Great Places to Buy Travel Money in Dandenong

Outside of the CBD, Dandenong has the best selection of money exchanges in Melbourne. It has more than half a dozen dedicated currency specialists that are all within walking distance from each other, making it an ideal place to find a great deal. Continue reading to find cheap ways to buy travel money in Dandenong.

Currency Exchange in Dandenong


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

Dandenong has a range of different money changers:

Travel Money Oz : Dandenong Plaza, Shop 355
Travelex : Dandenong Plaza Post, Shop 118-119 Level 1 23-55 Mccrae Street
UAE Exchange : 341 Lonsdale St
Danesh Exchange : 15/236 Lonsdale St
Jahan Exchange : 17/15-23 Langhorne St
FX Dandenong : 236 Lonsdale St


If you need foreign exchange for less common currencies like Singapore Dollars (SGD) or Candian Dollars (CAD), these stores can sometimes hold a limited stock and their exchange rates are less competitive. Contrary to popular belief, using an Australian bank to buy your overseas holiday cash isn’t always the most expensive option. In fact, it can sometimes be the cheapest way to buy it.

Main banks in Dandenong:

ANZ: Dandenong Plaza, 69/23-55 McCrae St, Dandenong VIC 3175

CBA: 260-262 Lonsdale St, Dandenong VIC 3175

Westpac: Dandenong Plaza, Shop 123-125, McCrae St, Dandenong St, Dandenong VIC 3175

NAB: 1 McCrae St, Dandenong VIC 3175

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 Colombian Peso (COP), 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 Dandenong?

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 Dandenong?

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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