You can save a lot of money when you choose the right place to exchange currency. There are several options to choose from in Woden – from banks to money changers. But which one comes up on top? Here are some tips on how to buy travel money in Woden and save money.

There are a number of currency specialists in the area:

  • Travel Money Oz
    : Shop 50A/1, Westfield Woden, 192 Keltie St
  • Travelex
    : (Inside helloworld) Shop 004/5, Westfield Woden, 8 Keltie St

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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 Woden:

ANZ: Westfield Woden, Shop LG 43-44 Westfield Shopping Centre Keltie St, Woden ACT 2606

CBA: Shop 003A/6 Westfield Woden, 13 Keltie Street, Woden ACT 2606

Westpac: Westfield Woden, 3 Bradley St Shops L06-08, Woden Centre Plaza, Woden ACT 2606

NAB: Westfield Woden, 1 Keltie Street, Woden Valley ACT 2606

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 Woden?

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 Woden?

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 Woden?

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 Woden 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.