Here's How to Safely Exchange Currency in Cairns
Currency Exchange in the Cairns
Whether you are based in Cairns or just traveling through and looking to exchange your foreign currency, there are smart ways to save on your currency exchange. Money changers like Travel Money Oz and the big 4 banks offer a broad variety in terms of exchange rates. Here you will find out top tips and tricks to getting the best rate when you buy travel money in Cairns.
Where to exchange money in Cairns
Cairns has a range of different money changers. This is the best way to get popular currency quickly.
You can save on currency exchange even through a bank. Most people try to avoid using a bank, but they are the best option for uncommon or exotic currencies. Due to the larger stocks and variety of currencies, bank exchange rates will be comparatively better than money changers.
Most banks don't hold currency in each branch. So if you do want to use your bank to buy currency, you'll need to order it online and pick it up from the local branch.
|Travel Money Oz||Cairns Central Shopping Centre, Shop L01, 122 , 1 – 21 McLeod Street||1300 358 526|
|Travelex||Cairns Central Shopping Centre, Shop 73, 1 – 21 McLeod Street||(07) 4041 6043|
|Global Money Exchange||69 Abbott St||(07) 4031 7272|
Get better exchange rates online
Quite often, ordering online is the cheapest and easiest way to buy currency. It usually takes between 2 and 5 business days before the currency is ready, so you can't do it at the last minute.
How to order currency online
Money exchange reviews
Travel Money Oz Review
Travel Money Oz have excellent service both in-store and over the phone. They have very good rates online, but store rates vary. There are no fees and ID is required for amounts over $1000.
Unimoni (formally UAE Exchange)
Unimoni (formally known as UAE Exchange) have friendly, professional service with some of the best exchange rates for cash. There are bank limits for eftpos and photo ID is required.
Travelex have an exceptional range of products, payment options and a good stock of currencies. Their foreign exchange rates are much better if you order online and pick up in-store.
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