Money changers like Travelex and Travel Money Oz are some of the options available for you to buy travel money in Penrith. There is also the option of using a bank to exchange currency. Out of these options, which one should you go with to get the best exchange rate? We reveal the answer here.

Penrith has a range of different currency specialists:

  • Travel Money Oz
    : Westfield Penrith, Shop 60a, 585 High Street, Penrith NSW 2750
  • Travelex
    : Westfield Penrith, c/o, 01/585 High St, Penrith, Sydney NSW 2750

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What if I told you that using a bank could turn out cheaper in some situations? This is a great option for purchasing rare currencies. Meaning that if you’re looking to buy a currency other than USD, EUR, JPY or NZD, you could possibly get a better rate through the bank.

Big 4 banks in Penrith:

ANZ: The Penrith Centre, Penrith Centre, 2A/504-532 High St, Penrith NSW 2750

CBA: Westfield Penrith, 384 – 386 High St, Penrith NSW 2750

Westpac: Borec House, Henry St & Station Street, Penrith NSW 2750

NAB: Nepean Village, Penrith NSW 2750

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 Soloman Island Dollars (SBD), an Australian bank may turn out to be the cheapest option.


Can I send money overseas from anywhere in Penrith?

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 Penrith?

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 Penrith?

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 Penrith 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.