Cheap Ways to Exchange Currency in Runaway Bay

There are several places to choose from when you are looking to buy travel money in Runaway Bay. With options varying from money changers to the banks, which ones will give you the best exchange rate?


There are a range of currency specialists in Runaway Bay:

  • Travel Money Oz
    : Runaway Bay Shopping Village, Shop GF061, 10-12 Lae Dr, Runaway Bay QLD 4216
  • Travelex
    : Order online and pick up currency at a local post office in Runaway Bay
  • American Express Currency Exchange: 10-12 Lae Dr, Runaway Bay QLD 4216

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Other Currencies

Why would we suggest a bank? Simply because they have a larger stock of unpopular currencies. If you are exchanging a currency other than USD, EUR, JPY or NZD, you’re more likely find bank rates lower than money changers.

Big 4 banks in Runaway Bay:

ANZ: Runaway Bay Centre, Shop F1 Runaway Bay Shopping Village, 10-12 Lae Dr, Runaway Bay QLD 4216

CBA: Shop 60, Runaway Bay Village, Cnr Bayview ST & Lae Dr, Runaway Bay QLD 4216

Westpac: Cnr Lae Dr & Bayview St Shop 57-58; Runaway Bay Shop Village, Runaway Bay QLD 4216

NAB: Runaway Bay Centre, 10-12 Lae Dr, Runaway Bay QLD 4216

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 the Malaysian Ringgit (MYR), an Australian bank may turn out to be the cheapest option.

Can I send money overseas from anywhere in Runaway Bay?

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 Runaway Bay?

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.