Travel Money Tips If You Live Near Cockburn

With a range of currency exchangers in Cockburn, we compared the options to help you save money. Before you decide to head down to a bank or a money changer to buy travel money in Cockburn, read through this guide to find out key information on exchanging money at each location.

Currency Exchange in Cockburn

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

Cockburn has a range of different currency specialists:

Travel Money Oz : Shop K0024, Cockburn Gateway Shopping Centre, 816 Beeliar Drive
Western Union Money Transfer : Shop 1 8 Durnin Ave, Beeliar WA 6164

Bank

You might be thinking that banks are the last place you would look for currency. You’ll be surprised because in some instances, you’re better off exchanging currency at a bank. Particularly if you are getting an uncommon currency. Banks have a larger pool of varied currency, hence rates tend to be better than at money changers.

The big 4 banks in Cockburn:

ANZ: Shop 127 Cockburn Gateway Shopping City, 816 Beeliar Dr, Success WA 6164

CBA: 816 Beeliar Drive, Shop 332 Cockburn Gateway Shopping City, Success WA 6164

Westpac: 816 Beelair Dr, Shop 128, Cockburn Gateway Shopping City, Success WA 6164

NAB: Beelair Drive, Success WA 6164

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 Egyptian Pounds (EGP), 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 Cockburn?

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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Transferring Money Back to Australia from Overseas

Can I buy a Travel Money Card in Cockburn?

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.

Related:

Compare Travel Cards

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How to Choose the Best Travel Card for Your Next Trip

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