How to Find a Better Exchange Rate at Canberra Airport
Currency Exchange at Canberra Airport
There are two ways you can change money:
1. Order your currency ahead of time and pick it up at the airport
This is by far, the cheapest way to buy currency at Canberra airport. The exchange rates are much better than buying it over the counter.
It's really easy:
- Order your currency online and choose a pick up location as Canberra Airport
- Pay for it using BPAY (and avoid the card fee!)
- Pick up your ordered currency
Please keep in mind, you'll avoid the card fee if you choose BPAY. The rate is locked in on the day you book the transaction. You can choose your pick up date but if you use BPAY, you'll need to allow at least 3 business days. Also, they offer a better rate for amounts above $2000 but have a maximum transaction size of $5000.
2. From a currency exchange store
Travelex has 2 stores and a couple of FX ATM's you can use to purchase your travel money.
The store in arrivals is open from 7am to 4pm while the store in departures is open from 5.30am to 6.30pm.
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