Exchange Currency in Canelands Effectively

There are so many options to choose from to exchange money in Canelands Central. You really won’t be needing to travel out of the area to find the best exchange rate. This page also covers places that do not charge commissions or fees and places that offer Travel Cards too.

Currency Exchange in Canelands


This is usually the cheapest way to buy currency, but you need some time. You can choose where to pick the order up from or get it home delivered.

Home or Office Delivery

  • You can pay by Bpay or bank transfer.
  • It takes up to 7 days depending on your location.
  • Choose your cash denominations like small, medium, large or mixed
  • Foreign Xchange usually has better exchange rates than Travelex.

Click and Collect

  • Don't pay by card. There is card processing fee. You can avoid it by using Bpay instead.
  • It takes 2-7 days depending on how you pay and where you pick it up from.
  • Travelex have the most pick-up locations including Australia Post and every major airport.

Money Changers

This is the best way to get currency quickly. You will find them in major shopping centres and towns.

Money Tips

  • The exchange rates are better in your CBD. So it can be worth going there if you're exchanging more than $2,000
  • Always ask for a better rate. We've found you can often get a better deal just by asking, particularly if you're buying more than $100

There are a range of money changers in Canelands:

Travel Money Oz : Canelands Central, Shop 2037, 2 Mangrove Rd, Mackay QLD 4740
Travelex : 58 Wood Street, c/o Helloworld, City Plaza, Mackay QLD 4740 or Mount Pleasant Shopping Centre, Shop 170 Cnr and Philip Street, MacKay Bucasia Rd, Mount Pleasant QLD 4740
Crown Currency Exchange : Boundary Rd E, South Mackay QLD 4740


Don’t think that you can’t get a good exchange rate from the bank, because you can in certain situations. If you are looking to obtain an uncommon currency, bank rates will be better than money changers. Simply because they have a larger stock of currencies, hence making it cheaper to get. Popular currencies in Australia include USD, EUR, JPY and NZD, so when shopping for any other currency, make it a point to drop by the bank.

Here are the big 4 banks in Canelands:

ANZ: 2 Mangrove Rd, Caneland Central, Mackay QLD 4740

CBA: Caneland Shoppingtown, GD2046 Victoria St & Mangrove Road, Mackay QLD 4740

Westpac: Stellarossa Canelands Central, 57 Mangrove Rd, Shop 88; Caneland Shopping Centre, Mackay QLD 4740

NAB: Phillip Street, Mount Pleasant QLD 4740

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 Norwegian Krona, an Australian bank may turn out to be the cheapest option.

Travel Cards, Money Transfers and Other Situations

Can I send money overseas from anywhere in Canelands?

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.


37 Practical Guides to Transferring Money Overseas Without Getting Ripped Off


Transferring Money Back to Australia from Overseas

Can I buy a Travel Money Card in Canelands?

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.


Compare Travel Cards


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