, W025/50 Murray Rd, Preston, Melbourne VIC 3072
  • Global Forex Pty Ltd: 501 High St, Preston VIC 3072

Travel Cards, Money Transfers and Other Situations

Other Currencies

How do you get a good rate for currencies other than USD, EUR, NZD or JPY? Through the bank, of course. As banks tend to hold larger amounts and stock for various currencies, there's a good chance the exchange rate will be lower than what you'll find at money changers.

Big 4 banks in Northland:

ANZ: 2-50 Murray Rd, Preston VIC 3072

CBA: Northland, 2-50 Murray Rd, Preston VIC 3072

NAB: Northland, 2-50 Murray Rd, Preston VIC 3072

Westpac: Northland, w18/2-50 Murray Rd, Preston East VIC 3072

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 Vanuatu Vatu (VUV), an Australian bank may turn out to be the cheapest option.

Can I send money overseas from anywhere in Preston?

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 Preston?

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.