How to Buy Travel Money in Doncaster Without Getting Ripped Off
Finding the best exchange rate can be tricky, but you could save on your money exchange if you know what to look out for. In Doncaster, you have a variety of options that range from the banks to money changers. There's no real need for you to travel any further to find a good rate. Here are some need-to-know information when you buy travel money in Doncaster.
Currency Exchange in Doncaster
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.
This is the best way to get currency quickly. You will find them in major shopping centres and towns.
- 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
Money changers in Doncaster:
Travel Money Oz : Westfield Doncaster, Shop 1122, 619 Doncaster Road, Doncaster VIC 3108
Travelex : Shop 1038, Lvl 1, Westfields, 619 Doncaster Road, Doncaster VIC 3108
MoneyMex : 619 Doncaster Rd, Doncaster VIC 3108
MoneyWest : Shop G046, Westfield Doncaser Shopping Centre, Doncaster, VIC 3108
When it comes to using the bank to exchange currency, it is most beneficial for purchasing uncommon currencies. Banks have a larger pool of currencies available. It makes buying and selling any currency besides USD, EUR, JPY and NZD cheaper.
Banks in Doncaster:
ANZ: Westfield Doncaster, Shop 41 Westfield Shopping Centre, 619 Doncaster Rd, Doncaster VIC 3108
CBA: Westfield Doncaster, Doncaster Shoppingtown, 76/618 Doncaster Rd, Victoria 3108
Westpac: Westfield Doncaster, g026/619 Doncaster Rd, Melbourne VIC 3108
NAB: Westfield Doncaster, Shop G043, Doncaster Shoppingtown, 619 Doncaster Rd, VIC 3108
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 Polish Zloty (PLN), 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 Doncaster?
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.
Can I buy a Travel Money Card in Doncaster?
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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