Exchanging Currency in Chermside

With a variety of money changers like Travelex, Travel Money Oz and UAE Exchange as well as the banks in Chermside, which one should you choose? Here you will find the answer to finding best exchange rates to help you save money. Read on to find out how to exchange money in Chermside.

Currency Exchange in Chermside

Online

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.

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

Chermside has a range of different money changers:

Travel Money Oz : Kiosk 16 Westfield Chermside Shopping Centre, Cnr Gympie and Hamilton Road
Travelex : Westfield Chermside, Cnr Gympie & Hamilton Rd, Chermside
UAE Exchange : Westfield Chermside, 395 Hamilton Rd, Chermside QLD 4032

Bank

Can you really save money on currency exchange through a bank? Indeed, if you are exchanging an uncommon or exotic foreign currency. Money changers tend to have better rates for USD, EUR, NZD and JPY but for all other currencies, their rates can disappoint. This is due to limited stocks. That’s where you can get a better exchange rate from a bank.

The big 4 banks in Chermside:

ANZ: Westfield Chermside, Shop 176 Westfield Chermside Shopping Centre, 395 Hamilton Road, Chermside QLD 4032

CBA: 811 Gympie Rd, Chermside QLD 4032

Westpac: Gympie Rd, Shop 164; Westfield Shopping Centre, Chermside QLD 4032

NAB: Cnr Hamilton & Gympie Roads, Chermside QLD 4032

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 Bolivian boliviano (BOB), 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 Chermside?

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 Chermside?

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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