When you are in West Lakes, it's easy to find places to exchange currency. There are banks and money changers. But which place will give you the best exchange rate and most savings when you buy travel money in West Lakes?

There are a number of currency specialists in the area:

  • Travel Money Oz
    : Westfield West Lakes, Shop, 155/111 W Lakes Blvd, West Lakes SA 5021
  • Travelex
    : (Inside helloworld) Westfield West Lakes, Shop 23, Westlakes Mall, 111 West Lakes Boulevard, West Lakes, Adelaide SA 5021

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Other Currencies

Most people think that bank exchange rates are a rip off. Well, in some cases you can get a better rate from the bank. Especially if you are looking to buy rare currencies as banks hold larger stocks of different currencies. Any currency other than USD, EUR, JPY and NZD may have a better exchange rate at a bank.

Popular banks in West Lakes:

ANZ: West Lakes Mall, 111 West Lakes Blvd, West Lakes SA 5021

CBA: Westfield West Lakes, 111 West Lakes Boulevard, Shop T 198 West Lakes Mall, West Lakes SA 5021

Westpac: 111 West Lakes Boulevard, Shop 309 West Lakes Mall, West Lakes SA 5021

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 Vietnamese dong (VND) or Swiss Franc (CHF), an Australian bank may turn out to be the cheapest option.


Can I send money overseas from anywhere in West Lakes?

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 West Lakes?

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 West Lakes?

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 West Lakes 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.